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Wallace Aylesworth Elementary

Public | K-5 | 493 students

 

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Posted July 7, 2011

Wallace Aylesworth Elementary School was the greatest thing that my husband and I did for our son. His reading level go's up every week and that is great. We pulled him out of cps and put him in Aylesworth he went from 0.3 at the beginning of the year to 2.0 at the end of the year. You guy's are doing great Thank you
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2011

This is absolutely one of the best school is Portage. My daughter has went to two different schools in the district. This school has high expectations and challenges the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 15, 2008

My daughter attended this school for a year and it was great! Staff and teachers are excellent!
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Posted November 22, 2007

My children have been at Aylesworth going on three years. I have met teachers that really care about their students and their wellfare. When you walk into this school the faculty know you and your child's name and openly welcome parental involvment.
—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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
94%
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.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Social Studies

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

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
80%
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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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

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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 65% 72%
Hispanic 21% 10%
Black 10% 12%
Multiracial 4% 4%
American Indian 1% 0%
Asian 1% 2%
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 64%N/A46%
Special education 15%N/A14%
English learners 2%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms Debbra Slack
Fax number
  • (219) 764-6363

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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5910 Central Avenue
Portage, IN 46368
Phone: (219) 763-8010

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