The Indiana Purple Star School Designation honors schools that have displayed a significant commitment to service members, veterans, and students and families connected to our nation’s military. The Purple Star School Designation is valid for a three-year time period. Schools awarded this designation are listed below.
For additional questions, contact Emily Black, Senior Legislative and Communications Specialist.
- Application Available - April 28, 2023
- Application Due - September 1, 2023
- Award Notification - November 9, 2023
|Assigned Point of Contact (POC) for military families||There is a designated staff member at the school who serves as the liaison for service members, veterans, and students and families.|
|Training requirement for POC||The assigned POC has completed the required grade-level training found here.|
|Dedicated webpage||The school has a dedicated webpage to provide recognition and resources for service members, veterans, and students and families.|
|Host an annual military program (i.e., Veteran’s Day, 9/11, etc.)||The school hosts a military recognition event that demonstrates a military-friendly culture.|
|Public military display||The school has a display recognizing service members, veterans, and/or students and families.|
|School Board passed a resolution publicizing support for military students and families||Evidence of board resolution representing school support for military students and families is uploaded to application. Sample resolution linked here.|
|Employment of military service members and their immediate family members||Military service members and their immediate family members, who meet the minimum qualifications for job openings within the school, will be guaranteed a job interview.|