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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Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Excel Graduation

December 8, 2016, 6:00pm - December 8, 2016, 7:00pm

Our second ever graduation ceremony! Don't let the arctic air and snowflakes keep you indoors. Come out to Faith Apostolic to support our graduates. Ceremony begins at 6 pm; graduates should arrive at...

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ECA testing begins today! Good luck to all our students; you got this! ... See MoreSee Less

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Enrollment Deadline for January

January 11, 2017, 8:30am - January 11, 2017, 4:00pm

To start classes in January, BOTH your application AND your transcript must be received by 4 pm on January 11. Applications and/or transcripts received after the deadline will be waitlisted to next t...

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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.