Purdue University has announced an agreement with Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) and opened applications for Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis, a new STEM-focused charter school scheduled to open in fall 2017.
“We thank IPS and the city for this unique partnership, which we hope will build a new pathway to Purdue and to successful careers for future students from downtown Indianapolis,” said Purdue President Mitch Daniels.
Daniels, along with Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, announced that Purdue Polytechnic High School will be an IPS Innovation Network School and will be located at 3029 E. Washington St., in the former PR Mallory building, which is owned by the City of Indianapolis. During renovations, which are expected to be complete before the start of the 2018-19 academic year, the school will have temporary residence nearby at 201 S. Rural St.
Purdue Polytechnic High School is chartered by the City of Indianapolis.
Read the full announcement from Purdue News Service
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Purdue announces Indianapolis location and partnerships for Polytechnic High School.
Posted by Purdue University on Monday, October 3, 2016