Union Elementary School
Union Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
- Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 1%)
- Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%)
- Union Elementary School's student population of 652 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School (2016)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-4|
|Total Students||652 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||37 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Union Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,769 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IN)|
|Overall School Rank (16-17)||#4 out of 1769 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||17:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch||n/a|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Zionsville Community Schools School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Carmel Creekside Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 1244 students
3525 W 126th St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317)733-6420 2.5 6-8 1244
- Carmel West Clay Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 766 students
3495 W 126 St
Carmel, IN 46032
(317)733-6500 2.6 K-5 766
- Zionsville Zionsville Pleasant View Elementary School Grades: PK-4 | 815 students
4700 S 975 E
Zionsville, IN 46077
(317)873-2376 2.6 PK-4 815
Amazing school. Amazing administration. Zionsville as a whole is a very welcoming and accepting community. The PTO does an extraordinary job at raising funds for the teachers and involving the families of ZCS. I couldn't be happier with everything in our town. Zionsville is the lowest funded school district in the state. Our point of view is the opposite of the previous review. Can honestly say we don't have a negative Thing to say about the area, schools or the community.
- Posted by Parent - Union Parent
My child is in the last year of Union, 4th grade. Having started there in 1st grade, this school has far exceeded our expectations. They have music, art, STEM, and many other versatile programs to engage every corner of a child's intellect. The teachers are very involved in the learning curve for each child and they work individually with each as they understand that everyone learns at a different pace. We absolutely love Union Elementary.
- Posted by Parent - Aparent
The building is brand new and that is the best thing I can say about this school. While an academically sound school, the parent involvement is dangerously invasive. Zionsville is an extremely secular community which is reflected in this school. The PTO is controlled by a group of singular visionites that push their agenda. Children spend most of their time on meaningless worksheets. Practical applications are rare. Of all Zionsville schools this one is partically troublesome. It is a merger of the original rural Union school with a more suburban area. The clash between these two fundamentally different groups has never been resolved. I would highly suggest considering Carmel/Clay Schools over Zionsville. Despite already higher than surrounding areas taxes, Zionsville tried to push through a referendum to increase tax money for the schools. This measure was defeated by 66%. So this community does not value its schools. Arts, Music, and extracurricular activites are all on the chopping block. But, rest assured Sports are in no danger, they only just completed a state of the art football stadium and the baseball fields should be complete by spring. Whew, that's a relief!
- Posted by Parent - hreil
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