Students enrolled 475
Hours no info
School leader Mr Scott Hufford
Transportation options no info
District Portage Township Schools
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6161 Old Porter Road
Portage, IN 46368

(219) 763-8020
(219) 764-6592
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5 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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July 28, 2014
I love Crisman. The principal should be cloned. He is very mild mannered and my daughter loves him. She is a very out-going and active. The teachers are great, work to keep you informed on your child's progress and challenges.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2013
Crisman is working hard to make sure that students are learning in all areas of the curriculum. Students are required to do homework each evening and are required to read. I think that the school is doing a great job of finding materials that students are interested in and are challenging. Students are following the common core standards in all grades. I think that parents are excited to have their students attend a school where everyone is valued!

- submitted by a teacher
September 24, 2013
Crisman is a wonderful school. All of the teachers care about each of there students. It is more like a family environment. They make learning fun. I have an Autistic child and Crisman helped him to flourish. I have two kids and Crisman has made them go from average to an high achieving student. Crisman instills Asset Building giving the kids the foundation they need to become thriving adults.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2012
Our son attends first grade & his brother will be in kindergarten this fall (2012). The principal, Mr. Hufford, always takes the time to talk to us at school functions, not just to say hello. We can tell how much he cares about our son, and every student at Crisman. This also shows up with all the staff. From the teachers, teachers assistants, secretaries, & Maryann the bus driver. Crisman is a great school. Mr. Hufford & the staff are doing an excellent job & it shows in how much our son has excelled. Mike & Marie

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2008
This is my son's first year at Crisman. He is in second grade. This school has very high standards and expectations out of their students. My son attended 2 other schools in the Portage Township district and I can say this is the best and most challenging school so far. Excellent staff; from his teacher,the principal, the school advisor, and secretarial staff

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September 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2007
i am so happy with this school, we moved here from florida and they really treat my child very good, from the secrtary to the principal and the teachers are wonderful.

- submitted by a teacher
March 11, 2005
Wonderful School! Excellent staff, from the principal to the teachers, even the secretary. My son is in the RISE program, so this isn't the school my other chilren attend, but overall, Portage Township schools are great!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2004
My son has attended this school for both 4th and 5th grade. I feel this is the best grade school in the township. Great teachers, wonderful, school-wide adittude is had by all. Excellent learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
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Crisman Elementary School
6161 Old Porter Road, Portage, IN  46368
(219) 763-8020
Last modified Crisman Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Crisman Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 9 reviews.