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5650 Mann Road
Indianapolis, IN 46221

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(317) 856-4100
(317) 856-2183
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August 26, 2015
Spending over an hour doing homework with my 2nd grader(which he still struggles with) after he's been in school for a full day is not my idea of a good school or productive education. Why am I sending him to school if I have to do all the work? What are these lazy teachers getting paid for...babysitting? No wonder the highest ranking out here is a 5 out of 10...isn't that failing? Prime example: First week of school, I worked diligently with my son, just to help him adjust and make sure he was on track. I tested him every night, made him spell his words everyday and even verbally tested him(which btw was not required and took an excessive amount of time and effort on his part)...he passed with a B. The next week: I figure, it's a bit overwhelming and he also has chores, dinnertime, chilltime and bathtime to deal with before 930p. He should be learning and reviewing consistently in class anyway...he got a D. I have no problem helping my children with their studies but when it is obvious that the only true learning they are getting is with me, that just becomes ridiculous! If you're looking for a good education for your growing children, don't move to Decatur Township or send them to a Charter school. This school system is failing our children and ultimately failing the future of our country.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
August 26, 2015
They're either overwhelmed by their students or passive with parents. I've never met a teacher that genuinely seemed to love their job in this township.

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Amount of homework: Too much
August 26, 2015
I am a firm believer in education but when it feels like I am teaching my children instead of merely reviewing with them, it is apparent that time is being wasted at school and in class.

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Develops grit: Strongly disagree
August 26, 2015
The schools in this District are concerned about the outward appearance and how they're seen by sites like this, not the student population as a whole.

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Develops respect: Disagree
August 26, 2015
If you only celebrate holidays and teach history of the majority, that doesn't teach respect but encourages ignorance and intolerance.

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Develops empathy: Disagree
August 26, 2015
My children have experienced racism from other students and there has been no recourse. The students continue to be able to do whatever they want and this makes my student feel as if no one cares.

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Develops honesty: Disagree
August 26, 2015
I think this school promotes unfair treatment of students and a lack of understanding with regard to ethnicity.

- submitted by a parent

May 13, 2015
I'm a previous student here, but this school is the best school you could ever be at! The teachers are amazing if they are mean its just them not wanting us to fail. They guide you to the next steps of life and school! They definitely know how to teach, I've learned so much more than school is for teaching. This is definitely the school to be!

- submitted by a community member

January 15, 2015
The Blue Academy is a great school. They care about each and every student. The run a STEM program that promotes math and science to help children be prepared for their future.

- submitted by a community member

November 18, 2014
They really care about the children and their education. I am very pleased with the way they have helped my child

- submitted by a parent

May 01, 2014
If your kids are good kids, they will do well here. If they aren't.....Well, you may need to be the room parent.

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no rating
March 02, 2009
The blue Academy is the worst school my kids been in. Very few Teachers care about the kids. The princepal let's the kids get away with thing they should not get away with and yet he get's kids in trouble that did minor things. He does not follow thru with things that he told me he would do. I do not feel that my kids are safe in that school, and I do not trust most of the staff in that school. I feel like any of the staff will say anything just to keep me happy at the time and to get me of there back. I can not wait until we are done with this school. The only good thing in this school is the Band program.

- submitted by a parent
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What makes us special? We posed this question to a few experts in our building, sixth graders. “They help us when we need help. They make learning fun. They care about us and it shows. Teachers stay in contact with our parents. Our teachers believe in us. Our principal encourages us to do our best. The Blue Academy staff is optimistic and they make it a great learning environment.” We care. We want what's best for our students. We are improving the community, one student at a time!


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Blue Academy
5650 Mann Road, Indianapolis, IN  46221
(317) 856-4100
Last modified Blue Academy is a Public school that serves grades 1-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Blue Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top