School Details

Cortland Elementary School

6687 N County Road 400 East, Seymour, IN 47274
(812) 522-7483
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 153 students 17 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

85%
86%
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90%
82%
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
  • Seymour Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

94%
79%
84%
100%
85%
84%
82%
68%
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
  • Seymour Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

82%
70%
79%
89%
84%
87%
89%
68%
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
  • Seymour Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cortland Elementary School is a public elementary school in Seymour. The principal of Cortland Elementary School is Mrs Diane Altemeyer. 153 students attend Cortland Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and American Indian/Alaskan Native. 0% of the Cortland Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 41% of the 153 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Cortland Elementary School is 17:1. Emerson Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% 80%
Multiracial 4% 4%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.8%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Asian 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.05%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 55%
Limited English proficiency 0% 8%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Great school! I loved it! So small your class grows so close together. You and your classmates will be like brother/sister with one another. Teachers and staff are great. So nice! Cortland is a really great school!

  • (5 years ago)

    A small school with alot of benefits. Principal and staff are great. They truly care about each and every person who comes to the school. They care about each individual student reaching their full academic and personal best.

  • (5 years ago)

    Great community school with lots of parental involvement. Has a great principal and wonderful teachers. A small school with alot of benefits.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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