Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 69% 72%
Asian 10% 2%
Black 9% 12%
Hispanic 7% 10%
Multiracial 5% 4%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 11% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 47% 46%
Special education 11% 14%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Programs

Classes

Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Agriculture
Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Cosmetology
Culinary
Electrical
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Plumbing
Welding certification
Engineering
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool

Extracurriculars

Clubs (misc.) Key Club
  Best Buddies
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs - dance Falconettes
Clubs (misc.) Creative Writing Club
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Dance club
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Game club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Origami club
Robotics club
SADD
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook

Awards

Academic award AP District Honor Roll
Year received 2011

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Falcon
School colors Blue, silver
Students typically come from these schools Perry Meridian Middle School
  Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
  MSDPT Elementary Schools

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Chin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Student subgroups IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013