John R. Wooden Middle School:

Focuses on and values each child as he or she is.

Is committed to taking all students as far as their individual talents and skills can take them in life.

Is committed to teaching the whole child: the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.

Instills in each student the school’s core values of striving to be kind, courteous, and respectful at all times.

Offers a challenging and comprehensive curriculum which encourages “Inspiration, Collaboration, and Engagement” (ICE) that focuses on creativity, critical and independent thinking, and different modalities of learning.

Looks to foster in each student the skills, attitudes, and character necessary for productive lifelong learning and service to others.


Office Phone:  765-342-6628
Office Fax:  765-349-5232

Principal Eric Bowlen ext. 3001
Administrative Assistant Amanda Linthicum ext. 3002
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Fred Kutruff ext. 3005
Administrative Assistant Chanda Rautenkranz ext. 3003

Jayne Mertz ext.  3074
Lisa O’Neal ext. 3075

Guidance Administrative Assistant Heather Bales ext. 3004

Book rental fees can be paid for John R. Wooden Middle School students in the front office with cash or check. Fees can also be paid by credit/debit card on Family Access.