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Saint Peter'S Lutheran School

Private | K-8 | 197 students

 

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Posted November 10, 2010

I went to St Peters from 1st grade to 8th grade. I graduated in 1994. St Peters is an excellent school. I ended up graduating from an ivy league university and credit my foundation from St Peters. I now have my own business. Its a small school and the students really get indivdual attention. It pays off!


Posted September 30, 2009

I am a student at St. Peter's, and I love my school because the students are so nice and we get to use computers all the time! I think you should give St. Peter's a chance!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 11, 2009

Fort Wayne is lucky to have such an amazing parochial school system. St. Peter's truly contributes to the excellence in education. I have 3 children at St. Pete's now. The curriculum is tough, I'll admit, but I really feel like my kids will be able to compete at the next level once they get to high school. The faculty is experienced and devoted to the students. Parental involvement is highly encouraged, but not mandatory. This school really encourages a family-like atmosphere. Want to be involved? There is always a spot for you to help! Be prepared for serious homework once your child hits 2nd or 3rd grade.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 1, 2006

I have three children at St. Peter's. The education they recieve is excellent! The special attention my children recieve is beyond compare. The teacher's, for the most part, are very loving, caring and practice forgiveness in the classroom. With the cost of tuition rising steadily here every year, I am afraid they will be pricing some families out the door to lower tuition Lutheran schools or public schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

The choice to go to St Peter's was the best decisions we made for our children. The teachers at our school have given more of themselves than just coming to a job! A wonderful school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2003

St.Peters really cares about its students. The children learn beyond the scope of what I have expected. Though they have way too much homework! Parents are also expected to take interest in all aspects of schooling, and that has been a good practice for our family!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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.

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Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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89%

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Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Social Studies

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

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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85%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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89%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
89%
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 74% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
68%
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 76% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 81% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
81%
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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 70% in 2013.

10 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

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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

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 94% 74%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Black 2% 12%
American Indian N/A 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 2%
Hispanic N/A 7%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2009-2010

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
English learners 0%N/AN/A
Special education 5%N/AN/A
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 8%N/AN/A
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Mr Tyler Kopp
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Lutheran church - missouri synod
Fax number
  • (260) 749-9967

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7810 Maysville Road
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