Crown Point Schools
The Mission of the Crown Point Community School Corporation, a partnership of
students, families, staff, and community, is to ensure that all students become lifelong
learners through the highest quality educational program. The Crown Point community
is served by Crown Point High School, Taft Junior High School, and six elementary schools:
Eisenhower, Lake Street, Mac Arthur, Solon Robinson, Timothy Ball and Winfield.
Nearly 600 teachers, support staff and administrators work together for the
good of Crown Point students. Crown Point takes pride in its teaching staff with 83%
holding masters degrees and about 68% with 10 or more years of teaching experience.
All Crown Point Schools have been recipients of the state's Indiana Incentive Awards for
STEP performance. Student scores regularly rank above state scores in the Scholastic
Aptitude Test. Computers are available for teachers and students, in every classroom
and in special computer labs.
Crown Point schools offer opportunities for gifted and
talented students at all levels. A preventive approach is used in redirecting
at-risk students. Crown Point is a primary participant in the Northwest Indiana
Special Education Cooperative, offering services for students with disabilities.
A wide range of student electives, clubs, and extracurricular
activities are available to meet the diverse interests and needs of students Intramural
athletic programs are available at the elementary level. The junior high athlete
program feeds into the high school's 20 varsity sports. The high school athletic
program is a member of the prestigious Duneland Conference.
Crown Point Schools enjoy the active support of parents and
interested community members in promoting excellence in education for its students.
Parent-teacher organizations provide backbone at the elementary level as volunteers in the
classroom and for special activities.
At the secondary level, the Music Boosters and Athletic
Boosters work vigorously behind the scenes to make the corporation's music and sport
programs recognized in the state. The Superintendent's Advisory Council, comprised
of parents and members of the business sector, assists in keeping the school corporation
focused as it looks to the future.
(This information provided by The Crown Point Chamber of