Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:35 PM
School leader Kelly Jackson
District M S D Lawrence Township
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Magnet
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Forest Glen Elementary School celebrates its uniqueness as a culturally enriched partnership of students, staff, families, and community. The Spanish Immersion magnet school actively cultivates the maximum potential of each student in the lifelong learning process and in the development of cross cultural learners and responsible citizens.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
World languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Spanish Immersion and Dual Imm
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education program details The Department of Exceptional Learners assists students in receiving the resources they need to be successful in school. These resources include implementation of the use of research based practices that are individualized, appropriate, legally compliant and fiscally sound. These resources and interventions meet the student's social and instructional needs and will positively support and guide the student for successful transition to middle school.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deafness
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
English Language Learner program details The MSD Lawrence Township Schools ENL program is committed to educational advancement of its ENL students both academically and socially in English, while honoring their rich heritage of language and culture.
English Language Learner programs Dual language programs
Integrated group classrooms
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
White 40% 72%
Hispanic 35% 10%
Black 18% 12%
Multiracial 6% 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 25% 5%
Special education 7% 14%
Female 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
N/A 53% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
8
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Dance club
Game club
Math club
Recycling club
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) World Percussion Group
  Student United Nations
  Spell Bowl
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Fall Creek Valley Middle School
  Belzer Middle School

Awards

Academic award Earned an "A" rating from the Indiana Department of Education
Year received 2014
Academic award MSA named Forest Glen a National Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2013

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details Students in grade six have the opportunity to participate in athletics at either Belzer or Fall Creek Valley Middle Schools.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Embassy of Spain
  Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Partner website Http://www.iupui.edu/
Partner IVY Tech Community College
Partner website Http://www.ivytech.edu/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ltschools.org/enrollment
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
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