INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School South Campus was recently recognized as a school of excellence by the Indianapolis Urban League at the Educational Excellence Forum and Awards Luncheon held on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The Indianapolis South campus includes a lower academy with grades K through 6th and a college preparatory academy with grades 7th through 12th.

Picture at the Indianapolis Urban League Educational Excellence Forum and Awards Luncheon are Indianapolis Lighthouse South team members, Assistant Principal Steven Harrison, Assistant Principal Valerie Miller, Principal Kim Randall, Regional Director Dr. Tora Townsend, and Indianapolis Lighthouse Board Member Marcie Brown-Carter.

Nominees for the Educational Excellence award are required to serve a diverse array of students such as free and reduced lunch, English language learners, and students who are racially and ethnically diverse. Nominated schools were also required to have excellent/high reading or other standardized assessment scores and have strong initiatives or target students in a way that sets them apart from their contemporaries.

Lower Academy Principal Kim Randall speaks to the schools learning culture. Said Randall, «We strive to maintain high standards of performance from our scholars.  We know that all children have the potential to be high achieving and we work diligently to create an environment of support and encouragement.»

College Preparatory Academy Principal Ryan Gall points to the cooperative relationship between faculty, students and parents, and the commitment of the teaching staff to each student’s success.  Said Gall, «We are honored to be recognized with this award. We have a dedicated team of teachers and leaders that are committed to making the Lighthouse Indy South scholar’s experience enriching for every child.»

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Lighthouse Academies is a national network of public charter schools in locations with the greatest need, representing the greatest challenge and greatest opportunity for student transformation. Using the arts to capture scholars’ attention, Lighthouse teachers encourage learning and creative thought, leading scholars to higher academic achievement and broader personal development. Lighthouse graduates are better prepared to adapt and thrive in college and in their broader communities.

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