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Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Poetry
Improv
Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Technical design and production
Graphics
Computer animation
Visual arts Sculpture
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Foreign languages
Humanities
Performing arts
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

21
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Community college courses
College presentations or information sessions
College prep programs/courses during the year
College preparation resources (misc.) Ivy Tech Classes
Vocational or skills-based training Electrical
Culinary
Cosmetology
Construction / Building
Computer programming
Business management
Auto mechanics
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Plumbing
Welding certification
Engineering
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

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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%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 2% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 58% 46%
Special education 14% 14%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Track
11
Boys Sports
including: Diving
16
Clubs
including: Marching band
Girls sports Wrestling
Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Swimming
Softball
Soccer
Golf
Diving
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Football
Diving
Cross country
Basketball
Baseball
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
Clubs - language Latin, Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Hawk
School colors Blue and Gold
Students typically come from these schools Decatur Middle School

Teachers

19
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
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

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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