New Prairie Jr High School

5325 North Cougar Rd, New Carlisle, IN 46552 | (574) 654-3070
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 668
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5325 N Cougar Rd, New Carlisle, IN 46552
  • Principal or Admin: Holifield James
  • Fax: (574) 654-7009
  • Website: www.npusc.k12.in.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 668
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 337 (50.4%)
  • Females: 326 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 68 (10.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 178 (26.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 246 (36.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
New Prairie Jr High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black60.9%
Asian60.9%
Hispanic385.7%
White60991.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For New Prairie Jr High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22032.9%
7th Grade23435.0%
8th Grade21432.0%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that New Prairie Jr High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ISTEP+ and ISTEP+ ECA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

ISTEP+ - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201079.0%79.0%72.0%
200975.0%75.0%69.0%
 
Math Test
201083.0%83.0%77.0%
200974.0%74.0%73.0%
 
Science Test
201064.0%64.0%58.0%
200955.0%55.0%54.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201078.0%78.0%72.0%
200971.0%-67.0%
 
Math Test
201077.0%77.0%73.0%
200968.0%-68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201070.0%70.0%64.0%
200960.0%-58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201080.0%80.0%69.0%
200975.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201077.0%77.0%72.0%
200972.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201098.0%53.0%61.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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