James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School



James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 47
2 43
3 44
4 48
5 51
6 52
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in New Castle, IN in the New Castle Community School Corporation. It enrolls 285 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School is the 917th largest public school in Indiana and the 42,457th largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 285
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,457th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 917th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 557th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 944th out of 1,125

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James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(51%)
930
(51%)
 Female 141
(49%)
900
(49%)

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 260
(91%)
1,649
(90%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
82
(4%)
 Black 6
(2%)
18
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
72
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(56%)
630
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(34%)
1,026
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(10%)
174
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School is ranked 879th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.9%) is slightly 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.

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 321
2006 342
2007 310
2008 316
2009 310
2010 339
2011 294
2012 285

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.1
2006 N/A
2007 20.9
2008 21.4
2009 20.7
2010 20.8
2011 18.4
2012 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25545171339564
2006 0.2953216374269
2007 0.3
2008 0.28481012658228
2009 0.39354838709677
2010 0.4188790560472
2011 0.42857142857143
2012 0.43859649122807

Compare James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.9%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 01 - 06 285 17.8:1  
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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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