A High School for Adults

The Excel Center is a high-quality, free public school in South Bend, Indiana. For adults looking for a tuition-free school that provides a high school diploma, The Excel Center is an excellent choice. The school also pays tuition costs for students to earn industry-recognized certificates or begin undergraduate degrees at Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana University, IUPUI, and higher-learning institutions.

Prospective students

The application process is simple, but we want to make sure this is the right fit for you.

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Important Dates for July Enrollment

Now Accepting Applications for July The Excel Center is now accepting applications for July enrollment, and there are several important dates & times to be aware of. Deadline to Submit Application & Transcript: Thursday, June 2 by 4 pm Testing Days (you must...

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Kristin Bien WSBT visited The Excel Center South Bend to interview students for the upcoming Goodwill Industries Week series, which will air next month in celebration of all the good work Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. does in our community. Her interviews with the students will air on May 8. ... See MoreSee Less

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Flexible, individual, and balanced.

The school provides a structured learning environment that meets the unique needs of adult students as they work toward a high school diploma. Given students’ range of skill levels and backgrounds, The Excel Center offers flexible coursework and a commitment to individual attention that gives each student a realistic path for his or her educational success and career prospects.

The Excel Center addresses needs outside the classroom, provides free drop-in child care centers, offers free transportation assistance, and gives students the ability to balance school and work schedules. By operating year-round for extended hours, The Excel Center allows students to learn at their own pace and complete their educational requirements throughout the year.