James Whitcomb Riley School 43



James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Students by Grade
PK 19
K 45
1 52
2 60
3 59
4 58
5 51
6 52
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 is a public elementary school located in Indianapolis, IN in the Indianapolis Public Schools. It enrolls 396 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Whitcomb Riley School 43 is the 658th largest public school in Indiana and the 32,464th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 396
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,464th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 658th out of 1,126
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 540th out of 1,115
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 678th out of 1,115

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James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(51%)
11,403
(52%)
 Female 193
(49%)
10,591
(48%)

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 334
(84%)
10,209
(46%)
 Two or More 24
(6%)
1,069
(5%)
 White 23
(6%)
5,070
(23%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
5,480
(25%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
120
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(77%)
15,284
(69%)
 Not Eligible 90
(23%)
6,172
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
538
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,124 ranked schools in Indiana, James Whitcomb Riley School 43 is ranked 304th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Whitcomb Riley School 43 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.3%) 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.

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 344
2006 493
2007 436
2008 375
2009 455
2010 485
2011 437
2012 451
2013 506
2014 424
2015 396

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 N/A
2007 11.9
2008 13.3
2009 15.8
2010 16.4
2011 16.8
2012 14.5
2013 13.1
2014 13
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84593023255814
2006 0.85192697768763
2007 0.77981651376147
2008 0.88533333333333
2009 0.87472527472527
2010 0.81443298969072
2011 0.8558352402746
2012 0.86031042128603
2013 0.86561264822134
2014 0.80660377358491
2015 0.77272727272727

Compare James Whitcomb Riley School 43 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,736.8% 17.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 77.3%
 

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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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