33 Schools Achieve Four Star Status

By Emma Koch
By Eric Dutkiewicz

33 Schools Achieve Four Star Status

May 13, 2013 Updated May 14, 2013 at 3:20 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s 4 Star schools for 2013 Monday.

In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in ISTEP+ testing results. A total of 313 schools received the award throughout the state.

Superintendent Ritz congratulated these schools today. “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.”

Schools in our area that received the designation were:
-Adams Central Community Schools - Adams Central High School
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - Bishop Dwenger High School
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - Bishop Luers High School
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - Saint Charles Borromeo School
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - St Joseph - St Elizabeth Campus 1
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - Saint Vincent DePaul School
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - St Joseph Hessen Cassel Catholic School
-Diocese of Fort Wayne - Saint Louis Besancon Catholic School
-East Allen County Schools - Leo Elementary School
-East Allen County Schools - Cedarville Elementary School
-Fort Wayne Community School - Fred H Croninger Elem School
-Fort Wayne Community Schools - John S Irwin Elementary School
-Huntington Co Com Sch Corp - Riverview School
-Huntington Co Com Sch Corp - Salamonie School
-Independent Non-Public Schools - Blackhawk Christian Middle/High School
-Jay School Corp - Pennville Elementary School
-Jay School Corp - East Elementary School
-Lutheran Schools of Indiana - Concordia Lutheran High School
-Lutheran Schools of Indiana - Saint Peter's Lutheran School
-Lutheran Schools of Indiana - Trinity Lutheran High School
-Lutheran Schools of Indiana - Holy Cross Lutheran School
-M S D Southwest Allen County Schls - Aboite Elementary School
-M S D Southwest Allen County Schls - Homestead Senior High School
-M S D Southwest Allen County Schls - Woodside Middle School
-M S D Southwest Allen County Schls - Covington Elementary School
-Northwest Allen County Schools - Maple Creek Middle Sch
-Northwest Allen County Schools - Hickory Center Elementary Sch
-Northwest Allen County Schools - Huntertown Elementary School
-Northwest Allen County Schools - Carroll High School
-Northwest Allen County Schools - Oak View Elementary Sch
-Northwest Allen County Schools - Eel River Elementary School
-South Adams Schools - South Adams High School
-Wawasee Community School Corp. - Wawasee High School




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