About Us

Welcome to Gary Lighthouse College Preparatory Campus!

In 2013, Gary Lighthouse College Preparatory Campus began serving the exceptional needs of grade 9-12 students by offering scholars and their families access to tuition free, college-preparatory option. Since opening our doors to scholars, GLCPS has experienced unprecedented success through our unique approach to education.

Our successes include:

  • A 90%+ four-year graduation rate

  • A nearly 100% college acceptance rate

  • More than 1,000 college credits earned before high school graduation

We operate under our charter as authorized by Ball State University. Our campus receives public funding from federal and state resources. This funding fuels our ability to continue offering vital programs that support our endeavors to offer educational opportunities and activities that help our scholars grow strong in all areas of life.

Our public funding supports our academic, certification and extracurricular programs including:

  • CNA certification

  • Dual credit courses through Ivy Tech and Indiana University - Northwest

  • Blended learning science program

  • Special education

  • IHSAA certified sports programs

  • Basketball (Our girls team won the IHSAA 3A Sectional Championship in 2015, 2016, and 2017!)

  • Volleyball

  • Track and field

  • Cross country

  • Cheerleading

Our Mission

The mission of Northwest Indiana Lighthouse Charter Schools is to promote educational equity by preparing our scholars for college, career and life in a rigorous and nurturing environment. 

Our Vision

Northwest Indiana Lighthouse Charter Schools  will be known for fostering  curiosity and participation in the community and providing a foundation to address complex real-world issues through collaboration, and innovative student-driven solutions. Northwest Indiana Lighthouse Charter Schools will be focused on the personal, academic, and professional growth of its scholars. Successful pursuit of desired college, career and life goals will be a result of the educational experiences at Northwest Indiana Lighthouse Charter Schools.

Our Culture

A Culture of Engagement-Academically, Physically and Emotionally

At Gary Lighthouse College Preparatory Campus, we have cultivated a family-oriented educational setting. We actively encourage student-teacher engagement to build strong, respectful, and lasting relationships between them and serve our community to provide our students with an education aimed at developing the whole child academically, physically, and emotionally.

GLCPC’s unique culture includes: