Northwest Elementary School

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1109 Dayton St

Decatur, IN 46733

(260) 724-3633

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Grades: 2 - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 315

Students Per Teacher: 16

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6 Parent Reviews for Northwest Elementary School

I love the fact that it is a small town school that there are so many outstanding teachers that teach there. Also I love the fact that a lot of the teachers are not afraid to admit that they are Christians. That is VERY important to me. Now a days that is a no no and so for it to be ok here at Northwest ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/09

Come this fall I will have a 4th grader and a 1st grader. My daughter went to a different school in K and 1st grade (it's a school that is supposed to be the 'best'. Her scores have soared since being at NW. Teachers are great to my kids as well as the administrators. I paid tuition to send my daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/26/06

Our daughter is now in High school and frequently wants to go back and see her teachers. (She was transferred to Northwest in 3rd grade.) The teachers are very special to her and were able to ease her fears and become more outgoing.Our sons are still attending Northwest and also look forward to returning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/25/06

This is my sons first year at NW. I have noticed that the children there are treated like 'numbers' and not really dealt with on a personal basis. I guess I'm not use to this school district. At least at his old school, the teachers got to know the parents and the students. I've also notcied that the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/06

my daughter is a 4th grader and for the most part the school has been good. There are a few issues I feel they are pretty slow at addressing. I feel they need to be more strict when it comes to bulling! They seem to ignore the problem and let it slide! Also it took them 5 years to diganose my daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/05/05

My son is a 5th grader at NW, this is his last year. We are very pleased with the principal, teachers & the aides. They are all willing to help the students when needed. They are more than teachers, when my son lost his grandfather, the teachers were there to console and encourage him. They helped him ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/08/04

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Test scores for Northwest Elementary School

ISTEP+* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Northwest Elementary School
North Adams Community 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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Decatur schools — Northwest Elementary School is located at 1109 Dayton St, Decatur IN 46733. 1109 Dayton St is in the 46733 ZIP code in Decatur, IN The school district for Northwest Elementary School is the North Adams Community Schools. Northwest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels 2 - 4.
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