Today was a normal day for students at
's Imagine Schools on Broadway, but for teachers, administrators and staff, worry sits in the back of their minds. Fort Wayne
"Our scores are not impressive yet and they're not where we want yet" says Ra'chelle Spearman, the school's principal. Spearman has been at Imagine Schools on Broadway for the past two years, but it's uncertain if she'll make it to year three.
"It definitely worries us, not to say that it concerns us in a manner that we fell like we're not doing what we're supposed to be doing" Spearman tells WFFT.
Imagine on Broadway, along with its sister school, the
Imagine on Broadway is 5 years old, while the
They're both currently in their first renewal process. Spearman says
"No our numbers are not where they need to be, but definitely we're working on that" she says.
Last year, 52 percent of students at the
Meanwhile, at Imagine Schools on Broadway, 37 percent passed the +ISTEP.
It too received an F rating from the state.
But, despite the meager numbers, Spearman says she's optimistic.
"We know that as new schools it takes a while to get where you need to be. We know that we're trending in the right direction."
All three schools will receive a decision from