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Maxwell Intermediate School

Public | 4-6 | 505 students

 
 

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5 stars

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Posted August 1, 2013

Maxwell / my school is the best, They have amazing inter-active teachers that help us learn a lot, & never leaves any of us behind. Me & my friends are doing amazing & we all have an A. I think my school deserves that 5,000 dollars.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 4, 2006

My son just transferred into Maxwell Middle School this year from a middle school in Indianapolis. I expected a little more personal treatment than I have witnessed thus far, but, on a positive note, I have seen a change in his attitude. I think some of the teachers tend to label students, rather than put forth an effort to reach them. Overall, I would have to say the move has been a positive one.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 84% in 2013.

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

160 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
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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.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
n/a
Social Studies

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

167 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
n/a
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.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
72%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

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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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

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Reading growth at this school

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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
White 94% 72%
Hispanic 2% 10%
Multiracial 2% 4%
Asian 1% 2%
American Indian 0% 0%
Black 0% 12%
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 32%N/A46%
Special education 17%N/A14%
English learners 1%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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102 North Main Street
Maxwell, IN 46154
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Phone: (317) 326-3121

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