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.
Wednesday, November 21st, as a virtual learning day for students. (School Closed)


Quick Facts

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


  • After School Tutoring: 2 nights per week, free transportation
  • 1-to-1 Laptop Program: Students keep laptops upon graduation
  • Full-time College Transition Counselor
  • Small-group Advisory Program with consistent adult advocate
  • Dual enrollment coursework beginning in the sophomore year
  • Partnership with Arsenal Tech for career courses
  • Partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - SPAN
  • Lighthouse Media App / Google Play Download
  • Lighthouse Media App / App Store Download
  • Facebook / Twitter

Annual Events

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





  • November 2018
  • November 1st Conference Reward Trip
  • November 2nd Internship
  • November 15th Culture Event & HS Girls Basketball Game @ 5:30pm
  • November 16th Internship
  • November 19th HS Girls Basketball @ 5:30 / Boys Basketball @ 7:00
  • November 20th HS Girls Basketball @ 5:30
  • November 21st School Closed
  • November 22nd - 23rd Thanksgiving Break
  • November 26th Town Hall / Boys Basketball @ 5:30
  • November 28th Piano Recital
  • November 29th Conference Reward Trip
  • November 30th Internship / HS Boys Basketball @ 5:30pm & 7pm
  • December 2018
  • December 3rd - 6th Istep Retake / HS Boys Basketball @ 5:30pm
  • December 10th HS Girls Basketball @ 5:30pm
  • December 11th Istep window closes
  • December 12th Holiday Concert
  • December 14th Internship
  • December 18th HS Girls Basketball
  • December 26th Finals
  • December 27th Finals
  • December 28th End of Q2
  • December 24th - 28th Winter Break
  • December 31st - Jan 4th Winter Break
Artwork painted by our CPA scholars on display in the main hallway.

Documents & Links

Latest Documents


Scholar Family Handbooks

Document Archive

Board of Directors

College Transitions

Scholar Family Handbooks

School Calendars


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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