Northern Heights Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5209 N Sr 109
Columbia City, IN 46725
Phone
(260) 691-2371
District
WHITLEY COUNTY CON SCHOOLS
County
WHITLEY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
498
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

8

(10 is best)

Better than 73.1% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Northern Heights Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
59%
52%
53%
46%
65%
59%
59%
52%
53%
46%
65%
59%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

80 60 40 20 0
62%
50%
56%
46%
68%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
52%
48%
49%
47%
54%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
17
18
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 79 15.9%
Grade 1 78 15.7%
Grade 2 72 14.5%
Grade 3 82 16.5%
Grade 4 89 17.9%
Grade 5 98 19.7%
Total 498 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.4% 94.3% 70.5%
Black 0.6% 0.6% 13.5%
Hispanic 3.1% 3.9% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.7% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.9% 30.6% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.1% 22.3% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 8.3% 7.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,927 6,732,219
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 106.5 186
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.4% 20.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.7% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.5% 25.8%
65 OR OLDER 17.9% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,204 2,570,419
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.6% 88.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.7% 26.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.3% 9.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.5% 14.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 18.2% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.0% 19.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.7% 19.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.7% 14.8%
$15,000 or less 6.6% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,976 $17,560,304 51.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $532 $1,877,428 5.5%
Staff $397 $1,401,013 4.1%
General Administration $103 $363,487 1.1%
School Administration $715 $2,523,235 7.4%
Operation $1,033 $3,645,457 10.7%
Transportation $597 $2,106,813 6.2%
Other $179 $631,691 1.8%
Total Support $3,556 $12,549,124 36.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,131 $3,991,299 11.7%
Total Expenditures $9,663 $34,100,727 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $5,950,874,179 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $488 $514,083,570 4.2%
Staff $385 $405,634,139 3.3%
General Administration $195 $205,618,980 1.7%
School Administration $626 $660,314,164 5.4%
Operation $1,093 $1,152,071,943 9.5%
Transportation $594 $626,646,766 5.2%
Other $248 $261,830,185 2.2%
Total Support $3,630 $3,826,200,550 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,229 $2,349,225,227 19.4%
Total Expenditures $11,504 $12,126,298,541 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%