Indiana Charter Schools

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Title slide for How Are State Entities Improving Authorizing? webinar
Webinar 09 Jul, 2020 - 09 Jul, 2020
How are State Entity grantees working to improve authorizing through their CSP grants? View this recording to learn how Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are using grant funds to… Read More
Office of Education Innovation
Reports 25 Sep, 2018
The Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation (OEI) is presently responsible for the authorization and oversight of 35 Mayor-sponsored charter schools on 43 campuses.
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Reports 25 Sep, 2018
The Indianapolis Mayor-Sponsored Charter Schools Office of Education Innovation provides rigorous oversight to Mayor-sponsored charter schools. This webpage provides governance,… Read More
Indiana Charter School Board logo
Toolkits 25 Sep, 2018
The purpose of the Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) Start-Up Manual is to assist newly-awarded charter recipients with the completion of ICSB’s Pre-Opening Checklist items.… Read More
Ball State University logo
Reports 25 Sep, 2018
Ball State University serves as an authorizing agency for charter schools in Indiana. The Office of Charter Schools oversees the application and review process and monitors school… Read More
Ball State University logo
Reports 25 Sep, 2018
This document provides an overview of Indiana’s special education requirements and resources for Ball State University’s charter schools.
Indiana Charter School Board logo
Toolkits 25 Sep, 2018
The Indiana Charter School Board (“ICSB”) provides newly approved charter school organizer this pre-opening checklist as a guide to ensure all required activities are completed… Read More

Key Contacts

State Education Agency

Indiana Department of Education Office of Charter Schools
Indianapolis, IN

(317) 233-0786 | email | website

Indiana Charter School Board
Indianapolis, IN

(317) 232-7585  | email | | website

Charter Support Organization(s)

Indiana Charter School Network
Indianapolis, IN

(317) 870-2532 | website

The Mind Trust
Indianapolis, IN

(317) 822-8102 | email | website

Opening/Expanding a Charter School (click here)

CSP Grants

Indiana has an active CSP SE grant. For more information on SE grantees, click here

Charter school developers are not eligible to apply for Grants to Charter School Developers for the Opening of New Charter Schools ("Developer" grants) in states with an active SE grant. For complete eligibility information for Developer grants, see the NIA and clarifying correction.