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Enriching Education in Indiana

With several schools throughout Indiana, Lighthouse Academies delivers its arts-infused programs to more students than ever. Our academies emphasize both academic and social development to give scholars a unique, well-rounded education, empowering them to confidently pursue their goals and dreams.


Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School - East (K–12)

Scholars attending our East location benefit from our specialized curriculum such as afterschool programming with free transportation, academic tracking, and customized graduation plans. To meet the needs of all of our students, we offer both remedial and accelerated courses. We are a forward-looking, college-focused campus and provide high school credit opportunities as early as the seventh grade. We engage with our families and community in annual events that include a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat, college visits, Community Service Day, and more.

Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School - South (K–12)

Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School (ILCS) is a mayor-sponsored, public, K–12 charter school located on the southeast side of Indianapolis. We are a college-prep-focused school featuring a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) academic platform. Our scholars have free access to tutoring and afterschool programming and enrichment and extracurricular activities, including basketball, cheerleading, track, robotics, and more.

East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School (K–8)

At East Chicago Lighthouse, our scholars receive the attention they need from caring staff and an enriched curriculum. Our campus features an AIM High mentorship program and ISTEP Achievement Academy. We encourage our scholars to engage with their peers and community through participation in events such as the National Spelling Bee. Upper Academy scholars have the opportunity to explore new interests and develop friendships through our Friday Electives program.

Gary Lighthouse Charter School (K–12)

Serving K–12 scholars in Gary, Hammond, and East Chicago, Indiana, we provide opportunities and experiences that support their academic, social, and emotional development. Scholars receive college-focused, quality instruction beginning in kindergarten. We follow restorative practices and take a data-driven approach to developing our instruction plans. We encourage our scholars to develop social skills by participating in afterschool activities such as scouts, student council, and choir. We include our scholars’ families in several annual events, such as award ceremonies, a holiday program, and a carnival.