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Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader David Nidiffer
District Irvington Community School
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Theory
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Graphics
Visual arts Textiles
Sculpture
Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
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: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
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 School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College presentations or information sessions
College prep programs/courses during the year
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
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%
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 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: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
21
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Clubs (misc.) GSA
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Softball
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
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 After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
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
  Franklin 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: College counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology 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
Partner YMCA
Partner website Www.indymca.org
Partner Community Hospitals
Partner website Www.ecommunity.com

Enrollment

Learn more Www.ics-charter.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/17/2015
# 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