School Information

Student Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Rhoades Elementary is located on 502 S. Auburn Indianapolis, Indiana 46241 between Rhinehart Ave. and Bertha St. View Map

Student Handbook: 2017 – 2018 Student Handbook

Grades Served: Kindergarten – 6th Grade, including Title-1, special wducation services, and Horizons Gifted/Talented

Staff: 40 teachers, media specialist, physical education, art, music, nurse, secretaries, cooks, custodians, and Cummings Counselor

Mascot: Tiger

Motto: “Making Connections to the Future”

School Colors: Royal Blue and Orange

Mission Statement: The Rhoades Elementary Community of learners is committed to the goals, values, and quality education of each student through innovation and excellence.

Facility: Rhoades School was opened in 1955 with three renovations since then. Technology is used throughout the building; 2 Computer Labs, Gymnasium, Media Center, Music and Art rooms, Cafeteria,
and New Parent Volunteer Room, Distance Learning Lab. The school underwent a complete renovation that was completed in 1999.

Enrollment: As of 2017-18 – 778 students enrolled

Partnership with Ball State: Rhoades has a partnership with Ball State University. Through this partnership Rhoades has been designated as a BSU Professional Development School and a member of the BSU-PDS Network.

interview possible student teacher candidates and select the best.
have three faculty members that serve as adjunct BSU faculty.
have a weekly seminar taught by Rhoades staff.

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.