Cowan High School

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Cowan High School is located in Cowan, Indiana in Southern Delaware County in east central Indiana. The school is six miles south of downtown Muncie, Indiana. Current enrollment figures for Indiana rank Cowan High School 309th out of 345 total public schools. Cowan High school has a marching band but does not have a football team or a football field.


The Blackhawks official colors are black and gold.

Affiliated with the Mid-Eastern Conference.

After the move to multi-class sports in 1997-1998, the Cowan girls volleyball team has played in the Class A State Finals twice (as of 2011).

Sports offered at Cowan include the following fall sports: Girls and Boys cross country, bowling, girls volleyball, and girls and boys basketball. The following spring sports are offered: Boys baseball, girls softball, boys golf, and boys and girls track and field.

Notable Alumni[edit]

Rodney Thomas, a 1996 graduate, led Division I (NCAA) in three-point field goal percentage for the 1998-1999 season while playing guard for the IUPUI Jaguars.

Justin O'Conner, a 2010 graduate, finished his high school baseball career with a state record-tying 51 career home runs and a state record 198 RBIs. O'Conner also was drafted in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Subjects Offered[edit]

Cowan High School contains, as of the 2011-2012 school year, approximately 300-400 students in grades 7 through 12. The following are classes offered for high school students for Science, Math, and English (grades 9 through 12):

Science: Biology I, Biology II, Environmental Science, Chemistry I, AP Chemistry, Integrated Chemistry and Physics, Physics, Anatomy and Physiology

Math: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Discrete Mathematics (1 semester), Probability and Statistics (1 semester), Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus

English English 9, English 10, English 11, English 12, American Literature and Composition, English Literature and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, and AP Language and Composition

Clubs and Organizations[edit]

Cowan High School has a number of clubs and extracurricular activities that are unrelated to athletics. The following is a list of such groups:

- Student Council
- Key Club
- National Honors Society
- FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)
- Campus Life

Coordinates: 40°06′27″N 85°23′33″W / 40.10750°N 85.39250°W / 40.10750; -85.39250