Francis W Parker School 56

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2353 Columbia Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46205

(317) 226-4256

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

4 Parent Reviews for Francis W Parker School 56

By the way i wrote the review where i attended from '97-01' and i was trying to put in five stars for excellent but for some reason the computer wasn't letting me so yes it is 5 STARS as in excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by a other on 09/04/12

I attended this school as a student from 1989-1996 and can attest to the fact that it is an amazing school. Much of the staff is still the same, and they are truly exceptional educators. I am now a junior in college and a firm believer in a Montessori education. I am not sure where I would be without ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 02/14/05

My daughter has a bad attention problem. I felt like alot of schools had given up, yet when I enrolled her at 56, I was surprised. The teachers and the principal are so understanding and caring, that I was amazed I was in an inner-city school. The atmosphere and strong leadership skills are wonderful. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/16/04

For being an inner city school, this is an astonishingly good application of the Montessori philosophy, dealing as well as possible with the challenges offered by their environment.

Posted by a parent on 02/18/04

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Test scores for Francis W Parker School 56

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Test Year: 2012
Francis W Parker School 56
Indianapolis Public 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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Indianapolis schools — Francis W Parker School 56 is located at 2353 Columbia Ave, Indianapolis IN 46205. 2353 Columbia Ave is in the 46205 ZIP code in Indianapolis, IN The school district for Francis W Parker School 56 is the Indianapolis Public Schools. Francis W Parker School 56 is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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