Purdue university summer start program 

PPHS students who meet minimum requirements can earn Purdue college credits and experience life on campus FREE of charge. Students will take college courses with Purdue students and faculty. Enrollment for the program opens soon. Please email for more information or visit the Summer Start page to learn more! 

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The Mind Trust Announces Capacity Building Award. Photo Credits: Purdue University

The Mind Trust Announces $500,000 Capacity Building Award to Support PPHS Growth

The Mind Trust

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced a $500,000 Capacity Building Award to support Purdue Polytechnic High Schools (PPHS) network in opening a new Indianapolis campus. Read more.

The Mind Trust Invests in Purdue Polytechnic High School

The Mind Trust Invests in New Indy Area Purdue Polytechnic High School

Inside Indiana Business

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis-based nonprofit The Mind Trust is investing $500,000 to support Purdue Polytechnic High School’s new Indianapolis campus. The nonprofit says the Capacity Building Award will help PPHS launch its new Pike Township campus, located on the city’s northwest side. Read more.

PPHS receives Colts' grant to fund athletic training. Photo credits: Matt Patterson/AP

Colts donated $25,000 to local high schools to help pay for athletic trainers


INDIANAPOLIS — On Thursday, the Indianapolis Colts awarded grants to two local high schools to provide nationally certified and state-licensed athletic training care to their student-athletes.

Both Christel House Watanabe High School and Purdue Polytechnic High School will receive $25,000 from the Colts to fund training services from IU Health Sports Medicine during home games. Read more. 

PPHS Chief of School Operations Shatoya Ward received the K-12 Dive Rising Leaders Award.

Rising Leaders: 10 standout assistant principals or district leaders that you should know in 2022-23

K-12 Dive

Earlier this year, K-12 Dive asked readers to tell us about the assistant principals and district leaders going above and beyond to provide support, reinforce visions, and promote growth in their schools and central offices. After poring over the nominations, we’re excited to highlight the careers of 10 exceptional leaders.

Students build competencies that go beyond the walls of the classroom.

A Guide to Competency Based Learning in High School

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Competency-based education also expands what students learn, linking academic skills and content with their applications in the real-world. For example, at Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, students build competencies through real-world projects that go beyond the walls of the classroom — like building and racing electric vehicle go-karts. Read more.