Creekside Middle School

3525 West 126th Street, Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 733-6420
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 1458 students 19 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

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

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. 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
  • Carmel Clay Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
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71%

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

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. 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
  • Carmel Clay Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

97%
96%
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98%
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82%

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

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. 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
  • Carmel Clay Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

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End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Carmel Clay Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Creekside Middle School is a public middle school in Indianapolis. The principal of Creekside Middle School is Mr Tom Harmas. 1,458 students go to Creekside Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the Creekside Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 11% of the 1,458 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Creekside Middle School is 19:1. Zionsville Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 73% 78%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 3%
Multiracial 5% 5%
Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian 14% 11%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 10%
Limited English proficiency 3% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    My son is an 8th grader and has had wonderful teachers every year. It is a very big middle school & is actually above capacity but this doesn't seem to affect actual class sizes. There are all kinds of extra activities for the kids clubs galore. I volunteer so I get a good view of what goes on and it seems like a really good atmosphere. My son has been happy in his 2 1/2 years here & is looking forward to the rest of the year.

  • (1 year ago)

    Excellence is the only way to describe this school. My son has spent a year here and the teachers staff and student body are nothing but the best. This is a blue ribbon school and for good reason. They have an excellent and challenging honors program! And the principal is a strong motivator and very hands on. I highly recommend this school. Excellence in the highest.

  • (2 years ago)

    This school has an outstanding curriculum with dedicated teachers. I highly recommend this school for parents. Did not see over crowding in the classrooms as someone else mentioned so maybe that has been addressed.

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is overall good but there are some really mean teachers. I'm not going to say the name or gender. complains for the smallest reasons TALKS BEHIND MY CHILD'S BACK ABOUT HIM and many more. Senior's even say that the teacher is bad and choose's by favorites. That's not fair.

  • (3 years ago)

    I am in 7th grade at Creekside and i couldn't be happier. The teachers are extremely nice but strict when they have to be. Although there are a lot of kids in this creekside (over 1400) it is easy to get used to and easy to make friends. I would recommend this school to anyone and everyone!

  • (5 years ago)

    There are some excellent dedicated teachers at Creekside. Unfortunately the school is very overcrowded and this has caused the quality of the education and attention to students to suffer.

  • (7 years ago)

    This is an excellent school.

  • (8 years ago)

    I am a student at Creekside and I love it. I hope anyone looking to send their child here should do so. The teachers know what they are doing and the staff is very helpful! They also have great after-school programs. You can find a club that you will enjoy I promise! Also Creekside is a very safe school. I love Creekside!

  • (9 years ago)

    We were extremely happy with the school's cirriculum and the way they welcomed my stepson as he came in after the first of the year. The teachers as doubly-wonderful and caring of each of their students.

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