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St Vincent Depaul School

Private | PK-6 | 148 students

 

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Posted July 24, 2012

The strength of this school is the dedication of the teaching staff. Most of them have Masters degrees and could be making twice as much at a public school, yet they stay at St. Vincent's because they care about the students and their school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2010

The staff is extremely dedicated to meeting the needs of all students. The small student body creates a family like atmosphere where a love for Christ shines.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 7, 2004

Smaller classroom sizes provide more specialized attention. Staff and students all know one another. Respect for each other and Jesus is very evident.
—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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
58%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
33%
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.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
62%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
58%
Social Studies

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

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
50%
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 78% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
n/a
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
Hispanic 61% 7%
White 26% 74%
Multiracial 9% 4%
Black 4% 12%
American Indian N/A 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 2%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2009-2010

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
English learners 45%N/AN/A
Special education 6%N/AN/A
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 46%N/AN/A
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2009-2010

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Tom Gropp
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (574) 295-9702

Programs

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  • Computer lab
  • Library
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
  • Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend
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1114 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
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