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Phalen Leadership Academy @ Louis B Russell Jr School 48

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School address
3445 N Central Ave Indianapolis, IN
School phone number
(317) 226-4248
School website

Principal

Paula Peterson

Cassandra Wallace

Grades K-6: 9:20am - 3:55pm

Admissions

Admissions


School Type

IPS Choice/Innovation

District

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS)

Grades Served

School Year 2021-22

Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 6

Grades Served

School Year 2022-23

Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 6


All Grades Accepting New Students in School Year 2023-2024

Lottery Priorities

1. No Lottery

Admissions Criteria

None

Enrollment Windows

Accepts Applications on Rolling Basis

Next Application Deadline

Not Reported


Our School

About Our School

The historic Louis B. Russell, Jr. Elementary School (Phalen Leadership Academy @48) is an IPS Innovation Charter school serving students in grades pre-K-6. Our curriculum is student-centered, inquiry and researched-based. A wide variety of teaching strategies and learning methods are used. This enriched learning environment is designed to prepare our students to fully comprehend and function productively in our highly sophisticated and technical society. Phalen Leadership Academy @48 offers before- and after-school programming, focusing on tutoring and enrichment.

Highlights

School Highlights


Tribes Learning Community

Strong Community Partnership

Opportunity Culture

Family_Involvement

Our Students


Total Enrollment


311

Enrollment by Gender


Female
46.9%
Male
53.0%

Enrollment by Ethnicity


Black/African American 76.5%
Hispanic/Latino 12.7%
Multiracial 8.0%
White 2.8%

Students Receiving Free/Reduced Price Meals


Paid Meals
11.3%
Reduced Price Meals
88.7%

Students Enrolled as English Language Learners


English Language Learners
5.6%
Non-English Language Learners
94.4%

Students Receiving Special Education


General Education
83.6%
Special Education
16.4%
Academic_Offerings

Academic Programs


Blended Learning
Special Education services
Community_Partnerships

Community Partnerships


Not Reported
Art

Arts, Media, & Music


Choir/Chorus
Concert Band
Dance
Drum Line
Family_Involvement

Family Involvement


Not Reported
Clubs

Clubs


Art Club
Peer Mentoring
Student Council
Sports_1

Sports


Boys Sports

Boys Baseball
Boys Basketball

Girls Sports

Girls Baseball
Girls Basketball
Girls Cheerleading
Girls Volleyball
Calendar

Calendar & Hours


First Day of School

08/19/2021

Last Day of School

06/06/2022

School Year Calendar

View Calendar

Saturday School

As Required

Summer School

As Required

School Hours

Grades K-6: 9:20am - 3:55pm

Earliest Drop-Off

9:00am

Latest Pick-Up

4:10pm

Before-School Care

No

After-School Care

No

After-School Tutoring

Not Reported

Transportation

Transportation


Transportation Options

Activities Bus

No

IndyGo Bus Routes

4
Uniforms

Uniforms


School Uniforms

Yes

Financial Assistance Available

Yes

Meals

Meals


Breakfast

Yes (Free)

Lunch

Yes (Free)

The State of Indiana will transition to new assessments and a new accountability system in School Year 2017-18. If there is no performance data shown below, it is because this is a new or Innovation school that does not yet have scores.


Letter Grade


Letter Grade (18-19)

F

Historical Letter Grades

2018-2019

F

2017 - 2018

F

Our Results


Student Engagement

Attendance Rate
99.3%

Student Proficiency Rates

IREAD-3
64.0%
ISTEP+ English Language Arts
32.8%
ISTEP+ Mathematics
32.8%
ISTEP+ Science
14.9%
ISTEP+ Social Studies
13.7%

Additional Data