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

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Vocal lessons / coaching
Orchestra
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Inquiry-based
Instructional / curriculum models used International Baccalaureate (IB)
Multi-aged classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Year-round
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Art room
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Parent center
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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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%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 46%
Special education 27% 14%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
12
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Clubs (misc.) Gymnastics
  Pottery
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs - dance Hip Hop
Clubs (misc.) Theater
Clubs Robotics club
Recycling club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Homework help / Study buddy club
Girl Scouts
Dance club
Cub Scouts
Chess club
Boy Scouts
Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Bears
School colors Blue, gold
Students typically continue on to these schools Gambold Preparatory HS
  Herron HS
  North Central HS

Awards

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

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / 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://magnet.ips.k12.in.us/magnet-applications/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/15/2013

Sources

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