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Paramount Cottage Home

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School address
1203 E Saint Clair St. Indianapolis, IN
School phone number
(463) 231-2880 x 2
School website

Principal

Rebecca Norman (rnorman@psoecottagehome.org)

Operations Manager

Amie Smith (asmith@psoecottagehome.org)

Parent Coordinator

Deandra Downey (ddowney@psoecottagehome.org)

463-231-2880 x 2107

Grades K-4: 8:00am - 3:30pm

Admissions

Admissions


School Type

Charter

Authorizer

Mayor's Office of Education Innovation (OEI)

Grades Served

School Year 2022-23

Kindergarten-Grade 4

Grades Served

School Year 2023-24

Kindergarten-Grade 5


All Grades Accepting New Students in School Year 2023-2024

Lottery Priorities

Admissions Criteria

None

Enrollment Windows

Round 1: 11/2/2022 - 1/25/2023
Round 2: 1/26/2023 - 4/20/2023

Next Application Deadline

1/25/2023


Our School

About Our School

Paramount Cottage Home is the highest performing K-5 school corporation in the state of Indiana. Parents that care about the growth and health of their child continue to list Paramount Cottage Home as their first choice! Molded in the tradition of Paramount Brookside, it is now the highest performing downtown Indianapolis school. Rich in diversity and full of opportunity, this is Indy’s best free schooling option. Students who need extra help and attention shine in this school model. And high achieving students who need challenged find new energy and drive. The urban garden, goat herd, sports, and robotics teams all add incredible excitement to the school culture. Paramount Cottage Home engages both the student and the family in the educational process. Our state-of-the-art facilities, one-to-one technology, extra-curricular activities, and opportunities for growth make us a terrific option for your child’s education. Our students take pride in their responsibilities and strive to increase their capacity. Our school leaders and top ranked teachers are committed to the future, working year after year to ensure that pathways for success are individually molded for every student. Don’t settle for your local neighborhood school. Choose the best free school in Indy and change the future for your child. If you wish to enroll at Paramount Cottage Home, go to Enroll Indy and list this school as your first choice. Then, click the box to share your contact information when enrolling online. This way, if you don’t initially get into the school, the school can alert you to future openings, allowing you to enroll online at that time. 2021-2022 Data ILEARN ELA Pass Rate: 72% ILEARN MATH Pass Rate: 77% Attendance: 93.5%

Highlights

School Highlights


Athletics

Urban Farm

VEX Robotics

Family_Involvement

Our Students


Total Enrollment


272

Enrollment by Gender


Female
47.0%
Male
53.0%

Enrollment by Ethnicity


American Indian 0.0%
Asian 1.0%
Black/African American 65.0%
Hispanic/Latino 10.0%
Multiracial 3.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
White 21.0%

Students Receiving Free/Reduced Price Meals


Paid Meals
29.0%
Reduced Price Meals
71.0%

Students Enrolled as English Language Learners


English Language Learners
4.0%
Non-English Language Learners
96.0%

Students Receiving Special Education


General Education
85.0%
Special Education
15.0%
Academic_Offerings

Academic Programs


1:1 Technology
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
English Language Learner services
Gifted and Talented/High Ability
Special Education services
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
Community_Partnerships

Community Partnerships


East Downtown Indianapolis Neighborhoods
Cottage Home Neighborhood
Gallahue Mental Health Services
Easterseals Crossroads
YMCA
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Indy Parks
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
United Way of Central Indiana
Lutherwood Child and Family Services
Art

Arts, Media, & Music


Not Reported
Family_Involvement

Family Involvement


School/Community Organization (SCO)
Family Allies Community Team (FACT)
Clubs

Clubs


Chess Club
Robotics Club
Sports_1

Sports


Boys Sports

Boys Cross Country
Boys Basketball
Boys Football

Girls Sports

Girls Cross Country
Girls Basketball
Calendar

Calendar & Hours


First Day of School

08/02/2021

Last Day of School

05/23/2023

School Year Calendar

View Calendar

Saturday School

No

Summer School

Yes

School Hours

Grades K-4: 8:00am - 3:30pm

Earliest Drop-Off

7:30am

Latest Pick-Up

3:45pm

Before-School Care

Yes

After-School Care

Yes

After-School Tutoring

Yes

Transportation

Transportation


Transportation Options

Activities Bus

Yes

IndyGo Bus Routes

10
Uniforms

Uniforms


School Uniforms

Yes

Financial Assistance Available

No

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.