Benjamin Rush Middle School
1601 N. Sexton St. - Rushville, IN 46173 • Ph: 765-932-2968 Fax: 765-938-2011
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New BRMS enrollments are processed by appointment. Parents of transferring students need to call 765-932-2968 ext/225 to schedule an appointment for registration. 7th and 8th grade registration paperwork may be obtained through the BRMS front office during the hours of 7:30 am-4:00 pm. New student enrollment is by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling (765) 932-2968 ext/225.

Please bring the following documents to your enrollment appointment:

  • Student birth certificate (or copy)
  • Proof of Rush County residency (housing title or lease, utility bill, driver's license, etc.)-only one document necessary
  • Guardianship/Custody paperwork (if applicable)
  • Most current ILearn scores (if Indiana resident-if coming from out of state, scores from state equalivancy test and the student's transcripts or last report card are sufficient)
  • Student's last report card and/or current school schedule
  • Emergency contacts (names and phone numbers)
  • Fully completed registration paperwork
Grade 7 Course Offerings
  • Language Arts 7 or Advanced Language Arts 7 (placement based upon 6th grade standardized NWEA-ILearn test scores)
  • Math 7 or Pre-Algebra 7(placement based upon 6th grade standardized NWEA-ILearn test scores,
  • Science 7
  • Social Studies 7
  • Health7/PE 7 (1 semester each)
  • Visual Art /Digital Citizenship (1 semester each)
  • Music elective: Instrumental Music (year)/ Choral Music (year)/ Exploring Music/Study (1 semester EM, 1 semester Study)
Grade 8 Course Offerings
  • Language Arts 8 or Advanced Language Arts 8 (placement based upon 7th grade standardized NEWA-ILearn test scores)
  • Pre-Algebra 8 or Algebra (placement based upon 7th grade standardized NWEA-ILearn test scores
  • Science 8
  • Social Studies 8
  • PE 8Health/ 8 (1 semseter each)
  • Family And Consumer Science/Exploring College and Careers (1 semester each)
  • Music/Study hall elective/Intro to Ag: Instrumental Music (year)/ Choral Music (year)/ Study (year)/ Ag (year)


Due to scheduling constraints, Benjamin Rush Middle School students are not given the opportunity to choose particular teachers, class or lunch periods, etc.

Benjamin Rush
Middle School

Mr. Mark Scheidler, Principal
Mr. Derek Sumpter, Asst. Principal

1601 N. Sexton St.
Rushville, IN 46173

V: 765-932-2968
F: 765-938-2011
Hours: M,T,Th,F 8:10-3:15 W 8:10-2:35

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It is the policy of the Rush County School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its educational programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title II, Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. ” Questions and concerns should be directed to the Title IX, Title II, and Section 504 Coordinator as follows: Mr. Jim Jameson, Superintendent of Schools c/o Rush County School Corporation, 330 8th St., Rushville, IN 46173 Phone:  (765) 932-4186