updated: 6/26/2012 11:45:15 AM
Construction is underway on a new Indianapolis public charter school. Ohio-based Carpe Diem Learning Systems is building the $3 million Carpe Diem Schools - Meridian Campus, which organizers say will provide a "personalized learning approach."
June 26, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Carpe Diem Learning Systems broke ground Tuesday on its state-of-the art Carpe Diem Schools - Meridian Campus (2240 N. Meridian St.). The $3 million, 19,000-plus square foot facility opens this fall to serve students of all backgrounds and abilities through its tuition-free, personalized-learning model.
The award-winning Carpe Diem curriculum blends the use of technology with high levels of student support; the school has a consistent track record of highly successful student outcomes in other parts of the country. DigitalLearningNow.com recently named Carpe Diem one of the "10 Most Impressive Virtual High Schools in the U.S."
"We are pleased to bring our progressive, 21st-century education model to the students of Indianapolis in a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility near Downtown," said Robert Sommers, Carpe Diem Learning Systems CEO and managing partner. "We are committed to preparing our students for higher education - be that at colleges or trade schools - and ultimately for successful careers and fulfilling lives. We're proud of what we're building here and are eager to get started this fall."
Attendees at the groundbreaking ceremony included students who already have enrolled for the 2012-13 academic year; representatives of Carpe Diem Learning Systems; representatives from the Indiana Department of Education; Indianapolis Deputy Mayor of Education Jason Kloth; and Indiana Public Charter Schools Association president Russ Simnick.
A limited number of admissions for the Carpe Diem Schools - Meridian Campus' 2012-13 remain. For more information on enrolling your student for this tuition-free, personalized learning approach to education, log onto www.CarpeDiemMeridian.com or call 317-921-7497.
About Carpe Diem Schools - Meridian Campus:
Carpe Diem Schools - Meridian Campus is a tuition-free public charter school housed in a state-of-the art facility located at 2240 N. Meridian St., created to serve Indianapolis middle and high school students of all backgrounds and abilities. The highly successful Carpe Diem model combines a personalized curriculum with state-of-the-art technology and high levels of support to give students a leg up as they prepare for college, trade schools, careers and beyond!
Limited seats for the 2012-13 academic year are filling up fast. For more information, or to enroll your student today, visit www.carpediemmeridian.com or call 317-759-DIEM (3436).
Source: Carpe Diem Learning Systems