27, March 2013
Instructor Dr, Norm Campbell
Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School also known as ILCS is a medium sized school located in Marion County. ILCS has all grades from pre-k to 12th grade. I am a student at Lighthouse, and I created a ten question survey to interview students and teachers on three different criteria. The criteria I used in the survey were as follows: priority, safety, and opportunity. I chose priority because it is important that ILCS put education of students above all. I then chose safety because it is important that everyone who attends lighthouse feel’s safe. Last but not least I chose opportunity because it is very important that the school offers different opportunities for the students to improve themselves and their grades.
Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School is a very safe school. In order to enter ILCS throughout the day, there’s a main entrance where the office is located, when someone’s in the office they will buzz the visitor, student, or staff member in. Also during passing periods for students, every teacher who’s expecting a class stands outside his/her door monitoring the hallways. If someone is let inside by a student, and has not signed in or hasn’t been identified the school will shut down class rooms and passing periods. Based off of the knowledge I have on Lighthouse, I interviewed two students and one teacher. The first question I asked the interviewee’s is how safe do you feel at Lighthouse. “I feel very safe, at Lighthouse.” (J .English Personal interview, 14 March 2013) I asked her, what makes you feel safe? “I have insurance and that security policies are very structured.” (J. English Personal interview, 14 March 2013). The students that I interviewed both said that they felt safe for similar reasons. "I feel...