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Why Columbus North High School?

 Welcome to Columbus North

Where the Bull Dog Way is one of Respect, Responsibility, and Relationships!

Instructional Framework: Universal Design For Learning (UDL)

Behavioral Framework: Positive Behavior Instructional Supports (PBIS)

School Wide Learning Outcomes (SWLO): Habits of Mind Bull Dog New Network (BNN)


Who are we?


2042 Students

(9th = 527, 10th = 511, 11th = 525, 12th = 479)

*42 student languages or dialects from 37 countries of origin

*31.8% Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

What direct services are available to students?

Student Services: 

*Five counselors, three deans, and one resource officer

English Language Learners (ELL):

*House BCSC Cultural Learning Center

*Two teachers, two assistants, and One Parent Engagement Interpreter

Special Education: 

*Ten teachers, twenty assistants, and specialists in

Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Orthopedics, Low Vision and Hard of Hearing

Graduation Assistance: 

*Six iGrad coaches serving 266 students

*One Latino College and Career Readiness Coach

Health Services: 

*One registered and one practical nurse

*One-to-one computing

Full Bookstore, Technology, Food, and Custodial Support Services

What student activities are offered?

*Active Student Government

*Over 30 service clubs, interest clubs, and honorary societies

*Nationally recognized co-curricular Journalism, Band, and Choir

*Theater program including annual and student developed productions

*Co-curricular and curricular competitive teams/ 2017 Math State Champs

*Rich history of success with 22 athletic teams:

37 State IHSAA Championships and 17 Mental Attitude Award Winners

Are CNHS Students College and Career Ready?  How do we perform?

*Indiana Department of Education “A” School Rating for 2016, 2017

Senior Project

requirement with community service and career components

C4 Program: 

* 21 Career Pathways, all with dual credit options

*Over 500 industry certifications earned last year with 16 types available

*Over 600 business, industry, and community partners

Advanced Placement (AP): 

*Indiana AP District Honor Roll Award School

*23 AP Courses offered and nearly 1300 enrollments

*In 2017, 70.2% of AP students at CNHS with a score of 3 or higher

Dual Credit Program:

*Indiana Department Of Education Dual Credit Award

*Partnerships with IU, Ivy Tech, PU, and IUPUC

*Over 1700 enrollments for Dual Credit in 51 course options

*Over 7500 college credits earned in 2017 from academic and C4 programs