MSD of Wabash County serves students in five townships (except that portion of Noble Township which comprises Wabash City Schools) of southern Wabash County, covering 292 square miles in a beautiful, rural/small town environment.
The district consists of seven schools with about 2600 students. There are four elementary schools and three junior-senior high schools. One of the high schools is White's Jr.-Sr. High School which provides education for about 150 students from across the state who are residents at White's Residential and Family Services as a result of a court placement. In addition, the district is the LEA for special education services to students in four school districts.
The district offers a comprehensive curriculum featuring Reading Recovery, Early Prevention of School Failure, Writing to Read, Counseling/Remediation program, Title I program, Hands-On Science, gifted/talented program, Advanced Placement courses, distance learning via IHETS, Tech Prep, cooperative Fine Arts program, and an expansive summer school curriculum. MSD has approximately two hundred certified employees.
Standardized test scores exceed national and state averages resulting in several Four Star school awards and school improvement awards. Also, students are very successful in a variety of academic competitions.
All school facilities are modern and in excellent condition. Technology is an integral part of instruction. All buildings are networked for audio, data, and video communications.
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
Wabash County is located in northeastern Indiana convenient to Fort Wayne, South Bend, Kokomo, and Marion. MSD of Wabash County is one of three school districts in the county. Wabash has a population of about 14,000 and features the Honeywell Center. The school district includes the small communities of Roann, Urbana, Lagro, LaFontaine, and Somerset. Otherwise, the area is largely agricultural and features small businesses.
There are many educational opportunities available at nearby Manchester College, Indiana Wesleyan and Ivy Tech State College. The community is also well known for its many recreational opportunities for youth and adults. Two large reservoirs are located in the county for water recreational activities.
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