Details overview

Hours 8:50 AM - 3:40 PM
School leader John Happersberger
District Perry Township Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None

Support

11
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 55% 72%
Asian 18% 2%
Hispanic 16% 10%
Black 6% 12%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 27% 5%
Special education 11% 14%
Female 55% 51%
Male 55% 51%
N/A 45% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs (misc.) Spell Bowl Team
  All That Jazz Choir
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
School mascot Giant
School colors Purple and white
Students typically continue on to these schools Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy
  Perry Meridian Middle School
  Perry Meridian High School

Awards

Academic award National Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2011
Academic award Indiana Top Ten High-Growth School in English/Language Arts
Year received 2012

Teachers

11
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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