If you’re ready to kick off an extraordinary school year at Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis (VC Indy), we’re excited to guide you through the process. Whether you’re a returning family or a new addition to our scholar community, we can’t wait to see you!

Here’s everything you need to know to ensure a smooth start to the 2023-2024 academic year:

  1. First Day: Our first day of school is Monday, August 7. 
  2. School Hours: Our school day starts promptly at 8:00 am and ends at 3:15 pm. (You can arrive as early as 7:30 am). Please plan accordingly and ensure your child arrives on time to maximize their learning opportunities.
  3. Parent & Scholar Orientation: Mark your calendars for our upcoming orientation program. Join us on Tuesday, Aug 1, OR Thursday, Aug 3, at 6:30 pm at Vanguard Collegiate to gain valuable insights and information about the upcoming school year. Choose the orientation session that best fits your schedule.
  4. Uniforms: Embrace inclusivity and togetherness with our school uniform policy. We look forward to seeing all our scholars proudly wearing their uniforms on the first day. You receive 2 free uniform shirts when you enroll, and you can purchase more shirts through the school for $10 each. If you refer other families who enroll at Vanguard Collegiate, you will receive additional uniform shirts for free.
  5. Bus Transportation: If your child requires bus transportation, we’ve got you covered. Contact Ms. Romo at aromo@vcindy.org to request a stop on this year’s route.
  6. Vanguard scholars boarding the Vanguard bus.School Supply List: Good news! All necessary supplies will be provided for your scholar, no need to shop for school supplies. One less thing to worry about!
  7. School Calendar: Our school calendar is now available on our website (look for the “Download 2023-2024 Academic Calendar” button). Please note important dates, holidays, and events.
  8. Website as a Resource: Please visit www.vcindy.org regularly for updates, announcements and valuable resources. You can find us on Facebook and Instagram too!
  9. How to Contact Us: If you have any questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to call our dedicated staff at (317) 354-7727 or send a message through our website.
  10. Information to keep at your fingertips:

Get ready for an incredible school year of growth, learning and memorable experiences at VC Indy, a tuition-free public charter school! Our mission is to empower each scholar, encouraging them to explore and reach new heights.

It’s not too late to enroll for 2023-24: Click here to register now or call (317) 354-7727, and we’ll help you complete the process. If you have friends or family interested in VC Indy, encourage them to call us or visit www.vcindy.org/now-enrolling!

About Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis

Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis (VC Indy) is a close-knit middle school with a big impact. Serving grades 6-8, we are a public charter offering innovative learning and wraparound social services. Our goal is to prepare our scholars for success in high school and beyond. At Vanguard, we believe in “opening doors” for our scholars through engaging academics, a safe environment, leadership development, and a strong sense of community. Enroll your scholar today!