School Details

Feeser Elementary School

County Road N R, Elkhart, IN 46514
(574) 262-5586
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 547 students 17 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

73%
71%
85%
63%
66%
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
  • Elkhart Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
78%
82%
71%
71%
79%
64%
56%
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
  • Elkhart Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
74%
78%
90%
86%
86%
60%
49%
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
  • Elkhart Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
75%
78%
95%
85%
82%
70%
51%
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
  • Elkhart Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Feeser Elementary School is a public middle school in Elkhart. The principal of Feeser Elementary School is Mr Kevin Dean. 547 children attend Feeser Elementary School and identify primarily as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 9% of the Feeser Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 55% of the 547 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Feeser Elementary School is 17:1. St Thomas The Apostle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

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

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 15%
White, non-Hispanic 67% 48%
Asian 3% 1%
Hispanic 14% 29%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.07%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 67%
Limited English proficiency 9% 17%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a parent of a 5th grader and a 2nd grader. I am happy to say we have a new principal and he is by far better than the last! Feeser is a great school with great parent involvement and terrific teachers. I also work in the school system at other elementary schools and would stack Feeser students staff and parents against any one of them!

  • (6 years ago)

    All 3 of my kids attend- my oldest started in the 4th grade my middle started in the 2nd and my youngest in Kindergarten. For my oldest this is his 7th school & my middle it is his 3rd. So I have alot of experience w/ other schools. And I am very happy w/ the school teachers. They are very caring & helpful when it comes to problem issues. This is my kids favorite school out of all of them they have attended. I really have great communications w/ the teachers. And that I give them 5 stars.

  • (9 years ago)

    My daughters attended from K-4th grades. During the 4th grade year my oldest was failing with D's and F's. During a Parent & Teacher conference I asked the Teacher what she'd recommend to help bring the grades up and she shrugged her shoulders. Principal Myers is no longer there and should be a good thing. My wife and I pulled the girls out of the school system and enrolled them in a local Chrisitian based school. The grades went from D' & F's to Honor Roll the first 2 quarters they were there.Security within the public schools aren't what they are cracked up to be.

  • (10 years ago)

    This would be a great school for your child unless your child needs to be involved in the 'Special Education' program. I have an Autistic child and this school has no clue how to teach these children. Only 1 Special Education teacher who hardly works with the students at all. The students are mostly taught by assistants who have no training in what they are dealing with. The principal is impossible to work with and it takes several months to get the special needs equipment that my child needs as well as Occupational and Speech Therapy. Please consider a different school if you have a special needs child. It is sad how these children are treated at Feeser.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is a very good school overall. The principal could use a course in people skills and possibly leadership. Most of the students are very positive and there is a great deal of parent involvement. The secretary's are terrific and really seem to care about the students just as much as the teachers. Mrs. Yeoman is the best kindergarten teacher around and I couldn't be happier that my children were both fortunate enough to have been in her class room.

  • (11 years ago)

    I think that the school itself is okay but it needs a better principle.. there are many parents of current students who are not happy with some of the things that the current principle does and the way that she handles certain situations.

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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