Traditional

Traditional Schools provide high quality instruction in core subject areas, including reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. Students experience classes, such as art, music, technology, and physical education opportunities weekly. Elementary students living within the Boulevard and Elwood Haynes districts are automatically enrolled unless they apply to attend a different school. Any middle school student is eligible for Maple Crest Middle School. A partnership with the Kokomo Area Career Center allows qualified Career School 8th-graders to earn high school credits.

Neighborhood Traditional Schools

Boulevard Elementary, Elwood Haynes Elementary,

and Maple Crest Middle School (8th-grade Career School)

Neighborhood Schools have distinct boundaries and all students living within those boundaries are guaranteed admittance. Student admission is determined by the location of his/her residence. Other students may apply to attend these neighborhood schools. While Maple Crest Middle School will serve students from Boulevard and Elwood Haynes elementary schools, it is open to all students. Students must qualify for the 8th-grade Career School.

Boulevard Elementary School

Boulevard Elementary is committed to academic excellence, which starts with a partnership between home and school. The traditional philosophy is based on a structured learning environment and a fundamental foundation of higher-level thinking skills. The school offers quality curriculum in core subject areas including reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. Science is enriched through a new science lab. All students receive art, music, technology, and physical education instruction on a regular basis.

Contact Information:

David Buckalew, Principal, dbuckalew@kokomo.k12. in.us; Phone number: (765) 455-8070; Mailing address: 1901 W. Boulevard, Kokomo, IN 46902; School hours: 8:55 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.; www.kokomoschools.com

Elwood Haynes Elementary School

Elwood Haynes Elementary School is a neighborhood elementary school with a unique feature of having community preschool classes in the building. School officials strive to provide a safe and structured environment that focuses on the foundational skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. High quality instruction, along with targeted interventions, provide opportunities for students to meet academic goals and reach high academic excellence. Through the local YMCA, the school houses before-and-after school child care.

Contact Information:

Kathi Hoover, Principal, khoover@kokomo.k12. in.us; Phone number: (765) 454-7050; Mailing address: 910 S. Cooper St., Kokomo, IN 46901; School hours: 8:55 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.; www.kokomoschools.com

Maple Crest Middle School

(Career School for 8th graders)

Maple Crest Middle School offers students and parents a choice of a traditional program of education. This program features a rigorous core curriculum in all subjects, including the arts and a Career School for 8th graders. Students in all programs experience interdisciplinary learning, which is often project-based, with significant technology support. The Career School gives students opportunities to investigate a career area for high school credit. Students in the Career School attend classes both at Maple Crest and at the Kokomo Area Career Center.

Contact Information:

Dr. Kathryn Reckard, Principal, kreckard@kokomo.k12.in.us; Phone number: (765) 455-8085; Mailing address: 2727 S. Washington Street, Kokomo, IN 46902; School hours: 8:10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; www,kokomoschools.com

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