P-H-M Four Star School

Six P-H-M Schools Earn “Four Star School” Designation

Posted on February 28, 2018

The Indiana Department of Education released the list of Four Star Schools and six P-H-M schools have earned that distinction. P-H-M is in the Top 5 of Four Star Schools in the state, out of approximately 300 public school districts.

P-H-M’s Four Star Schools for the 2016-17 school year are:

  1. Discovery Middle School
  2. Horizon Elementary School
  3. Meadow’s Edge Elementary School
  4. Northpointe Elementary School
  5. Prairie Vista Elementary School
  6. Penn High School 

​Meadow’s Edge is one of  P-H-M’s five Title I schools and is in the top 1% of Title I schools in the state to be named a Four Star School (one of 9 out of 900)! This is the second year in a row Meadow’s Edge has earned this recognition.

The IDOE’s criteria to be named a Four Star School changed from the 2015-16 school year. To qualify for the 2016-17 recognition, a school must meet the following criteria:

  • A school must have received an “A” for the 2016-2017 school year. 
  • A school must have tested at least 95% of students on ISTEP English/Language Arts and Math. 
  • Grade 3-8 & Grade 10 combined ISTEP Pass Percentage (Pass Percentage of English/Language Arts ISTEP + Pass Percentage of Math ISTEP) must be in Top 25th Percentile for each grade tested. (minimum of 10 students). 
  • Grade 3-8 & Grade 10 Percent Passing Both ISTEP (Percent of students who passed both the English/Language Arts ISTEP + Math ISTEP) must be in the Top 25th Percentile. (minimum of 10 students).

Click here to see the full list of criteria.

Last Modified May 13, 2019

2-Hour Example

Due to the weather, there will be a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Bus schedules will begin exactly two hours later than the usual time. Morning Kids Club, Head Start and morning PennPALS classes are all canceled. Early Learning Academy will operate on a 2-hour delay.

Click here for the middle schools two-hour delay class schedules. 

Tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 1 is a Gold Day for Penn. Click for Penn High School’s 2-hour delay schedule.