James Whitcomb Riley School 43

Serves grades PK - 6

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
396
Classroom Teachers
22

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Indiana

1

(10 is best)

Better than 1.2% 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 16 63
Proficiency in Reading 26 68
Proficiency in Math 5 57

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 11 63
Proficiency in Reading 18 65
Proficiency in Math 4 61

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 63
Proficiency in Reading 12 61
Proficiency in Math 19 65

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 62
Proficiency in Reading 37 65
Proficiency in Math 6 58

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.17
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.30
AVG FOR STATE 18.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 19 4.8%
Kindergarten 45 11.4%
Grade 1 52 13.1%
Grade 2 60 15.2%
Grade 3 59 14.9%
Grade 4 58 14.6%
Grade 5 51 12.9%
Grade 6 52 13.1%
Total 396 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.2% 23.0% 72.9%
Black 89.8% 50.7% 13.0%
Hispanic 3.8% 25.5% 11.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.6% 2.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 77.3% 70.7% 48.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.5% 68.1% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 2.6% 7.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 306,487 6,666,818
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,870.6 184
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 20.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.1% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.2% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 9.8% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 121,272 2,537,189
Single Parent Households With Children 16.5% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.1% 88.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 23.5% 25.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.2% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 5.7% 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.0% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.8% 19.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.6% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 22.1% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 24.6% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,525 $201,054,825 45.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $645 $19,874,385 4.5%
Staff $576 $17,748,288 4.0%
General Administration $247 $7,610,811 1.7%
School Administration $606 $18,672,678 4.2%
Operation $1,489 $45,880,557 10.4%
Transportation $1,318 $40,611,534 9.2%
Other $336 $10,353,168 2.3%
Total Support $5,218 $160,782,234 36.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,633 $81,130,629 18.3%
Total Expenditures $14,375 $442,936,875 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,364 $5,601,944,604 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $433 $451,915,198 4.0%
Staff $344 $359,195,624 3.2%
General Administration $188 $196,361,970 1.7%
School Administration $572 $597,192,746 5.3%
Operation $1,061 $1,108,227,292 9.8%
Transportation $584 $609,791,573 5.4%
Other $357 $373,106,474 3.3%
Total Support $3,539 $3,695,900,112 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,947 $2,033,829,900 17.9%
Total Expenditures $10,850 $11,331,585,128 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%