School Details

Brook Park Elementary School

5259 David Street, Indianapolis, IN 46226
(317) 964-4100
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Public Grades PK-6 647 students 19 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

61%
74%
85%
59%
72%
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
  • M S D Lawrence Township average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
72%
82%
49%
74%
79%
41%
51%
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
  • M S D Lawrence Township average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
71%
78%
66%
80%
86%
29%
51%
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
  • M S D Lawrence Township average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
74%
78%
68%
82%
82%
44%
52%
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
  • M S D Lawrence Township average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Brook Park Elementary School is a public elementary school in Lawrence. The principal of Brook Park Elementary School is Mr Patrick Horan. 647 children attend Brook Park Elementary School and identify as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 10% of the Brook Park Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 85% of the 647 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Brook Park Elementary School is 19:1. St. Lawrence School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 55% 41%
White, non-Hispanic 21% 34%
Hispanic 15% 17%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3% 0.1%
Asian 0.3% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 59%
Limited English proficiency 10% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I agree with the sentiment of the parent who posted on August 21 2013. The is a huge problem with the front office staff who are very unprofessional I have observed teachers speaking with very young students in elevated tones the principle does not return phone calls and the superintendent's office has been unresponsive to complaints I have made regarding the current dismissal policy. There is an armed police officer standing outside the doors at dismissal time and while I agree that there needs to be an orderly procedure for picking up children at the end of the day I am not sure that having an armed police officer standing guard helps to improve the parent/administration relationship.

  • (1 year ago)

    This school has gone down hill in the last 2 years. My daughter started school loving to go everyday. With only 2 weeks in this school year she already no longer wants to go to school. With a teacher that yells at the kids and a principal that does not return phone calls for at least 2 or 3 days I am seriously thinking of putting her in a different school.

  • (3 years ago)

    I go to Brook Park and it's a okay school. Really environmental and we do alot of outdoor work. Alot of animals too. The stretch is good but mostly it's just a grade above math and high reading. The stretch is divided into 3 classes. 1-2 in the same class 3-4 5-6. Its a fairly large school and taking care of the chickens is fun. Students help out alot with life skills too. My favorite teacher is Ms. Gavit! She's the 5-6 stretch teacher.

  • (7 years ago)

    Stretch (Gifted) Program is outstanding! We moved from another state and chose this area becuase of the Stretch program. We have 2 children enrolled and they are learning and perfoming at a level unmatched anywhere else.

  • (8 years ago)

    My child was accepted into the Stretch program this year and left our neighborhood school to attend Brook Park. So far so good. His teacher is very warm and caring and her syllabus is rigorous. He is being challenged daily.

  • (10 years ago)

    An excellent school with caring instructors and an outstanding principal in Barb Stryker. The stretch program offers challenging and varied coursework that requires parental involvement. It is a racially diverse student population similar to what the student will experience once they enter middle school. High recommendation from parents of three Brook Park 'alums' and one current stretch student.

  • (10 years ago)

    Brook Park is a wonderful school! It is not in a 'bad' neighborhood stated by another parent. It's in a middle class neighborhood. The school is not that old at all (ten yrs old I think). Overall grade for Brook Park I give them a B+

  • (11 years ago)

    My son was in the 'Stretch' program which served the gifted and talented community. This program was extremely overrated because it really did not offer the challenge I expected. It was better than the alternative. The school was dumpy and in a bad neighborhood. I would have preferred that my child recieve these services at his home school.

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