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About This School

Protsman Elementary School is a public elementary school in Dyer. The principal of Protsman Elementary School is Mr Glenn Brown. 688 students go to Protsman Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 4% of the Protsman Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 25% of the 688 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Protsman Elementary School is 19:1. Sandridge Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 68% 75%
Asian 6% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 5%
Hispanic 19% 13%
Multiracial 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 20%
Limited English proficiency 4% 3%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I teach an extracurricular after-school class for students at this school as I do for other schools throughout northwest Indiana and I can always tell in about two minutes just how dedicated the day-long teachers are to teaching and maintaining appropriate discipline in their school ... This is a school that plainly has a dedicated and consistent day-long teaching staff as well as administrators who expect the best in their teachers and their students (as well as the custodial staff since this is a very clean school in one of the older buildings I teach at) ... the students are respectful and adhere to instruction from me quite willing ... they are enthusiastic and interested and while the subject i teach can be a bit tedious at times they give their best effort ... as with any group of students who just finished a day of school and are ready to explode into their after-school lives they do on occasion have an extra energy that needs to be reigned in but it doesn't require more than a simple reminder from me and they are back on task This is obviously a well-run school with educators who care and give their best to their profession their students and their school.

  • (4 years ago)

    Protsman is a wonderful Elementary School. The school has a wonderful way of teaching the children academics. The teachers keep the parents informed of what the children are learning on a daily basis. I just love the school.

  • (5 years ago)

    Probelms with Protsman are mainly that it is a part of the Lake Central School District - a giant bureaucracy which exists to perpetuate the jobs of the bureaucrats. Not enough teacher control the bureaucrats are constantly interfering in curriculum decisions. The 'home school' association is merely a fundraising committee for the school not a true cooperative parent teacher effort. The 'gifted' program lacks a science component or dedicated science space and the social studies/history is the usual incoherent hodgepodge that is the state mandated curriculum. If you can afford a private school or to homeschool I would recommend doing so.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have had nothing but good years with this school my kids have done very well. A great teaching staff and a safe school. This school has very well rounded kids.

  • (6 years ago)

    Great schoo great teachers!

  • (9 years ago)

    I am so grateful for this school. We moved right accross the street so that my daughter could go to this school. The teachers are wonderful!!! I always feel safe when she is there. I know she is being well educated and taken care of.

  • (10 years ago)

    This is a wonderful school. The teachers are wonderful. I feel really comfortable with my son attending this school. His teacher is right on top of everything and he is learning so much! A very safe environment.

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