Your Best Choice
New Castle Community Schools has the
lowest student to teacher ratio
of any surrounding school corporation.
50+ EXTRACURRICULAR & CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
We also provide activities buses in the afternoons for our middle and high school students.
The Most Accelerated Coursework
We offer more accelerated coursework opportunities than any other area corporation (upper level Math/Science/English, dual credit, advanced placement).
Our high school offers 16+ AP/ACP classes and 22+ dual credit classes through Indiana University, Ball State University, and Ivy Tech. Students are eligible to graduate high school with an associates degree or equivalent at no cost to our students.
Renowned Career Center
Our excellent New Castle Career Center has earned the Early College distinction.
500+ students | 19 Programs
High Ability & Honors
We offer high ability and honors programming from 3rd grade through graduation for all content areas.
Optimal Student Achievement
We utilize the 8 steps continuous improvement model in k-8 to promote optimal student achievement and make curriculum and pacing of instruction consistent among schools.
Through a partnership with the New Castle Police Department, we have four full time School Resource Officers
high school - 2 | middle school - 1 | elementary - 1 roving
Higher ACT scores
The New Castle ACT composite score is higher than any other surrounding school corporation (the ACT is a college entrance exam used by most universities and colleges for admissions).
Open at 7 A.M.
All of our schools open at 7 a.m. with supervision to accommodate our families and students.
James Whitcomb Riley Elementary
recently was named a Blue Ribbon School
by the Indiana Department of Education.
We offer elementary Latchkey programs
and secondary academic assistance after school.