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Herron High School

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  1. Herron High School Indianapolis, Indiana

  2. Herron in the News • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAyA6RNQhlU

  3. A Quick Survey • How many of you attended Public high school? • How many of you went to private high school? • Any other types? • Was your school in an urban setting or rural setting? • How diverse do you think your school was? • How many people were in your graduating class? • How many AP classes were offered at your school? • Did you wear a uniform?

  4. Basic facts • Tuition free charter school • Locatedin An urban setting • Demographics: 48% white, 39% black, 7% multiracial, 4% Hispanic, 2% other • Entire Enrollment: 641 • 24 AP classes offered • Strict uniforms • Wide variety of sports

  5. More Background Information • Grading system- A,B,C, NG (no grading), I (incomplete) • NG- remediation, keep taking class till passed • Scheduling- 9-4 Monday- Thursday, 10-4 Friday • 4 classes a day, 80 minutes (Monday-Thursday) • 8 classes, 34 minutes (Friday)

  6. Curriculum • “Herron High School is founded on the belief that a classical, liberal arts education, where students are steeped in great historical thought and invention, is the best preparation for a future life of leadership and service.” • Based on an Art History timeline • Arts are highly stressed (AP Music classes)

  7. Support Services • Advisory periods • Study periods • Outside Technology Devices can be brought in to assist with Classes

  8. In the News • Placed in the top 5 percent of schools nationwide in rankings by Newsweek, U.S. News and the Washington Post. • Weekly newsletters • http://www.herronhighschool.org/2013/09/22/2604/ • http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/indiana/districts/herron-charter/herron-high-school-7112

  9. Things to know before visiting • High levels of student achievement • Strict rules- clear backpacks, uniforms • No late work accepted • Take benchmark exams

  10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ml2t-kWTuuM