School Details

Van Rensselaer Elementary School

902 East Washington Street, Rensselaer, IN 47978
(219) 866-8212
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 332 students 16 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

89%
89%
84%
83%
83%
81%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. 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 2014
  • Rensselaer Central School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
93%
86%
89%
89%
83%
85%
85%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. 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 2014
  • Rensselaer Central School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
75%
82%
86%
86%
89%
71%
71%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2013-2014 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. GreatSchools Ratings for schools in IN are currently based on 2012-13 results for ISTEP+ and ECA, pending the release of ECA data for 2013-14. 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 2014
  • Rensselaer Central School Corporation average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Van Rensselaer Elementary School is a public elementary school in Remington. The principal of Van Rensselaer Elementary School is Mr Andrew Jones. 332 students go to Van Rensselaer Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the Van Rensselaer Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 54% of the 332 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Van Rensselaer Elementary School is 16:1. Saint Augustine School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 90%
Hispanic 6% 6%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.3% 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Asian 0% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.06%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 54% 46%
Limited English proficiency 3% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    Van has an excellent administration and teqching staff. From the excellent leadership of the academic program by the principal Van has shown consistant growth during the past 5 years. This is an up and coming school!

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(based on 2 ratings & reviews)

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