Details overview

Hours 8:50 AM - 3:45 PM
School leader Kathryn Luessow
District M S D Lawrence Township
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Industrial shop
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
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 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 42% 12%
White 33% 72%
Hispanic 15% 10%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Asian 2% 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 12% 14%
Female 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
8
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
0
Clubs
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
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 Bearcats
School colors Silver, Green
Students typically come from these schools Crestview
  Indian Creek
  Oaklandon
Students typically continue on to these schools Lawrence North High School
  Lawrence Central High School

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner IUPUI
Partner website Http://www.iupui.edu/
Partner Butler
Partner website Http://www.butler.edu/
Partner Ball State
Partner website Http://cms.bsu.edu/
Partner Geist Orthodontics
Partner website Http://www.orthoisland.com/
Partner The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Partner website Http://www.lls.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://fallcreekvalley.ltschools.org/about/registration
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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