This section of charts contains education data for ZIP code 47280 Indiana based mainly on the latest year 2021 American Community Survey census data but also the survey from Common Core Data available for Public Elementary through Secondary Schools. In Figure 1, the percent of all people aged 25 years or older, who have either graduated from high school or completed the Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED) or some equivalent certification/credential. 47280 shows it has a High School Grad or higher of 100% which is the highest of all zip codes in the area.
In Figure 2, the percentage of people aged 25 years or older who have graduated from college/university with at least a bachelor's degree is provided. Note that the bachelor's degree is also called a four-year degree because it normally takes four years of full-time study to finish the course curriculum required to obtain the degree. This chart portrays the proportion of the population in this region who are college graduates with at least a bachelor degree or higher. In many ways, this analysis alongside the prior chart are very quick measures of the level of education in any particular area. ZIP code 47280 depicts it has a Bachelors Degree or higher of 24% which is in the mid range of other zip codes in the greater region. The zip code with the highest percent with a bachelors degree or higher in the area is 47203 which indicates a percent with a bachelors degree of 38% (56.9% larger).
Figure 5 provides a more detailed look at the educational attainment for ZIP code 47280 Indiana. This chart provides the proportion of people aged 25 years of age or older and what was their level of educational attainment. The chart provides 5 broad categories including: No Education/No School, Some High School, High School or equivalent, Some college or Associates Degree, and Bachelors Degree or higher. ZIP code 47280 has the largest proportion of percent of people with less than a high school education at 45% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next chart shows a break down of people who have received a bachelor's degree or higher advanced degree generally in a campus learning environment. In particular, Figure 6, provides the proportional breakdown of all the people who have received a postsecondary education along with what the level of advanced degree that was obtained. Note that these categories do not include any type professional development type activities such as those related to maintaining professional credentials in workshop lessons. Note Professional Degree includes medical, dental, lawyers, etc. ZIP code 47280 has one of the largest proportions of percent of people with an associate degree at 49% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger zip code being 47203 with 50%. Second, it has less than most other zip codes in the surrounding region in terms of percent of people with a bachelors degree at 12% of the total.
The chart in Figure 7 shows the broad area of academic concentration or the discipline for people who have received a bachelors degree. This high level classification is essentially the field of study for which a degree was obtained. ZIP code 47280 has the largest proportion of percent of people with an arts, humanities, or other degree at 51.9% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next chart (Figure 8) provides a more detailed deep dive on the category of major degree obtained for people aged 25 years or older who earned a bachelor's degree or higher. Specifically, this frequency distribution details out what the major field of study was the degree obtained. ZIP code 47280 has the largest proportion of percent of people with a degree in psychology at 48.1% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of people with a degree in science and engineering related fields at 51.9% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 9 provides comparative data between the places in the greater ZIP code 47280 Indiana region for broad educational attainment. This analysis uses provides five broad education attainment categories including: No Education/No School, Some High School, High School or equivalent, Some college or Associates Degree, and Bachelors Degree or higher. ZIP code 47280 has the largest proportion of percent of people with less than a high school degree at 44.8% of the total and is ranked #1.
A more detailed frequency distribution of educational attainment is provided in Figure 10. In particular this illustration breaks out the highest levels of university educational opportunities beyond the four year college degree. Included in the breakout are the relative proportion of masters degrees, PhD/Doctorate/Doctorial holders, and professional degrees such as medicine, dentistry, lawyers, etc. ZIP code 47280 has the largest proportion of percent of people with less than high school at 44.8% of the total and is ranked #1. The next exhibit (Figure 11) provides detailed cross tabulation analysis that provides education success data broken out or cross tabulated by age group. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.
Figure 12 is a cross tabulation analysis that shows large educational success categories and is broken out or cross tabulated by racial group. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.The final cross tabulation analysis is provided in Figure 13 and shows education success broken out by gender. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.
ZIP code 47280 School Enrollment Charts
The next section of chart resources look at school enrollment by a variety of educational institutions and are categorized into a number of other groupings. Figure 14 provides the overall school enrollment by broad range of school age/level groupings. ZIP code 47280 has the largest proportion of percent of children in grades 5 to 8 at 69.1% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has less than most other zip codes in the local area in order of percent of children in grades 9 to 12 at 13.2% of the total.
The next chart in this series of resources shown in Figure 20 looks at the total number of students enrolled in any educational institution for each place in the greater ZIP code 47280 region. (Total enrollment in this case includes all students from preschool all the way through students enrolled in graduate school.) ZIP code 47280 depicts it has a Total Enrolled of 136 which is the second smallest when sorted by total population enrolled in school of all the other zip codes in the greater region. The zip code with the highest total population enrolled in school in the area is 47201 which depicts a total population enrolled in school of 10,922 ( substantially bigger). Comparing total population enrolled in school to the United States average of 80,497,960, ZIP code 47280 is only about 0.0% the size. Also, compared to the state of Indiana, total population enrolled in school of 1,654,841, ZIP code 47280 is only about 0.0% the size.
ZIP code 47280 Area Schools Charts
Figure 23 lists all the schools in the area along with the school district, county location and other program information/credential such as if they are a public charter school or private charter school or magnet school. Some of the Area Schools are: Taylorsville Elem School, East Side Elementary School, Edinburgh Community High Sch, Edinburgh Comm Middle School, and Parkside Elementary School. The next illustration in Figure 24 shows the total child school enrollment for all grades (through 12th grade) at the school shown using NCES data (Common Core of Data, Public Elementary-Secondary School Universe Survey.) Looking at Enrollment for Area Schools we find that Columbus North High School ranks the largest with a value of 2,034 enrolled students. The next largest values are for: Northside Middle School (844), Central Middle School (813), Parkside Elementary School (791), and Lillian Schmitt Elem School (732). The difference between the highest value (Columbus North High School) and the next highest (Northside Middle School) is that the enrolled students is about approximately 2.4 times bigger.
Figure 25 show the ratio of the number of students to the number of teachers in the classroom. A good student to teacher ratio should be low because it indicates that there are less students for any one teacher to educate in a class and generally a better learning environment, better success and optimal teaching excellence. Teachers includes all educational staff such as special education teachers and any other educator. Note that distance learning (online learning/remote learning) is not included in these values. Looking at Student to Teacher Ratio for Area Schools we find that International School Of Columbus ranks the largest with a value of 11.6 student to teacher ratio. The next largest values are for: Edinburgh Comm Middle School (12.2), Edinburgh Community High Sch (13.7), Columbus North High School (16.5), and Central Middle School (16.9). The difference between the lowest value (International School Of Columbus) and the next lowest (Edinburgh Comm Middle School) is that the student to teacher ratio is only about 4.9% larger.
The next chart, Figure 26, shows the racial mix of students at each location in this district of the state of Indiana department of education.
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