Whether a student needs guidance for a personal issue or help in planning long-term educational goals, we are here to help.

School Social Worker

We have a school social worker who is always available for student counseling. In addition, we teach social skills through example, stories, and assemblies, which emphasize the following areas:

  • Trustworthiness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Fairness
  • Caring
  • Citizenship
Educational Planning

It’s never too early to begin making plans for college, and Blackford Intermediate School has found places that specialize in helping parents and students to make higher education a reality.

Cash for College

Indiana’s Cash for College campaign empowers students and families to make smart choices that ensure their education is both accessible and affordable. Led by the state’s Learn More Indiana initiative, the Cash for College campaign promotes specific, practical steps to help students at all levels get to and through college. The campaign offers a variety of helpful resources including:

  • Student scholarship contests
  • Free services such as the new Indiana College Costs Estimator
  • Special events such as FAFSA Friday
  • College Goal Sunday
  • Dedicated website with the latest news and information

College Costs Estimator

Not sure what college really costs? Help is here with the Indiana College Costs Estimator. This free service provides Hoosier families with consistent and accurate estimates of college costs across all Indiana campuses, both public and private. The site features:

  • Side-by-side comparisons of college costs
  • Expected family contribution estimates
  • “Ask the Expert” sessions and more