Earn Your High School Diploma in Richmond, Indiana at The Excel Center

Located in a remodeled school in Richmond, IN 47374, The Excel Center is an adult high school offering free tuition and books along with a flexible schedule designed for working adults.  At The Excel Center Richmond:

  • You complete classes for Indiana’s Core 40 diploma.
  • You can take dual credit classes—earning college credit at Ivy Tech for free!
  • You have the option to get a professional certification targeting in-demand careers in Wayne County and the surrounding areas. 

Our Richmond, Indiana school for adults offers professionally recognized certifications in the following fields:

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics
  • Healthcare and Nursing
  • Agribusiness
  • Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Office Administration

Beyond academics, The Excel Center offers opportunities for personal growth, including:

  • Student Leadership Council
  • Choral Group
  • Writing Club
  • Fitness Club
  • Parent Support Circle

If you’re an adult looking to earn your high school diploma in Richmond, Indiana, check out The Excel Center today!


Richmond Celebrates Largest Graduating Class

Check out photos from the event here, and follow links below to read student speeches.

Due to life circumstances, Samantha Thompson dropped out of high school. Now 26, she received a second chance at The Excel Center, worked hard to earn her diploma and is excited for what her future holds. She graduates with six college credits and was named student of the term for the Richmond location. Attending a job fair with other soon-to-be graduates, Samantha was recently offered a full-time position at Harrington Hoch Insurance. She looks forward to beginning her new career in insurance. Read her speech...

Jerry Turner, 44, always had a good job, but he realized without further education he had no opportunity to advance within his organization. This motivated Jerry to enroll at The Excel Center in fall 2013. He took advantage of the school’s accelerated courses, earning his Core 40 diploma in less than a year. He also earned college credit for his Math 136 course and a HIRE technology certification. Jerry will seek career advancement with his new credential. Read his speech...


Introducing The Excel Center Richmond

Students and staff discuss the unique culture and characteristics found at The Excel Center in Richmond, and explain what makes it different from your average adult education program.Check it out.


Graduate Helps Current Students Excel


A member of the school's first graduating class in May, Austin now hopes to help and inspire current students at Richmond where he was hired as a student ambassador. 

"I really enjoy working here because I get to help students. I understand what they're going through." Read Austin's story  


Rachel Enjoys Smooth Transition in Richmond

Rachel explains her concerns with returning to school, and how her transition went much smoother than expected. "I didn't do very well in traditional school...now I'm older, more mature, and things are coming a lot easier to me. I thought being out of school so long, I'd have a hard time catching up, but it's not that way at all. I understand concepts a lot better than I ever thought I would," Rachel said.