Details overview

Hours 8:05 AM - 3:45 PM
School leader Mr Scott DeFreese
District M S D Decatur Township
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Cosmetology
Culinary
Electrical
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Plumbing
Welding certification
Engineering
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Latin
Spanish

Support

21
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 79% 72%
Black 11% 12%
Hispanic 7% 10%
Multiracial 3% 4%
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
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Special education 14% 14%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 58% 46%
English Language Learners 2% 5%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
11
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
16
Clubs
including: Television / Radio News
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Community service
DECA
Drill team
Drum line
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
SADD
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools Decatur Middle School

Teachers

19
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner University of Indianapolis
Partner website Www.uindy.edu
Partner George T Goodwin Center
Partner website Goodwincenter.org
Partner New Tech Network
Partner website Newtechnetwork.org

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

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