Randolph Central School Corporation is the largest public school corporation in Randolph County. The corporation was given an “A” rating by the Indiana Department of Education. ISTEP+ scores are above state average in all four areas tested. A 1:1 initiative was implemented, giving each student an iPad, and each teacher a MacBook.
The corporation serves the Randolph County communities of Winchester, Ridgeville, and Saratoga. The towns are located east of nearby Muncie. There are three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school in the corporation that serves students in Grades K–12. The corporation has a Facebook page to keep students and parents informed about the latest events.
Deerfield Elementary School serves students in Grades K–5. Students and teachers work hard for success in the classroom, on standardized state tests, and to gain the skills that are necessary to move to the next grade level. A School Success afterschool remediation program helps those who need extra practice in classroom skills. Students have carnivals, go to see plays, and participate in other activities that supplement activities in the classroom.
Oscar R. Baker Elementary School serves students in Grades K–2. According to the Indiana Department of Education, Baker Elementary School is an “A” rated school. The school provides all students with the opportunity to become responsible learners. Basics are emphasized so students are ready for the next educational level. Fun school activities are held throughout the year to supplement skills learned in the classroom.
Willard Elementary School serves students in Grades 3–5. The Indiana Department of Education awarded Baker Elementary School an “A” rating. The curriculum is made up of core subjects like math, science, English, reading, and social studies. It also includes visual arts, music, and physical education. There are K–5 gifted-talented cluster groups as well as resource teachers to supplement classroom instruction. Students can join the basketball team and Kids Hope, Colorful Kids, and CLASS Ambassadors clubs.
Lee L. Driver Middle School serves students in Grades 6–8. Students’ social and academic progress is very important to the staff. The curriculum includes math, literature, writing, and science. Other core subjects are social studies, computer technology, and health and wellness. Students also take physical education, music, and art classes. The school strongly encourages students to get involved in clubs and sports teams. Getting involved helps students make new friends and gives them the opportunity to go on field trips. The volleyball, football, and cross country teams are a few of the school teams. History Club and Beta Club are two of the school clubs.
Winchester Community High School serves Grades 9–12. There are many course offerings including gifted and talented programs and Advanced Placement courses. Students can also pursue courses in technology education, multiple world languages, and agriculture as well as vocal and instrumental music. The school offers dual credits so students can fulfill college general education requirements in high school. Winchester Community High School is the home of the Falcons. Sports teams include football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball, cross country, and more.