Jeremiah Sweeny starts his day at Purdue Polytechnic High School at 8:45 a.m. He and about 15 of his classmates map out their daily plans to meet their academic and project plan goals, while teachers track students’ competency levels, academic needs and progress. The first part of his day – called his Personalized Learning Community – also includes instruction on teamwork and employability skills.
Polytechnic Camps in West Lafayette
Experience Purdue Polytechnic summer and diversity camps on the Purdue main campus in West Lafayette. Camps are hosted in the summer and during the school year.
Case study: Learning While Doing
Case study: The Project is Just the Beginning
Colten Lewis enjoys the flexibility of his schedule and the ability to explore his interests. Like all students at Purdue Polytechnic High School, Colten masters core academic subjects, as well as problem-solving, project management and creative thinking skills, by immersing himself in a six-week project.
Case Study: Partners in Training
Indianapolis has a national reputation as a thriving tech hub. What skills do you need to join the newest generation of tech workers? Kenzie Academy, an Indianapolis-based design and coding school, has been eager to help Purdue Polytechnic High School students answer that question.
Case study: Eskenazi Health
Learning may begin in the classroom, but for the Purdue Polytechnic High School students who tour The Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, it extends to the halls and rooftop of the Marion County hospital. The hospital hosts tours to give students a glimpse into healthcare careers and the daily operations of a hospital. As an added bonus, PPHS students tour Eskenazi’s rooftop Sky Farm, a nationally recognized urban garden that produces fresh produce to feed patients, visitors and employees.
Purdue Polytechnic High School Announces Broad Ripple Location for Second School
Purdue Polytechnic High School announced today its second charter school will open in the summer of 2019 in Broad Ripple, solidifying its commitment to Indianapolis’ north side and expanding its unique educational model to more urban high school students