John Simatovich Elementary School



John Simatovich Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John Simatovich Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 41
1 37
2 47
3 50
4 56
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

John Simatovich Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Valparaiso, IN in the Union Township School Corporation. It enrolls 272 students in grades 1st through 12th. John Simatovich Elementary School is the 946th largest public school in Indiana and the 43,517th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 272
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,517th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 946th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 463rd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 971st out of 1,125

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John Simatovich Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 148
(54%)
510
(51%)
 Female 124
(46%)
495
(49%)

John Simatovich Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 229
(84%)
843
(84%)
 Hispanic 32
(12%)
107
(11%)
 Black 4
(1%)
16
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
31
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

John Simatovich Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 173
(64%)
781
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(26%)
173
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(11%)
51
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, John Simatovich Elementary School is ranked 969th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John Simatovich Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.4%) 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.

John Simatovich Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 329
2006 314
2007 299
2008 327
2009 320
2010 320
2011 317
2012 272

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 N/A
2007 14.8
2008 16.9
2009 14.3
2010 16.8
2011 16.3
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27963525835866
2006 0.31210191082803
2007 0.35117056856187
2008 0.29051987767584
2009 0.365625
2010 0.309375
2011 0.38485804416404
2012 0.36397058823529

Compare John Simatovich Elementary School 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 36.4%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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John Simatovich Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 272 17.1:1  
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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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