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Renewal Application Cycle

The following 3 organizers submitted letters of intent to the Indiana Charter School Board for charter renewal in 2017:

  • Carpe Diem Indiana (dba Carpe Diem Meridian)
  • Excel Centers, LLC (dba Excel Center - Anderson)
  • Fort Wayne Urban League Center for Education, Incorporated (dba Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy).

Each school was awarded a charter in 2011 and began operations in 2012.  ICSB requires a school to apply for renewal of the charter every 5 years.  For more information on the renewal process, please click here.


Below are the applications received for renewal in 2017.  Click on the name of teh school to review the entire application. Also listed is the outcome of the ICSB's decision whether to grant renewal.  This occurred in a public meeting on April 24, 2017.  Minutes and video from the meeting can be found here.

Organizer School Name Location ICSB Decision
Carpe Diem Indiana Carpe Diem Meridian Indianapolis Denied
Excel Centers, LLC Excel Center - Anderson Anderson Approved
Fort Wayne Urban League Center for Education, Incorporated Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy Fort Wayne Approved for 3 year charter

Spring

The following 10 organizers submitted letters of intent to the Indiana Charter School Board for the Spring 2017 application cycle:

Gary

  • Northwest Indiana Charter Schools Corporation (dba Northwest Indiana College Prep Academy)

Hammond

  • InnerMission, Inc. (dba InnerMission Leadership Academy)

Indianapolis/Marion County

  • Jackson Academy of Competency Based Education, LLC (dba Jackson Academy of Competency Based Education)
  • Allegiant Preparatory, Inc. (dba Allegiant Preparatory Academy Charter School)
  • Athlos Academy of Indiana (dba Athlos Academy of Indiana)
  • Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis, Inc. (dba Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis)
  • International Visionary Learning Group (dba Oasis Virtual Academy)
  • The A.W.E. Center (dba Dreams Do Come True Academy)

 Merrillville

  • Alexis B. Holt Design Group, LLC (dba Barack and Michelle Obama School of Design)

Multiple Location (Muncie, Bloomington, Marion, Columbus, Indianapolis)

  • Goodwill Education Initiatives, Inc. (dba The Excel Center)

Below are the applications receive for the Spring 2017 application cycle.  Click on the names of the school to view the application.

*Please note the ICSB did not receive applications from all who submitted letters of intent. ​

Organizer School Name Location Board Decision

Goodwill Education Initiatives, Inc.

The Excel Center

Multiple Locations:

- Muncie

- Bloomington

- Marion

- Columbus

- Indianapolis

Approved

Allegiant Preparatory, Inc.

Allegiant Preparatory Academy Charter School

Indianapolis

Approved

Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis, Inc.

Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis

Indianapolis

Withdrawn

 

Fall 

The following 8 organizers submitted letters of intent to the Indiana Charter School Board for the Fall 2017 application cycle:

Hammond

  • Hammond Environmental Academy (dba Hammond Environmental Academy)

Indianapolis/Marion County

  • Athlos Academy of Indiana (dba Athlos Academy of Indiana)
  • Crossroads Academy of Indiana (dba Crossroads Academy)
  • Indianapolis Innovation Academy Board (dba Indianapolis Innovation Academy)
  • It Takes a Village Community Initiatives (dba It Takes a Village Community School)
  • Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis, Inc. (dba Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis)

Lake Ridge

  • Repairer School Corporation (dba Repairer Preparatory Academy College and Repairer Career Institute College)

South Bend

  • Carousel Family Services, Inc. (dba Veritas Academy)

Below are the applications received for the Fall 2017 application cycle.  Click on the name of the school to review the entire application.

*Please note the ICSB did not receive applications from all who submitted letters of intent.

Organizer School Name Location ICSB Decision
Athos Academy of Indiana Athlos Academy of Indiana Indianapolis/Marion County Application Withdrawn
Indianapolis Innovation Academy Board Indianapolis Innovation Academy  Indianapolis Application Withdrawn
Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis, Inc. Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis Indianapolis Approved