Garden City Elementary      phone 317 988 8300      attendance 317 988 8350

School Information

School Hours: 8:40 am - 3:40 pm

Office Hours: 7:30 am -4:30 pm

Location: Located on Rockville Road on the west side of Indianapolis, approximately 1.5 miles east of I-465. View Map

Grades Served: Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Enrollment: As of Dec. 2013 - 944 Students

Staff: 40 teachers, including media specialist, physical education, art, and music. 23 teacher assistants/paraprofessionals, nurse, counselor, secretaries, cooks, custodians, and Cummins Counselor.

Mascot: Gator

School Colors: Purple and White

Mission Statement: Garden City School, a partnership of staff, families,and community, provides a safe and caring environment for our students. We strive to maximize individual student potential through standards-based instruction. Our staff models the importance of lifelong learning through on-going research based professional development.

Facility: Three level building construction in 1969-70. One computer lab, 5 computers networked in every classroom. Facilities include gymnasium, large media center, music room and stage, cafeteria, and art room. Located on 16 park like acres with an outdoor classroom.

MSD of Wayne Township -- K-8 Grading Scale
Grade Level Standards Scoring Guide Percent Based Letter Grade Description of Achievement Level on the Applicable Standards
Exemplary 4 100 A+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 90% level on the appropriate state standards.  
93-99 A
90-92 A-
Proficient 3 87-89 B+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 80% level on the appropriate state standards.
83-86 B
80-82 B-
Progressing 2 77-79 C+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.
73-76 C
70-72 C-
Not Yet Meeting Standard 1 Below 70 F* The grade of F indicates that the student did not demonstrate achievement at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.

*Note: The grade of F will not be given for midterm reports. If a student’s performance indicates that the student does not yet demonstrate mastery at the 70% level on the appropriate state standards, a grade of I will be given. The grade of I means that specific “intervention” is planned to assist the student in meeting the standards by the end of the grading period. When the grade of I is given, the teacher will list the intervention(s) to be used on the midterm report.


Spring 2012 Results for Indiana Statewide Testing Educational Progress (ISTEP)
Grade Language Arts Math Social Studies Science
3rd Grade 69% 57% Not Tested Not Tested
4th Grade 74% 71% Not Tested 60%
5th Grade 52% 67% 36% Not Tested
6th Grade 58% 66% Not Tested 29%