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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very ineffective (1 response)
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Westfield Intermediate School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
There is no evidence that the school is making an effort to develop determination or any other character traits / virtues in its students. The lack of moral/character teachings has an effect on other students, and WWS should rethink its approaches to teaching ethical and determined positive behavior.

Westfield Intermediate School
Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
No. The school has not shown evidence of interest or development of a plan to begin to instill respect or any other character traits / virtues in its students. It is an unsafe, frustrating and sad place for some students.


Westfield Intermediate School
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
The school has not demonstrated the interest or any visible curriculum or methods to help students to develop compassion, caring, and empathy in its students. There are some kind and polite students but they are squelched.

Westfield Intermediate School
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
This school does not show any kind of a plan or method to develop honesty, integrity and fairness in its students.

Westfield Intermediate School 1

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
Bullying. Verbal and physical harassment. Pushing, kicking, grabbing, cussing, insults, making fun of those who don't have the right shoes and "stuff." Some of the teachers do nothing to ensure the safety of the students in their care. They stand or sit right there while students do and say rude, vulgar, sexual, or demeaning things to and about other students. Administration takes a soft approach - lets most of it slide - minimizes it or promises changes but never follows through. Communication between parents & teachers is nil. The buses are a nightmare. Upper grades are permitted to ride home with elementary students. That's a mistake. They should not be around the younger kids. Again, no serious measures are taken to fix the problems.


Westfield Intermediate School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
No. There is nothing but damage control going on there. No effective programs to develop student virtues. Bullies and rude/immoral students get a pass. NO school safety. NO effective ways of dealing with bullying. The bus is a total nightmare. Parents are minimized and devalued. The rating is undeserved. The principal is UNINVOLVED. Yes. UNINVOLVED. It is truly sad, and I hope more people speak up about WWS, which are NOT what they are cracked up to be.

Westfield Intermediate School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
TERRIBLE. The teachers do not do what they should do, and they say and do what they should not do. They are jaded, burnt out, and just punching a time card. They are uncaring, compassionate, and are uninterested in accommodating children with learning disabilities. It is an unsafe place physically and emotionally.

Westfield Intermediate School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted May 20, 2016
- a parent
No. The school piles it on all at once, and does not teach students how to break it up into smaller parts.


Westfield Intermediate School 5

Posted October 13, 2014
- a parent
I moved here 7yrs ago. My son started at first grade here in Westfield and is currently in the intermediate school. I have been through some issues because it came to found out my son has an IEP. With that said, the counselors, teachers, principals, have went above and beyond to help me and my son. I have a child going into their special needs program at age 3 with autism and fragile x. I have been told they are not great teachers for my 3yr old. with severe special needs, that they are quote "off the hook." Again, you cannot just get into these schools even coming from Purdue, it is not easy and the turn over rate for teachers is very low here. -My sons math teacher is from Butler University who is using the tools she learned from there and applying them. Ex; my 5th grader is using a pen in math. Reason? She says the brain is trained to make less mistakes with a pen knowing they cannot erase, plus she knows pupils issues when can't erase. Great teaching. Amazing school system, if you show the teachers you care, they are there for you. First hand experience. I am poor, single mom and would not live here if it was not for the school system.

Westfield Intermediate School 5

Posted January 15, 2014
- a parent
One of the best experiences my children have had. The administration and teachers are compassionate and caring. The teachers are very fair and hold high expectations for all students.

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Westfield Intermediate School
326 West Main Street, Westfield, IN  46074
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. (317) 867-6500
Last modified Westfield Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 5-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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