Weisser Park Elementary School

  • Weisser Park Elementary School serves 582 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 69% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Weisser Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Weisser Park Elementary School's student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Weisser Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Weisser Park Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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#539 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
12%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
39%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Weisser Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.710.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Weisser Park 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 NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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