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Wes-Del 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
500 Jackson St
Gaston, IN 47342
Phone
(765) 358-3079
District
WES-DEL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
County
DELAWARE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
389
Classroom Teachers
25

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

6

(10 is best)

Better than 54.8% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Wes-Del 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%
54%
46%
64%
58%
59%
52%
54%
46%
64%
58%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
49%
49%
34%
45%
64%
54%
49%
49%
34%
45%
64%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
47%
44%
47%
34%
48%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
14
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 67 17.2%
Grade 1 60 15.4%
Grade 2 68 17.5%
Grade 3 69 17.7%
Grade 4 63 16.2%
Grade 5 62 15.9%
Total 389 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.6% 93.3% 69.2%
Black 0.3% 0.2% 13.8%
Hispanic 6.3% 5.7% 13.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.6% 2.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.0% 55.3% 47.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.5% 48.5% 41.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 6.8% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 5,053 6,785,528
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 64.8 188
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 9.2% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.2% 20.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.8% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.4% 25.6%
65 OR OLDER 22.3% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,907 2,602,770
Single Parent Households With Children 13.2% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.2% 89.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.3% 27.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.4% 9.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.4% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 22.4% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.3% 19.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.0% 18.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.1% 14.2%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 10.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,331 $4,675,287 39.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $350 $306,950 2.6%
Staff $202 $177,154 1.5%
General Administration $316 $277,132 2.3%
School Administration $906 $794,562 6.6%
Operation $984 $862,968 7.2%
Transportation $641 $562,157 4.7%
Other $364 $319,228 2.7%
Total Support $3,763 $3,300,151 27.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,555 $3,994,735 33.4%
Total Expenditures $13,649 $11,970,173 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,890 $6,090,352,961 44.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $554 $572,815,802 4.2%
Staff $405 $419,092,630 3.1%
General Administration $212 $219,230,599 1.6%
School Administration $685 $707,789,602 5.2%
Operation $1,162 $1,201,783,606 8.8%
Transportation $637 $658,138,812 4.8%
Other $262 $270,831,797 2.0%
Total Support $3,917 $4,049,584,412 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,344 $3,457,696,770 25.4%
Total Expenditures $13,151 $13,597,697,621 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%