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2024 Assoc. Degree Graduates
It’s hard to believe it has been almost 25 years since GEO was founded.  A big idea to stop talking about school choice and to start serving and providing a better educational choice for low-income minority families.

In 1998, GEO Foundation received a seed grant from what was then the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership.  After a few years working with families and community leaders in Indiana, we started one of Indiana’s first charter schools with 150 students in 2002. Today, we serve nearly 4,000 students and have more than 650 staff in three cities–Indianapolis, Gary and Baton Rouge–and two states–Indiana and Louisiana.  40% of our network’s high school students are enrolled in real college classes at Indiana University NW, Purdue University NW, Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana University Indianapolis, Purdue University Indianapolis, Baton Rouge Community College and Marian University. This number continues to rise year over year.

Our schools are among the best when it comes to serving children from marginalized communities and getting them to graduate from high school on time AND having already earned either a career certification and/or college degree or both, and they are debt free. Indiana just shared data (November 2022) showing our students are beating the state average in college credits and degrees earned while in high school by 5X.

Our schools are helping to change the conversation about what students can learn/earn while in K-12 schools and that America can expect more from the tax dollars we invest in K-12 public education.

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If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Smiley, Director of Mission Advancement
Office: (219) 806-4175
Cell: (219) 707-7648

You can also write a check to
“Greater Education Opportunities Foundation”

GEO Foundation
Attention: Accounting
3145 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

GEO Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for this donation. Our EIN is 95-4406881.