Details overview

Hours 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Mrs. Lisa Emshwiller
District Michigan City Area Schools
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
Gifted / High performing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught (misc.) Students are taught German in 3rd Grade

Support

12
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 80% 72%
Black 8% 12%
Hispanic 6% 10%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian 0% 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 2% 5%
Special education 19% 14%
Female 58% 51%
Male 58% 51%
N/A 42% 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
4
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Boy Scouts
Drama club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 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
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Springfield Indians
School colors Red and White
Students typically continue on to these schools Krueger Middle School

Awards

Academic award Indiana A School
Year received 2013
Academic award Indiana A School
Year received 2012

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
German

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Youth Services Bureau

Sources

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