Elective Course Information


    Learn more about CAMPUS

    College Achievement & Multicultural Program for Unique Students (CAMPUS): high school class taken in grades 9th-12th to support first-generation college-bound students.  Students learn about goal-setting, time management, applying to college, financial aid, scholarships, take college field trips, listen to guest speakers and more! 

    First-generation college studentparent/ guardian did not earn a college degree in the U.S.

    • If your siblings attend college, or earned a college degree, you are still considered first-generation!

    Deadline to Apply: March 1st (Apply through Student Opportunities in LCPS GO beginning January 8th)

    Info Sessions: 

    • January 25th (virtual)

    • February 5th at Independence, 6:30 pm

  • Career & Technical Education (CTE)

    • Cybersecurity
      • Intro to Cybersecurity
      • Cybersecurity Operations
      • App Development I & II H
    • Business
      • Accounting
      • Business Management & Business Law
      • Computer Information Systems (CIS) & Advanced CIS
      • Intro to Business & Marketing
    • Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS)
      • Gourmet Foods
      • Culinary Arts
      • Intro to Early Childhood
      • Early Childhood Education I & II/DE
      • Fashion Careers I & II
      • Teacher Cadet I & II DE
      • Unified FACS
    • Marketing
      • Intro to Business & Marketing
      • Real Estate Marketing
      • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
      • Travel & Tourism Marketing
      • Marketing Co-op/Non Co-op
      • Advanced Marketing Co-op/Non Co-op DE
    • Tech Ed & Engineering
      • Aerospace Science I & II
      • PLTW Intro to Engineering Design H
      • PLTW Principles of Engineering Design H
      • PLTW Civil Engineering & Architecture H
      • Materials & Processes
      • Manufacturing Systems I & II
      • Production Systems

  • Computer Science

    Computer Math/Intro to CS, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles

  • English

  • Fine Arts

  • Health & PE

  • PEER

    PEER Information (slides)

    PEER Application
     due March 22, 2024

    • Open to rising 10th - 12th grade students with a good citizenship record.
    • Intended for students who love helping others, who are empathetic and sensitive to the needs of others, open-minded and non-judgmental,respect privacy and confidentiality, and eager to help create a positive, inclusive, and affirming community at Indy.
    • PEER is not graded and does not earn credit. Students can take PEER instead of study hall.
    • What to expect from PEER:
      • Develop leadership, communication, collaboration, listening, and mentoring skills
      • Mentor elementary students at Madison’s Trust Elementary
      • Welcome new students to Independence
    • Application is due by March 22, 2024:
        • Students can submit an application at: 
        • 2 teacher recommendations are required - students need to request the letters from their teachers and the link will be sent out to all teachers
    • For more information, please reach out to the following staff members:

  • SCA

    • SCA Information (slides)
    • Students who are interested in joining the Independence High School Student Council Association (SCA) should carefully review the following information.
      • SCA is open to rising 10th - 12th grade students with a 2.5+ GPA and good citizenship record
      • Students must love Indy! It’s intended for students who want to work together to make a positive impact on our school, build community, and help create a supportive and fun culture at our school.
      • Students in SCA are required to take a course, Student Leadership.  This is a graded, credit-bearing course which focuses on leadership development, communication and collaboration, project management, and community engagement.
    • What to expect from SCA & Student Leadership:
      • Develop leadership, communication, collaboration, and project management skills
      • Plan activities like homecoming,spirit weeks, pep rallies, Indy Live talent show, Tigers &Tiara’s faculty pageant
    • Students interested in SCA must complete an application.  Applications are due by March 22, 2024. 
      • The application is view only, and students should make a copy of the application and save it to their Google Drive.
      • Students will upload and submit their completed application at: https://bit.ly/scaappsubmit25 
      • 2 teacher recommendations are required - students are expected to provide the link to their teachers. Link for teachers to submit recommendations: https://bit.ly/scarec25 
    • For more information, please reach out to Mr. Ellis, SCA Sponsor, at matthew.ellis@lcps.org.

  • Social Sciences

Last Modified on December 18, 2023