About Us

The Greencastle Community School Corporation (GCSC) serves approximately 1754 PK-12th grade students from the City of Greencastle, Greencastle Township and Madison Township.  The Board of School Trustees of the Greencastle Community School Corporation administers the schools as a unit.  The board consists of five members of whom the City Council appoints two, the Greencastle Township Trustee and Advisory Board appoint two, and Madison Township Trustee and Advisory Board appoint one.

We invite you to browse our website.  If you have any questions or desire further information, please feel free to call the school or corporation offices.

 

Deer Meadow/Ridpath Primary Schools – GCSC has two primary buildings which serve  students in grades KG-2.  In addition, Deer Meadow also hosts GCSC's developmental preschool.  Deer Meadow Primary the district's newest building and opened in October 2001.  Ridpath Primary underwent an extensive renovation in 2001 and reopened in January 2002. 

Tzouanakis Intermediate – Tzouanakis Intermediate (TZ) is forever moving forward.  TZ (former Northeast Elementary) was built in 1964 and underwent a full-scale renovation in 1990. TZ was established in 1991 with Susan O’Brien as the school’s first principal.  The school’s name was chosen to honor long-time Northeast principal, Mike Tzouanakis.  TZ serves approximately 450 students in grades 3 through 5.

Middle School - Greencastle Middle School opened beginning with the 1988-89 school year and underwent construction for additional building space in 2001.  Total enrollment for grades 6, 7, and 8 is about 460 students. 

High School – The high school campus consists of GHS, McAnally Center and Parker Auditorium.  Greencastle High School (GHS) has approximately 600 students in grades 9-12, and is an IHSAA Class 3A school.  Students can earn college credit through DePauw University’s ALPHA program, attend school at night, retrieve lost credits through the credit recovery program, attend school at the alternative school using  the PLATO on-line courses or receive dual high school/college credit through the neighboring IVY Tech University. A variety of programs for special needs students can help them transition to the Comprehensive Services agency in the community.  The high school has many fine arts programs, a 4,230 seat gymnasium as well as a 25 yard pool and a 750 seat auditorium.  Juniors and seniors may attend Area 30 Career Center that has an extensive list of programs that teach practical skills to young people.  The extracurricular activity program includes over 20 interscholastic sports and many school sponsored clubs.