Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 82% 72%
Black 7% 12%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian 3% 2%
Hispanic 2% 10%
American Indian 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Student subgroups

  This school State average
English learners 1% 5%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 46%
Special education 17% 14%
Female 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Awards

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

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Student subgroups IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013