Details overview

Hours 7:25 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Mr. Evans Branigan
District M S D Washington Township
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Service learning
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Core Knowledge
Honors track
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Photography
5
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
7
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Cosmetology
Culinary
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Welding certification
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Hebrew
Japanese
Latin
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Performance stage
College preparation resources (misc.) College Counselor
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources (misc.) Mobile Labs, 92 clubs, transla
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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
Black 40% 12%
White 40% 72%
Hispanic 10% 10%
Multiracial 6% 4%
Asian 4% 2%
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 8% 5%
Special education 11% 14%
Female 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
N/A 51% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Lacrosse
13
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
32
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Dance club
Debate
DECA
Drama club
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Girl Scouts
Habitat for Humanity
Homework help / Study buddy club
JROTC
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Marching band
Math club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Quill & Scroll, ROTC
  Best Buddies, Service Clubs
  Brain Game
Clubs - language French, German, Latin, & More
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Panther
School colors Red, black
Students typically come from these schools Westlane Middle School
  Eastwood Middle School
  Northview Middle School

Awards

Community service award Kiwanis Club
Year received 2012
Community service award MLK Day of Service
Year received 2013
Community service award Riley Children's Hospital -Rock'n for Riley
Year received 2013
Academic award Newsweek - Ranked one of best HS in Indiana
Year received 2013
Academic award IDOE Achievement in AP Student Access & Success
Year received 2012
Academic award Brain Game Champions
Year received 2013

Teachers

24
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Hebrew
Japanese
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Karin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Best Buddies
Partner website Http://bestbuddies.org/
Partner IU Health
Partner website Http://iuhealth.org/
Partner Indianapolis Museum of Art
Partner website Http://www.imamuseum.org/
Partner Kiwanis
Partner website Http://www.kiwanis.org/
Partner Lions Club
Partner website Http://www.washingtontownshiplions.org/

Sources

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