Joseph Hess Elementary School



Joseph Hess Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Joseph Hess Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 50
K 86
1 84
2 86
3 94
4 90
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Joseph Hess Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hammond, IN in the School City of Hammond School District. It enrolls 593 students in grades 1st through 12th. Joseph Hess Elementary School is the 220th largest public school in Indiana and the 13,788th largest nationally. It has 21.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,788th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 220th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 958th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 345th out of 1,125

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Joseph Hess Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 315
(53%)
6,019
(51%)
 Female 278
(47%)
5,685
(49%)

Joseph Hess Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 248
(42%)
5,791
(49%)
 Black 159
(27%)
3,293
(28%)
 White 157
(26%)
2,149
(18%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
418
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Joseph Hess Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 395
(67%)
8,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 163
(27%)
2,036
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
740
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Joseph Hess Elementary School is ranked 122nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Joseph Hess Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.5%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Joseph Hess Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 580
2008 693
2009 660
2010 659
2011 630
2012 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 18.1
2008 20.8
2009 19.8
2010 22.9
2011 22.5
2012 21.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.69310344827586
2008 0.6955266955267
2009 0.71969696969697
2010 0.62974203338391
2011 0.66984126984127
2012 0.72512647554806

Compare Joseph Hess Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.5%
 

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Public PK - 05 593 21.2:1  
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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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