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Hours 8:00 AM - 2:50 PM
School leader Dr. Mark Forner
District Carpe Diem - Meridian Campus
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
6
Languages
including: German
Music Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Design
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Business
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

7
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Significant developmental delay
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Engineering
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 62% 12%
White 24% 72%
Multiracial 9% 4%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 46%
Special education 21% 14%
Female 56% 49%
Male 44% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
5
Clubs
including: Literary magazine
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Dance club
Drill team
Literary magazine
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Cougar
School colors Blue and Gold

Awards

Community service award Jefferson Award
Year received 2012
Community service award Jefferson Award
Year received 2013

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Teach For America
Partner website Http://www.teachforamerica.org/where-we-work/indianapolis
Partner Hoosiers For Quality Education
Partner website Http://www.h4qed.org/
Partner Stand for Children
Partner website Http://stand.org/indiana
Partner IUPUI- SPAN
Partner website Http://span.uc.iupui.edu/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.carpediemmeridian.com/enrollment-form/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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