James B Eads Elementary School

Claimed
6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
14
Grades
K-5
Students
543
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Reading
89%
State avg: 84%
English
78%
State avg: 67%
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Science
81%
State avg: 69%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
55%
Hispanic
23%
Black
10%
Asian
7%
Two or more races
6%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 85%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood
8000 Jackson Avenue
Munster, IN 46321
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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