Indiana
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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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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 1,054,136
Number Of Indiana Schools 1,916
Number Of Indiana School Districts 413
Spending Per Student $11,504

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 46.0191519227796
4th Grade 45.5611112952454
5th Grade 47.229146975103
6th Grade 47.2098084528525
7th Grade 48.7508047737981
8th Grade 49.6664494426507
10th Grade 60.6432960710916

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 58.8375247023294
4th Grade 54.2275709851646
5th Grade 48.1240653771417
6th Grade 46.2323448753291
7th Grade 41.5369616129266
8th Grade 37.5123704801467
10th Grade 33.7846516550642

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 70.5% 49.7%
Black 13.5% 15.9%
Hispanic 13.0% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 48.7% 47.6%
English Language Learners 5.8% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 16.9% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 17.27
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

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% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 20.2% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 32.5% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 26.0% 26.0%
65 Or Older 15.0% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,553,818 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.6% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.9% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 8.2% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.1% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.5% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 10.9% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $5,950,874,179 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $488 $514,083,570 4.2%
Staff $385 $405,634,139 3.3%
General Administration $195 $205,618,980 1.7%
School Administration $626 $660,314,164 5.4%
Operation $1,093 $1,152,071,943 9.5%
Transportation $594 $626,646,766 5.2%
Other $248 $261,830,185 2.2%
Total Support $3,630 $3,826,200,550 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,229 $2,349,225,227 19.4%
Total Expenditures $11,504 $12,126,298,541 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%