Details overview

Hours 09:00 AM - 03:45 PM
School leader Kathy Lause
District Indianapolis Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Magnet
Montessori
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Montessori Philosophy and instructional method.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
4
Music
including: Band
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

Support

12
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parenting center
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education program details Three self contained Autism classrooms are located at Rousseau McClellan School 91. There are also 5 Resource Teachers who serve Special Education students There is a full time Speech Pathologist, part time Occupational Therapist, part time Physical Therapist and Part time Psychologist on staff also.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
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
White 43% 70%
Black 35% 12%
Hispanic 14% 11%
Multiracial 8% 5%
Asian 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% n/a
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Special education 24% 14%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 43% N/A
English Language Learners 9% 5%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: PE classes
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
13
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
PE classes
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
PE classes
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Boy Scouts
Chess club
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
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

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
Parent involvement details School #91 utilizes social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and our school's website to communicate with our parents and school community members. We provide parents with monthly calendars of events and weekly newsletters. Teachers communicate with parents on a daily or weekly basis via email, text messaging, phone calls, and progress reports. Our principal, Kathy Lause, also hosts meetings once a month as an open forum for questions and discussion from parents and guardians.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Our school's social workers are actively involved in keeping Rousseau McClellan Montessori as a Bully Free Zone. Our parents have also formed a team that is committed to educating students and families about the effects of bullying and cyberbullying. Parent leaders work with school staff and administration to maintain a Safe And Supportive School Environment.

Awards

Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2015
Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award National Magnet School of Excellence
Year received 2013

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details Parents who bring their students to school use the Drop off/Pick up area north of the building.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Regions Bank
Partner website Https://www.regions.com/personal_banking.rf
Partner Peace Learning Center
Partner website Http://peacelearningcenter.org

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Enrollment and magnet applications are completed online during the open window determined by the district. Applications are located on the Indianapolis Public School website, www.myips.org .
Learn more Http://www.myips.org/magnetapplication
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/15/2016

Sources

Students by group IN Dept of Education, 2012-2013