James Whitcomb Riley School 43

Serves grades PK - 7

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
150 W 40th St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone
(317) 226-4243
District
INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
MARION COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
317
Classroom Teachers
18

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

1

(10 is best)

Better than 2.1% of IN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 62
Proficiency in Reading 31 66
Proficiency in Math 23 58

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 19 61
Proficiency in Reading 21 63
Proficiency in Math 17 60

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 62
Proficiency in Reading 10 59
Proficiency in Math 22 65

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 13 60
Proficiency in Reading 13 64
Proficiency in Math 13 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.61
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.81
AVG FOR STATE 17.45
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 12 3.8%
Kindergarten 49 15.5%
Grade 1 36 11.4%
Grade 2 41 12.9%
Grade 3 66 20.8%
Grade 4 27 8.5%
Grade 5 40 12.6%
Grade 6 46 14.5%
Total 317 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 7.3% 23.1% 71.8%
Black 90.8% 48.9% 13.2%
Hispanic 1.3% 27.1% 12.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.7% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 78.5% 68.5% 46.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 78.5% 65.0% 39.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 3.5% 7.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 309,531 6,666,818
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,909.0 184
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.4% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 20.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.5% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.9% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 10.0% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 122,182 2,537,189
Single Parent Households With Children 15.5% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.6% 88.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.7% 25.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.9% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.3% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.3% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.0% 19.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.3% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 21.5% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 23.6% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,749 $199,655,667 43.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $18,962,703 4.1%
Staff $814 $24,080,562 5.3%
General Administration $235 $6,952,005 1.5%
School Administration $690 $20,412,270 4.5%
Operation $1,567 $46,356,561 10.1%
Transportation $1,439 $42,569,937 9.3%
Other $380 $11,241,540 2.5%
Total Support $5,766 $170,575,578 37.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,955 $87,417,765 19.1%
Total Expenditures $15,469 $457,619,427 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,571 $5,832,778,994 49.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $462 $483,356,437 4.1%
Staff $376 $393,989,155 3.3%
General Administration $200 $209,226,232 1.8%
School Administration $612 $640,322,023 5.4%
Operation $1,096 $1,148,061,426 9.7%
Transportation $581 $608,366,070 5.1%
Other $252 $264,101,690 2.2%
Total Support $3,579 $3,747,256,048 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,169 $2,271,124,578 19.2%
Total Expenditures $11,319 $11,851,201,696 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%