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Options Charter School Noblesville

Charter | 9-12 | 159 students


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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $154,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $720.

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Posted March 27, 2014

I like the size of this school for my daughter. She is able to get on on one attention with plenty of structure, but the structure is not too much in that it limits the students. She enjoys it and I also am happy that they are up to date on technology as well.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted January 3, 2014

My son and daughter have been attending Options for years now. We chose them for many reasons and what I like about the school is the level of communication between the staff and the parents. The level of difficulty is sufficient and the amount of homework is very reasonable. Even the variety and quality of the food that the serve for lunch is good!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted June 18, 2013

My favorite overall part of Options Charter School is the fact that they had a genuine care for my child's personal well being. They are always updating technology for the students education. i would definitely recommend this school to other parents looking to enroll their child.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 10, 2013

The teachers here are wonderful, just very understanding and take time to listen to your concerns. The class sizes are smaller here and provide a very safe environment.
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Posted January 28, 2013

The level of communication at this school is very good. I was very comfortable with my child's small class sizes and the one on one relationship she shared with her teachers.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 11, 2012

They have all the right features, and curriculum in place to set your child up for success here. Starting with the small class sizes, friendly staff, warm nurturing environment it is a great combination for a school to have. We are grateful to have found such a wonderful place for our children to attend.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 17, 2011

This school is what charter schools should be. The traditional high schools don't work for everyone. This school brings out the best for every student. Suddenly they believe in themselves and stop expecting failure. I thought my son was "lost" to education. He'll be graduating from college next fall. Most of that credit goes to Options.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 17, 2011

This brings a very innovative high school option to Hamilton County. An excellent staff, community-based curriculum and an outstanding mentor program are just three of the components that make this school an attrative choice.
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Posted September 4, 2008

Our son is a Junior at Options this year. He was at HSE High for fresh and soph. Those were two very frustrating years for us!! HSE is a fine school for kids who are gifted academically and don't need any help. If, however there are some issues that need to be handled for your child to succeed the teachers and staff just don't have time to give any kind of individual attention. Options has been a godsend to our family. Our son is getting the great grades now that we always knew he was capable of. With just 130 students in the whole school and 12 kids per class, no one gets left behind. Another great thing is they provide busing. Usually unheard of from a Charter. Thanks for giving me the oportunity to Rate this great school.
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Posted July 17, 2008

Not perfect, but a caring atmosphere has done wonders for my son. Great technology and strong leadership.
—Submitted by a parent

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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 70% in 2013.








Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 48% in 2013.









The state average for English was 76% in 2013.








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About the tests

In 2012-2013 Indiana used the End-of-Course (ECA) assessment to test students in middle and high school in Algebra I, Biology I, and English 10. The ECA is a criterion-referenced assessment developed specifically for students completing their instruction in Algebra I, Biology I, or English 10. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "F".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "F".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "F".

About the tests

Indiana uses the A through F School Grading System to assess the overall performance of a school. For the 2011-2012 school year, schools were graded based on performance and participation levels in state standardized tests and student growth using the Indiana Growth Model. In addition, high schools were graded on four-year (on-time) graduation rates and college and career readiness indicators including Advanced Placment exam results and industry certification exam results.

Source: Indiana Department of Education

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State Average

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Indiana Dept. of Education, National Student Clearinghouse, 2011-2012

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 72%
Black 5% 12%
Hispanic 3% 10%
Multiracial 3% 4%
American Indian 1% 0%
Asian 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 46%N/A46%
Special education 32%N/A14%
English learners 0%N/A5%
Source: IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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  • Mrs Michelle Walden
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  • (317) 773-9017


Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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9945 Cumberland Pointe Boulevard
Noblesville, IN 46060
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Phone: (317) 773-8659


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