Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:35 PM
School leader Kevin Kemper
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 Indian Creek envisions a dynamic learning environment where students are self-directed learners that process the inter relatedness of STEM components. It is the vision of Indian Creek create an environment in which students become lifelong learners, excel in academics and citizenship, and make valuable contributions in a competitive, global community.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
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 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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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 53% 12%
White 28% 72%
Hispanic 11% 10%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Asian 1% 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 8% 5%
Special education 9% 14%
Female 55% 51%
Male 55% 51%
N/A 45% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
9
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Book / reading club
Game club
Math club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
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
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Explorers
Students typically continue on to these schools Fall Creek Valley Middle School
  Belzer Middle School

Awards

Community service award Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Grant
Year received 2011
Community service award Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Grant
Year received 2012
Academic award 4-Star School
Year received 2010
Academic award 4-Star School
Year received 2011
Academic award Identified as an "A" School by the Indiana Department of Education
Year received 2014

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
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.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner McKenzie Center for Innovation and Technology
Partner website Https://mckenzie.ltschools.org/home
Partner Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Partner website Http://www.iupui.edu/
Partner Martin University
Partner website Http://hstrial-amenti-sujai-2886.intuitwebsites.com/homepage.html?_=1342209826092
Partner Regions Bank
Partner website Https://www.regions.com

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details All families will go to the Welcome Center to enroll their child into the MSD of Lawrence Township. The Welcome Center is located at the Lawrence Education & Community Center, 6501 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236
Learn more Http://www.ltschools.org/enrollment
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

Sources

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