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Hours 7:40 AM - 2:55 AM
School leader Mr David Pillar
District Monroe County Com School Corporation
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
6
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Theory
Rock band
Orchestra
Jazz band
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Standards-based
Core Knowledge
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

15
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Counseling
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Science lab
Performance stage
Music room
Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Sports Fields
Access to farm or natural area
Art room

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 82% 72%
Asian 6% 2%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Hispanic 4% 10%
Black 3% 12%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 2% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 28% 46%
Special education 13% 14%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Diving
7
Boys Sports
including: Football
8
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Clubs (misc.) Best Buddies
  Kindness Campaign
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Diving
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Cross country
Boys sports Basketball
Diving
Football
Swimming
Track
Wrestling
Cross country
Clubs Yearbook
Science club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Game club
Foreign language and culture club
Book / reading club
Art club
Anime club
Clubs - language French
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Attend parent nights
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Jaguars
School colors Blue, Green, and Silver
Students typically come from these schools Childs and Binford Elementary
  Lakeview and Templeton Elementary
  University Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Bloomington High School South
  The Academy of Science & Entrepreneurship
  Bloomington High School North

Awards

Academic award Indiana 4 Start School
Year received 2013
Academic award Indiana DOE "A" School
Year received 2013
Academic award PLC Evidence of Effectiveness School
Year received 2013

Teachers

19
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Art teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
French
Mandarin
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Bloomington Boys and Girls Club
  South Central Indiana Kiwanis Club
  Girls Inc.

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

Student diversity IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Students by group IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013