Valparaiso Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Valparaiso


Porter Township School Corp School District Details

Porter Township School Corp School District
248 S 500 W
Valparaiso, IN 46385

1,473 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Porter Township School Corp School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
48%
54%
49%
40%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Boone Grove Elementary School
325 W 550 S
Boone Grove, IN, 46302
04-05
Boone Grove High School
260 S 500 W
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
09-12
Boone Grove Middle School
325 W 550 S
Boone Grove, IN, 46302
06-08
Porter Lakes Elementary School
208 S 725 W
Hebron, IN, 46341
PK-03

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.5% 70.5%
Black 2.4% 13.5%
Hispanic 13.9% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.3% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,929 $6,703,440 40.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $226 $307,360 1.8%
Staff $285 $387,600 2.3%
General Administration $312 $424,320 2.6%
School Administration $498 $677,280 4.1%
Operation $1,073 $1,459,280 8.8%
Transportation $965 $1,312,400 7.9%
Other $115 $156,400 0.9%
Total Support $3,473 $4,723,280 28.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,814 $5,187,040 31.2%
Total Expenditures $12,215 $16,612,400 100.0%
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%

Union Township School Corp School District Details

Union Township School Corp School District
599 W 300 N Suite A
Valparaiso, IN 46385

1,452 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Union Township School Corp School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
67%
48%
69%
49%
65%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
John Simatovich Elementary School
424 W 500 N
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
KG-05
Union Center Elementary School
272 N 600 W
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
KG-05
Union Township Middle School
599 W 300 N
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
06-08
Wheeler High School
587 W 300 N
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.8% 70.5%
Black 2.3% 13.5%
Hispanic 12.9% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.4% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.5% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,330 $7,755,150 47.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $266 $387,030 2.4%
Staff $132 $192,060 1.2%
General Administration $251 $365,205 2.2%
School Administration $702 $1,021,410 6.3%
Operation $1,337 $1,945,335 12.0%
Transportation $754 $1,097,070 6.7%
Other $299 $435,045 2.7%
Total Support $3,742 $5,444,610 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,100 $3,055,500 18.8%
Total Expenditures $11,172 $16,255,260 100.0%
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%

Valparaiso Community Schools School District Details

Valparaiso Community Schools School District
3801 N Campbell St
Valparaiso, IN 46385

6,286 Students enrolled in District

12 Schools in District

19 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Valparaiso Community Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
69%
48%
71%
49%
66%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
605 Campbell
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
06-08
Central Elementary School
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
KG-05
Cooks Corners Elementary School
358 Bullseye Lake Rd
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
Flint Lake Elementary School
4106 N Calumet Ave
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
Heavilin Elementary School
2450 Heavilin Road
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
Memorial Elementary School
1052 Park Ave
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
Northview Elementary School
257 Northview Dr
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
Parkview Elementary School
1405 Wood St
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
Porter County Career Center School
1005 N Franklin
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-12
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
1700 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.3% 70.5%
Black 4.1% 13.5%
Hispanic 12.4% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.4% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.8% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.6% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,035 $31,524,135 46.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $375 $2,347,875 3.5%
Staff $108 $676,188 1.0%
General Administration $199 $1,245,939 1.8%
School Administration $620 $3,881,820 5.7%
Operation $907 $5,678,727 8.4%
Transportation $443 $2,773,623 4.1%
Other $265 $1,659,165 2.4%
Total Support $2,917 $18,263,337 27.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,868 $17,956,548 26.5%
Total Expenditures $10,820 $67,744,020 100.0%
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%

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