STEPHEN DECATUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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3425 FOLTZ ST
INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46221
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Phone: 317-241-0183
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 1st Grade - 6th Grade
  • District: M S D Decatur Township
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 85.5
  • Number Students: 513
  • Number Teachers: 32
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5109
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 40
  • Principal: Mr Robert Kehrein
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (5 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-12-04
    "STEPHEN DECATUR ELEMENTARY IS THE BEST SCHOOL I BELIEVE IN MARION COUNTY. FROM THE PRINCIPAL TO THE JANITORS THEY ALL CARE ABOUT THE STUDENTS"
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-10-30
    "I am a retired teacher from Stephen Decatur. I stay involved in this school by volunteering and substitute teaching. I disagree with the other 2 comments. I see the most dedicated, caring teachers and staff at SD. They are working long hours and weekends to help every child succeed. The demands on the staff and students from the testing is the issue. They have to cover so much curriculum and improve test scores or they lose funding. Did you know that two years ago they were an "A" school? What changed? The way the state measures growth in test scores. They don't compare the same students' growth the next year. They compare one year students' scores to the last years ' student scores. Public schools have lost tax payers money because it is now going to charter and private schools. Public schools educate every child that comes through the door. I am proud of the students and staff at Stephen Decatur. They work hard and deserve recognition that is based on fair universal evaluations, unlike charter schools."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-05-26
    "This school is not an academic school. Teachers are not happy at this school and it shows in their teaching. They say they have changed in the past 2 years, but it has been the same for 30 years!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-02-03
    "I am an unsatisfied parent who will be reoving my son from this school. Thier lesson plans do not spend enough time on each concept. Too confusing for a child at that stage of learning."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-08-06
    "I enjoyed seeing the one to one attention the school provides my child.Staff makes efforts to show the value of my child is ."
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