School Details

Jonathan Jennings Elementary School

603 Market Street, Charlestown, IN 47111
(812) 256-7284
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 449 students 16 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

85%
87%
85%
73%
77%
80%

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 2013
  • Greater Clark County Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

91%
88%
84%
86%
82%
84%
75%
69%
74%

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 2013
  • Greater Clark County Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
80%
79%
92%
88%
87%
69%
69%
74%

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 2013
  • Greater Clark County Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jonathan Jennings Elementary School is a public elementary school in Charlestown. The principal of Jonathan Jennings Elementary School is Ms Adrienne Bach. 449 children attend Jonathan Jennings Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 9% of the Jonathan Jennings Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 54% of the 449 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Jonathan Jennings Elementary School is 16:1. Pleasant Ridge Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 75% 68%
Multiracial 6% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 13%
Hispanic 16% 10%
Asian 0.2% 0.8%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.06%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 58%
Limited English proficiency 9% 6%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a great school. Teachers are wonderful and always understanding.

  • (5 years ago)

    Wonderful atmosphere! Great student/teacher relations as well as wonderful parent invovement.

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a great and safe school. Great Principle and teachers. They really care about the kids!!!!!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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