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Schererville, IN
Students enrolled: 537

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1824 Cline Avenue
Schererville, IN 46375

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(219) 322-5335
(219) 865-4426
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June 03, 2014
My daughter has been a student at Peifer since 1st grade; she is now headed to middle school. She has loved her time there and learned a great deal. I have no complaints about the academics. The staff, from the principal down to the janitorial staff, is wonderful with only a few exceptions. What I have appreciated most about Peifer is the school definitely attempts to foster a sense of community. Although parent involvement has diminished over the last few years, with fewer parents volunteering, the school/PTO keeps putting on great events for families such as the Fun Fair, Evening with Santa, and the Ice Cream Social.

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October 24, 2013
My school Peifer Elementary is an awesome school. Everyone from the principle to the cafeteria staff has made my children feel welcome. Their teachers are smart and has help my children tremendously. I would recommend everyone possible to enroll their hearts in this school. Great job,,, Thankful and appreciative parent

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April 24, 2010
A fantastic combination of great teachers, great staff, great parents, and most of all - great students!

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October 07, 2009
Peifer Elementary is a wonderful school. The principal hands down is beyond fantastic!!! He is assertive but considerate and has a great sense of humor. The other teachers are all personable and show a real committment in teaching our children!

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October 01, 2008
thid is the greatest most caring school I have experienced with my special needs daughter.

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February 22, 2008
I think Peifer is an outstanding school, very impressed by the quality of learning my daughter is in Kindergarten and has learned so much i feel that other schools in the area still focus on preschool activities and Peifer is very much focused on education and learning things in the proper order. Great school !

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October 22, 2007
I feel that Peifer School is one of the best elementary schools in the area. The Principal and staff are great with students and parents alike. Most of the teachers are concerned with the students and their needs, academically and personally. The assistance provided to special needs children through the WestLake Program is exceptional, with a strong teaching staff and caring assistants. I have been involved with school systems in this area, both private and public for over 25 years as a parent and grandparent and I say,'Great job!'

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August 19, 2007
We are about to begin our fourth year at Peifer, and from the start I've been impressed with the quality of education in comparison with other area schools. Our principle is concerned with all areas of student life from academic to social and does everything within his power to promote a safe and friendly environment for his students. I'm very pleased with Peifer School.

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July 31, 2007
I would have to agree that it would be best to stay very aware of what is happening at Peifer School. The principal is much more concerned with tooting his own horn than realizing there are sometimes serious issues to address. I didn't believe it until I experienced it first hand.

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April 06, 2007
I am a parent concern with quality education and positive environment that's culturally sensitive with dedicated and knowledgable teacher's all of which I found at Peifer. My children have been at Peifer for over five years and very please with their academic performance and quality of education and professionalism of staff. The priniciple is awesome and concerns with providing an excellent educational/academic envirnoment. Thanks to the principle and teachers at Peifer for you commitment our children and their education. Mrs. Linda Black

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February 24, 2007
I think this is a great school. We moved here in 05 and I had 2 kids in this school and was very pleased. The teachers and staff are wonderful. The principal is the nicest principal I have ever met and is very involved with students and parents.

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August 08, 2005
I am very saddened to read the only two reviews for our school. I feel they do not reflect the positive environment I have expirenced for the last five years in the school. I currently have three children at Peifer and am very pleased with the staff including our principal. I feel the teachers are very accessible for problems as well as guidance for homework help. Our principal is very visible and approachable. Perhaps the previous reviews were a result of unresolved issues with the school. That is a shame because I feel Peifer School is as strong asset to the Lake Central School system.

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April 05, 2005
I would just like to say if you have a child at this school,PLEASE stay very involved with what's going on and don't be afraid to ask questions.

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January 25, 2004
'It is my past experience that the Principal Leadership at this school is by far below the standards you might expect at this grade level. If I had to send my child to this school I would think twice. If I had no other choice I would be as involved as possible at the school to make sure my child is on track and safe. '

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Peifer Elementary School
1824 Cline Avenue, Schererville, IN  46375
(219) 322-5335
Last modified Peifer Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Peifer Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top