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Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
4
Music
including: Jazz band
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Year-round
Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

17
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 75% 72%
Black 13% 12%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Hispanic 5% 10%
Asian 0% 2%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 56% 46%
Special education 15% 14%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
21
Clubs
including: Art club
Clubs (misc.) GSA
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Habitat for Humanity
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Origami club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Raven
School colors Varies from school to school (3 schools)
Students typically come from these schools IPS schools
  Warren schools
  Lawrence schools

Awards

Community service award IPCSA Leadership in School Choice Award
Year received 2013
Academic award ACT Red Quill Award
Year received 2012
Academic award Title I Distinguished Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Title I Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Shepherd Community
Partner website Www.shepherdcommunity.org
Partner Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
Partner website Www.kibi.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.ics-charter.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 600
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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