Shawe Memorial Junior/Senior High School
201 West State Street
Madison, Indiana 47250
7:45am – 3:45pm
201 West State Street
Madison, Indiana 47250
7:45am – 3:45pm
Curt Gardner, Principal
Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School
Shawe Memorial has been providing a Catholic education in Madison, Indiana for over sixty years. We are proud of the many academic and athletic achievements our students have accomplished during this time. However, our greatest accomplishment is building relationships. Shawe strives to instill a personal and intimate relationship with Jesus Christ in each of our students along with a personal, enduring relationship with one another. Whether you are a current family, an alumni, or thinking about becoming part of the Shawe family, we look forward to building or continuing to build a relationship with you.
Prince of Peace Catholic Schools, centered in christ, is a welcoming place to grow in mind, body, and faith while serving the people of God.
Prince of Peace Schools will be the educational choice for families seeking an exemplary education, faith based values and lifelong learning skills.
Every child is a unique gift from God
We nurture the whole child assisting the family in the full intellectual, spiritual and physical development through rigorous academics tailored to the students needs. The school will enable the students to serve as leaders in their school and become valuable members of the church and civic community.
Globally connected, contributing citizens…… We strive for the development of lifelong learning, strong moral decision making skills and health in mind and body for all learners.
Students are created in the image of God.
Students learn the Gospel values and use them in daily life.
Students are provided with worship opportunities as well as community service learning.
Students are unique and lovable. Each holds a gift or talent to be shared. We learn to appreciate others through their contributions to our community.
Teachers, parents and students work as a partnership to achieve our goals.
Students develop a love for learning which builds commitment and passion for lifelong learning.
Children are encouraged to reach their own potential.
Our school strives to provide an atmosphere that fully supports the Catholic faith, values diversity and supports social, cognitive, emotional and physical development.
During their time at Pope John Elementary School, students build the foundation for their future. Students begin to form as responsible learners, which will be shown in their academic achievement, physical activity and social awareness. The skills gained Pope John students are based in Catholic teachings and values. Examples of the student achievements are:
Founded in 1954, Shawe Memorial is a co-educational Catholic school for grades 7-12. Shawe is affiliated with the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. It is through students, parents, faculty, and administration that Shawe Memorial continues the tradition of excellence in Catholic education. Today, Shawe Memorial offers aquality education to 190 students from Madison, Jefferson County and surrounding communities.
Our student/faculty ratio is 11:1.
Our average class size is 13
Prince of Peace Catholic Schools, centered in christ, is a welcoming place to grow in mind, body and faith while serving the people of God.
Shawe Memorial is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education (first class) and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Indiana Department of Education PL 221 A-F Rating: Letter Grade A, FOUR STAR SCHOOL.
Shawe Memorial High School students must earn a minimum of 48 credits and pass the End-of-Course Assessments for Algebra I and English 10 to earn an Indiana high school diploma.
*All semester grades 75% or above.
*Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above.
*Additional requirements pertaining to
AP, Dual Credit, SAT scores, or ACT scores.
Shawe Memorial offers a variety of activities that assist in the formation of well-rounded students. These include Religious Retreats, Service In God’s Name (SIGN), Student Publications, Peer Mentors, Peer Tutors, National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Council, Mayor’s Youth Council, Model United Nations, Student Leadership Program, Pep Band, Marching Band, Theatre, French Club, Spanish Club, Spell Bowl, Book Club, Writing Club, Chess Club, Pep Club, National Geographic Bee, Junior Division Academic Super Bowl, Senior Division Academic Super Bowl, trips to countries outside the U.S., and class trips in grades 8 (Washington,D.C.) and grade 10 (Camp Joy).
Shawe Memorial also offers opportunities to participate in the following athletic teams: cross-country, soccer, tennis, volleyball, cheerleading, basketball, golf, track & field, baseball and softball.
Tier I courses are all designated advance placement courses:
|AP Literature & Composition*||AP Drawing|
|AP English Language & Composition*||AP Psychology|
|AP United States History*||AP Computer Science Principles|
Tier II courses are all designated honors or advanced level courses as seen below:
|Honors English 9 Honors||English 10|
|Creative Writing*||Digital Electronics*|
|Spanish IV||Spanish V|
|French IV||French V|
|Principles of Engineering*||Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry*|
*Denotes Dual Credit courses with Ivy Tech Community College.
GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale at the completion of each semester. Honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Credit classes are weighted with semester grades of 75% and above.
Shawe Memorial Junior Senior High School does not rank.
Percentage of Shawe students who scored at or above the Indiana state standard in Spring 2019.
|English/Language Arts||Mathematics||Social Studies|
|# of test takers||Critical Reading & Writing||Math|
|Shawe Class of 2019||26||556||545|
|# of test takers||English||Math|
|Shawe Class of 2019||18||22.6||23.2|
*A benchmark score is the minimum score needed on an ACT subject-area test to indicate a 50% chance of obtaining a B or higher or about a 75% chance of obtaining a C or higher in the corresponding credit-bearing college courses.