William Penn School 49

  • William Penn School 49 serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (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 46% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • William Penn School 49 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

William Penn School 49 places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • William Penn School 49's student population of 597 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Penn School 49 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Penn School 49 is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. 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#1443 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William Penn School 49 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)
46%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
51%
12%
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Black
13%
12%
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White
33%
69%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Penn School 49.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.620.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William Penn School 49 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William Penn School 49 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 NameIndianapolis Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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