Decatur Central High School

Decatur Central High School, located on the Southwest side of Indianapolis, is committed to creating a learning community where Indianapolis kids can thrive. Decatur Central High School empowers students to achieve success. With a mission to “Journey towards Excellence,” Decatur Central High School has collaborated with Indiana University to enact changes over the past several years to improve the state of education at this Indianapolis school.

In this information age, Decatur Central High School has committed itself to keeping up with the flow of new technology. At the same time, Decatur Central High School promotes continuous personal growth for students in a safe environment with high expectations. On their “journey towards excellence,” teachers, students and parents foster collaboration as a means of empowerment. From grades nine through twelve, Indianapolis students at Decatur Central High School are put a on a path of self-discovery.

With the ultimate purpose to help every student reach his or her potential, Decatur Central High School is constantly reinventing itself. As a means of reaching this goal, every teacher is expected to be successful in their attempt to foster learning, every parent is expected to be an integral part in their student’s education and every administrator is expected to successfully facilitate all of these relationships. Together students, parents, and staff can make a difference in Indianapolis education.

At Decatur Central High School education is just for the classroom. Students find knowledge in various places throughout their day, from extra curricular activites to sports teams through Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. Students at Decatur Central High School are encouraged to participate in team building activities, which improve character, self-esteem, and communication skills. As a part of the Indianapolis Public School System, Decatur Central High School students are connected to the Indianapolis community at large.

One thing is for sure about the navy and gold Hawks at Decatur Central High School, less than excellent is not an option for these students. For more information about Decatur Central High School, visit their website.


Decatur Central High School
5251 Kentucky Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46221

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