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Anna Brochhausen Elementary School 88

Public | K-6 | 330 students

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Posted August 5, 2013

Worst School by far.... I am looking into the Irvington Charter School but unfortunately there is a wait list!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2009

this a wonderful school, I would like to see more parents into what their kids are doing. Caring goes a long way. The teachers can't be parents too. Keep up the good work!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 19, 2005

The Nursing Staff is the best, as far as parent teacher communication is very low, progress reports-none, midterm grade reports-no explination as to why a child has a grade in a subject. Example-my son at midterm grades is getting c's & d's but there is NO explination as to why he is getting these grades. There are no weekely newsletters that are sent home to inform parents of up and coming events at the school. As far as parent involvement I'm not sure but it would be nice to know. If the principal is not there there is NO one that will make dicisions as to important thing, that need to be handled at the time.
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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.

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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.

47 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
36%
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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
41%
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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
51%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
74%
Social Studies

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

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
27%
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 "F".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "C".

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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4-7 Average

8-10 Above Average

 

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

Above 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
Black 62% 12%
White 22% 72%
Hispanic 11% 10%
Multiracial 5% 4%
American Indian 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
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 90%N/A46%
Special education 18%N/A14%
English learners 3%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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School basics

School start time
  • 9:15 a.m.
School end time
  • 3:50 p.m.
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Ms Betty Mcnamara
Fax number
  • (317) 226-3637

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Standards-based
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • None
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • None
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Remediation
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • None
Girls sports
  • None

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • None
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None
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5801 East 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218
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Phone: (317) 226-4288

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