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Indianapolis schools awarded for high test scores

A school bus is stopped while picking up a student
A school bus is stopped while picking up a student
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Indianapolis – The Indiana Department of Education released a list of “4 Star Schools” recently.
In order to be a Four Star School, a school must have earned a place among the top 25 percent of school in three different ISTEP categories. The ISTEP is the statewide standardized test for grade school through high school in Indiana.
Over 300 schools were awarded the title of “4 Star School” by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.
“I am honored to name these schools as our Four Star Schools for this year,” said Ritz. "Winning this award required excellent work by teachers, administrators, students and parents throughout the year and on behalf of the entire Indiana Department of Education I send them my sincere congratulations.”
A list of schools in Indianapolis to receive recognition follows:
Bishop Chatard High School
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Cathedral High School
Christ The King School
Immaculate Heart of Mary School
Roncalli High School
Saint Luke School
Saint Pius X School
Saint Simon The Apostle School
Saint Thomas Aquinas School
Charles A Tindley Accelerated School
Flanner House Elem School Charter
Bunker Hill Elementary School
Franklin Central High School
Herron High School
Calvary Christian School
The Oaks Academy
Center for Inquiry II
Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet HS
Merle Sidener Gifted Academy
Holy Cross Lutheran School
Lutheran High School
Ben Davis University High School
Rosa Parks Edison Elementary School
For a full list of schools in Indiana who received recognition, click here.