Schools saw a drop in their Indiana Department of Educationís rating for the
2016-17 academic year, based on last springís ISTEP scores, while two saw an
Three other schools
received the same rating they did in the 2016-15 academic year.
Dropping from A
to B were Liberty Intermediate and Liberty Elementary.
Dropping from B
to C were Brummitt Elementary and Yost Elementary.
Improving from B
to A were Jackson Elementary and Chesterton High School.
Receiving the same
grades were Westchester Intermediate (A), Chesterton Middle School (B),
and Bailly Elementary (B).
In 2016-17 the nine
Duneland Schools averaged a 3.1 grade or a B on a four-point grading
scale, compared to a 3.3 grade or a B+ in 2015-16.
Catholic School received an A grade in 2016-17, as it did in 2015-16.
School received a B grade in 2016-17, as it did in 2015-16.
School received an A grade in 2016-17, as it did in 2015-16.
School (A 2016-17/B 2015-16); Benjamin Franklin Middle (B/B);
Thomas Jefferson Middle (A/B); Thomas Jefferson Elementary (A/A);
Central Elementary (B/B); Flint Lake Elementary (B/C);
Cooks Corners Elementary (A/A); Hayes Leonard Elementary (A/A);
Memorial Elementary (A/A); Northview Elementary (A/A);
and Parkview Elementary (B/A).
Community School averaged a 3.6 grade or a high B+ in 2016-17,
compared to 3.5 or a solid B+ in 2015-16.
Portage High School
(B/B); Wallace Aylesworth Elementary (A/B);
William Fegely Middle (B/B); Crisman Elementary (C/C);
Central Elementary (C/B); Ethel R. Jones Elementary (B/A);
Willowcreek Middle (B/C); Rowena Kyle Elementary (C/B);
Paul Saylor Elementary (C/B); George L. Meyers Elementary (C/B);
South Haven Elementary (C/B).
Schools averaged a 2.5 grade or a solid C+ in 2016.17, compared to
2.9 or high B- in 2015-16.
East Porter County
Middle/High (A/B); Morgan Township Elementary (A/A);
Kouts Middle/High (B/B); Kouts Elementary (B/B);
Washington Township Middle/High (A/B); Washington Township
East Porter County
Schools averaged a 3.7 grade or an A- in 2016-17, compared to a 3.3
or B+ in 2015-16.
Elementary (C/B); Boone Grove High School (A/A);
Boone Grove (B/C); Porter Lakes Elementary (B/B).
Schools averaged a 3.0 grade or a B in 2016-17, compared to a 3.0 or
B in 2015-16.
Wheeler High School
(A/B); Union Township Middle (A/A); Union Center
Elementary (A/B); John Simatovich Elementary (A/A).
Schools averaged a 4.0 grade or an A in 2016-18, compared to a 3.5 or
solid B+ in 2015-16.
of Boone Township
School (B/B); Hebron Elementary School (C/C).
Schools averaged a 2.5 grade or a C+ in 2016-17, the same average
grade as in 2015-16.