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Hours 9:00 AM - 3:50 PM
School leader Ms. Margaret Higgs
District Indianapolis Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Year-round
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 39% 12%
White 37% 72%
Hispanic 15% 10%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Asian 0% 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 9% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 46%
Special education 24% 14%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Rugby
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
12
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Clubs (misc.) Geography Club
  Scuba Diving Club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Rugby
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Rugby
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cub Scouts
Game club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 AM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
School mascot Knight
School colors Black, Silver
Students typically continue on to these schools Gambold Preparatory
  Broad Ripple Performing Arts
  Arsenal Technical High School

Awards

Academic award Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2013
Academic award Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award IDOE "A" School
Year received 2013

Teachers

11
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Regions Bank
  Peace Learning Center
  Gallahue Mental Health
  Home Depot
  AYS

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/15/2014
# of applications received 150
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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