School Details

Frank O'Bannon Elementary School

1317 173rd Street, Hammond, IN 46324
(219) 989-7360
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 557 students 17 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

74%
71%
84%
80%
71%
81%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • School City of Hammond average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
78%
86%
75%
73%
83%
61%
55%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • School City of Hammond average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
69%
82%
81%
80%
89%
61%
54%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • School City of Hammond average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Frank O'Bannon Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hammond. The principal of Frank O'Bannon Elementary School is Mrs Catherine Danko. 557 students go to Frank O'Bannon Elementary School and identify mostly as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 8% of the Frank O'Bannon Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 87% of the 557 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Frank O'Bannon Elementary School is 17:1. Saint John Bosco School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 37% 29%
Hispanic 31% 48%
White, non-Hispanic 25% 19%
Asian 0.7% 0.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 82%
Limited English proficiency 8% 15%

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