Thank you for your interest in shadowing at Shortridge High School.
Due to COVID-19, we will not be having shadow days this semester, Fall 2020. We will working on additional, virtual opportunities.
Campus Visits (Shadow Day) FAQs
Q: What is the Shadow Program?
A: The Shadow Program is an opportunity for prospective students to get a hands-on feel for Shortridge High School life. Your student will spend a day with a Shortridge High School student host, attending classes, advisory and lunch.
Q: Who will host the visiting student for the day?
A: Your student will be paired with a 10th grade Shortridge High School scholar based on the interests you provide on the request form (i.e. activities, sports, etc).
Q: Must students be accepted to Shortridge High School before they participate in this program?
A: Acceptance is not required, however the program is reserved for prospective 8th grade students or high school students interested in transferring from another school to Shortridge High School.
Q: How long is a typical Shadow Day?
A: Shadow visitors should arrive at Shortridge High School at 8:50 a.m. to the Main Office off of Meridian Street and be picked up at 4:00 p.m. from the Main Office.
Q: Do visiting students need to pack a lunch?
A: If your student is a current IPS student they can eat a SHS lunch at no charge. If your student is currently attending a school outside of IPS they can eat a SHS lunch for a fee of $3.75. Your student is also welcome to pack his or her own lunch.
Q: How do I sign up for a Shadow Day?
A: A parent or guardian should please contact Jeff Molina, school counselor, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 317.226.2810.