News & Announcements

School Board Candidate Forum The Pike Township Educational Foundation will host a School Board Candidate Forum at Central Elementary School, 7001 Zionsville Road, on Wednesday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m. Read More
Homecoming 2016 - Celebrating 125 Years of Excellence! We are excited to invite the community to join us in our weeklong celebration of Pike Pride, Tradition, and Excellence! Read More
PTEF Race for Education Please join us for the seventh annual Red Devil Dash on October 1, 2016. Read More

Superintendent's Message

Pike recognizes the importance of accountability and high expectations for all of our students. As an educator of 43 years, I have embraced different ways to measure student academic progress and provided data that teachers can use to help improve student achievement. However, it has been very challenging for teachers to focus on and be judged by student performance on tests based upon state standards that have changed several times in a relatively short timeframe. In a few weeks, the Indiana Department of Education will release the 2016 ISTEP+ results. In my opinion, the ISTEP+ results will not reflect accurately what our students truly have learned or what they are capable of accomplishing. Instead, they will reflect whether or not students were good test takers. The validity of ISTEP+ (state assessment) continues to be a controversial topic in Indiana for many different reasons. Most recently, Governor Pence appointed a diverse committee consisting of different stakeholders to determine if Indiana will have a different state assessment for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The committee’s progress has been slow with speculation that the committee will not meet its ...
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PIKE AT A GLANCE

  • GRADUATION RATE  
    94%
  • LANGUAGES  
    85
  • ENROLLMENT
    11,299
  • SCHOOLS
    13

Highlights

Survey: District Mission Statement The MSD of Pike Township is in the process of developing a 3-year district Strategic Plan. Based on feedback from the Strategic Planning Committee, we have drafted a new district Mission and Core ... Read More
Confirmed Case of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) A confirmed of pertussis (whooping cough) has been identified in Pike Township High School and exposure to some students and staff may have occurred either in the classroom or on the bus. Please be ... Read More
Board Update - Superintendent Search The MSD of Pike Township Board of Education has been actively reviewing applicants for our new Superintendent... Read More
Superintendent Search Survey Results Please click here for a message from the MSD of Pike Township's Board of Education regarding the results of the recent survey they conducted. Read More
The Next Level Check out the latest edition of our district newsletter, The Next Level! Read More
2016-17 Parent Resource Guide Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! We hope that you will find the information included in our annual Parent Resource Guide helpful. Read More
Pike Celebrates Gates Scholars The prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) Program is a national initiative funded through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It provides scholarships and leadership development to ... Read More