Parent & Student Info

Indianapolis Academy of Excellence: A Challenge Foundation Academy strives to have an active community of parents. Parents enrich school life by being involved through volunteer activities, social gatherings, and staying informed about student life. A strong partnership is formed through trust, commitment, and communication. Parents and students show support by being involved and informed about policies, procedures, expectations, and important events and dates.

2019-2020 School Calendar

2019-2020 Calendar 

Parent / Student Handbook and Forms

School policies are in place to outline clear expectations. For complete information about the following policies we invite you to review a copy of our family handbook.

Family Handbook 2018-2019

Core Knowledge Trade Book List

Academic success is a major focus of Indianapolis Academy of Excellence CFA. We encourage parents and guardians to use the Core Knowledge trade book list to support what students learn in the classroom. Our teachers will communicate which domain or unit each student is currently studying. Many of the books listed are available at the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library to check out for free. If you need assistance please feel free to contact us.

Dress Code

IAE-CFA has a strict dress code policy.  View the complete policy.


IAE-CFA strives to provide all students with after school extracurricular activities based on student interest. IAE-CFA will offer various clubs and activities ranging from sports to academic enrichment. Please check back frequently to see what is offered.

School Discipline Policy

The Board of Directors has set forth rules and expectations addressing student safety and security. IAE-CFA has adopted a seclusion and restraint policy that can be viewed here: IAE-CFA Seculsion-Restraint Plan.

School Meal Menu and Payment

IAE-CFA will offer breakfast and lunch every school day. We plan to offer nutritious and delicious meals for all of our students. IAE-CFA will offer a convenient online payment system for school meals. Please check back frequently as we update this portion of the website.

Before and After School Care

IAE-CFA partners with local organizations that provide before and after care.  Please see the front office for more information.


IAE-CFA wishes to cultivate school spirit. We plan to offer t-shirts, school branded polo shirts, backpacks, and other school branded items for purchase at low prices. Please visit the front office to purchase these items.

IAE-CFA Wellness Policy

IAE-CFA has a wellness policy that is devoted to helping increase overall wellness.  IAE is in complete compliance with the IDOE and has made changes this year to better fit the needs of our students.  Click here to access the policy.