Township Statistics – General Information
||Wayne Township is in the west central portion
of Marion County, adjacent to the Indianapolis International
Airport. The Education Center is located on the southwest corner
of High School Road and Morris Streets, west of I-465 and north
of US 40 (Washington Street).
||Dr. Jeff Butts
||Dr. Lisa Lantrip
of the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township, a partnership
of students, staff, families, and community, is to ensure all students
acquire and apply knowledge, skills, processes, and values, to become
life-long learners and contributors in a democratic society through
a comprehensive program of outstanding quality which enables them
to develop their potential.
||As of November 1, 2010, 15,728 students
||An elected seven member board. Board members
are elected at large from two districts and serve four-year terms.
||All elementary schools have full-time
principals, asst. principals, media specialist, physical education,
art, music teachers, and a nurse, in addition
to classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, classroom assistants,
clerical, custodial, and cafeteria personnel. At the secondary level,
there are additional assistant principals and guidance personnel.
||The school district is a member of the
Central Indiana Educational Service Center, the Indiana Urban School
Association, the Indiana Public Schools/University Partnership,
and Indiana Public School Study Council. It is the local educational
administrator for the West Central Joint Services Special Education
Cooperative and the Area 31 Careers programs.
Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP+) - Spring 2012
|% Above State
||All schools are well equipped and maintained.
Four of the elementary schools were renovated a few years ago and renovations have been completed for the start of the 2007 school year at Chapel Glen, Chapelwood, Maplewood, and Stout Field elementary schools. Bridgeport
Elementary was built and it opened in the fall of 2004. Former Fulton Junior High opened as Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center in August of 2007. Former South Wayne Junior underwent a renovation and opened as Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center in August of 2005. There was
an extensive renovation/addition project at Ben Davis High School,
which was completed during the summer of 2002. Another addition on the front of Ben Davis High School was added to provide twenty new classrooms which opened in August, 2006. A new Ninth Grade
Center opened in August, 2005. Ben Davis University High School opened in August, 2007 in the former Ben Davis Junior High School and went through a renovation which was completed in January, 2009. Wayne Township Preschool opened in August, 2009 which is housed at BDUHS. There are eleven elementary schools
(Kindergarten-Grade 6), two 7th and 8th Grade Centers, a Ninth Grade
Center, and Ben Davis High School (Grades 10-12).