Batesville Advantages

Want to quickly understand the benefits of attending Batesville? We’re happy to share our Top 10 Batesville Advantages:

  1. Proven Academic Excellence– Batesville Schools are continually recognized for our students’ academic success:
    • #1 in ISTEP+ Scores in Southern Indiana
    • #4 in Indiana for ISTEP Scores (Both English & Math)
    • 4 Star School by the Indiana Department of Education
    • “A” Rating from the Indiana Department of Education.
    • 2012 IASP Academic Team State Champions – Interdisciplinary
  2. 1:1 Computing – All Batesville High School Students receive a MacBook Air Laptop, and by 2014 the entire campus (K-12) will utilize a 1:1 Computing Device. Students also enjoy full wireless connection throughout all buildings.
  3. Commitment to Healthy Kids – All Batesville Schools offer fresh and healthy foods in cafeterias, and Batesville was recognized as a Silver Level Winner for the Indiana Hoosier Healthy Schools Award for All Buildings.
  4. Full Day Kindergarten – Our Full Day Kindergarten program sets the tone for nurturing our students’ love of learning at an early age.
  5. Preschool– A full-day preschool program offered all 180 days of the BCSC calendar at Batesville Primary School.
  6. Dual Language Immersion – Batesville Community School Corporation uses a fifty-fifty model, in which students spend half of their school day in Mandarin Chinese and the other half-day in English. Students will have two teachers, one who teaches exclusively in Mandarin Chinese for half of the day and one who instructs in English for half of the day.
  7. Numerous Opportunities for College Credit – Through our academic connection with Ivy Tech, Indiana University, and the Indiana Virtual Academy, our students have access to a multitude of post-secondary courses. In fact, most students will graduate with nearly a year’s worth of college credit under their belt.
  8. SAT Preparation Courses – By investing in preparation courses for our students, we continue to see strong SAT results. In fact, our school has a notable18 National Merit Winners – meaning students perform so well on the Pre-SAT test that they receive a multitude of offers from colleges prior to even taking the SAT.
  9. Comprehensive Curriculum – Our diverse curriculum includes traditional courses as well as many Foreign Language Courses, Art and Music Classes, AgriScience Courses, Engineering & Technical Education Classes, Project Lead The Way, and mentorship opportunities.
  10. Successful Athletic Programs – From football to basketball to baseball and track, there are numerous opportunities for our students to participate in both team and individual sports.
  11. Successful Graduates– An impressive 80% of Batesville High School graduates attend post secondary education. In fact, many alumni have inspired us with their impressive accomplishments, for example:
    • Chris Giesting (University of Notre Dame, Big East Track Champion)
    • Conner Kelly (Princeton University, Football)
    • Tom Jeffers (West Point Military Academy)
    • Chad Jones (State FFA Award)

When you choose to enroll your child at Batesville Primary School, you’ll be joining a school system that is known for academic excellence and providing a wealth of opportunities for all children. We hope to have the opportunity to educate your child.

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