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Sharp Creek Elementary School

Public | 4-6 | 242 students

 

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Posted December 10, 2009

Sharpcreek Elem. is to be commended for their excellent Science Programs and educational trips offered their students. I have never known a school with so many educational experiences offered to the students. For the families who cannot afford these experiences, it is something they will cherish forever. When I see the teachers/sponsors and the students still smiling at the end of a trip, it makes me proud of the staff and programs at the School. Please do whatever you can to continue your programs...Grandma


Posted June 10, 2009

I did my student teaching in the school and absolutely loved the students, staff and community! I feel in love with the whole community!


Posted March 31, 2007

We have just moved into this school district and I think already my son is ahead of where he had been at his last school. They are more advanced at Sharpcreek than they are at WC Mills.
—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 84% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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86%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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71%

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80%

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86%

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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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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82%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
82%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
85%
Social Studies

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
72%
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 78% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%
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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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

Below Average

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 95% 72%
American Indian 2% 0%
Hispanic 2% 10%
Multiracial 1% 4%
Asian 0% 2%
Black 0% 12%
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 43%N/A46%
Special education 15%N/A14%
English learners 0%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Jay Snyder
Fax number
  • (260) 569-6841

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Wabash, IN 46992
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