Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Business
World 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

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
2
Music
including: Theory
6
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Engineering
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Design
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Latin
Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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
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%
Special education 21% 14%
Female 44% 51%
Male 44% 51%
N/A 56% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
5
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Dance club
Literary magazine
Step team
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Students In Action
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

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
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: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid 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/
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