Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:30 AM
School leader Susan Fries
District Geist Montessori Academy
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

9
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education 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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 82% 72%
Black 7% 12%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian 3% 2%
Hispanic 2% 10%
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 1% 5%
Special education 17% 14%
Female 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
N/A 51% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
1
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Mt. Vernon Schools
  Hamilton Southeastern
  Lawrence Township
Students typically continue on to these schools Herron High
  Hamilton Southeastern
  Heritage Christian

Awards

Academic award Best Elementary School by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine
Year received 2010

Teachers

7
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Gmacademy.org
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