School Details

Brooks School Elementary

12451 Brooks School Road, Fishers, IN 46037
(317) 915-4250
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 1107 students 21 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

97%
93%
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81%

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
  • Hamilton Southeastern Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
94%
86%
95%
93%
83%
94%
89%
78%

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
  • Hamilton Southeastern Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Brooks School Elementary is a public elementary school in Fishers. The principal of Brooks School Elementary is Mr Dana Kaminski, whose e-mail is dkaminski@hse.k12.in.us. 1,107 students attend Brooks School Elementary and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Brooks School Elementary students are "limited in English proficiency." 9% of the 1,107 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Brooks School Elementary is 21:1. Sand Creek Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 77% 77%
Asian 7% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 7%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Hispanic 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.09% 0.08%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9% 15%
Limited English proficiency 2% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The new REACH teacher in 4th Grade is incredible and creative in the classroom. Brooks is lucky to have such a talented and effective teacher. REACH students have the best of the best! Show him your gratitude. Drop the Principal a note. SE Hamilton needs to retain great teacher talent.

  • (1 year ago)

    This is our first yr at Brooks but so far my daughter's teacher and all the staff are dedicated and wonderful!

  • (2 years ago)

    The staff is highly accessible talented and embraces the community that is so eager to assist in making the education of all BSE children an amazing one!

  • (5 years ago)

    I think this is a great school. The parent involvement is fantastic and the teachers really want your children to thrive.

  • (8 years ago)

    Very good focus on academics; excellent REACH (gt) program in 3rd and 4th grades.

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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