Programs & Services

Programs and Services at Charles Elementary

  • Communities in Schools (CIS) - Marci Lindahl, CIS Site Coordinator
  • Arthur M. Charles Parent-Teacher Organization (AMC PTO) - Emmi Newton, PTO President
  • Kiwanis Kids (K-Kids) charter - Jan Frye & Susan Miller, Advisors
  • National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) - Julie Selm  & Cindy Elzemeyer Advisors
  • Academic Bowl competitions - Janet Day
  • Advisors
    • Math Bowl
    • Science Bowl
    • Spell Bowl
  • Jump Rope for Heart participant, Ryan Higgins, Coordinator
  • Boston Run Cross Country Event, Ryan Higgins, Coordinator
  • Study Buddies Mentor program - Bridget Hazelbaker, Coordinator
  • Y-Care after school services on-site
  • Creative Arts program - Art, Library Media, Music, Physical Education
  • Preschool - half-day program
  • Kindergarten - full-day program
  • Title 1 School
  • Cooperative, hands-on learning
  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum
    • Pearson enVision Math Common Core
    • Pearson Reading Street
  • Culturally diverse population (440 students from more than 10 countries)
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Renovation in 1999
  • Bus Service
  • Breakfast and Lunch service
  • Self-contained classrooms with faculty using team teaching
  • After school transportation available
  • Handicapped accessible facility
  • Junior Achievement programs
  • Partnership with COPE Environmental Center for grade 2
  • Indiana Science Initiative
  • Second Steps social skills training
  • Steps to Respect bullying program
  • Riley Children's Hospital Miracle Member
  • Highly Qualified Staff:
    • 18 Classroom Teachers
    • 2 Special Education Teachers
    • 1 Part-time Library Media Specialist
    • 1 Part-time Music Teacher
    • 1 Part-time Physical Education Teacher
    • 1 Part-time Art Teacher
    • 1 Instructional Coach
    • 1 Preschool Instructor
    • 1 Administrator
    • 1 CIS Site Coordinator
    • 2 Part-time Counselors
    • 1 Speech Therapist
    • 1 Part-time Nurse
    • 2 Full-time Office Staff
    • Highly qualified paraprofessionals