Three Indiana Schools Sign up with Indiana Start Up Tech Company

Faced with growing demand for technology in the classroom and growing costs, three Indiana public charter schools found a new Indiana-based start up company that could deliver the product they needed and at the right price. As a result, all three schools were able to afford more technology in the classroom.

This year, Fall Creek Academy, Fountain Square Academy and the 21st Century Charter School@Gary needed, servers, hard drive storage space and a system that will allow the three schools to update their software needs at each student’s desk on a moment’s notice and to do so in an economical and efficient manner. They found Scale Computing.

Scale Computing recently received a $2.1 million grant from the state of Indiana as a start up company in Indiana. The founder, Jeff Ready, has had several successes in start up tech companies.

When the three schools were shopping for their technology solutions, they found companies that provided solutions, but the cost was prohibitive. Today, all three schools have Scale Computing hardware and saved 30 percent on their expenses. Jeff Ready was personally involved in the implementation, too. All three schools now have more technology in their buildings and are able to provide seamless updates without additional costs in manpower having to go to each computer terminal and manually updating the computer.

“We saved a lot of money, got what we needed, were able to get more technology into the classroom for our students, and we helped support a new Indiana start up company. Since Indiana taxpayers provide us all the financial support we receive, the least we can do is “buy Indiana”,” said Kevin Teasley, president of GEO Foundation, the non-profit that manages the three charter schools. “We are very pleased with Scale Computing and encourage other schools throughout the state to look at using Scale Computing when they are thinking about adding computing storage.”

“Scale Computing saved us 30 percent. Imagine how the savings would add up if those savings were applied across the state,” Teasley said. “Indiana can spend more in the classroom, less on technology, and put in place an efficient system that leads to greater manpower savings in the future. That’s a good deal for us. That’s a good deal for the state of Indiana.”


Aplica Ahora

Grade Level

GEO Prep Academy utilizará el sistema en línea EnrollBR para el proceso de inscripción 2021-2022. EnrollBR es un proceso de solicitud común que brinda ayuda a las familias con la correcta elección de la escuela que satisfará las necesidades que sus hijos tengan. Los padres deben seguir las instrucciones a continuación para registrarse para el año escolar 2020-2021.

  1. Haga clic aquí para ir directamente a EnrollBR y comenzar su aplicación.
  2. Necesitará una dirección de correo electrónico. Si no tiene uno, aquí le brendaremos instrucciones para ayudarlo a configurar una cuenta de gmail de Google. Haga clic aquí
  3. Para obtener instrucciones sobre cómo completar la solicitud de inscripción ante de, Haga clic aquí

Para el año escolar 2020-2021, GEO Prep Academy inscribirá los grados K – 8o. Las escuelas están ubicadas en:

  • Grados K-2do – 4006 Platt, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
  • 3ro – 8vo Grados – 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Para obtener información sobre cómo inscribirse en el actual año escolar, comuníquese con la escuela. Se puede contactar a ambas escuelas al número (225) 927-1500.

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GEO Prep Academy will be utilizing the EnrollBR online system for the 2021-2022 enrollment process. EnrollBR is a common application process that assists families with school choice to meet the needs of their child(ren). Parents should follow the below directions to register for the 2020-2021 school year.

  1. Click Here to go directly to EnrollBR and begin your application.
  2. You will need an email address. If you do not have one, there are instructions to help you set up a Google Gmail Account. Click here
  3. For instructions on completing the enrollment application beforehand, Click Here

For the 2020-2021 school year, GEO Prep Academy will be enrolling grades K – 8. The schools are located at:

  • K-2nd Grades – 4006 Platt, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
  • 3rd – 8th Grades – 2311 N. Sherwood Forest Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815

For information on enrolling this current school year, please contact the school. Both schools can be contacted at (225) 927-1500.