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Fayetteville Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 185 students

 

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Posted January 28, 2013

We currently have two children who attend Fayetteville Elementary. As a military family with five children across the age spectrum and we have seen a wide variety of schools across the country. This school stands head and shoulders above any of the other 9 or ten schools we have been exposed to. From the newer facility to the awesome staff who man the halls each day. The principle is unsurpassed in her attention to detail to all things realetd to students. Her example is echoed by her staff in that every teacher is an example of leadership and professionalism you always hope for for your children. I would challenge any parent to observe this place of learning and compare it to any other grade school, public or private and judge for yourself. We have several years left to be associated with this school and even one last younger child that will get the honor of attending FE and, quite honestly, we cannot wait to see how him grow in this environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2010

This is a great school! I went her 1983-1988. My kids now go to this school, The teachers are very good at giving every child individual attention. The school is very clean and well kept. They have projects called sidewalks and an outdoor lab that each grade takes part in maintaining. I would recommend this school to any parent in search of a place to educate their child!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2009

5 STARS: Present Building. New building build in & opened in 2007, a little farther back, on the property, from the old two story brick, concrete, & steel building which I began, in 08/1962 & graduated from, on 05/18/1974. Children are offered a lot better education since then. There were no PCs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2005

this school was dirty and roach infested when my child attended here in 2000, i had to transfer them to a different school, in 2002 i sent them back seeing the school was then very clean and changed., this year it is not as clean as it had been last year and year before.
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 85% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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93%

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83%

2011

 
 
84%

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81%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
67%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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79%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
86%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 74% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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. 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.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

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The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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How schools in the state rate:

20%
of schools in the state are Below average
55%
of schools in the state are Average
25%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Below Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISTEP and End of Course Assessment results.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 72%
Multiracial 3% 4%
American Indian 1% 0%
Hispanic 1% 10%
Asian 0% 2%
Black 0% 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A46%
Special education 13%N/A14%
English learners 0%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs Rhonda Hackler
Fax number
  • (812) 278-7602

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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