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Francis W. Parker School 56 1

Posted December 16, 2015
- a parent
This used to be a wonderful school with a strong family and community feeling. Recently there has been a lot of turnover. The principal has been very disrespectful to me as a parent. I would not recommend this school.

Francis W. Parker School 56 4

Posted May 15, 2014
- a parent
I have been so impressed with this school and the faculty. My twins started pre-K at School 56 and have learned so, so much, both socially and academically. I love the Montessori combined classroom approach that lets the children achieve and acquire skills that they might not otherwise be exposed to until next year. I do think communication with parents could be better in terms of opportunities for parent involvement or volunteer opportunities during the school day or week.

Francis W. Parker School 56 1

Posted May 05, 2014
- a parent
Can not stand the principal of this school. She has no respect for parents or teachers.

Francis W. Parker School 56 5

Posted September 04, 2012
- a community member
By the way i wrote the review where i attended from '97-01' and i was trying to put in five stars for excellent but for some reason the computer wasn't letting me so yes it is 5 STARS as in excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Francis W. Parker School 56 5

Posted February 14, 2005
- a student
I attended this school as a student from 1989-1996 and can attest to the fact that it is an amazing school. Much of the staff is still the same, and they are truly exceptional educators. I am now a junior in college and a firm believer in a Montessori education. I am not sure where I would be without school #56, but I do not believe I would be as critical a thinker, or as conscious a citizen had I not attended such an amazing school.

Francis W. Parker School 56 5

Posted March 16, 2004
- a parent
My daughter has a bad attention problem. I felt like alot of schools had given up, yet when I enrolled her at 56, I was surprised. The teachers and the principal are so understanding and caring, that I was amazed I was in an inner-city school. The atmosphere and strong leadership skills are wonderful. I highly recommend this school to anyone.

Francis W. Parker School 56 4

Posted February 18, 2004
- a parent
For being an inner city school, this is an astonishingly good application of the Montessori philosophy, dealing as well as possible with the challenges offered by their environment.

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Francis W. Parker School 56
2353 N. Columbia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN  46205
(317) 226-4256
Last modified Francis W. Parker School 56 is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Francis W. Parker School 56 Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top