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Greenwood Northeast Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 409 students

 

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Posted May 26, 2010

There are things that the school needs to work on. One thing that is definitely in their favor though is most of the teachers and staff really do care and want to do a good job.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 13, 2008

My son is in 2nd grade at Northeast and has been enrolled since kindergarten. My son has CP or cerebal palsey he is in a wheel chair and is not able to communicate verbally very much, but don't think he isn't smart. He has had the best teachers who work really hard to keep him very close to where he should be in school. Special Ed. Regular teachers, aids, speech, they are all outstanding.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2008

I am a parent who has had two children go through this school. Now my third child is there and things with the school are getting worse. All the focus is on the lower testing students. Any child that is gifted is not pushed and eventually becomes complacent with average. Test scores have fallen under the new principle over the last 2 years. Instead of wanting input and help from parents she has made a hostile environment with teachers and parents/pto. I am already in the process of moving to another gradeschool in the community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2008

I am a parent of a kindergartner, and a 2nd grader. The school has great teachers, and a wonderful Principal. There needs to be more parental involvement in the PTO. The reason for the low scores on tests is that the school has a lot of apartments in its area, and turnover is huge. Also there are a lot of kids who do not speak English as a first language. But if you are looking for a school where the teachers care, and the Principal cares then this is a great one.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2005

Northeast is a great school. I am accualy a child and have gone there myself. Northeast is an awesome school. They teach the kids to do many things. In music they have musical programs that are great and they are directed by Mrs. Akins. She is a fun, and loving teacher. Art is very interesting at Northeast. Almost every month they do at least one painting project. We don't have any sports teams but they are more focused on the education of the childeren. Now Northeast isn't the hightest of the schools but the teachers are great and they care more than any other teachers I know. I am in middle school at Greenwood Middle School and the staff and the teachers did a good job preparing us for 6th grade.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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79%

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72%

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Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

66 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 84% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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75%

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72%

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Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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66%

2012

 
 
69%

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70%

2010

 
 
74%
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.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
76%
Social Studies

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
60%
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

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "F".

About the tests


Indiana uses the A through F School Grading System to assess the overall performance of a school. For the 2011-2012 school year, schools were graded based on performance and participation levels in state standardized tests and student growth using the Indiana Growth Model. In addition, high schools were graded on four-year (on-time) graduation rates and college and career readiness indicators including Advanced Placment exam results and industry certification exam results.

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

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 69% 72%
Hispanic 22% 10%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Asian 3% 2%
Black 1% 12%
American Indian 0% 0%
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 78%N/A46%
Special education 12%N/A14%
English learners 17%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs Amy Sander
Fax number
  • (317) 889-4087

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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99 Crestview Drive
Greenwood, IN 46143
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