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4401 East 62nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220

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(317) 259-5401
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January 06, 2015
This is my first year at EW and can say I am surprised by the amount of interaction, commitment, honesty, caring and availability provided by the teachers. As the School Safety Officer this help me in tremendously in preparing students and staff to be mindful of safety and security and being a TEAM player when it comes to safety. As I tell the students very often "I need you to be the solution to the problem not part of it". The students respect when the staff is honest and up front with them. And that expectation is shown from the top down.

- submitted by a teacher

January 05, 2015
We are a highly rigorous school district that provides learning opportunities for all abilities and ages.

- submitted by a teacher

January 05, 2015
Eastwood is a great school school in a supportive community. The Eastwood staff embraces the very diverse learners that they serve. They provide excellent educational programming for all students; however, with more state funding, they could provide even more opportunities for students beyond the traditional school day.

- submitted by a teacher

January 05, 2015
My daughter is currently a senior. She attended Eastwood when it was good. My son is now an 8th grader and I'd say Eastwood is way above "good". Block scheduling at EW has enabled teachers to really build relationships and bond with the children in their classes. My daughter sometimes felt like the teachers didn't even know who she was...but my son feels very connected and appreciates that teachers know and care about him. Now that EW is an IB school, I think things will continue to get better and better! I appreciate all that the teachers and administrators do to make Eastwood great!

- submitted by a parent

January 05, 2015
Eastwood is part of Washington Township Schools located in Indianapolis, IN. Washington Township has been a standard bearer for excellence in education throughout the state of Indiana for decades. Students are challenged academically, nurtured socially, and supported by dedicated and committed staff. Parents of the Washington Township community along with community leaders have provided over $4million to support innovation in the classroom through the Washington Township Schools Foundation. Washington Township is dedicated to the education of the whole child. All students in grades K-10 are provided a second language learning experience. Opportunities for students to experience leadership and community service are embedded in the culture of this diverse and exceptional district.

- submitted by a community member

January 04, 2015
Eastwood Middle School works diligently to serve a very diverse population of learners as we implement an inquiry based framework through out IB philosophy. Performance on state assessments continues to improve as we experience higher growth and achievement for students.

- submitted by a teacher

January 02, 2015
Outstanding staff with supportive parents that creates a wonderful learning environment for students! Washington Township Schools are one of few public school districts in the nation offering International Baccalaureate (IB) to all students in all schools!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
December 30, 2014
Eastwood Middle School, an International Baccalaureate World School, is located in the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township (MSDWT), and is situated in the northern section of Indianapolis, Indiana and Marion County. It is a dynamic community with broad diversity in cultures, religions, ethnic groups, races and socioeconomic levels. MSDWT has been an educational leader in Indiana for the last forty years. We hope that beyond this website, you will visit the MSD of Washington Township website at http://www.msdwt.k12.in.us/ where you can also access the Eastwood Middle School website, and every website of each of our seven elementary schools, three middle schools, and North Central High School. Beyond our websites, we invite you to plan a visit to any one of our schools, and see firsthand why Washington Township schools are superior schools, in a supportive community. Eastwood Middle School offers a comprehensive educational curriculum with special activities and programs geared to provide enrichment, exploration, and instructional support for students. Eastwood is also proud to provide excellent opportunities for students to participate in outstanding performing arts, fine arts, academic teams, publications, athletics, and other student activities. Very valuable to the administration, is the role that parents have always played in the operations of our school through a very supportive Parent Teacher Organizations (PTO). All Eastwood Middle School graduates attend the MSDWT flagship high school, North Central. North Central High School has the finest high school curriculum in the State of Indiana. It annually produces the highest number of students taking Advanced Placement exams and scoring high enough to earn college credits. North Central High School was the first high school in Indiana to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. The high school also offers programs that allow students to earn the North Central Academic Honor Diploma and the Indiana Academic Honors Diploma. North Central High School also has the distinction of being Indiana s number two high school in the number of Indiana athletic championships. The MSDWT provides quality education in award winning schools built on a foundation of outstanding educators, administrators, school board members, and supportive parents. Our vision is Superior Schools in a Supportive Community. Come and experience excellence in education, today in our school district.

- submitted by a school leader

January 26, 2013
Too much drama and the teachers here....OMG i hate most of them (except Mr. Mitchell) ok but the acedemics are awesome i guess... bye

- submitted by a community member

November 26, 2012
Eastwood Middle School has been a wonderful surprise for this mom. With one child who is now a 7th grader & another who'll be entering next year, I can compare & contrast my apprehensions about my oldest child's first days at Eastwood with the excitement I feel now for my younger daughter next year. The school is rather small; very simply laid out.We felt a warmth & sense of welcoming I just never had associated with the idea of "middle school." But that's Eastwood. Not that the curriculum isn't rigorous. Eastwood is an IB school & Principal Matt Kaiser & his staff ask no more of the students than they ask of themselves. & they ask A LOT of themselves.I volunteer a few hours, weekly & I see only part of what these men & women put into their days, nights & wknds on the students' behalf. It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a group of people who give above & beyond to make a public school this good.In my 2 years of being an Eastwood parent, I've met many such teachers & staff. We're a family of Chinese Americans.My daughter had to deal with racial taunting in another school.There have been NO such incidents at Eastwood where my daughter feels, in her words,"at home."

- submitted by a parent

May 21, 2010
Great opportunities, great faculty, great kids. We have two very advanced children, and the school has done anything we have asked to challenge them and provide them with the resources they need. They faculty is good at differentiation of instruction

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2009
The teachers are dedicated, caring, and knowledgable. The administration seems Intelligent, committed, and keenly interested in making the school better. A public school in a township whose demographics have become quite mixed socioeconomically, Eastwood, like the Washington Township school district in general, has worked hard to change with its shifting student population, and to keep up with the latest in pedagogical methods. The faculty does a good job with discipline, which, as we all know, is never easy. The school, incidentally, is underrated--a lot better than its GreatSchools ranking of 6 out of 10.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 15, 2009
ive been going to eastwood for 3 years this is unfotunatly my last year here the schools great and i love it this is the school for me i wouldnt have it and other way and the football program is great!

- submitted by a student

July 21, 2009
My daughter went somewhere else and she was getting d's now that she goes to eastwood she has been getting c's b's and some a's.

- submitted by a parent

October 17, 2008
I have only been attenting Eastwood Middle School for nine weeks, but already, I feel like it's been all three years. Even though I'm only a sixth grader, I still have almost as many opportunities as even eighth graders! I love all of my teachers, and our assistant principals. I have made lots of new friends, and had a great time. The building even sets a good vibe because of how clean and beautiful it is!

- submitted by a student
no rating
November 26, 2007
I think they need more resoures for child with disabilites. And better programs for them. Teachers need to learn about didabilites so they can better help children.

- submitted by a parent

September 18, 2006
I Diddio the previous comments/reviews made. Eastwood staff seem to really care about the students and their future. I feel the curriculum maybe tough, but if students are to be college bound, this is a good start for college. Overall, I think WTS is the best.

- submitted by a parent

August 23, 2006
My son just transferred to Eastwood Middle School- and I cannot tell you how glad I am! The teachers and principal are responsive to parents and really care about the students. Thank you Eastwood!

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2005
Our child is an 8th grade student on the Gold Star team. We couldn't ask for a better group of professionals to teach our child. The curriculum is challenging and is definitely preparing our child for high school next year. This is our second child at Eastwood and we have been very pleased with the most of the teachers we have encountered. Plenty of chances for parent involvement as well. Our 8th grader often makes positive comments about how much she appreciates her teachers. Of course, she has her favorites. But all in all, she is enthusiastic about her school and has obtained a great level of confidence there. The performing arts program is particularly well-run. Both of our kids participated in the music program, both band, orchestra and choir. The teachers there care and it is very much appreciated. Thank you, Eastwood!

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2005
I am a student at Eastwood and I love it! There are so many oppurtunities for me and other other students! I am an 8th Grade student on the Blue Star team. I have so many good teachers that are wonderful at what they do!I love Eastwood and I'm sad Because I have to leave next Year and i really don't want to! If you are thinking about putting your child into Eastwood You are making the right choice!

- submitted by a student

January 18, 2005
Four Star School again! Eastwood exceeds in meeting all expectations for our family and many others. Quality of academic programs - excellent. Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities - excellent. Parent-teacher involvement - excellent.

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2004
My son just started at this middle school. He enjoys it so much! The teachers are wonderful! I was nervous about the transfer to middle school but this school has a great system in place for the kids. I will never take my children out of Washington Township!

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2003
Eastwood is a great school. My child has ben going here and she loves it. I've met all the teachers she has ever had and the teachers do provide a safe and likeable enviroment for my child.

- submitted by a community member

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Eastwood Middle School
4401 East 62nd Street, Indianapolis, IN  46220
(317) 259-5401
Last modified Eastwood Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Eastwood Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top