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Grant Line School

Public | K-4 | 576 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted January 31, 2013

I went to Grant line from 2-5th and had a very good experience with the teachers, students, and of course the basketball and track program.


Posted December 19, 2012

My son has been here for 3 years now and I must say that I love this school! They have helped us through so much! I have worked closely with the principal, counselor, and teachers here trying to make the best path for meeting my son's needs. The principal hand picked his teacher for this year because he felt that my son would benefit from her teaching style and the counselor worked with us so much while addressing my child's special needs. I don't know any other school that would do so much to help their students/parents succeed! I love the school, principal, counselor, and teachers as they all go above and beyond!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2008

I am a new teacher in this building. I am so impressed with the facilities, staff, and family support at Grant Line. The students are extra special people, too! What a wonderful place to be.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 16, 2008

voted #1 with our family! Teachers & staff 'the best around' they go an xtra step! : )
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2007

We've had 3 daughters go through Grant Line. We think it is an excellent school overall! Our kids received a high quality education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2004

Its a nice school it gives good eduication and the teachers really good at teaching my child.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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88%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

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88%

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89%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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82%

2012

 
 
76%

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82%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
74%
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 "C".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "A".
  • 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

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

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Below 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 78% 72%
Black 9% 12%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Hispanic 4% 10%
Asian 2% 2%
American Indian 0% 0%
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 36%N/A46%
Special education 15%N/A14%
English learners 2%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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4811 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: (812) 949-4290

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