2017-2018 Back to School Information

Free and Reduced Lunch/Textbook Assistance Application with EZMeal App

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Beginning July 1st, 2017, click here to apply online for Fred or Reduced Lunch for the 2017-18 school year or click the link below for a printable version of the free and reduced lunch application. Paper copies of the application are also available at your child's school. (haga clic aquí para la versión en español). For more information on how to apply, download the Parent Instruction Letter below (haga clic aquí para la versión en español).
Free/Reduced Lunch Information

Returning Student Registration
To re-register your existing GWS student for the 2017-18 school year, please refer to   pdf these instructions (124 KB) pdf . (127 KB)
If you need the parent access id and password for your student, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get this information.
Note:  generally, your parent access id is your student's username followed by a lowercase p and the parent access password is generally your student's password followed by a lowercase p (e.g. 810000p 123Abcp).
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If your student was not a GWS student in the 2016-17 school year, you must complete the New Student Pre-Registration.

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Book Rental/Food Service Payments with EZSchoolPay
We have a new payment system this year.  To put money on your child's lunch account or to pay book rental, go to http://ezschoolpay.com to set up your account with the help of pdf these instructions (477 KB) .
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2017-18 Book Rental:
Kindergarten: $132.71
1st Grade:  $127.59
2nd Grade:  $119.24
3rd Grade:  $120.74
4th Grade: $107.29
5th Grade:  $125.20
6th-12th Grade:  Varies (consult your textbook statement from the school)


2016-17 Accomplishments

During the 2016-17 school year, did you know………….
  • the Greenwood Community School Corporation was only one of twenty-three school districts in the state to be awarded an “A” by the Indiana Department of Education?
  • the Greenwood Community School Corporation was visited by the External Review Team from AdvancED and earned accreditation for another five year term?
  • for a 5th year in a row, lunch prices have not changed due to strong fiscal management of our lunch program?
  • school district cash balances have grown, enabling significant raises for the staff and providing for a solid financial foundation for now and the future?
  • the school district has established coordinated and intentional professional development opportunities for staff throughout the school year, including the summer?
  • new air conditioning was installed at Northeast Elementary and the high school gymnasiums?
  • that all district computer network operations were moved at the end of the school year over to the new middle school?
  • renovations to the high school pool, gymnasiums, baseball field, softball field, athletic hallway, and locker rooms were completed?
  • Isom Elementary experienced strong improvement in IREAD 3 scores, with twelve students earning perfect scores?
  • Westwood Elementary was named a four star school?
  • Southwest Elementary started a “Mornings with Mom” program that filled the cafeteria as well as the adjoining hallway?
  • Northeast Elementary received state recognition for its robotics team?
  • the Middle School expanded curriculum offerings for students?
  • special education teachers district wide underwent professional development on addressing the increasing challenges of addressing and correcting student behavior?
  • the school district’s lunch program served 370,917 lunches and 102,349 breakfasts?
  • the school district partnered with Clark-Pleasant Schools to share staff wellness clinic hours, leading to higher utilization and savings to the district’s health insurance plan?
  • the school district received an Early Literacy Intervention Grant providing for a strong commitment to Orton-Gillingham strategies for reading instruction?
  • the new student activities complex opened at the high school?
  • the school district started the first phases of implementation for a new phone system district wide?
  • the high school guidance department has been redesigned to include an additional counselor whose main responsibilities will be to operate the new College and Career Center, form partnerships with the local business community, and coordinate K -12 career development efforts?
  • Isom Elementary teachers observed their peers’ instructional practices leading to mutual professional growth and collaboration?
  • Westwood Elementary’s math bowl team placed 3rd in the State of Indiana and 1st in the region?
  • Jennifer Hussung from Southwest Elementary was named the Greenwood Community School Corporation’s Teacher of the Year?
  • Northeast Elementary held Camp Read A Lot and had over 200 parents and students in attendance?
  • the middle school administration and staff prepared to occupy a brand new, state of the art 160,000 square feet building?
  • the school district continued refining and developing special education procedures to ensure statutory compliance and best practices?
  • the school district K - 12 continued its strong relationship with the M.A. Rooney Foundation in helping critically examine student data?
  • the school district had a 100% pass rate for the annual Indiana State Police bus inspection?
  • the High School music department was one of only thirteen high schools that earned the All Music Award?  This was awarded for the third consecutive year.
  • Isom Elementary enhanced its already strong interdisciplinary team approach in assisting with student academic interventions?
  • students at Westwood Elementary reached the goal of 13,500 Accelerated Reader points?
  • Southwest Elementary expanded the number of community partners that give back to the school, students and staff?
  • Northeast Elementary expanded its student leadership program to give responsibility for students to take more ownership in school operations?
  • the Middle School music program was awarded the ISSMA all music award?
  • the transportation department logged 12,960 miles in transporting students to extracurricular/athletic events?
Finally, did you know, none of these items could be accomplished without a caring staff, outstanding students, involved parents, and a supportive community?  Thanks for a great 2016-17 school year!

Out of District Transfers

We are currently accepting applications for K-12th grade transfer students for the 2017-18 school year.

For 2017-18, a grade level will be closed to out of district transfer students when the following average class sizes are met:

Elementary
Kindergarten/1st grade = 19
2nd grade/3rd grade = 23
4th grade/5th grade = 27
Middle School
6th grade through 8th grade = 325 per grade level
High School
9th grade through 12th grade = 325 per grade level

CLOSED FOR TRANSFERS:
Southwest--Kindergarten
Southwest-1st Grade
Southwest-2nd Grade
Southwest-4th Grade
Southwest-5th Grade
Westwood--Kindergarten
Westwood--2nd Grade
Westwood--3rd Grade
Northeast-Kindergarten
Northeast-1st Grade
Northeast-3rd Grade
Isom-Kindergarten
GMS-8th Grade

For NEW transfer students: to apply, open the application below, fill in the form fields, then save it to your local computer and print a copy using the buttons at the bottom of the form. NOTE: this is NOT an online application and you MUST PRINT and SIGN this application and deliver to the Superintendent's Office at 605 West Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. The first pages of the application give more detail to our application process.

pdf New Transfer Application Form-2017-18  (134 KB)
NOTE:  current out of district transfer students do not need to reapply for 2017-18.


Las Escuelas de Greenwood están aceptando las solicitudes de traslado para estudiantes en los grados del jardín de infancia al 12˚para el año escolar de 2017-18.

Para el año escolar de 2017-18, se va a cerrar la inscripción en un nivel de grado a los traslados fuera del distrito una vez que las siguientes cantidades del promedio de alumnos por clase sean cumplidas:

La Primaria
Kindergarten/1r grado=19
2º grado/3r grado=23
4º grado/5º grado=27
La Secundaria
6º grado hasta el 8º grado=325 por el nivel de grado
La Preparatoria
9º grado hasta el 12º grado=325 por el nivel de grado

Se ha cerrado la inscripción a los traslados fuera del distrito para:
Southwest--Kindergarten
Southwest-1st Grado
Southwest-2nd Grado
Southwest-4th Grado
Southwest-5th Grado
Westwood--Kindergarten
Westwood--2nd Grado
Westwood--3rd Grado
Northeast-Kindergarten
Northeast-1st Grado
Northeast-3rd Grado
Isom-Kindergarten
GMS-8th Grado

NUEVOS: para solicitar, abba la solicitud que aparece a continuación, complete los campos de la forma, después guárdela a su computadora local e imprima una copia usando los botones en la parte de abajo de la forma. NOTA: esta no es una solicitud en línea y usted DEBE DE IMPRIMIR y FIRMAR esta solicitud y entregarla a la oficina del superintendente ubicada en 605 West Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. Las primeras páginas de la solicitud dan más detalle a nuestro proceso de uso.
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pdf La Solicitud de Traslado de Estudiantes Nuevos 2017-18
(43 KB)
NOTE: los estudiantes actuales de traslado que viven fuera del distrito no necesitan volver a completar la solicitud para el año 2017-2018. pdf
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Employment Opportunities

Application Process
Greenwood Community Schools will only accept online applications for all open positions. To fill out an online application or view postings, please visit http://www.applitrack.com/greenwood/onlineapp/

Substitute Teaching
Substitute teachers for Greenwood Community School Corporation are hired through Kelly Educational Staffing. If you are interested in substitute teaching at Greenwood Community Schools, please contact the local Kelly Educational Staffing branch at (317) 917-0159 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Background Checks
SHS-RGB 1 To protect students and staff members, the School Board requires an inquiry into the personal background of each applicant the Superintendent recommends for employment.

AS OF JULY 1st, 2016, UPON RECOMMENDATION:
• Candidates will be required to complete and pay for an expanded criminal history check and an expanded child protection index check.
• Teacher and administrator candidates will also be required to complete and pay for a license verification from each state wherein they have taught and resided.

This service is now available online by clicking here or the Safe Hiring Solutions image at right. NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT REQUIRED FOR INITIAL APPLICATION OF A POSITION.

Community Partnerships

The Mission of Greenwood Community School Corporation is continuously to improve the system of teaching and learning that results in increased achievement in all students.

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