Bainbridge Elementary School Grades K-5
Dean Cook, Principal
Jo Ellen Cook, Assistant Principal
412 S. Washington Street, P.O. Box 239
Bainbridge, Indiana 46105
765-522-6233

Mission Statement
The children at Bainbridge Elementary will experience an educational environment, which promotes citizenship and lifetime learning.

Enrollment.................................561
Certified Staff..............................32.3
Support Staff...............................25.5
Administrative Staff........................2

Bainbridge Elementary school was built on an 18 acre site in 1967 and underwent a classroom and gymnasium addition and major remodeling in 1991. The air-conditioned building has 31 classrooms, a media center, art room, music room, computer lab, conference room, a gymnasium with a stage, and cafeteria. The students also have access to an outdoor lab located at the high school/middle school campus. A major building addition and remodeling project was completed prior to the 2000-2001 school year.  The project added five classrooms to the upper grades and one room in the primary wing, along with a new main entrance and administrative area.  The student capacity of the building is 700.

Class sizes range from 16 to 25. The teaching staff and instructional assistants provide for an adult-to-student classroom ratio of 13 to 1.  Remediation programs are available in math and language arts.

Roachdale Elementary School Grades K-5
J. Scott Spencer, Principal
305 S. Indiana Street, P.O. Box 309
Roachdale, Indiana 46172
765-522-1732

Mission Statement

The Roachdale Elementary School community is committed to the developmental and academic growth of all students,
to encourage life-long learning.

Enrollment.................................310
Certified Staff............................16.7
Support Staff...............................19.5
Administrative Staff........................1

Roachdale Elementary School was built on a 16 acre site in 1951 and underwent a classroom addition and remodeling in 1987. The air-conditioned building has 16 classrooms, library, computer lab, music, art, and science room, a gymnasium with a stage, and cafeteria. The media center, computer lab, and a new conference room were added to the building prior to the start of the 2000-2001 school year.  The students also have access to an outdoor lab located on the high school/middle school campus. The student capacity of the building is 350.

Class sizes range from 13 to 25. The teaching staff and instructional assistants provide for an adult-to-student classroom ratio of 12 to 1. Roachdale Elementary is very proud of its Community Room where volunteers help prepare items for use in the classroom. An activity-based educational lab designed to be used by primary level students, family, and community is available. Remediation programs are available in math and language arts.

North Putnam Middle School Grades 6-8
Terry Tippin, Principal
Rick England, Assistant Principal
8905 N. County Road 250 E.
Roachdale, Indiana 46172
765-522-2900

Mission Statement

The faculty and staff at North Putnam Middle School are committed to nurture the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of each early adolescent. The instructional process will be a model of teamwork in a safe, creative, and respectful environment. Student experiences will provide opportunities for exploration, challenge, and success.

Enrollment.................................447
Certified Staff..........................24.5
Professional Staff.....................30.5
Administrative Staff....................2.5

North Putnam Middle School is a newly-constructed building that was first occupied in January, 1994. The air conditioned building shares a 118 acre campus with North Putnam High School. The building contains 19 modern classrooms, media center, computer lab, publication room, art room, cafeteria, gymnasium, bookstore, and commons area. A weight room, wrestling room, swimming pool, and laundry are shared with the high school. Outdoor physical education and athletic facilities are also shared with the high school. All corporation schools have access to an outdoor lab located on the site. The student capacity of the building is 500.

The required course of study at the middle school includes instruction in the core subjects of language arts (writing and literature each day), mathematics, social studies, science, and general music. The non-core subjects of horticulture, technology, home economics, art, and physical education are also offered. Band and chorus are available as electives.

North Putnam High School Grades 9-12
Alan Zerkel, Principal
Jason Chew, Assistant Principal
8869 N. County Road 250 E.
Roachdale, Indiana 46172
765-522-6282

Mission Statement

North Putnam High School, in a partnership with the community, creates a quality environment to meet the educational, developmental, and societal needs of all students.

Enrollment.................................513
Certified Staff..........................28.5
Support Staff...........................24.5
Administrative Staff....................3
Graduation Rate...........................96%

North Putnam High School was occupied in 1969. It sits on a 118 acre site that is shared with the middle school. Major renovation of outdoor facilities was undertaken in 1992 during the middle school construction. The air-conditioned building contains 36 classrooms, an auditorium/large-group instruction room, gymnasium, media center, computer lab, band and choral facilities, cafeteria, swimming pool, greenhouse, and a TV production studio.  Outdoor physical education and athletic facilities are shared with the middle school. All corporation schools have access to an outdoor lab located on the site. A building and remodeling project was completed at the start of the 2000-2001 school year which added eight classrooms, a new TV production studio, and a new administrative area.  In addition, the industrial technology, agri-science, home economics, and student service areas were remodeled.  The student capacity of the building is 725.

Each student at North Putnam High School must complete 43 credits of high school work in grades 9-12 in order to graduate. According to corporation policy and state regulations, 27 of the 43 credits are required, while 16 are electives. In addition, the Indiana Department of Education requirements for the Core 40 Curriculum and the Academic Honors Diploma can be met at North Putnam High School.

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