PROFICIENCY 67% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
72%LaPorte Community School Corp
69%La Porte

Handley Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "LaPorte Community School Corp" in La Porte, IN. There are a total of 422 students and 23 teachers at Handley Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 264 free lunch students and 39 reduced lunch students.

Handley Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.0%, which is 1% higher than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch264
Reduced lunch39


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Handley Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Handley Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 69.7% 77.5% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 1.8% 2.7% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 0.6% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.8% 13.5% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.7% 5.3% 4.4% 3.1%

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La Porte demographics profile

StatisticLa PorteIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,87418091
Median age36.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish8%5%13%

Education level achieved in La Porte

IndexLa PorteIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school77.9%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Handley Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.