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Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Painting
7
Music
including: Jazz band
4
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
German
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Honors track
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

19
Facilities
including: Art room
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Significant developmental delay
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Culinary
Electrical
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Welding certification
Engineering
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 40% 72%
Black 37% 12%
Hispanic 16% 10%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian 1% 2%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 9% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 46%
Special education 14% 14%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Softball
12
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
19
Clubs
including: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
DECA
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Habitat for Humanity
JROTC
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Yearbook

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Giants
School colors Purple
Students typically come from these schools Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center

Awards

Academic award African American History Challenge Winners
Year received 2012
Academic award Speech State Champions
Year received 2012
Academic award Represented Indiana in National Brain Game Competition
Year received 2009

Teachers

19
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
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

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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