• Established in 2006, Avondale Meadows Academy today enrolls more than 470 K-5 students
  • Located in a high-needs Indianapolis urban community dubbed “Magic in the Meadows”
  • Monthly core virtue and hero lessons are given to all students with a major emphasis on character education based on respect for self and respect for others
  • High academic standards with ongoing assessment to inform daily instruction
  • A school environment that is safe and places a high value on communication between teachers and families
  • Dress code and uniform policy to create an environment that is conducive to learning and respect
  • Dedicated art and music room
  • On-site licensed school counselor


  • Core Knowledge curriculum
  • Class sizes average 1:25 teacher/student ratio
  • Rich literature to support the curriculum
  • Rigorous content-based curriculum aligned to Indiana State Standards/Common Core Standards integrated and supported by Reader’s and Writer’s Workshop and enVision mathematics


  • In addition to a well-equipped computer lab, every classroom has Internet access
  • 1-in-1 computing in grades 4-5
  • Wireless environment enables students and teachers to learn and communicate effectively
  • Interactive web site that allows teachers to update their classroom information regularly