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School leader:  Anthony Cherry
556 Washington Street
Gary, IN 46402

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(219) 886-9339
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"We are a free public K-12 charter school that offers free college! "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Business, Career and Tech (vocational), Humanities...
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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18 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 05, 2016
21st Century Charter School is one of if not the best schools in Gary. Their college readiness program which allows students to work towards and earn an associates degree while still in high school and at no cost to the parents is nothing short... more

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · October 18, 2015
The school has no integrity. There is no justification for the staff they laid off. This has made the existing staff feel insecure and in wonderment when they will lose their positions as well. Also kindergarten teacher looped with those... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 18, 2015
Preschool attendance is low this year but has only been in existence for one year. GEO lays off elementary and high school staff as a result. Instead of laying off a preschool teacher, they laid off a kindergarten teacher. The preschool... more

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Submitted by a community member · November 01, 2012
I'm impressed with the staff and students at 21st CCS, each and every member of the staff takes the time to give each student what they need to succeed in life! 21st CCS has earned its A grade with the state.

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About this school

21st Century Charter School at Gary is a FREE Public Charter Kindergarten--12th grade school in downtown Gary, IN. We serve over 800 students and pride ourselves on academic excellence and a college prep model. Our students learn in a college prep environment from Day One in Kindergarten through 12th grade. 21st Century Charter School is proud that its high school graduation rate is the highest in Gary--and it's had a 100% high school graduation rate twice so far since its opening.

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Last modified: April 5, 2016
Last modified 21st Century Charter School Of Gary is a Charter school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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