Washington Irving Elementary School

  • Washington Irving Elementary School serves 583 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Washington Irving Elementary School's student population of 583 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Irving Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Irving Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1425 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Irving 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Irving Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
75%
12%
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Black
13%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Irving Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
69%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.420.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name City of Hammond School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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