Northern Heights Elementary School



Northern Heights Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Northern Heights Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 73
2 72
3 98
4 82
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Northern Heights Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Columbia City, IN in the Whitley County Cons School District. It enrolls 498 students in grades 1st through 12th. Northern Heights Elementary School is the 389th largest public school in Indiana and the 21,705th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 498
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,705th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 389th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 557th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 345th out of 1,125

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Northern Heights Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 274
(55%)
1,294
(52%)
 Female 224
(45%)
1,191
(48%)

Northern Heights Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 459
(92%)
2,292
(92%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
90
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
62
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Northern Heights Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 335
(67%)
1,624
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(24%)
649
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
212
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Northern Heights Elementary School is ranked 742nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Northern Heights Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.7%) is lower than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Northern Heights Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 510
2006 475
2007 487
2008 483
2009 483
2010 495
2011 502
2012 498

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 N/A
2007 17.6
2008 17.4
2009 18.6
2010 17.5
2011 17.3
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15882352941176
2006 0.17263157894737
2007 0.19301848049281
2008 0.24223602484472
2009 0.26708074534161
2010 0.32323232323232
2011 0.34860557768924
2012 0.32730923694779

Compare Northern Heights Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.7%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Northern Heights Elementary School
Columbia City, IN
Public KG - 05 498 17.8:1  
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Public 06 - 12 692 17.3:1 9 miles
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Public 06 - 08 398 15.9:1 9 miles
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Public KG - 05 281 14.8:1 10 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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