Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa

  • Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa serves 526 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 38% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa 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 24:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

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School Overview

  • Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa's student population of 526 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wm A Wirt/emerson Vpa is 0.13, 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#1685 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
94%
12%
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White
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69%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.130.51
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Graduation Rate≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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