Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation

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Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation
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Equality and Excellence for All Children
Type and location
Grades K-12
Region Southwestern Indiana
Vanderburgh County
City of Evansville
Country United States
Location 951 Walnut Street
Evansville, Indiana
District information
Superintendent David Smith
Budget 280 Million
Students and staff
Students 22,694
Teachers 1,618
Staff 3,017
Athletic Conference SIAC
District Mascot Bosse Bulldogs
Central Bears
Harrison Warriors
North Huskies
Reitz Panthers
Colors See School list below
Other information
Graduation Rate: 87% [1]
2008 Graduates 1,476
Schedule multiple schedules in use
Website Official website

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC) is a public school corporation serving Evansville, Indiana and Vanderburgh County. It is the third largest school district in the state of Indiana, behind Indianapolis Public Schools and Fort Wayne Community Schools and the largest in Southern Indiana. The headquarters are located on Walnut Street in downtown Evansville. The school district serves nearly 23,000 students educated by more than 1,600 teachers.

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation comprises 37 different schools – 17 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, 4 K-8 schools, and 7 high schools.

On November 4, 2008 voters approved a $149 million bond issue for the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, which paid for the new North High school and a list of other projects.[2]

Elementary and Middle/Jr. High Schools[edit]

Grades K-8[edit]

  • Cedar Hall Community School
  • Glenwood Leadership Academy
  • Lincoln School
  • Lodge Community School

Grades K-5[edit]

  • Caze Elementary School
  • Cynthia Heights Elementary School
  • Daniel Wertz Elementary School
  • Dexter Elementary School
  • Fairlawn Elementary School
  • Harper Elementary School
  • Hebron Elementary School
  • Highland Elementary School
  • Stockwell Elementary School
  • Stringtown Elementary School
  • Tekoppel Elementary School
  • West Terrace Elementary School

Grades 6-8[edit]

  • Academy for Innovative Studies
  • Helfrich Park S.T.E.M Academy
  • McGary Middle School
  • Perry Heights Middle School
  • Plaza Park International Prep Academy
  • Thompkins Middle School
  • Washington Middle School

Grades K-6[edit]

(All North district schools)

  • Delaware Elementary School
  • Evans Elementary School
  • Oak Hill Elementary School
  • Scott Elementary School
  • Vogel Elementary School

Grades 7-8[edit]

(North district's middle school)

  • North Junior High School

High schools[edit]

School Type Enrollment Mascot (I/A) Colors (I/A) IHSAA Class (I/A) Athletic Conference
Academy for Innovative Studies Public N/A Phoenix                Not Participating None
Central High School Public 1,310 Bears                AAAA(A) Southern Indiana Athletic
North High School Public 1,581 Huskies                AAAA(A) Southern Indiana Athletic
FJ Reitz High School Public 1,381 Panthers                AAAA(A) Southern Indiana Athletic
Harrison High School Public 1,310 Warriors                AAAA(A) Southern Indiana Athletic
Benjamin Bosse High School Public 797 Bulldogs                AAA(A) Southern Indiana Athletic
Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center * Public 788 None None Not ParticipatIng None

*The Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center draws students from nine school districts.[3]

Early College High School

Administration[edit]

Superintendent's Office

  • The current superintendent is David Smith.

Chief of Staff

  • Rudy Montejano is the corporation's Chief of Staff. As such he is the second in charge in the absence of the superintendent and heads up the development areas; safety and security; and legal matters.

Associate Superintendent

  • Dr. Cathlin Gray is the Associate Superintendent of Family, School and Community Partnerships and will lead the new Center for Family, School and Community Partnerships that is expected to open at 123 Main Street, Evansville, by October.

Chief Academic Officer

  • Patricia Melton is the corporation's Chief Academic Officer. She, along with the instruction team, intervention team and the deputy chief academic officer, are working to bring about change and improvements to the instruction and ultimate success of EVSC's students.

Chief Financial Officer

  • Margaret Conway is the EVSC Chief Financial Officer and has been charged with finding ways for the corporation to save money, and helping the corporation to be more transparent in regard to its financial structure.

Neighboring School Districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/snapcorp.cfm?corp=7995
  2. ^ "It's now full speed ahead for EVSC's strategic plan". Evansville Courier & Press. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  3. ^ "SICTC at-A-Glance". Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center. Retrieved 2008-09-08. 

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