Earn Your High School Diploma at The Excel Center Decatur

The Excel Center on the Southwest side of Indianapolis is an adult high school in the Decatur area, dedicated to providing Core 40 diplomas, industry certification, and support to bring change and opportunity to the Indianapolis Southwest side.  As a public school for adults, we provide free tuition, books, and child care in a supportive and flexible environment designed to help you meet your goals.

  • Located at 5125 Decatur Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46241, our adult learning center is designed for flexibility.  We offer day and evening classes to help you earn your high school diploma.
  • You can earn a high school diploma AND college credit at The Excel Center by taking dual credit classes.  Graduating with FREE credits at Ivy Tech and other universities puts you on a path for success in higher education.
  • Getting a professional certification in fields such as CNA, forklift, pharmacy tech, project management and logistics will prepare you for a great career.

Earn your high school diploma at our Indianapolis Decatur school for adults and enjoy the flexibility, support, and preparation The Excel Center is known for! 


Spring Graduation 2014

The Excel Center-Decatur will celebrate its third graduating class May 9 at Indianapolis Metropolitan High School (1635 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46222). The Ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. 


Travis Laminack Receives First Excellence Award

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) student, Travis Laminack, is the first recipient of the Academic Excellence Award, an annual award given to alumni who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA while earning a minimum of 24 credit hours at a post-secondary institution.

A 2012 graduate of The Excel Center – Decatur, Travis was admitted to IUPUI’s Kelley School of Business in the summer of 2013 and will earn junior status following the fall semester. His goal is to become a CEO of a fortune 500 company. He plans to job shadow and interview business leaders before earning his degree. Travis is currently working off campus at a party supply store, and plans to study aboard next summer.


Misty Patterson Speaks at Graduation

"I did not get to finish high school with my friends because I got pregnant.  The best thing about that was the birth of my wonderful, smart, now 10 year old son Caleb.

Little did I know everything else in my life would become much more difficult. I struggled with multiple jobs. I had trouble paying bills and taking care of Caleb. I did not like the jobs or the pay, but without a high school diploma, I didn’t have a choice. In order for my life to improve, I knew I had to do something, for Caleb and me. I was talking with friends, and discovered the Excel Center. I hurried to apply, and when I was informed I could start school, I was overjoyed (read full speech).