Darden Primary Center



Darden Primary Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Darden Primary Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 121
2 105
3 121
4 103
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Darden Primary Center is a public elementary school located in South Bend, IN in the South Bend Community School Corporation. It enrolls 573 students in grades 1st through 12th. Darden Primary Center is the 245th largest public school in Indiana and the 15,218th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 573
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,218th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 245th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 753rd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 271st out of 1,125

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Darden Primary Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(51%)
6,933
(52%)
 Female 281
(49%)
6,433
(48%)

Darden Primary Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(59%)
4,636
(35%)
 Black 126
(22%)
4,643
(35%)
 Two or More 58
(10%)
1,321
(10%)
 Hispanic 42
(7%)
2,517
(19%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
198
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
49
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Darden Primary Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 357
(62%)
9,011
(67%)
 Not Eligible 163
(28%)
3,296
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
1,059
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Darden Primary Center is ranked 149th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Darden Primary Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.6%) 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.

Darden Primary Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 629
2006 623
2007 636
2008 607
2009 573
2010 583
2011 598
2012 573

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 N/A
2007 15.6
2008 14.7
2009 14.4
2010 14.8
2011 15.3
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44356120826709
2006 0.54414125200642
2007 0.54559748427673
2008 0.58484349258649
2009 0.66143106457243
2010 0.64493996569468
2011 0.6505016722408
2012 0.71553228621291

Compare Darden Primary Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 71.6%
 

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