About This School
Benjamin Harrison Elementary School did not make AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Indiana in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Benjamin Harrison Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Benjamin Harrison Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Indiana average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Benjamin Harrison Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|William McKinley Elementary School 0.5 miles|
|St Stanislaus School 0.6 miles||n/a|
|Carrie Gosch Elementary School 0.9 miles|
|Washington Irving Elementary School 1.3 miles|
|George Washington Elementary School 1.4 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 514
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Benjamin Harrison Elementary School had 87% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Indiana had 46% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
School City of East Chicago District Spending
In 2011, Benjamin Harrison Elementary School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Indiana average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in School City of East Chicago School District
About the ISTEP
What is it?
The The Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 10 are assessed in English/language arts and math and in grades 5 and 7 in science.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of three levels:"did not pass", "pass", or "pass+". The goal is for all students to score at or above the "pass" level. Students must pass the grade 10 ISTEP+ in order to graduate from high school.