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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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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.

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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

NPUSC Earns College Board Recognition

November 13, 2013

The College Board is pleased to congratulate New Prairie United School Corporation for being
named to the 4th Annual Advanced Placement (AP) District Honor Roll. A total of 477 school
districts in the United States and Canada earned a place on this year’s list. The AP District
Honor Roll recognizes efforts to open AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of
students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or

This is an inspirational benchmark for the district. The College Board looks forward to working
with the New Prairie United School Corporation and its teachers to support continued growth
and achievement in its students.

Project Lead The Way Certification


                                                           New Prairie High School
               Receives Project Lead The Way Certification for STEM Education Program

New Carlisle, Indiana--New Prairie High School announced today that it has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program that it has been offering since 2007- PLTW, a nonprofit organization and the nation's leading provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education programs, offers a rigorous world-class curriculum that allows students to apply what they are learning in math and science class to real-life biomedical science projects. PLTW also prides itself on high-quality professional development of its teachers and an engaged network of business, community and university partners to give students the fullest experience.

The national PLTW recognition program distinguishes schools for successfully demonstrating a commitment to PLTW's national standards. Additionally, certification as a PLTW school provides students with the opportunity to apply for college credit or receive college-level recognition at PLTW affiliate universities when they successfully complete select PLTW courses in high school. PLTW has more than 40 affiliate college and university partners.

"New Prairie High School should be congratulated for demonstrating once again its commitment to PLTW's quality standards," said PLTW President and CEO Vince Bertram. 'The real winners here, however, are the 196 students taking the classes. Students benefit from PL1W's innovative, project-based curriculum that encourages creativity, problem solving, and critical thinking. We look forward to many more years of working together to prepare New Prairie students to become the most innovative and productive in the world."

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Upcoming Events


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


Sep 05, 2014
Market Day

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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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