Enrollment and Attendance FAQs

Who is eligible to attend Hoosier Academy at Indianapolis?

Any student who resides in Indiana within driving distance of a Learning Center and meets the attendance and grade requirements outlined below is eligible for enrollment. Kindergarten students attending the Indianapolis program attend the Learning Center for a full day.

  • We'll approve students on a first-come, first-served basis until each grade has reached capacity as outlined below:
    • Kindergarten: 24
    • First Grade: 24
    • Second Grade: 24
    • Third Grade: 24
    • Fourth Grade: 24
    • Fifth Grade: 24
    • Sixth Grade: 24
    • Seventh Grade: 24
    • Eighth Grade: 24

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How can I request my student’s enrollment records?

If you are a student that has withdrawn from our program please complete the Records Request Form.

Can I enroll my child in both Hoosier Academy and another school?

No, the Hoosier Academy at Indianapolis is a full-time, public school that does not permit dual enrollment.

What does it cost to attend Hoosier Academy?

Because Hoosier Academy is a public school program, there is no tuition. Hoosier Academy provides a state-licensed teacher and instructional materials for the program. However, families will be responsible for providing some consumable materials during the at-home instruction portion of the program.

What is the attendance policy?

Hoosier Academy works with families toward a positive attendance record to meet the required number of 180 instructional days. Attendance at the Learning Center two full days a week is a mandatory component of the Hoosier Academy. Kindergarten students attend the Learning Center for half a day twice a week.

Can I take a vacation during the school year?

The school calendar includes school holidays or vacation time. Whenever possible, family vacations should align with school vacation days. Parents are encouraged to contact their teacher if they plan a vacation that does not coordinate with the school calendar.

Does Hoosier Academy offer full- or half-time kindergarten?

Kindergarten is offered as a full day program. Kindergarten students will study language arts, math, history and science with an option of one elective.