Details overview

School leader Ms Melissa Brown
District Indiana Connections Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
World languages
Humanities
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Virtual school

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
5
Languages
including: French
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
Pre-law
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Chinese - Cantonese
French
German
Spanish

Support

2
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities None
Library
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 83% 72%
Hispanic 6% 10%
Black 5% 12%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian 1% 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
English learners 1% 5%
Special education 12% 14%
Female 54% 49%
Male 46% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Softball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
9
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
Drama club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Student newspaper
Clubs (misc.) Sports Club
  First-Generation Club
  Leadership and Global Awarenes
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Learning Coach
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Tutor

Awards

Academic award EDDIE Award—Curriculum Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award BESSIE Award—Best Science Website
Year received 2014
Academic award Software Information Industry Association CODiE Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

13
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.connectionsacademy.com
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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