About Damar Charter AcademyDamar Charter Academy is a groundbreaking new school dedicated to defining and implementing best practices for the public education of children with special learning needs in grades kindergarten through 12. It represents Indiana’s first public charter school to provide intensive, individualized, year-round educational programs and behavioral support services to students with autism and other intellectual and developmental challenges.
Damar Charter Academy is a separate entity from the Damar Academy private freeway school, founded in 1994. However, both schools are located on the campus of Damar Services, Inc., provide similar services and share the some facilities and amenities. Sponsored by the Mayor of Indianapolis’ Office of Education Innovation, Damar Charter Academy promotes the achievement of high educational standards and the full academic, behavioral, social, independent living and vocational potential of its students. It is designed to meet the criteria for excellence identified by the mayor’s office and adheres to the standards established for public schools in the state of Indiana.
Through its innovative programs and highly qualified teacher and staff, Damar Charter Academy offers parents a much needed, free educational choice for their children with special needs.
The school opened in August 2011 to serve a maximum of 150 students in grades K-12.
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