Academics

Students who struggle with a traditional school setting find academic success at the Crossing. The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:8 and typically does not exceed 1:10, which allows instructors to get to know each student and give extra help and attention where needed.

50% Self-Paced online instruction

Students work at their own pace and participate in setting their academic goals.

70% Required Course Mastery

Students work on coursework until they master a concept  or skill.  The Crossing does not accept D’s or F’s.

%50 Small Group Studies

A handful of students spend time being taught key subjects in a more traditional fashion.

Crossing graduates receive a state-recognized high School Diploma

Our students come from all different educational backgrounds/situations. When a student graduates from the Crossing, they can pursue future work and school with an accredited high school diploma.

F.A.Q.

WHAT ARE YOUR CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS?

50% of the curriculum is computer-based, with online and offline components that must be completed before a credit can be earned. Students must demonstrate they have mastered the material before they continue to the next concept. Some elective courses are project based and have no online component. The Crossing also offers students the opportunity to earn credits through our Job Training Program. Students are expected to earn a minimum of 2.5 credits each quarter.

WHAT GRADE LEVELS ARE SERVICED AT THE CROSSING?

The Crossing serves 14-20 year olds including drop-out students attempting to complete a high school diploma.

IS THE CROSSING AN ACCREDITED SCHOOL?

Yes. The Crossing School of Business & Entrepreneurship is fully accredited by the Indiana Department of Education. 

HOW DOES A STUDENT QUALIFY TO ATTEND THE CROSSING?

Students qualify for several different reasons, including but not limited to:

  • Student is sent by a public high school partnered with Crossing
  • Student is between the ages 14-20
  • Dropped out of school
  • Former homeschool student
  • Struggling in the traditional school environment and/or expelled
  • School district of residence has open enrollment policy
  • Students with “attendance issues”

WHAT IS NEEDED FOR ENROLLMENT?

To enroll at the Crossing students will need to submit the following:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Transcripts from former school
  • Student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) if applicable
  • Immunization Records
  • Verification of Income
  • $25 Registration Fee

*NOTE: Document requirements can differ based on an individualized student tuition plan.

WHAT TYPE OF DIPLOMA DOES A STUDENT RECEIVE UPON GRADUATION?

Following Indiana Department of Education guidelines, students enrolled at the Crossing and pursuing a high school diploma can earn an Indiana Core 40 Diploma or a General Diploma (if documented in an opt-out form). Students pursuing a post-secondary career track have the opportunity to receive Indiana state approved Industry Certificates in addition to educational coursework and the skills necessary to become high-performing contributors to the professional career/work force.  

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ATTEND THE CROSSING?

The highest priority of all Crossing staff is enrolling students. Tuition to attend the Crossing is $7,000 a year. However, the Crossing has several different options for tuition that, following income eligibility of the Indiana CHOICE School/Scholarship Granting Organization guidelines, result in little to no cost to the families. 95% of the Crossing student body is sponsored by a partnering public school or receives a scholarship towards tuition with no out-of-pocket cost to families. There is a one-time, mandatory enrollment fee of $25 per enrollment.

 

WHAT IS THE DAILY SCHEDULE AT THE CROSSING?

Crossing Daily Schedule Option A:

Session 1

9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Monday – Friday)

Lunch

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm*

Session 2

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Monday – Friday)

 

Crossing Daily Schedule B:

Session 1

8:00 am – 11:00 am (Monday – Friday)

Lunch

11:00 am – 12:00 pm*

Session 2

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Monday – Friday)

Crossing Daily Schedule
Block-Scheduling:

 

9:00A- 10:12A Period 1

10:15A – 11:27A Period 2

11:30A- 12:00P Family Time

12:00P- 12:45P Lunch

12:45P- 1:58P Period 3

2:00P- 3:15P Period 4

3:15P- 3:20P Break

3:20P- 4:00P Flex Period