Henry P Fieler Elementary School



Henry P Fieler Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry P Fieler Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 110
2 73
3 83
4 93
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Henry P Fieler Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Merrillville, IN in the Merrillville Community School District. It enrolls 442 students in grades 1st through 12th. Henry P Fieler Elementary School is the 557th largest public school in Indiana and the 27,278th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 442
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,278th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 557th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 325th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 384th out of 1,125

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Henry P Fieler Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(54%)
2,322
(51%)
 Female 203
(46%)
2,201
(49%)

Henry P Fieler Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 291
(66%)
2,513
(56%)
 Hispanic 61
(14%)
899
(20%)
 White 50
(11%)
770
(17%)
 Two or More 33
(7%)
284
(6%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
48
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Henry P Fieler Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(63%)
2,342
(52%)
 Not Eligible 121
(27%)
1,731
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(10%)
450
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Henry P Fieler Elementary School is ranked 272nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henry P Fieler Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.6%) 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.

Henry P Fieler Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 490
2006 403
2007 364
2008 379
2009 399
2010 429
2011 424
2012 442

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 N/A
2007 15.7
2008 16.2
2009 16.6
2010 19.7
2011 15.7
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49795918367347
2006 0.53846153846154
2007 0.67307692307692
2008 0.75197889182058
2009 0.734335839599
2010 0.70862470862471
2011 0.71698113207547
2012 0.7262443438914

Compare Henry P Fieler Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.6%
 

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Public KG - 04 442 16.1:1  
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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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