Wakarusa Elementary School

  • Wakarusa Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wakarusa Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

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Wakarusa Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Wakarusa Elementary School's student population of 516 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wakarusa Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wakarusa Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#216 out of 1762 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wakarusa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
11%
12%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
82%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.310.51
This chart display the diversity score of Wakarusa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wakarusa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWa-Nee Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Wakarusa Elementary School is North Wood Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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