Ossian Elementary



Ossian Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ossian Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 96
2 102
3 98
4 92
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ossian Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ossian, IN in the Northern Wells Community School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ossian Elementary is the 257th largest public school in Indiana and the 16,010th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,010th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 257th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 463rd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 166th out of 1,125

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Ossian Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(50%)
821
(52%)
 Female 279
(50%)
763
(48%)

Ossian Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 530
(94%)
1,473
(93%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
46
(3%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
36
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(1%)

Ossian Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 363
(64%)
1,043
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(28%)
405
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(7%)
136
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Ossian Elementary is ranked 613th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ossian Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.5%) 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.

Ossian Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 573
2006 555
2007 549
2008 525
2009 545
2010 603
2011 585
2012 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 N/A
2007 12.3
2008 13.1
2009 16
2010 18.8
2011 17.2
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24607329842932
2006 0.25945945945946
2007 0.29872495446266
2008 0.31238095238095
2009 0.36880733944954
2010 0.3681592039801
2011 0.37264957264957
2012 0.35523978685613

Compare Ossian Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.5%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ossian Elementary
Ossian, IN
Public KG - 05 563 17.1:1  
Norwell Middle School
Ossian, IN
Public 06 - 08 495 15:1 4 miles
Bethlehem Lutheran School
Ossian, IN
Private KG - 08 63 13:1 4 miles
St Aloysius School
Yoder, IN
Private PK - 08 87 13:1 5 miles
Lancaster Central School
Bluffton, IN
Public PK - 05 526 18.1:1 7 miles
St Joseph Hessen Cassel
Fort Wayne, IN
Private PK - 08 135 12:1 9 miles
Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School
Decatur, IN
Private PK - 08 228 14:1 9 miles
Maplewood Elementary School
Fort Wayne, IN
Public PK - 05 427 15.8:1 10 miles
Kingdom Academy of Bluffton
Bluffton, IN
Private KG - 12 56 10:1 10 miles
St Therese School
Fort Wayne, IN
Private PK - 08 198 14:1 10 miles
Miami Middle School
Fort Wayne, IN
Public 06 - 08 805 15.6:1 10 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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