Valparaiso, IN
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Valparaiso Public Schools

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

1,398 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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
KG-03

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 83.3% 73.6%
Black 2.0% 12.8%
Hispanic 14.2% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.3% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 15.0% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,315 $6,390,515 44.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $190 $281,390 2.0%
Staff $226 $334,706 2.3%
General Administration $283 $419,123 2.9%
School Administration $435 $644,235 4.5%
Operation $984 $1,457,304 10.1%
Transportation $891 $1,319,571 9.2%
Other $206 $305,086 2.1%
Total Support $3,215 $4,761,415 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,173 $3,218,213 22.4%
Total Expenditures $9,703 $14,370,143 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,378 $5,604,632,737 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $434 $452,068,113 4.0%
Staff $345 $359,441,582 3.2%
General Administration $189 $197,340,514 1.7%
School Administration $574 $597,768,831 5.3%
Operation $1,064 $1,108,782,636 9.8%
Transportation $585 $610,047,930 5.4%
Other $358 $373,255,701 3.3%
Total Support $3,549 $3,698,814,054 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $2,035,774,504 18.0%
Total Expenditures $10,880 $11,339,133,389 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Union Township School Corp School District Details

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

1,543 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

18 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
John Simatovich Elem 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) 85.2% 73.6%
Black 2.0% 12.8%
Hispanic 11.7% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.5% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.5% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,494 $6,893,796 46.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $220 $337,480 2.3%
Staff $111 $170,274 1.1%
General Administration $212 $325,208 2.2%
School Administration $596 $914,264 6.2%
Operation $1,130 $1,733,420 11.7%
Transportation $691 $1,059,994 7.2%
Other $359 $550,706 3.7%
Total Support $3,319 $5,091,346 34.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,851 $2,839,434 19.2%
Total Expenditures $9,664 $14,824,576 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,378 $5,604,632,737 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $434 $452,068,113 4.0%
Staff $345 $359,441,582 3.2%
General Administration $189 $197,340,514 1.7%
School Administration $574 $597,768,831 5.3%
Operation $1,064 $1,108,782,636 9.8%
Transportation $585 $610,047,930 5.4%
Other $358 $373,255,701 3.3%
Total Support $3,549 $3,698,814,054 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $2,035,774,504 18.0%
Total Expenditures $10,880 $11,339,133,389 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Valparaiso Community Schools School District Details

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

6,333 Students enrolled in District

12 Schools in District

20 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Benjamin Franklin Mid School
605 Campbell
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
06-08
Central Elementary School
305 Franklin St
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
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
Hayes Leonard Elementary School
653 Hayes Leonard Rd
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
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 Elem 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) 84.0% 73.6%
Black 3.5% 12.8%
Hispanic 10.1% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.2% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.4% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.9% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,499 $28,807,097 47.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $162 $1,037,286 1.7%
Staff $113 $723,539 1.2%
General Administration $167 $1,069,301 1.8%
School Administration $454 $2,906,962 4.8%
Operation $886 $5,673,058 9.3%
Transportation $445 $2,849,335 4.7%
Other $392 $2,509,976 4.1%
Total Support $2,620 $16,775,860 27.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,422 $15,508,066 25.4%
Total Expenditures $9,542 $61,097,426 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,378 $5,604,632,737 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $434 $452,068,113 4.0%
Staff $345 $359,441,582 3.2%
General Administration $189 $197,340,514 1.7%
School Administration $574 $597,768,831 5.3%
Operation $1,064 $1,108,782,636 9.8%
Transportation $585 $610,047,930 5.4%
Other $358 $373,255,701 3.3%
Total Support $3,549 $3,698,814,054 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $2,035,774,504 18.0%
Total Expenditures $10,880 $11,339,133,389 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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