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Renewal Application Cycle

The following organizers submitted letters of intent to the Indiana Charter School Board for charter renewal in 2018:

  • Better Blended Learning for Indiana
    • dba Nexus Academy of Indianapolis
  • Excel Centers LLC
    • dba Excel Center Richmond
    • dba Excel Center Lafayette
    • dba Excel Center Kokomo
  • Phalen Leadership Academy
    • dba George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academy

Each school was awarded a charter in 2012 and began operations in 2013.  The ICSB requires a school to apply for renewal of their charter every five years.  For more information on the renewal process, please click here.  

Below are the applications received for renewal in 2018.  Click on the name of the school to review the entire application.  Also listed in the outcome of the ICSB's decision whether to grant renewal.  This occured at a public meeting on March 21, 2018.  Meeting minutes and video can be found here.  

Organizer School Name Location ICSB Decision
Better Blended Learning for Indiana Nexus Academy of Indianapolis Indianapolis Nonrenewal
Excel Centers, LLC
Richmond
Lafayette
Kokomo
Renewal
Phalen Leadership Academy George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academy Indianapolis Renewal
 

Spring

The following 7 organizers submitted letters of intent to the Indiana Charter School Board for the Spring 2018 application cycle:

  • Christel House Schools
    • dba Christel House DORS
    • dba Christel House Academy West
    • dba Christel House Academy South
  • Family Foundation (dba Israel School of Arts) - Withdrawn
  • HIM by HER Foundation, Inc. (dba HIM by HER Collegiate School of the Arts)
  • Indianapolis Innovation Academy (dba Indianapolis Innovation Academy)
  • Erica Brownfield (dba Louis Legacy Leadership and Scholastic Academy)
  • Jeannette Jaquish (dba My Dear Watson Elementary)
  • Indiana School of Excellence (dba Xavier School of Excellence)

Below are the applications receive for the Spring 2018 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
Christel House Schools

Christel House DORS

Christel House Academy West

Christel House Academy South

Indianapolis  Approved
HIM by HER Foundation HIM by HER Collegiate School of the Arts Indianapolis Decision Tabled Until Fall
Indiana School of Excellence Xavier School of Excellence South Bend Withdrawn
 

 

 Fall

The following 6 organizers submitted letters of intent to the Indiana Charter School Board for the Fall 2018 application cycle:

  • Educating Children Matters, Inc. (dba Indianapolis STEAM Academy) - Indianapolis
  • HIM by HER Foundation, Inc. (dba HIM by HER Foundation Collegiate School for the Arts) - Indianapolis
  • Louise Legacy Leadership & Scholastic Academy, Inc. (dba Louise Legacy Leadership & Scholastic Academy) - Lake County
  • Penuel Preparatory Academy (​dba Penuel Preparatory Academy) - Greene County
  • The Morning Bishop Theatre Playhouse, Inc. (dba Bishop Scholars & Arts Charter School) - Gary
  • WAY Program (dba WAY Academy of Muncie) - Muncie

Below are the applications receive for the Fall 2018 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
Educating Children Matters, Inc. Indianapolis STEAM Academy Indianapolis Decline
HIM by HER Foundation, Inc. HIM by HER Foundation Collegiate School for the Arts Indianapolis Withdrawn by Applicant
WAY Program
WAY Academy of Muncie
Muncie Withdrawn by Applicant