Indianapolis Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy: South Campus

At Lighthouse College Preparatory Academies (CPA), we make an extraordinary promise: if a scholar graduates from our College Prep Academy, he/she will be admitted to a four year college or university.  We keep that promise, through rigorous standards and an arts-infused curriculum that prepares students academically, socially and culturally for success in college – and beyond.
ILCS South Board Meeting Calendar 2017- 2018ILCS Board Members 2017- 2018ILCS College Transitions 2017-2018ILCS South School ProfileILCS South Student Handbook 2017-2018


Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 415
Grades: 7-12
Date Opened:
Principal: Ryan Gall


Annual Events

  • Junior Class Overnight College Tour
  • Homecoming Week
  • School-wide Talent Show
  • Community Service Day
  • Junior & Senior Proms
  • Underclassmen College Tours
  • Gateway Week
  • College Pride Week
  • Senior Signing Day
  • Graduation Ceremony

Extracurricular Activities

After-school programming is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 - 5:00 with clubs meeting from 4:15 - 5:15. All students wishing to stay for tutoring should contact their specific teacher ahead of time.
  • Athletics: Cross Country, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Basketball, Track
  • National Honor Society
  • Show Choir
  • Robotics Club
  • Unleashed Dance Team





  • April 2018
  • April 2nd PD Day
  • April 3rd PD Day
  • April 6th Culture Trip
  • April 9th - 13th Town Hall
  • April 16th - May 4th Istep Part 2 & Retest
  • April 20th Half Day / PD Day
  • April 26th ECA Retest
  • April 27th K-6 Mentor
  • April 30th K-6 Mentor
  • May 2018
  • May 1st Internships
  • May 1st - 4th Senior Week
  • May 1st - 4th Senior Signing Day
  • May 5th Prom
  • May 7th - 11th Teacher Appercation Week Town Hall
  • May 10th AP Gov exam
  • May 11th AP ISP Exam PM
  • May 14th - 18th NWEA Testing
  • May 14th - 18th Spring Concert
  • May 23rd - 24th Final Exams
  • May 23rd - 24th Half Day Parent Teacher Conferences
  • May 28th No School / Memorial Day
  • May 29th Senior Breakfast Graduation Rehearsal
  • May 30th Spring Exhibitions
  • May 31st Graduation / U Indy Field Day
Artwork painted by our CPA scholars on display in the main hallway.

Documents & Links

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Document Archive

Board Calendars

Board of Directors

College Transitions


Press Releases

Scholar Family Handbooks

School Calendars

School News

Student Applications

School Leaders


Ryan Gall

Mr. Gall was the Founding Principal for Indianapolis Lighthouse College Prep Academy (CPA). He served as Principal for five years, graduating the first two classes with 100% of graduates being accepted to a four year college or university. Prior to the opening of the CPA, Mr. Gall served as the Director of Instruction for Indianapolis Lighthouse. As a Program Facilitator and Teacher for the Indianapolis Public Schools, he created and implemented the BELIEVE Academy middle school program. Mr. Gall has over six years of teaching experience including both middle school and elementary school. At KIPP Indianapolis, Mr. Gall not only taught fifth grade math but also designed curriculum maps, served as math department chair and created programs to foster culture, academics and character. He started his career as a Teach For America Corps Member teaching in Detroit, MI. Mr. Gall holds a BA in Business and English from Alma College as well as a MA in Elementary Education from Wayne State University.


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Indianapolis Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy: South Campus

1780 Sloan Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203, USA

39.7433929 -86.0875702
Tel: 317-351-1534
Fax: 317-351-1804

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