Elder W Diggs School 42



Elder W Diggs School 42 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elder W Diggs School 42 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 99
2 78
3 78
4 66
5 66
6 67
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elder W Diggs School 42 is a public elementary school located in Indianapolis, IN in the Indianapolis Public Schools. It enrolls 554 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elder W Diggs School 42 is the 273rd largest public school in Indiana and the 16,761st largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,761st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 273rd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 415th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 166th out of 1,125

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Elder W Diggs School 42 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(53%)
11,121
(52%)
 Female 262
(47%)
10,460
(48%)

Elder W Diggs School 42 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 519
(94%)
10,866
(50%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
1,108
(5%)
 White 11
(2%)
4,935
(23%)
 Hispanic 10
(2%)
4,544
(21%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
100
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Elder W Diggs School 42 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 459
(83%)
17,503
(81%)
 Not Eligible 83
(15%)
3,187
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
891
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Elder W Diggs School 42 is ranked 88th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elder W Diggs School 42 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.0%) is significantly 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.

Elder W Diggs School 42 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 459
2006 476
2007 463
2008 507
2009 376
2010 350
2011 550
2012 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 N/A
2007 15.3
2008 13.5
2009 11.3
2010 12.8
2011 16.2
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80174291938998
2006 0.82142857142857
2007 0.90064794816415
2008 0.82642998027613
2009 0.91489361702128
2010 0.88857142857143
2011 0.86727272727273
2012 0.85018050541516

Compare Elder W Diggs School 42 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Elder W Diggs School 42
Indianapolis, IN
Public KG - 06 554 16.8:1  
Christ Temple Christian Academy
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Private PK - 03 56 6:1 1 miles
Flanner House Elementary School (charter)
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Public KG - 06 228 20.7:1 1 miles
Holy Angels Catholic School
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Private PK - 06 135 13:1 1 miles
Fall Creek Academy
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Public KG - 12 471 17.4:1 1 miles
Riverside School 44
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Public PK - 06 470 14.7:1 1 miles
St Richard'S Episcopal School
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Private PK - 08 294 9:1 2 miles
The Oaks Academy
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Private PK - 08 389 9:1 2 miles
Building Blocks Academy
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Private PK - 05 145 13:1 2 miles
St Michael Elementary School
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Private PK - 08 284 10:1 2 miles
Wendell Phillips School 63
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Public KG - 06 387 12.9:1 2 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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