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Where every child can and will learn
Serving those who need us the most Demographics Multi- White racial 1% 3% Free/Reduced Lunch Reduced 2% Paid 4% Black 25% Latino 71% Free 94%
Family Support • We have 285 students enrolled • 90% of our students returned from the previous year • 75% of families have attended at least two of our monthly parent engagement nights • Our PTO has raised over $1, 000 to support arts education and field trips.
Community Support • Introduction of a CAUSE Council • Embedded IUPUI teacher cohort • IPS Pre-K • Mentoring and tutoring from high school students
Character • Our character education focus was highlighted in an article by Matthew Tully in the Indianapolis Star • Who we are is as important as what we know.
Academic update • Our Fall NWEA data showed an increase in Math and ELA proficiency for our founding cohort from 17% to 59% • Our goal is 1. 5 years of growth for each school year • Move from aids to two teacher model • Introduction of Lexia Core 5 • Focus on Joint Product Activities
Ongoing challenges • Mental and emotional health • Partnership with Peace Learning Center • School-based therapy • Building a “Baby College” based on the model researched at the Harlem Children’s Zone on a joint trip with IPS to New York