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Welcome Message From the Principal

Mr. Vincent Meo, Principal

New Palestine Intermediate (NPI) is the only intermediate school in the Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County (CSCSHC).  We serve students in fifth and sixth grades.  We are committed to technology integration; each student uses a device that is dedicated to their personal education.  Southern Hancock Schools are the heart of the community, and we take that role very seriously!

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Why Southern Hancock

A-Rated District

Southern Hancock is proud to be an A-Rated district by the Indiana Department of Education.

ILEARN Scores

The district’s ILEARN scores are in the top 7% in the state of Indiana, #1 in Hancock County, and #1 in the Hoosier Heritage Conference.

Early College Program

Students in the New Palestine High School Early College Program have earned 71 Associate Degrees, 7,200 college credit hours, and have saved over $2M compared to traditional college costs.

Unique Opportunities

Unique curricular opportunities in business, marketing, nutrition, engineering, education, and trades to help guide students to career paths they have an interest in.

Robotics Program

New Palestine Junior High is the home of the 2022 VEX Robotics State Champions

Principal of the Year Award Recipients

New Palestine High School’s Jim Voelz and New Palestine Junior High’s Keith Fessler are both recipients of the Indiana Association of School Principals’ Principal of the Year Award

Curricular Offerings

Twenty engaging and challenging Advanced Placement and Dual Credit curricular offerings.

Graduation Rate

A graduation rate near 96%, in the top 20% of schools in Indiana and #1 in Hancock County

Teacher Salary

In the top five corporations in Indiana for starting teacher salary and in the top 5% of all Indiana districts in average teacher salary

Athletics

New Palestine High School offers 26 athletic teams and is the home of 10 team and eight individual IHSAA champions, plus seven IHSAA Mental Attitude Awards.