John Wood Elementary School



John Wood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Wood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 56
2 56
3 75
4 52
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Wood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Merrillville, IN in the Merrillville Community School District. It enrolls 309 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Wood Elementary School is the 867th largest public school in Indiana and the 40,438th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,438th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 867th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 238th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 751st out of 1,125

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John Wood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(55%)
2,322
(51%)
 Female 138
(45%)
2,201
(49%)

John Wood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 122
(39%)
770
(17%)
 Hispanic 89
(29%)
899
(20%)
 Black 78
(25%)
2,513
(56%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
284
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
48
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

John Wood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 168
(54%)
1,731
(38%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(38%)
2,342
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
450
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, John Wood Elementary School is ranked 819th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Wood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.6%) is slightly 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.

John Wood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 329
2007 336
2008 327
2009 313
2010 330
2011 315
2012 309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.8
2006 N/A
2007 18.9
2008 17
2009 16
2010 18.6
2011 14.3
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26234567901235
2006 0.31914893617021
2007 0.37797619047619
2008 0.43730886850153
2009 0.44728434504792
2010 0.45151515151515
2011 0.41587301587302
2012 0.45631067961165

Compare John Wood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.6%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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John Wood Elementary School
Merrillville, IN
Public KG - 04 309 15.4:1  
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Public 01 - 05 756 23.6:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 99 17:1 4 miles
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Private PK - 05 75 12:1 4 miles
Liberty Elementary School
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Public 01 - 05 441 23.2:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 04 608 15.4:1 5 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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