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Message from the Superintendent

As we enter the 2022-2023 school year, I am humbled at the opportunity to serve our great community as Interim Superintendent. Nestled in the heart of Southeastern Indiana and Ripley County, Jac-Cen-Del Community Schools is a special place to educate children. At JCD, we live our motto: Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day. We strive to provide our students a wide variety of learning opportunities and positive learning experiences to foster their own intrinsic desire to learn. With a district-wide focus on STEAM and Project-Based Learning, our students learn how to problem solve and work through challenges. These skills will help them succeed in every aspect of their future.

As you visit our web pages and social media feeds, you will notice a student-centered focus in both buildings. We provide our students access to high quality instruction including:
  • STEM/STEAM instruction in our elementary Makerspace
  • PLTW Launch, PLTW Gateway and Engineering is Elementary in our elementary
  • PLTW Gateway, PLTW Engineering, PLTW Biomedical Sciences and PLTW Computer Sciences in our Junior-Senior High School
  • Modern updated Media Center in our elementary
  • Student created and operated local business partnerships
  • Vibrant partnership with Southeastern Career Center (17 career programs) and local
  • businesses providing our students with authentic hands-on learning experiences
  • 1:1 devices for all students K-12
  • Active Parent Teacher Organization and Dollars for Scholars Organization
  • Dual Credit Partnerships with both Ivy Tech and Indiana University
  • High quality music, FFA, robotics and co-curricular programs
  • Robust Athletic and Extracurricular opportunities for students grades K-12
  • Innovative Academy program to break down learning barriers
  • Interactive Preschool and Developmental Preschool programs
As we begin the school year, we encourage you to become involved in your child’s education. Our faculty and staff welcome your input and your involvement in the overall educational quality we provide. We strive to partner with all school and community stakeholders to provide our students with the highest quality educational opportunities possible. Please contact our administrative staff and faculty with any questions. We look forward to speaking with you! Go Eagles!

Fred Unsicker, Interim Superintendent
Jac-Cen-Del Community Schools
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Interim Supt. of Schools

Mr. Frederick Unsicker
723 N Buckeye Street
Osgood, IN 47037
eMail: funsicker@jaccendel.k12.in.us
Tel: (812) 689-4114
Fax: (812) 689-7423

HS Principal

Mr. Frederick Unsicker
4586 N US 421
Osgood, IN 47037
eMail: funsicker@jaccendel.k12.in.us
Tel: (812) 689-4643
Fax: (812) 689-5632

Interim Activities Coordinator

Mr. Paul Stone
4586 N US 421
Osgood, IN 47037
eMail: pstone@jaccendel.k12.in.us
Tel: (812) 689-4643
Fax: (812) 689-5632

Elementary Principal

Mrs. Dee Budd
4544 N US 421
Osgood, IN 47037
eMail: dbudd@jaccendel.k12.in.us
Tel: (812) 689-4144
Fax: (812) 689-5909