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K-12 Education in Indiana
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Glenda Ritz
Number of students: 1,040,765[1]
Number of teachers: 62,339
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:16.7
Number of school districts: 394
Number of schools: 1,933
Graduation rate: 86%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $9,370[3]
See also
Indiana Department of Education
Indiana school districts
List of school districts in Indiana
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Public education in the United States
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Indiana is home to 1,933 schools and 1,040,765 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Glenda Ritz, Chair/Superintendent
    • Tony Walker, First Congressional District
    • David Freitas, Second Congressional District
    • Cari Whicker, Third Congressional District
    • Sarah O’Brien, Fourth Congressional District
    • Andrea Neal, Fifth Congressional District
    • Brad Oliver, Sixth Congressional District
    • Daniel Elsener, Seventh Congressional District
    • B.J. Watts, Eighth Congressional District
    • Troy Albert, Ninth Congressional District
    • David Shane, At-Large Member

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Indiana school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Indianapolis Public Schools
2.) Fort Wayne Community Schools
3.) Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
4.) South Bend Community School Corporation
5.) Hamilton Community Schools
6.) Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township
7.) Vigo County School Corporation
8.) Carmel Clay Schools
9.) Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township
10.) Metropolitan School District of Perry Township

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Indiana.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 73.1%
African American 12.1%
Hispanic 8.4%
Asian 1.7%
American Indian 0.3%
Two or More 4.4%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Indiana school board elections, 2014

A total of 26 Indiana school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 83 seats. All 26 districts will hold elections for board seats on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Indiana's school board elections in 2014:

  • The largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Indianapolis Public Schools with 32,442 K-12 students.
  • The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Noblesville Schools with 9,181 K-12 students.
  • Ten districts are tied for the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with four seats up for election in each district.
  • Four districts are tied for the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with two seats up for election in each district.

The districts listed below served 379,812 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Indiana School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation 11/4/2014 4 7 11,303
Carmel Clay Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 15,550
East Allen County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 10,094
Elkhart Community Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 13,104
Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation 11/4/2014 4 7 22,720
Fort Wayne Community Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 31,401
Gary Community School Corporation 11/4/2014 3 7 11,152
Greater Clark County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 10,740
Hamilton Southeastern Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 18,687
Indianapolis Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 32,442
Lake Central School Corporation 11/4/2014 2 5 10,216
Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township 11/4/2014 2 5 15,456
Metropolitan School District of Perry Township 11/4/2014 3 7 14,423
Metropolitan School District of Pike Township 11/4/2014 3 7 11,074
Metropolitan School District of Warren Township 11/4/2014 3 7 10,554
Metropolitan School District of Washington Township 11/4/2014 2 5 11,154
Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township 11/4/2014 4 7 16,002
Monroe County Community School Corporation 11/4/2014 3 7 10,715
New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation 11/4/2014 4 7 11,656
Noblesville Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 9,181
Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation 11/4/2014 4 7 10,275
School City of Hammond 11/4/2014 3 5 14,332
South Bend Community School Corporation 11/4/2014 3 7 19,998
Tippecanoe School Corporation 11/4/2014 3 7 11,787
Vigo County School Corporation 11/4/2014 4 7 15,891
Warrick County School Corporation 11/4/2014 4 7 9,905


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