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Chesterton, IN
Students enrolled: 556

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1050 South 5th Street
Chesterton, IN 46304

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(219) 983-3710
(219) 983-3729
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January 17, 2012
My son is a fifth grader at Westchester, and thus far I am very pleased with the school. The teachers are very accessible and responsive. The principle, likewise, is friendly, easy to contact, and is always out and about mingling with the students when I have been there. My son is being challenged, but not beyond what he can reasonably handle. The curriculum is quite comprehensive from what I can see. I am not aware of any major disciple issues within the school. They also offer extracurricular options like choir, orchestra, intramural volleyball and basketball. All in all, I am very pleased.

- submitted by a parent

March 06, 2011
this is a bad school i think it is not nice or clean also the lunches are bad and there is a bad smell

- submitted by a community member

April 20, 2004
Great school system! The teachers really teach the students. I'm very impressed with the level of education given to the children.

- submitted by a student

September 09, 2003
Unfortunately, even before the budget crisis in our district, the Duneland school system's ISTEP scores began declining. There is a system-wide attitude that the classroom should only move as quickly as the slowest child in the class and there are no programs to speak of for gifted or academically talented children. Everyone seems to be happy with 'good enough' rather than instilling the will to strive for excellence. As long as test scores are better than the state averages, the administrators are happy, insteading of striving for the best scores in the state or the top ten or whatever. In addition, the schools 'teach' the ISTEP test, so it's very interesting that test scores continue to decline.

- submitted by a parent

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Westchester Intermediate School
1050 South 5th Street, Chesterton, IN  46304
(219) 983-3710
Last modified Westchester Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 5-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Westchester Intermediate School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top