Indiana
Public School Ratings



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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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 1,047,038
Number Of Indiana Schools 1,920
Number Of Indiana School Districts 408
Spending Per Student $11,319

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 66.3781408302568
4th Grade 62.6045514633136
5th Grade 59.1148293546566
6th Grade 63.647547519902
7th Grade 62.1657816474691
8th Grade 61.3799006751522
10th Grade 56.7136095897638

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 58.4328063320889
4th Grade 60.1115277575652
5th Grade 64.5539928141071
6th Grade 56.6493059449347
7th Grade 48.6214715013937
8th Grade 53.9424078291095
10th Grade 34.3989521610822

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 71.8% 50.6%
Black 13.2% 16.0%
Hispanic 12.2% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 46.9% 48.4%
English Language Learners 4.5% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 16.5% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 17.45
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

Indiana Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 6,691,878 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 185 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.3% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 20.3% 19.4%
20-44 Years Old 32.5% 33.4%
45-64 Years Old 26.1% 26.1%
65 Or Older 14.6% 14.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,546,726 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.3% 87.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.3% 30.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.4% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.6% 14.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.1% 17.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.0% 14.5%
$15,000 or less 11.6% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

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%