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About This School

Mary Adams Elementary School is a public elementary school in Indianapolis. The principal of Mary Adams Elementary School is Ms Karen Schuldt, who can be contacted at Karen.Schuldt@ftcsc.k12.in.us. 512 children attend Mary Adams Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Mary Adams Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 39% of the 512 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Mary Adams Elementary School is 18:1. Bunker Hill Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 84% 79%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 6%
Multiracial 5% 5%
Asian 4% 3%
Hispanic 3% 7%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.06%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 39% 38%
Limited English proficiency 2% 3%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I have a 5th grader and a 2nd grader currently enrolled in Adams & I have to say I will not even consider moving away from this school. My 2nd grader has learning difficulties in math & spelling and the teachers and principle have been wonderfully dedicated to getting her the assistance she needs. Everyone I have ever met here is warm and friendly and welcoming. I love this school!

  • (3 years ago)

    My daughter switched from a private school to this school for many reasons. After spending 4 years in a private setting and all of that money I thought she would be so advanced but find her behind in Math and Language. I think it is a wonderful school. I would never spend the money on private again. Many blessings for these dedicated staff members and also for the discpline that is enforced and followed. I was also amazed at how well the students treat each other compared to our last school. Great Job

  • (3 years ago)

    I am completely thrilled with my daughter's first year at Adam's Elementary. I hope that all of the teachers are as nice as her kindergarten teacher. We have another daughter who starts there in the fall and we are looking forward to another great year at Adam's.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have worked at several different schools and I have to say that this school is one of the most mediocre environments I've ever seen. The methods of instruction and the type of leadership lacks vision and creativity. There is an overall unwillingness to bring this school into the future.

  • (6 years ago)

    All three of my children have gone to Adams Elementary and i must say that all three of them loved it. The principal is the nicest lady and the teachers treat the students very well.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter was a 3rd grader at Adams Elementary. I had by far the worst experience that I could have had. The Principal talks to parent's in a completely unacceptable way. I do not believe that she has a care or love in her heart for the children. My daughter ended the year on the A/ B honor roll but was still not treated very nicely.

  • (7 years ago)

    Adams has some of the most caring and passionate teachers and assistants. My daughter has attended Adams for 4 year's and she is a special need's student and throughout that time they have not lost any drive to help those kid's succeed to acomplish the most demenial task that we take for granted or something as complicated as a computer. In other word's they are great thank you Adams and staff for caring the way you do. Mike Hemmelgarn

  • (10 years ago)

    Some of the teachers at this school could care less about the well-being of the children. The good teachers are in the lower grades and the upper grades are full of teachers needing to retire. The gym and art teachers give 'C' to honor roll students and fail to mention concerns during the last grading period. If your child has any type of special needs they will surely get lost in the shuffle if the teacher does not want to help. The principal stands for the teachers and not the children which could create problems if there are issues with a teacher. One stupid rule talking during lunch which causes the children to receive several strike marks during the year which brings their grades down. Several parents have pulled their children from this school due to lack of leadership

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