Elder W Diggs School 42



Elder W Diggs School 42 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Elder W Diggs School 42 Students by Grade
PK 16
K 86
1 72
2 65
3 90
4 71
5 65
6 52
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Elder W Diggs School 42 is a public elementary school located in Indianapolis, IN in the Indianapolis Public Schools. It enrolls 517 students in grades 1st through 12th. Elder W Diggs School 42 is the 373rd largest public school in Indiana and the 20,337th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 517
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,337th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 373rd out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 671st out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 377th out of 1,115

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Elder W Diggs School 42 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 291
(56%)
11,403
(52%)
 Female 226
(44%)
10,591
(48%)

Elder W Diggs School 42 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 422
(82%)
10,209
(46%)
 Hispanic 50
(10%)
5,480
(25%)
 White 23
(4%)
5,070
(23%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
1,069
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
120
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Elder W Diggs School 42 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 398
(77%)
15,284
(69%)
 Not Eligible 111
(21%)
6,172
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
538
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, Elder W Diggs School 42 is ranked 144th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Elder W Diggs School 42 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Elder W Diggs School 42 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 459
2006 476
2007 463
2008 507
2009 376
2010 350
2011 550
2012 554
2013 579
2014 534
2015 517

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 N/A
2007 15.3
2008 13.5
2009 11.3
2010 12.8
2011 16.2
2012 16.8
2013 15.6
2014 16.7
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80174291938998
2006 0.82142857142857
2007 0.90064794816415
2008 0.82642998027613
2009 0.91489361702128
2010 0.88857142857143
2011 0.86727272727273
2012 0.85018050541516
2013 0.8566493955095
2014 0.82958801498127
2015 0.7852998065764

Compare Elder W Diggs School 42 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.5%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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