Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:35 PM
School leader Connie Thomas
District M S D Lawrence Township
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

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

15
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources 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 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
3
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 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 Indianapolis Beautiful Grant
Year received 2011
Community service award Indianapolis Beautiful Grant
Year received 2012
Academic award 4-Star School
Year received 2010
Academic award 4-Star School
Year received 2011

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

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

Learn more Http://indiancreek.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