School Information

School Information

School Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Chapelwood is located in a high commercially developed area on the west side of Indianapolis, on Girls School Road west of I-465 and north of 10th street. View map

Student Handbook: View 2022-2023 Handbook

Grades Served: Kindergarten – 6th Grade

Staff: 2 administrators, 45 teachers, and 20 support staff, including media specialist, physical education, art, music, family community liaison, teacher assistants/paraprofessionals, nurse, secretaries, cooks, custodian, and Cummins Counselors.

School Enrollment: As of 2022-23,  786 students enrolled

“Every Child, Every Day, Achieving Success in Every Way.”

The Chapelwood community is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing and diverse community of life-long learners through rigorous academics and standards-based learning which challenges our students to reach their potential and become successful citizens.

Chapelwood Champs Creed:
Always Positive
Mutual Respect and Responsibility

Chapelwood Elementary School was originally constructed in 1963, with renovations completed in 1997 and 2007. In August 2007, a $7 million renovation project added four new classrooms and a new cafeteria, as well as technological improvements throughout the building. Chapelwood facilities include a media center, art, and music rooms, a gymnasium, cafeteria, and technology lab.

MSD of Wayne Township K-8 Grading Scale
Grade Level Standards Scoring Guide Percent Based Letter Grade Description of Achievement Level on the Applicable Standards
Exemplary 4 100 A+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 90% level on the appropriate state standards.
93-99 A
90-92 A-
Proficient 3 87-89 B+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 80% level on the appropriate state standards.
83-86 B
80-82 B-
Progressing 2 77-79 C+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.
73-76 C
70-72 C-
Not Yet Meeting Standard 1 Below 70 F* The grade of F indicates that the student did not demonstrate achievement at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.
*Note: The grade of F will not be given for midterm reports. If a student’s performance indicates that the student does not yet demonstrate mastery at the 70% level on the appropriate state standards, a grade of I will be given. The grade of I means that specific “intervention” is planned to assist the student in meeting the standards by the end of the grading period. When the grade of I is given, the teacher will list the intervention(s) to be used on the midterm report.