John Wood Elementary School

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6100 E 73rd Ave

Merrillville, IN 46410

(219) 650-5305

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Grades: K - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 315

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for John Wood Elementary School

I am a mom of two John Wood students, both of the kids entered as kindergartners. Every teacher has been wonderful to work with. Any concern I have ever had has been handled in a professional and prompt manner. I really feel like all of the support staff knows my kids. We have had fun participating in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/12

My daughter has attended John Wood since kindergarten and she is entering into fourth grade this year. We have had a very positive experience during her time at the school. Each of our daughter's teachers have been caring, compassionate, and engaging. The faculty and staff of John Wood go to great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/12

I'm the parent of one Wood graduate and a current student. I was leery of enrolling my children in a Merrillville school, but Wood has been awesome! Merrillville School Corp. does not offer parent-teacher conferences until late January, which is unacceptable, as parents need to know before the second ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/12

I now have my third child in John Wood and it is as good now as it was than! I appreciate all the effort every facility and staff give that school and their students, all my children have developed great learning and study skills that will carry with them through out college. Mrs. Hoffman makes John ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/07

My son entered kindergarten this year and it's been an absolute blessing to have him at john wood elementary school. His teacher Mrs. Steele is very in tune and when my son exhibited signs that could turn into an intolerable problem she caught it early and called me with questions and ideas on how to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/06

great school, academics are stressed, with compassion and understanding for difficult learners. great staff who are concerned for the welfare of all its students.

Posted by a teacher on 09/20/05

John Wood Elementary has taught me to the extreme. I have accomplished so much. I am now in eighth grade and ever since i left John Woood I have been getting staight a's. John Wood has prepared me for my life in education. Thank you and every child should attend John Wood!

Posted by a former student on 01/22/04

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Test scores for John Wood Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
John Wood Elementary School
Merrillville Community School
* 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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Merrillville schools — John Wood Elementary School is located at 6100 E 73rd Ave, Merrillville IN 46410. 6100 E 73rd Ave is in the 46410 ZIP code in Merrillville, IN The school district for John Wood Elementary School is the Merrillville Community School. John Wood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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