Ball State University Office of Charter Schools is considering Renewal Applications for the following schools:

Anderson Preparatory Academy - 5 year renewal

Aspire Charter Academy - 3 year renewal

East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School - 3 year renewal

East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy - 5 year renewal

Gary Lighthouse Charter School - 1 year renewal

Geist Montessori - 5 year renewal

Hoosier Academy - Indianapolis
5 year renewal for the hybrid school,
2 year renewal for the virtual school, and a
3 year charter contract for a new virtual alternative 7-12 high school

Indiana Connections Academy - 5 year renewal

Options Charter School - Carmel - 5 year renewal

Rural Community Academy - 5 year renewal

Thea Bowman Leadership Academy - non-renewal

Members of the public are welcome to comment on the school’s performance during the years it has been in operation and its renewal application.  Please send comments by email to or by regular mail to Ball State University, Office of Charter Schools, Teachers College, TC-912, Muncie, IN 47306.