School Details

Hershey Elementary School

7521 East 300 North, Lafayette, IN 47905
(765) 269-8280
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 574 students 20 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

91%
86%
84%
90%
83%
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
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
87%
86%
92%
86%
83%
92%
80%
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
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
84%
82%
98%
90%
89%
89%
78%
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
  • Tippecanoe School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hershey Elementary School is a public elementary school in Buck Creek. The principal of Hershey Elementary School is Mrs Linda Fields. 574 children attend Hershey Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0.2% of the Hershey Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 22% of the 574 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Hershey Elementary School is 20:1. Faith Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 77%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Hispanic 2% 12%
Asian 0.9% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.04%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 37%
Limited English proficiency 0.2% 6%

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