GEO’s 21st Century Charter School in Gary, Indiana Posts 3rd Best College and Career Readiness Rating Among Charters in the State

GEO’s 21st Century Charter School in Gary, Indiana has been getting quite a bit of attention from nationally-respected think tanks in recent months for how we prepare our students for success in college and careers. The Center on Reinventing Public Education, one of the nation’s leading education research organizations, released a study this week focusing on career and technical education schools across the country. They surveyed more than 200 high schools and narrowed their focus to just 32 schools with GEO’s 21st Century Charter School making the cut. In fact, 21st Century Charter School is the only school in Indiana to be included in the study. You can access the CRPE study by clicking on this link.

In May, the American Enterprise Institute released a report on our college and career readiness program. You can access AEI’s study by clicking on this link. They also released a short video on our model. Click here to watch the 60 second video.

We believe in our students and their capabilities and we go further than just talking about the importance of college and careers. We put students in real college classes and real career situations while in our high school. As a result, 18 of our students in 2019 graduated with more than 30 college credits earned while in high school with nine of these students earning a full Associate Degree from Ivy Tech while nine others earned full career certifications. That puts 21st Century Charter School in the top 5% of the state of Indiana when it comes to the number of college credits earned by students while in high school according to the Indiana Higher Education Commission.

Well, today, I received a new bit of information from the state. Indiana tracks college and career readiness at each high school. According to the state, 21st Century Charter School is the 3rd best charter in the state in terms of college and career readiness, and actually the best if you adjust for minority and low-income status. That’s huge!

Our students are showing the world that we can expect more from them. And others are joining in. We will complete the purchase of the former Ivy Tech campus in Gary next week and we will break ground on our new high school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in August.

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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.