School Details

Andrew J Brown Academy

3600 North German Church Road, Indianapolis, IN 46235
(317) 891-0730
3

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-8 667 students 22 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

77%
85%
78%
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 2013
  • Andrew J Brown Academy average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
82%
78%
79%
40%
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 2013
  • Andrew J Brown Academy average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
78%
63%
86%
24%
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 2013
  • Andrew J Brown Academy average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
78%
76%
82%
16%
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 2013
  • Andrew J Brown Academy average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
75%
67%
78%
52%
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 2013
  • Andrew J Brown Academy average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
73%
60%
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
  • Andrew J Brown Academy average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Andrew J Brown Academy is a charter middle school in Indianapolis. The principal of Andrew J Brown Academy is Ms Thelma Wyatt and can be contacted at 49.twyatt@heritageacademies.com. 667 students attend Andrew J Brown Academy and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 14% of the Andrew J Brown Academy students have "limited English proficiency." 89% of the 667 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Andrew J Brown Academy is 22:1. Stonybrook Middle School (7-8) is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Sports

  • Basketball
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 74% 74%
Multiracial 5% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Hispanic 19% 19%
Asian 0.3% 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 89%
Limited English proficiency 14% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    If you want your child to be able to eat pee or have a desk the first two weeks of school you may want to look elsewhere. Children have only fifteen minutes to eat which include transit time to and from cafeteria and collecting trays. If your child needs to pee outside of breaks you are told it takes away from educational time and your child is told no. Teachers are there one day and gone the next. No stability.

  • (1 year ago)

    I have been associated with Andrew J. Brown Academy since it's beginning. One of the things I appreciate is the standards set by NHA and carried out by its principal Mrs. Wyatt. One thing I believe needs to be expressed is that it takes the parents teachers and students working in cooperation in order to ensure the educational success of each child. An older educator once said "When a student fails it is not the fault of the student." So the blames has to fall on those who have been assigned the task of teaching. A child's first teachers are their parents. Respect honor hard work confidence a love for people and for learning are established long before a child enters a classroom. The opposite of these is true also. One of the major faults of the US as a whole is the fact that we vocally and openly asassinate the character of our leaders. I learned as a child "A house divided against itself can not stand". We are quick to judgement and slow to mercy not considering that what we sow comes back sometimes in a bomper crop.

  • (1 year ago)

    The demographics are incorrect for the 2012-2013 school year. The school is about 85% black 10% Hispanic maybe 2% white and less than 1% Asian/other.

  • (4 years ago)

    The principal is very mean and yells and does not listen to the dtudents

  • (5 years ago)

    I taught at this school for several years. The students are allowed to disrespect teachers and other students with little to no consequences. Learning is compromised in every classroom due to behavior issues and poor administrative support. The enviromnent is unstable and unsafe.

  • (5 years ago)

    I pulled my child from this school after the first semester this school has no direction.

  • (5 years ago)

    Andrew J Brown is a great school. I have two children in this school and I have been dealing with the school teachers and the principle very closely for almost four years. I think the school is doing a great job in teaching disipline and one on one contact. I am proud to be a parent in support of AJB.

  • (6 years ago)

    I originally enrolled my son in this school to take advantage of their all dcday kindergarten. I have allowed him to stay because of his enthusiasm for attending the school. I believe this is because of the teachers and the principal Mrs. Wyatt. I am somewhat concerened about the school's lack of services for children with Special Needs. My son may be gifted and he is just put in with the group without any accomadations. I did not enroll my older son because he is Autistic and I have not observed any services that would be available to him. I am considering changing my son to a school that can deal with children with exceptional learning styles.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school lacks in curriculum. My child is very bright. His 3rd grade class has no instruction for science or social studies. When I asked the principal about it she pointed the finger at the teacher. The school does not provide its teachers with adequate resources to teach state required courses.

  • (6 years ago)

    My child attends this school and I am thankful for the support and encouragment that we have received. Andrew J. Brown Academy has been dilligent in assisting my son in obtaining a good education and better social skills. The principal as well as the staff have been very patient and have shown much concern with my child's education.

  • (7 years ago)

    10/2/2007- I pulled my child from this school after two months. The school has no direction or discipline.

  • (7 years ago)

    My children are excelling at this school. Great principal.

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