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Hours 9:10 AM - 3:50 PM
School leader Ms Andrea Hunley
District Indianapolis Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)
Multi-aged classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 60% 72%
Black 22% 12%
Hispanic 9% 10%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Asian 2% 2%
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 4% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 46%
Special education 21% 14%
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
13
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Origami club
Science club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Panther
School colors Black and Gold

Awards

Academic award Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2010
Academic award National Blue Ribbon
Year received 2009
Academic award Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2009

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Speech and language therapist
Staff Art teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Indiana Partnership for Young Writers
Partner website Www.indianayoungwriters.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.magnet.ips.k12.in.us/index.php?id=3271
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/15/2012

Sources

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