Thank you for your interest in shadowing at Shortridge High School.  We offer shadow days on:

  • September 17, 20, 24, 27
  • October 1, 4, 22, 25, 29
  • November 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22
  • December 3, 6, 10

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: What should visiting students wear when they Shadow?

A: The dress code for shadow students is very similar to that of the Shortridge High School students.

Girls

  • *Skirt
  • *Blouse
  • *Dress pants
  • *Polo Shirt
  • *Shoes with covered toes

*Tennis shoes

  • Boys
  • *Dress pants/shorts 
  • *Polo Shirt
  • *Button down shirt
  • *Shoes with covered toes
  • *Tennis Shoes

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 complete this online Campus Visit form; a Shortridge High School representative will be in touch within 4-6 business days. If you have any questions please contact Jeff Molina, School Counselor by email molinajeffrey@myips.org or by phone 317.226.2810.