Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:50 PM
School leader Mrs. LaNier Echols
District Carpe Diem - Meridian Campus
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Business
Mathematics
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
1
Music
including: Theory
6
Languages
including: French
Music Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
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

3
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities College / career center
Computer lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Acceleration
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deafness
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment

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
Female 56% 49%
Male 44% 51%
Special education 21% 14%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 46%
English Language Learners 0% 5%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
5
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Community service
Dance club
Step team
Student council / government
Yearbook
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

Awards

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

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
Nurse
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

Application/ enrollment process details As a free, charter school, enrollment is open to students in grades 6 – 10. Students will be enrolled on a first come, first serve basis until the school reaches capacity. You may either fill out an online form or email our school registrar, Michelle Jarzembski-Strauch at mstrauch@carpedieminschools.com to receive an enrollment packet.
Learn more Http://www.carpediemmeridian.com/enroll/
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
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