Northern Heights Elementary School

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5209 N State Road 109

Columbia City, IN 46725

(260) 691-2371

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Northern Heights Elementary School

If I could give this school a negative star I would! They really don't seem to be concerned when children are getting bullied. The recess teachers spend more time gabbing then actually watching the children. For your child's safety, please do not send your children to NHES.

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

want to say a big "Thank you" to Northern Heights Elementary; Mrs. Wolfe Kindergarten class for sending Hannah a bunch of Get Well Cards.

Posted by a parent on 03/25/13

I would never have my children go to any other school around here. NHES staff is very involved with the students and really do care about the children's education. When my son is unable to understand something each year, every teacher has been able to come up with something different to help him understand. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/24/10

Some good teachers, some more interested in their social standing than teaching. No challenge to students hardly at all. Constantly running fundraisers, also pulling kids out of classrooms for feel good events instead of teaching.

Posted by a parent on 03/04/10

Teachers are good with students, but don't really challenge them as well as you would expect. Nice facility, but the teacher to parent contact is poor.

Posted by a parent on 11/16/08

Very kind and involved staff. The curriculum doesn't seem quite challenging enough in my experience. The school constantly runs various fund-raisers, which is a minor annoyance.

Posted by a parent on 04/28/06

I have been involved with NHES for 4yrs. My oldest son has Aspberger's Disease. It has been a hard role to play out, but, with the help and love shown by the staff, he is in 2nd. grade and showing great improvement. His 6yr. old sister has been delighted to be in 'big' school as she knows all of the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/05

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Test scores for Northern Heights Elementary School

ISTEP+* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Northern Heights Elementary School
Whitley Co Cons Schools
* In 2011-2012 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.

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Columbia City schools — Northern Heights Elementary School is located at 5209 N State Road 109, Columbia City IN 46725. 5209 N State Road 109 is in the 46725 ZIP code in Columbia City, IN The school district for Northern Heights Elementary School is the Whitley Co Cons Schools. Northern Heights Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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