Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 2:50 PM
School leader Margaret Higgs
District Indianapolis Public Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
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

Support

14
Facilities
including: Internet access
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
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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%
Special education 24% 14%
Female 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
N/A 49% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
14
Clubs
including: Game 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 Arts and crafts
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
Yoga club
Clubs (misc.) Geography Club
  Lego Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 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
School mascot Knights
School colors Black, Silver

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

11
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Art teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
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
Partner website Https://www.regions.com/personal_banking.rf
Partner Peace Learning Center
Partner website Http://peacelearningcenter.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.myips.org/magnetapplication
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/23/2015

Sources

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