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A Culture of Excellence Welcome to the New Prairie United School Corporation Website. Your interest in the NPUSC is welcomed and appreciated. All functions of our school corporation are driven by a “Culture of Excellence” expectation as we strive daily to effectively serve the students, families, and various stakeholders of our school community. We are also proud of our standing as a high – performing district. 
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PV and RP Gain 4-Star Award! On December 21, 2011, Prairie View Elementary and Rolling Prairie Elementary Schools of the New Prairie United School Corporation were recognized as 2010-2011 Four Star Schools by the Indiana Department of Education.

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2014 Registration


The New Prairie United School Corporation will begin registering students for the 2014-2015 school year as follows:

Enrollment will be held at New Prairie High School, New Prairie Middle School, Olive, Prairie View and Rolling Prairie Elementary Schools for any new NPUSC students (district move-in or outside transfer) on Thursday, July 31st from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday, August 1st from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CDT). It is not necessary to enroll current NPUSC students moving from the elementary schools to the middle school.

iPad dissemination for all New Prairie Middle School students (new and current) will take place at the meetings listed below:
·        Monday, August 4th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm (last names A-M) @ HS Auditorium
·        Tuesday, August 5th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm (last names N-Z) @ HS Auditorium
*Textbook fees and optional iPad insurance may be purchased at these meetings.

Registration and iPad dissemination at New Prairie High School for all students (new and current) will be held:
·        Wednesday, August 6th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm all 12th grade students @ HS Auditorium
·        Wednesday, August 6th from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm all 11th grade students @ HS Auditorium
·        Thursday, August 7th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm all 10th grade students @ HS Auditorium
·        *Thursday, August 7th from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm all 9th grade students @ HS Auditorium
*A Welcome Dinner will be held for freshmen and new NPHS students only at 6:00 pm in the HS Cafeteria prior to the 7:00 pm registration meeting in the auditorium.

Registration is a time to enroll each student and arrange for payment of book rental and related fees as follows:
TEXTBOOK         Kindergarten         $85                        SCHOOL LUNCH PRICES:
FEES:                   Grade 1               $105                        Elementary Breakfast         $1.25
                             Grade 2               $105                         Elementary Lunch              $1.85
                             Grade 3               $130                          MS/HS Breakfast               $1.25
                             Grade 4               $130                          MS/HS Lunch                     $2.10
                             Grade 5               $130                         Adult Breakfast                    $1.55
                             Grades 6-8           $160                        Adult Lunch                         $2.95
                             Grades 9-12          $185*                      Milk                                      $  .50
               *Additional Fees may be charged for Advanced Placement or Dual Credit courses.
   *It is important that book rental and related fees are paid on the registration day.*

Completed physicals will need to be submitted to the school for any students participating in competitive athletics.

The first student day will begin Thursday, August 14, 2014 with full bus transportation provided. Kindergarten students will attend full days beginning August 14th.

Updated information related to state immunization requirements will be available. Immunization records must be on file with the schools by the first day of school.

Parents enrolling kindergarten students and new students to the corporation are to have birth certificates, health records and proof of residency on file with the school and should submit those materials at registration. The minimum age requirement is five (5) years of age by August 1 for kindergarten students.

For more information contact the schools as follows:
               New Prairie High School                    574-654-7271 or 219-778-2215
               New Prairie Middle School                 574-654-3070 or 219-778-4435
               Olive Elementary School                   574-654-7531 or 219-778-4740
               Prairie View Elementary                    574-654-7258 or 219-778-9388
               Rolling Prairie Elementary                 219-778-2018
               Transportation Department               574-654-7373 or 219-778-9585

New Prairie Receives Learning Grant


New Prairie United School Corporation

Receives the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

Worth $1.1 million!

21st century learning center

This K-12 program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children. New Prairie United School Corporation will be implementing a variety of after school programs for K-12 grades. The following programs will be added or enhanced for after school and summer opportunities:

Camp Invention, Jr. First Lego Club, First Lego Club, Young Astronauts, IXL Math, IXL Reading, Jr. Achievement, Achieve 3000, Girls on the Run, Jr. Achievement, PTLW Biomedical, PTLW Engineering, Achieve 3000, Beyond the Cougar Den, John Baylor ACT Prep, and Princeton Review SAT Prep.

Camp Invention

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NPUSC Highlights Video

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Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to our Cougar Spellers for their strong performance at the recent county spelling bee!

Good luck at Reginals at Wheeler High School on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

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Ben Burns (NPMS), County Champ, Nicholas Boyd (PV), 3rd place, Grace Jones (OL), 2nd place, Julianne Okrzesik (RPES), 4th place.

Brayden Flagg (OL), 3rd place

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Upcoming Events


Aug 20, 2014
PTO Meeting


Aug 26, 2014
Open House Grade K/1


Aug 27, 2014
Open House Grade 2/3


Aug 28, 2014
Open House Grade 4/5


Sep 04, 2014
Fall Fundraiser Kick Off

Click here for full calendar of events

NPUSC School Messenger Updates

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iPad Registration Time Change

5 Aug 2014 | 10:04 am

To assist in alleviating the amount of time required at the iPad registration nights, NPUSC will be adjusting these events to an open house format. Participants are strongly encouraged to arrive with a completed iTunes account to better ensure a timely process. Participants without a completed iTunes account may expect a longer registration process. Please note the following time changes. Middle School Students N-Z any time from 2:00pm-8:00pm on Tuesday, August 5th 11th and 12th Grade Students any time from 2:00pm-8:00pm on Wednesday, August 6th 9th and 10th Grade Students any time from 2:00pm-8:00pm on Thursday, August 7th

Contact NPUSC

New Prairie United School Corp.
5327 N. Cougar Rd.
New Carlisle, IN  46552

Jim Dermody, Supt.
Tel1:  574-654-7273
Tel2:  219-778-2814
Fax:   574-654-7274

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Vision Statement

The New Prairie United School Corporation, in collaboration with its community, provides students with a quality education that develops responsible citizens as life long learners.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to utilize current best practices and the resources of our community to achieve the Vision of the New Prairie United School Corporation.


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