Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:35 PM
School leader Susan Jordan
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 AB envisions customized 21st century experiences that ensure maximum student growth leading to productive citizenship in the global community. All stakeholders play a vital role in developing a learning environment where each student is equipped to achieve at his or her maximum potential.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

8
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Music room
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Special education program details The Department of Exceptional Learners promotes the integration of students with disabilities into the district initiatives of the project approach, response to instruction and cultural competency. Every student has accessible schools, educational supports and services including assistive technology to enable the students, their parents and staff to become positive advocates in developing an appropriate educational plan.
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 ENL program is committed to educational advancement of its students both academically & 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
White 65% 72%
Black 20% 12%
Multiracial 7% 4%
Hispanic 4% 10%
Asian 4% 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 3% 5%
Special education 8% 14%
Female 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
N/A 48% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 18% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
8
Clubs
including: Television / Radio News
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Girls on the Run
Math club
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Healthy Kids Club
  Spell Bowl
  Choir & Drum Group
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
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Stars
School colors Orange and White
Students typically continue on to these schools Belzer Middle School
  Fall Creek Valley Middle School

Awards

Academic award "A" rating from Indiana Dept. of Education
Year received 2014
Academic award Four Star School Recognition from the Indiana Dept. of Education
Year received 2015

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Speech therapist(s)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None
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 Costco
Partner website Www.costco.com
Partner Lee/Willis Communications
Partner website Http://www.leewilliscommunications.com/
Partner Reprographics
  Clarity Business Solution

Enrollment

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. Additional information on magnet selection and enrollment can be found at http://magnet.ltschools.org/.
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
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