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P-H-M Spring 2018 ISTEP+ Scores Above State Average

Once again Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation schools, in all grade levels tested, scored above Indiana’s averages. The variance between P-H-M’s pass rate over the state is at least 10% or higher across all grade levels and subjects.


For grade 10, 75.6% of P-H-M students passed the ELA test and 58.4% passed the Math portion. The district’s overall pass rate for grade 10 was 56.4%.


For grades 3-8, 78.0% of P-H-M students passed the ELA test and 74.8% passed the Math test. P-H-M’s overall district pass rate for grades 3-8 was 68.3%.


Congresswoman Walorski visits Walt Disney Elementary School

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R, 2nd District) visited Walt Disney Elementary school this morning to observe and learn more about P-H-M’s school breakfast program. Walt Disney is among P-H-M’s 12 schools, nine elementary schools, that serve breakfast. At Disney, students come in the morning and pick up their meal bags and head to the classroom where they eat their breakfast comfortably in their classrooms before the start of school.

A Look at P-H-M First Days of School for 2018-19 School Year

The first day back for the school of the 2018-19 school year for Penn-Harris-Madison schools was Wednesday, August 22. Superintendent Dr. Jerry Thacker and Penn Principal Sean Galiher were up early to do live interviews on local South Bend TV stations.


Dr. Thacker then began his annual 15 schools in 3 days tour. Longtime Board Member Larry Beehler accompanied Dr. Thacker on the first two days. Take a look at their visits …



Summer School Session I Locations & Times

Summer School 2018

Session 1:  June 11 – June 29


Elementary sites:

Walt Disney and Meadow's Edge, 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Monday – Friday)


Middle School site:

Schmucker, 8:30 a.m.  - 12:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday)


Penn High School

Session 1:  June 11 – June 29, 8:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Session 2: July 9 – July 27, 8:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. (Monday – Friday)