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Indiana Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Indiana School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,044,400
Number Of Indiana Schools 1,918
Number Of Indiana School Districts 402
Spending Per Student $10,850

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 68.3631885278742
4th Grade 64.7988287779749
5th Grade 61.0650824109186
6th Grade 64.8822706531088
7th Grade 63.0101527026726
8th Grade 59.8360008657649
10th Grade 58.9524551443085

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 57.088805232519
4th Grade 61.0960383055729
5th Grade 64.8877651396336
6th Grade 58.2440952002462
7th Grade 48.8760270555236
8th Grade 53.4784354638342
10th Grade 35.4266116200074

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 72.9% 51.5%
Black 13.0% 16.2%
Hispanic 11.7% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.3% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 48.0% 47.6%
English Language Learners 4.8% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 16.4% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 18.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Indiana Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 6,633,053 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 184 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.4% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 20.5% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 32.6% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 26.3% 26.2%
65 Or Older 14.3% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,513,828 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 11.2% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.1% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.6% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 6.6% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.8% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.7% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.7% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 12.1% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

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%