STEM! Arts! Athletics!

We are an award-winning prekindergarten through 12th-grade school district dedicated to educational excellence and empowering future leaders to make positive contributions to our world.

7 Elementary Schools

(K- 4th grade)

Brooklyn STEM Academy

Twitter  @brooklyn_stem
Instagram  @brooklyn_stem
Facebook/ Brooklynstemacademy

Centerton Elementary

Twitter @cesfirecrackers
Facebook/ Centerton Elementary

Poston Road Elementary (Spanish Immersion)

Twitter @postonroad
Facebook/ Poston Road Elementary

Charles L. Smith Fine Arts Academy

Instagram  thechuckelem
Twitter  @thechuckelem
Facebook/ Smith Fine Arts Academy

Green Township Elementary

Instagram @GT_Elementary
Twitter @GT_Elementary
Facebook/ GTElementary

Paragon Elementary

Facebook/ Paragon Elementary

South Elementary School of Communications

Instagram south_elementary_dolphins
Twitter @Southdolphins1
Youtube     South Youtube
Facebook/ South Elementary School of Communications

Intermediate School
(5th-6th grade)

Ron K. Bell Intermediate Academy

Facebook/ Bell Intermediate Academy

Middle School
(7th-8th grade)

John R. Wooden Middle School

Facebook/ John R Wooden Middle School

High School
(9th-12th grade)

Martinsville High School

Facebook/ Martinsville High School

Alternative/Night School

Artesian Center For Excellence (A.C.E)

Pre-Kindergarten/ Preschool

Title 1 Preschool

Special Education PreSchool

STEM Sprouts Academy Pre-Kindergarten

Facebook/ Brooklyn Pre-Kindergarten


We continue to evolve and expand our academic programs to meet the changing needs of ALL our students and to prepare them for 21st-century professions. We invite you to view some of our recent achievements!

    • Martinsville High School letter received the letter grade of an ‘A’ for the 2017-2018 academic year from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).
  • Centerton Elementary received 4-Star School recognition for the 2017-2018 academic year from the IDOE!
  • 2019 Brooklyn STEM Academy received 8th place out of 67 teams in the Vex IQ State Robotics Championships!
  • 1 to 1 District-Meaning one iPad or Chromebook for each student
  • I-STEM/Project Lead the Way K-12
    • 1 of only 9 schools in Indiana to offer Cybersecurity Class @ MHS
  • 1st State Accredited STEM School in southern Indiana
  • Manufacturing classes @ MHS
  • Agriculture program at Green Township Elementary
  • Communications program at South Elementary
  • Introduced the Smith Fine Arts Academy  (1 of only a few schools in the state to offer the arts + curriculum to meet Department of Education standards.)
  • Implemented Project Based Learning Curriculum at Paragon Elementary.
  • Initiated eLearning Days into our school schedule
  • 1st District in Indiana to receive a Dual Language Grant from Indiana Dept of Education. Funds started the Poston Road Spanish-Immersion school.
  • GenEd 30 Curriculum-Students may earn up to 30 credits toward any IN college or university @MHS
  • Expanded College Advanced Placement (AP) Classes @ MHS
  • Online Classes Offered to @ MHS, Examples, Japanese / American Sign Language
  • Google for Education School
  • Google Reference School- Google highlights our student’s projects. (1 of only 5 schools in Indiana selected as of 2017-2018 school year)
  • Senior Success Center/ Career Coach @ MHS
  • Clubs offered K-12, including Chess and Robotics
  • Music/Art K-8 and Music/Art Electives 9-12
  • New Makerspace / Renovated Science Wings @ MHS and Wooden Middle
  • Makerspace at Brooklyn STEM Academy
  • Career Classes starting in 8th Grade
  • Internship Opportunities to expose students to diverse career options @ MHS
  • 3 Full-time Resource (Police) Officers for our district
  • Elementary counselors @ Poston Road Elementary, South Elementary, and Smith Fine Arts Academy
  • Social worker @ Bell Intermediate Academy and Wooden Middle
  • Artesian Business PRIDE™ Program @ MHS and Artesian Business PRIDE™ Business Partnership with Morgan County businesses
  • Artie Intel @ MHS- Students become HP certified and diagnose/fix student computers
  • 2017-2018 MHS Sportsmanship Recipient from the Indiana High School Athletic Association
  • We have accumulated over 20 Athletic State Championships, 20 Decathlon State Championships, and over 42 Broadcasting Awards @ MHS
  • New check-in System for school visitors
  • Dynamic renovations: gymnasiums at Martinsville High School and John R. Wooden Middle School, track and pool at MHS, exterior at MHS, entryways to all 10 schools, HVAC at Poston Road and Martinsville High School.
  • We love our teachers and staff! Last year, through a partnership with Activate Healthcare, we opened a medical clinic near Wooden Middle for our MSD team. We also offer a Wellness Gym – a free workout space for all employees (and retirees), discounted daycare through Artesians Childcare, a two-year mentoring program for new teachers, and recently changed our dress code to include sneakers. We encourage our teachers and staff to wear sneakers for comfort and health benefits. Questions, please visit our Staff page.
  • For our distinguished group of retired teachers and staff of the MSD of Martinsville, we offer a free Wellness Gym and our Gold Retirement Card which allows complimentary admittance to any MSD of Martinsville event. Question about the Wellness Gym, please visit our Staff page.
  • To our valued community, we offer our Artesian Gold Card to all persons 62 and over who live in the MSD of Martinsville. We care about all our Artesians and invite our community to request the Gold Card. The card gives complimentary admittance to any school-sponsored, home event at Bell, Wooden, and Martinsville High School including athletics, music, choir, and plays. To learn more about our Artesian Gold Card, please visit our community page.

To download a PDF of our Artie Achievements, please CLICK HERE!

Our district continues to AMP up our educational experience …and fun…to meet the changing needs of our students! To enroll at the MSD of Martinsville, please CLICK HERE.