Students enrolled 918
Hours no info
School leader Ms Sharon Tucker
Transportation options Yes
District Paoli Community School Corporation
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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301 Elm Street
Paoli, IN 47454

(812) 723-3537
(812) 723-0384
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4 stars
Based on 11 ratings

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April 29, 2014
I feel my school is safe and my children are loved. I have children in 3 different classrooms and I know I can contact my childrens' teachers at any time and they always get back with me promptly and help create an action plan for academic and social issues.

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2014
My child has learning disability, and while he is provided with accommodations that I had to fight for, I am dissatisfied with interventions to keep him on track academically, as well as to improve his executive functioning needs. The school is not set up to work as a PLC or in teacher teams. Teachers are mostly on their own, and I don't see support in RTI to help kids who can't keep up. Teachers are paid by how well kids do on ISTEP, so that is a concern. The makes ISTEP an overly prominent focus. Students are pushed hard to keep up with common core standards, but the school pushes curriculum without helping kids master the basics first. I do a ton of remedial work with my son at home. Also, I'm not sure that the school knows what to do with parents who want to work in tandem with the school. I am extremely active in my son's remedial work and in getting supplementary testing and outside therapy. The school isn't set up to communicate smoothly with parents or to work in partnership to provide parents input and help. Active parents can be seen as intrusive, when we're simply concerned about kids not getting support they need. If I could find another school system, I would.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2011
I LOVE this school & it's very close knit, attentive faculty. I have access to my sons teacher, grades, & behavior at all times. And with the bully situation gaining severity all over the nation, I feels completely at ease sending my son to this school where they not only discourage such behavior, but also take the time to teach students how to effectively deal with and defuse high stress situations.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Throop is a top-notch school. Two of my children and two of my grandchildren are Throop Elementary graduates. The education they received while at Throop provided an excellent foundation for future eduction.

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no rating September 16, 2009
I went to elementary school there, worked at this school, sent my daughter to this school and soon will send my grandaughter, the best school in the world!!! All the staff are excellent and the facilty is excellent also!!!

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April 20, 2008
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January 02, 2006
As a former student and substitite of Throop Elementary, I feel that I have had ample opportunities to see this school really thrive. It's location is beautiful. Parent involvement is higher and better than it has ever been. The school itself is clean, safe, and well kept. The faculty and staff is the best I have ever worked with. As a child I never realized the wonderful education I was recieving but after attending college and majoring in elementrary and early childhood education, I now realize how fortunate I was to have such an experienced and caring group of teachers to learn from. Throop is by far the best elementary school I have ever been a part of. Congratulations of all of your achievements and keep up the great work guys!

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October 18, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2005
I attended Throop Elementary for my entire elementary career. Being an Elementary Education major myself, I can now see what a terrific school this one is. The class sizes are reasonable and there are many opportunities for children to succeed both inside and outside of the regular classroom.

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December 29, 2004
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Throop Elementary School
301 Elm Street, Paoli, IN  47454
(812) 723-3537
Last modified Throop Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Throop Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews.