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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Somewhat effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered Parent (1 response)
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There are 19 reviews about all of the school topics.

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Tindley Preparatory Academy
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted June 09, 2016
- a parent
Scholars have endless support from teachers and staff to reach their personal goals. They set and achieve high goals year after year because they believe all scholars deserve the best education possible. Scholars struggle with the accelerateday curriculum, but teachers have hours after school for tutoring and academic enhancement. Scholars only fail when they give up on themselves.

Tindley Preparatory Academy
Develops honesty: Agree

Posted June 09, 2016
- a parent
The school holds scholars accountable for poor choices and praises them for good ones. Every opportunity is a learning experience and scholars are encouraged to view they own self conduct as a representation of their family, country, and school.

Tindley Preparatory Academy 4

Posted June 09, 2016
- a parent
I understand that many parents have had poor experiences with the current administration. However, I believe that the school has a bright future as new leadership is taking over. The teachers are dedicated and willing to work with students before and after school and on weekends. They take students to events off campus and encourage scholars to engage with their own communities. The academic rigor and growth continue to speak for themselves on standardized tests. The Tindley system isn't for everyone. It takes a village to raise young men into leaders, scholars, and future role models. It only works if the parents and family are on board. It's not an easy school, but it sets young men up for success in theit future academic and extracurricular endeavors like no other school in the area could offer.

Tindley Preparatory Academy 2

Posted May 01, 2016
- a parent
While the concept of this school is great, the actual implementation falls short. It is a culture of adults bullying children and belittling parents. My son and his friends are very nice young men - courteous and well-mannered and definitely interested in getting a good education. Unfortunately, most of the administration's time is spent is trying to catch these young men doing something wrong. As another parent stated, it is very much as if they are in the prison system already, rather than young men attempting to get an education. My husband and I recently attended a parents' meeting to discuss concerns with Ms. Marshall, the new Chancellor. While it appeared that she was very interested in everything the parents had to say, the atmosphere and culture of the school actually worsened after the meeting. It left the impression that the children of the parents who spoke up are actually being penalized for their frank and honest expressions of dissatisfaction and frustration. My child will not attend this school next year because I do not want him to emulate the behaviors that he is seeing adults display in this environment.

Tindley Preparatory Academy
Grateful to: Parent

Posted May 01, 2016
- a parent
Parent was supportive when my child was struggling and made me feel welcome at a time when the school leaders were doing absolutely nothing but adding to my burden as a parent.

Tindley Preparatory Academy
Develops grit: Neutral

Posted May 01, 2016
- a parent
It promotes an atmosphere of survival - much like caging a bunch of animals and then torturing them day by day until they either wither away to nothing or become combative.

Tindley Preparatory Academy
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted May 01, 2016
- a parent
Any respect which the students show is the result of intimidation and bullying. Adults need to gain respect - something this administration will never do with their childish and outrageous behavior.

Tindley Preparatory Academy
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted May 01, 2016
- a parent
Tindley promotes an environment of adult bullying. There is no compassion, caring, or empathy toward the students or the parents.

Tindley Preparatory Academy
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted May 01, 2016
- a parent
It does not promote these attributes in its students because the adults in the environment do not exemplify honesty, integrity, and fairness.

Tindley Preparatory Academy 5

Posted March 15, 2015
- a parent
Tinley Prep Academy is a school of excellence. The school structure instills in the sons of excellence self control and self discipline...qualities these young men will utilize throughout their lives. I'm impressed with the academic structure as well. I believe this is the best inner city school in the community.

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Tindley Preparatory Academy
4010 N Sherman Drive, Indianapolis, IN  46226
(317) 777-6290
Last modified Tindley Preparatory Academy is a Charter school that serves grades 5-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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