School Details

St Therese School

2222 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46819
(260) 747-2343
4

(out of 10)

Private Grades PK-8 168 students 12 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

96%
85%
91%
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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

100%
82%
95%
79%
100%
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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

71%
78%
86%
86%
76%
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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
78%
87%
82%
61%
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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

85%
75%
79%
78%
79%
71%

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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
73%
82%
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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
70%

End-Of-Course (ECA)

In 2011-2012 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 2012
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

St Therese School is a private middle school in Fort Wayne. The principal of St Therese School is Mr Charles Grimm. 168 students attend St Therese School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 0% of the St Therese School students have "limited English proficiency." 22% of the 168 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at St Therese School is 12:1. Miami Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 78% %
Hispanic 10% %
Multiracial 10% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22% None%
Limited English proficiency 0% None%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    I have two children who are students at St. Therese School. As a parent I can not be more pleased with the standard of expectation both academically and morally. Students find themselves in an environment that promotes scholarly curiosity while seeing Christian love in action by the teachers and staff. The principal is a fair and exceptional leader. I highly recommend this school to anyone who is seeking a Christian based school that successfully fosters academic achievement.

  • (8 years ago)

    We have had two students at St. Therese. Last year our oldest graduated and is now going to Bishop Luers Catholic H.S.. We currently have a second grader at St. Therese. He and I both love his teacher and the school. I am very pleased with the Christian teaching and values emphasized in the classroom. I feel our children need this to survive in our world today. My son's teacher has a wonderful discipline policy that I now use at home. If they act up they are all very aware of the hand signal used by the teacher which means they have to write a page out of the dictionary. What a useful punishment. My son's teacher is also very loving as is the rest of the staff. My daughter is ahead academically at her high school which is known for it's high academic standards which I also credit St.Therese.

  • (10 years ago)

    I'm currently an 8th grader and I really like Saint Therese because it is a small school and everyone is very kind helpful and caring. The junior high teachers are wonderful and will help you until you understand the lessons no matter how long it takes. I feel right at home at Saint Therese and we're all like one big family. The ISTEP+ scores of the junior high are above the state average and over 98% of the junior high passes ISTEP+ and we have several higher-level classes. Extra curriculars are severely lacking but we do have a talent show spring play children's choir and a wide array of sports. My only criticism is that students do not have the oppurtunity for involvement there is a lack of organization and it is almost too faith-based like we aren't allowed to have personal opinions and they are dictated by the Catholic Church.

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