School Details

Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96

3651 North Kiel Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46224
(317) 226-4296
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 521 students 13 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

73%
66%
85%
70%
63%
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
  • Indianapolis Public Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

59%
64%
84%
76%
68%
84%
43%
47%
74%

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
  • Indianapolis Public Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
60%
79%
87%
71%
87%
54%
47%
74%

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
  • Indianapolis Public Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
59%
78%
75%
71%
84%
30%
38%
69%

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
  • Indianapolis Public Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96 is a public elementary school in Indianapolis. The principal of Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96 is Ms Mary Siefert and can be contacted at siefert@ips.k12.in.us. 521 children attend Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96 and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 66% of the Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96 students are "limited in English proficiency." 93% of the 521 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96 is 13:1. Lew Wallace School Elementary 107 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 81% 20%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 21%
Multiracial 2% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 14% 53%
Asian 0.2% 0.6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.01%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 84%
Limited English proficiency 66% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Great school. To bad Northwest Middle/Highschool couldnt be like this! Students are well cared for here but once they leave here they go to Northwest and Northwest is HORRIBLE!!!

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