Advertisement

GreatSchools Rating

Shenandoah Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 628 students

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 
Last modified
Community Rating

4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
No new ratings
2013:
No new ratings
2012:
No new ratings
2011:
Based on 1 rating

Sweep tile
No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) on April 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 on April 30, 2014 (the “Promotion Period”). Open to legal residents of the U.S. and D.C., 13 years and older. Each school that receives a new, published review will get one (1) entry into the sweepstakes, up to ten (10) entries throughout the Promotion Period. See the Official Rules for details. Sponsor: GreatSchools, 1999 Harrison St., Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612.

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

5 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted August 7, 2011

Shenandoah's teachers are always encouraging the kids to do their very best. They help the kids when they're struggling and makes sure the parents know what's going on academically as well as socially with their kids. Their will be a new principal this year that I believe will do an awesome job, and we always rank high in our test scores.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

I love SES My daughter has nothing but good things to say about her teachers and classmates!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2006

I've had my child and foster children in this school system over three years, and couldn't have been happier with the teachers nor the principal. Only complaint is the frequent PBA days that one has to find a sitter for the kids. Would love to see latch key come to the school. The curriculum and the after school activities are superior to the other small county school we lived at previously. Most important, my child is happy with Shenandoah.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 5, 2005

S.E.S. has some wonderful teachers. My son has ADHT and his grades are a B average. When he was in first grade he was failing. That is rough to be so young and failing already. They brought in a wonderful teacher that had him getting A's in six weeks. I have met most of the teachers and the staff at S.E.S. and as long as their is a good teacher and parent communication your child will soar to the top with their grades. I do know parents that have trouble communicating, but that is only a few. I wouldn't send my child to any other school. He is has the best teachers and he really enjoys school. When the children lost their music, art, and gym I wasn,t to pleased they even lost a recess. Everyone needs a break to function. My personal opinion,I think S.E.S is the best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 17, 2005

This school once was outstanding but many of the great teachers resigned, retired, or died! The principals have never been any good but the teachers were awesome. The principals have provided no help at all to my child's teachers or me.
—Submitted by a parent


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.

About these ratings

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.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
79%
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.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
Social Studies

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

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
77%

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

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "A".

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

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.

 
Average

Test score rating
Student growth rating

1-3 Below Average

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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

The graphs below compare this school's results in each area to other schools in the district and state.

Test score rating 20131What's this?

Test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in the state.

Close
This school
District
State
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Student growth rating 20132What's this?

Student growth rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time. Specifically, the rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on reading and math assessments during the past year or more.

Close
This school
District
State
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

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
White 96% 72%
Multiracial 3% 4%
American Indian 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Black 0% 12%
Hispanic 0% 10%
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 45%N/A46%
Special education 19%N/A14%
English learners 0%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Brent Kinsey
Fax number
  • (765) 354-3102

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem

Apply

 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Apply now
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

5256 North Raider Road
Middletown, IN 47356
Website: Click here
Phone: (765) 354-6636

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools







ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT