Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 66% 72%
Black 15% 12%
Hispanic 14% 10%
Multiracial 3% 4%
Asian 1% 2%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 10% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 46%
Special education 10% 14%
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Science
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Cross country
Golf
Swimming
Tennis
Boys sports Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Wrestling
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:00 AM

Awards

Community service award Rile Children's Hospital Miracle School
Year received 2010
Community service award Riley Children't Hospital Miracle School
Year received 2011

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Hawk
School colors Blue, Gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Decatur Middle School
  Decatur Discovery Academy

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Macedonian

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Purdue University
Partner website Www.science.purdue.edu
Partner Lilly Parmaceudicals
Partner website Www.scienceoutreach.lilly.com
Partner Challenger Learning Center
Partner website Www.challengerindy.org
Partner University of Indianapolis
Partner website Www.uindy.edu
Partner Sally Ride Science
Partner website Www.sallyridescience.com

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

Student diversity IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Student subgroups IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013