Washington Irving Elementary School

  • Washington Irving Elementary School serves 561 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington Irving Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Washington Irving Elementary School's student population of 561 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Irving Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Washington Irving Elementary School is 0.42, 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#1519 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
75%
12%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
6%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Irving Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.420.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Irving Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Irving 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 NameSchool City Of Hammond School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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