Wakarusa Elementary School

400 North Washington St, Wakarusa, IN 46573 | (574) 862-2000
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 568
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 400 N Washington St Box 408, Wakarusa, IN 46573
  • Principal or Admin: Nafziger Larry
  • Fax: (574) 862-2095
  • Website: wes.wanee.org
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 568
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 282 (49.6%)
  • Females: 260 (45.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 51 (9.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 161 (28.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 212 (37.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Wakarusa Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.9%
Black81.4%
Asian81.4%
Hispanic356.2%
White48685.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Wakarusa Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9717.1%
1st Grade8314.6%
2nd Grade9616.9%
3rd Grade9516.7%
4th Grade10117.8%
5th Grade9616.9%
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 Wakarusa Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ISTEP+ state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

ISTEP+ - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201085.0%84.0%79.0%
200984.0%83.0%74.0%
 
Math Test
201084.0%83.0%75.0%
200976.0%82.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201090.0%85.0%77.0%
200985.0%83.0%73.0%
 
Math Test
201093.0%91.0%75.0%
200990.0%88.0%70.0%
 
Science Test
201090.0%84.0%75.0%
200986.0%83.0%71.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201071.0%75.0%71.0%
200980.0%81.0%70.0%
 
Math Test
201088.0%92.0%80.0%
200990.0%91.0%76.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201066.0%69.0%64.0%
200980.0%78.0%60.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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