How to Enroll

INSPIRING INSTRUCTION. BOUNDLESS OPPORTUNITY.

Steel City Academy is a free, open-enrollment, public charter school, located in Gary Indiana, currently enrolling any 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grade Indiana residents. In 2018-2019, Steel City will expand to enroll students in 7th – 11th grades and Kindergarten. All students who enroll at Steel City Academy will graduate high school as we grow to a full Pre-K-12 campus over the next six years.

When your child enrolls with Steel City, s/he gains a community of educators that will fight for their success. When your child graduates s/he will be empowered with rigorous academic curriculum, cultural fluency, and depth of character for them to choose from boundless opportunities.

At Steel City Academy your child will have:

  • Individualized learning plans tied to college prep standards
  • Culturally relevant advisory and leadership courses
  • Physically and emotionally safe and secure environment
  • Teachers connected to the community
  • High level extra-curricular, enrichment weeks and summer experiences
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • Free transportation
  • Convenient location off of Grant Street
  • Technology immersion
  • Partnerships with universities

HOW IT WORKS

STEEL CITY APPLICATION ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2017-2018!

THE APPLICATION

Open enrollment will last until March 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. We offer four ways to apply. Choose the option that’s best for you.

MAIL OR DROP OFF  YOUR APPLICATION
Click here to download an application. Print, fill out, and send the application to: 2650 W. 35th Avenue, Gary, IN 46408

ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
Check out our calendar of events for upcoming opportunities to learn more about Steel City Academy

THE LOTTERY

A lottery will be held March 8, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Students will be selected at random for all of the open seats and the remainder of the applications will be selected in order for their placement on the waitlist. Students that are selected through the lottery will receive notification of their acceptance through email or U.S. mail when email is not available.

THE WAITLIST

All open enrollment applications will be selected during the lottery to determine their placement on the waitlist should there be more applications than available seats. If a student is placed on the waitlist, families will receive notification of their position on the waitlist through email or U.S. mail when email is not available. Applications received after the open-enrollment will be placed on the waitlist as they are received.