Enrollment and Attendance FAQs

How do I enroll my student?

Visit the INGDA website at INGDA.K12.com to find out how to enroll.

Who is eligible to attend INGDA?

Any student in grades K–11 who resides in Indiana is eligible for full-time enrollment.

How many of my children can I enroll in INGDA?

Because INGDA provides curriculum for grades K–11, parents find it easy to enroll multiple children.

Am I able to enroll one student online and another in a traditional school?

Yes. Families decide what works best for their children.

What does it cost to attend INGDA?

INGDA is a public school, so there is no tuition. We provide Indiana-licensed teachers and instructional materials.* Students and families are responsible for providing some consumable materials (such as printer ink and paper). Enrollment consultants can help address technological and computer questions.

What is the attendance policy?

As Indiana public school students, students enrolled in INGDA must comply with the state-required minimum number of 180 instructional days. Attendance is logged daily in the Online School by a parent or Learning Coach. Parents are required to acknowledge and accept the attendance laws upon enrollment. INGDA works with families toward a positive attendance record.

Will there be an orientation and what kind of direct communication will I have with INGDA?

Families may attend an in-person or virtual Parent Orientation, and students complete the Online Learning course via the Online School.

Families must maintain regular communication with INGDA teachers. Students and Learning Coaches must check their email and phone messages daily.

Students must attend all required Class Connect live sessions as directed by their teachers and according to their personalized learning plan.

Teachers are required to respond to email and phone calls within in 24 hours.

Can our family take a vacation during the school year?

The school calendar includes holidays or vacation time. Whenever possible, family vacations should align with school vacation days. Parents are encouraged to contact their student's teacher if they plan a vacation that does not coordinate with the school calendar.

Extended family travel, except during school vacation periods, requires written notification and approval by the Head of School. This should be completed at least one week prior to the extended absence.

Will there be dual credit offerings?

INGDA plans to offer dual credit offerings** in the near future.

Will my student be able to participate in athletics?

Only students of Clarkesville School Corporation attendance zone would be permitted to participate in sports. Students have to request participation in athletics with the school district of residence. INGDA provides any needed eligibility information.

What tests are required as part of the program?

Students who are enrolled at INGDA are required to take the following tests:

  • Course lesson assessments
  • Course unit assessments
  • Semester assessments
  • Mandatory Indiana state-assessments

Will my child have to participate in state testing?

Yes, students enrolled in INGDA are required to participate in district and state testing. This is a mandatory part of the school and required by Indiana statute.

*Course materials vary by course and school; please check with your school.
**Opportunities vary by school; please visit your school page or check with your school counselor.
Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help address your technological and computer questions and needs.