Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 78% 72%
Hispanic 8% 10%
Asian 6% 2%
Multiracial 6% 4%
Black 2% 12%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 5% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 46%
Special education 18% 14%
Female 45% 49%
Male 55% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Drama club
Math club
Television / Radio News
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Awards

Academic award EDI Five-Star Achievement Award
Year received 2011
Academic award EDI Golden Apple Award
Year received 2011
Academic award EDI President’s Award
Year received 2011

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Rocket
Students typically continue on to these schools Perry 6th Grade Academy
  Perry Meridian Middle School
  Perry Meridian High School

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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