School Details

Childs Elementary School

2211 South High Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 330-7756
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 456 students 18 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

97%
82%
85%
98%
80%
79%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Monroe County Com School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
83%
82%
97%
80%
79%
89%
69%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Monroe County Com School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
81%
78%
100%
88%
86%
88%
70%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Monroe County Com School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
82%
78%
99%
87%
82%
93%
71%
64%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Monroe County Com School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Childs Elementary School is a public middle school in Bloomington. The principal of Childs Elementary School is Mr Chris Finley. 456 children attend Childs Elementary School and identify as Asian; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Childs Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 8% of the 456 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Childs Elementary School is 18:1. Jackson Creek Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 9% 5%
Multiracial 8% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 79% 79%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.04%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8% 37%
Limited English proficiency 2% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Both of our children have gone to Childs and we have been thrilled. It's a warm caring environment and they received an excellent education. The principal and teachers truly care about the students and it creates a very comfortable learning environment.

  • (1 year ago)

    Child's Elementary is one of those rare schools that is able to maintain a family friendly place while being a number one rated scholastic school. The teachers are top rate and truly care about the kids and their growth.

  • (1 year ago)

    Warm and caring school with very effective teaching. The neighborhood feel and walking area to school and surrounding parks is a dream. Teachers and administration are closely connected to the students and truly care about individual success.

  • (2 years ago)

    Our kids attended Childs. There is nothing special about Childs. Some great teachers some atrocious teachers. It consistently gets high marks because it is in the highest socioeconomic area of Bloomington. Give this principal and group of teachers a lower ses group of students and you'd have a failing school. Plain and simple.

  • (5 years ago)

    Amazing I would not send my child anywhere else.

  • (6 years ago)

    A truly awesome school. The teachers welcomed my child and made her feel at home. My child consistently scores well in tests. Great school great family area to live.

  • (10 years ago)

    I have just moved to the Bloomington area and have nothing but great things to say about Childs Elementary. I have two girls grades fourth and second who love school. With there other school they were very unhappy and very bored. Childs Elementary has so much to offer my girls. I feel that my husband and I have made the right choice. This is the first year that I feel my girls are being challenged.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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