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Elwood Elementary School

Public | PK-3 | 555 students

 

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Posted September 25, 2008

Very caring staff that goes above and beyond.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2008

Its a very excellent school and its well manners are like have appreciation and what they do. Other kids should come and join them and be a star!! everybody is a part of there school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 18, 2005

Edgewood is a nice looking school and some of the teachers are great but the corporation says one thing then changes it's minds. This school corporation needs change and I hope it comes soon.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 16, 2004

Edgewood is a beautiful school with a wonderful principal and teachers. I would like to see the school be accessible to ALL children. I have a child that is AUTISTIC that has to go to another school in a different city. I have four children and the other 3 go to Edgewood. I would love to have all of my children go to the same school and not have to worry about sending my child with special needs on a very long bus ride to another school. I would like to see Edgewood have a program and a teacher to provide an education to ALL of the children in their district! I may not see my child get to go to Elwood schools, but maybe others will. Elwood should try to keep their students here in Elwood!!
—Submitted by a parent


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

Grade level

English/Language Arts

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

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
68%

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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 72%
Hispanic 10% 10%
Multiracial 3% 4%
American Indian 0% 0%
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 75%N/A46%
Special education 18%N/A14%
English learners 4%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Beverly Groover
Fax number
  • (765) 552-2826

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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940 North 19th Street
Elwood, IN 46036
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Phone: (765) 552-7381

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