Details overview

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


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 Brook Park envisions a safe and nurturing environment where all students discover, develop, and enjoy their unique talents and abilities as they strive to achieve their academic potential. In this cooperative atmosphere, our school and community will work together to develop productive citizens and leaders of tomorrow.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction


Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None


including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
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
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 Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging 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 Integrated group classrooms
Push-in model
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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Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 55% 12%
White 21% 72%
Hispanic 15% 10%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Special education 12% 14%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 46%
English Language Learners 10% 5%
Source: See notes


Girls Sports
Boys Sports
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Dance club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Up & Running Club
  Recycling Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 06:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM


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
Volunteer in the classroom
School mascot Bears
School colors Red and White
Students typically continue on to these schools Belzer Middle School
  Fall Creek Valley Middle School


Academic award Identified by Magnet Schools of American as a Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2013


including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
School counselor
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.


Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Roche Diagnostics
Partner website Http://
Partner Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
Partner website Http://
Partner Lawrence Parks
Partner website Http://
Partner Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park
Partner website Http://


Application/ enrollment process details All families will go to the Welcome Center to enroll their child into MSD of Lawrence Township. The Welcome Center is located at the Lawrence Education & Community Center, 6501 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236
Learn more Http://
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling


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