Details overview

Hours 9:10 AM - 3:50 PM
School leader Christine Collier
District Indianapolis Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 70% 72%
Black 19% 12%
Multiracial 6% 4%
Asian 3% 2%
Hispanic 3% 10%
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 2% 5%
Special education 27% 14%
Female 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
N/A 49% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
14
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Gymnastics Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Bears
School colors Blue, gold

Awards

Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2013
Academic award National Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2012
Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2011

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Indiana Partnership for Young Writers
Partner website Http://www.indianayoungwriters.org/
Partner IUPUI
Partner website Http://www.iupui.edu/
Partner Butler University
Partner website Http://www.butler.edu/
Partner Citizens Thermal Energy
Partner website Http://www.citizensenergygroup.com/Thermal.aspx

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.myips.org/magnetapplication
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/23/2015

Sources

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