Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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
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%
Special education 21% 14%
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
13
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
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
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

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
School mascot Panther
School colors Black, gold

Awards

Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2013
Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Art teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
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
Partner Arts for Learning
Partner website Http://artsforlearningindiana.org
Partner YMCA
Partner website Http://www.indymca.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.myips.org/magnetapplication
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/23/2015

Sources

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