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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In the News: Open House

Do you want to learn more about The Excel Center? Here's your opportunity! The Excel Center is hosting an Open House on December 7, 2015 from 4 pm to 7 pm. Get a glimpse of the inner workings of The Excel Center by checking out the links below, which contain...

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We’ve moved!

Today's the day! Has everyone picked a moving buddy?  The Excel Center is now located at 2721 Kenwood Ave, South Bend, IN 46628. This is just south of Kennedy Park and north of the Amtrak station. Along with our new address, we also have a new phone number:...

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Hiring Event

October 18, 2017, 3:00pm - October 18, 2017, 5:00pm

Hiring Event for Taco Bell

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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.