Bittersweet Elementary School



Bittersweet Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bittersweet Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 66
2 54
3 77
4 78
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bittersweet Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mishawaka, IN in the Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation. It enrolls 423 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bittersweet Elementary School is the 602nd largest public school in Indiana and the 29,207th largest nationally. It has 22.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 423
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,207th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 602nd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 1,031st out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 800th out of 1,125

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Bittersweet Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 224
(53%)
3,612
(51%)
 Female 199
(47%)
3,408
(49%)

Bittersweet Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 379
(90%)
5,644
(80%)
 Hispanic 17
(4%)
307
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
278
(4%)
 Black 8
(2%)
348
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
391
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
44
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Bittersweet Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 297
(70%)
4,868
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(21%)
1,698
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
454
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Bittersweet Elementary School is ranked 876th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bittersweet Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.8%) 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.

Bittersweet Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 468
2006 411
2007 406
2008 438
2009 431
2010 429
2011 417
2012 423

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 N/A
2007 22.6
2008 22.9
2009 21.6
2010 21.2
2011 17.4
2012 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12393162393162
2006 0.13868613138686
2007 0.12068965517241
2008 0.17123287671233
2009 0.22737819025522
2010 0.18881118881119
2011 0.25419664268585
2012 0.29787234042553

Compare Bittersweet Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.8%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 423 22.3:1  
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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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