Creationist Voucher Schools in Indiana

Choice Scholarship Program — 37 Schools

  • Lakewood Christian School, in Auburn, says in its mission, “creation: we believe the Genesis account of a literal six-day creation; we believe man was created directly in God’s image and after His own likeness, and not by evolution (man did not evolve from other life forms).”
  • Kingsway Christian School, in Avon, says it brings its sixth graders to the creationism museum.
  • In the Clear Creek Christian School, in Bloomington, uses ABeka and Purposeful design and says in their handbook, “Christian symbols, creationism, prayer and reverence for God are pervasive throughout the school. Families who disagree with this will find that a different academic environment will be a better choice for their child.”
  • The Bethesda Christian School, in Brownsburg says in its Constitution, “Of creation: We believe that the material universe and all that exists therein was created by the Word of God from nothing. We believe that creation was accomplished in six literal days.”
  • Covenant Christian School, in DeMotte, says, “Scripture alone to be the supreme and final standard for Christian education.”
  • Elkhart Christian Academy, in Elkhart, says in the philosophy section of their Fine Arts Handbook, God created the earth and everything in it in six days, after which He saw that it was good. The books of Psalms and Job speak often of the specifics of creation.”
  • Evansville Christian School, in Evansville, studies the “design process” in science classes and the school’s curriculum is “biblically integrated” and “uses the truth of God’s Word as the foundation to interpret all things, thus forming a Biblical worldview.”
  • Ambassador Christian Academy, in Gary, uses Abeka.
  • Clinton Christian School, in Goshen, has adopted the Conservative Mennonite Conference (CMC) 1991 Statement of Theology which says, “The origin of the material universe was not a process of natural or theistic evolution.”
  • Granger Christian School, in Granger, says in its handbook, “the Scriptures are fully, verbally inspired and absolutely inerrant.”  It also says, “Therefore, all academic subjects at Granger Christian School are taught in light of God’s Word and are based upon Scriptural principles. All academics presume a Christian world view as the presupposition, and they integrate the Word of God throughout the curriculum.”
  • Greenwood Christian Academy, in Greenwood, teaches “creation vs. evolution” through the creationist Bob Jones University curriculum.
  • Baptist Academy, in Indianapolis, uses Abeka.
  • The Calvary Christian School, in Indianapolis, uses Bob Jones.
  • Covenant Christian, in Indianapolis, teaches intelligent design creationism to its lower level students, but appears to do a good job of teaching evolution to it’s AP students.
  • Heritage Christian High School, in Indianapolis, teaches biology from a “biblical, Creationist perspective.”
  • The Southport Presbyterian Christian School, in Indianapolis, uses Concordia.
  • Trinity Academy, in Gary, uses ABeka and says it “presents the universe as the direct creation of God and refutes the man-made idea of evolution.”
  • Faith Christian School is hosted out of Faith Church, in Lafayette, which says, “man’s creation was not a matter of evolution or evolutionary change of species.”
  • Lafayette Christian School, in Lafayette, uses secular textbooks, but also appears to teach creationism.  The curricular overview says, These various aspects of science, as well as math, are integrated in the world where a God-created, systematic order is evidenced.” and “Scientific questions and problems are approached with moral and ethical considerations in light of Biblical scripture. Students learn to discern issues of science that are in conflict with Biblical truth. Exposing students to secular viewpoints and theories of science provide the opportunity to assist students in their response in light of scripture and a Christian worldview. Students are taught that science is the working of God’s design of His creation.
  • Tippecanoe Christian School, in Lafayette, has potentially closed, but still has an active site under another name appears to have used the ACE curriculum.  It accepts vouchers at this site.
  • The Christian Academy of Madison, in Madison, doesn’t have a website but it’s wikipedia page says it uses Abeka.
  • Grace Christian Academy, in Scottsburg, uses Abeka.
  • Mooresville Christian Academy, in Mooresville, uses Bob Jones.
  • Heritage Hall Christian School, in Muncie, uses Apologia and has brought in speakers from the Creation Evidence Expo.
  • Community Christian School in Richmond says in their Biblical Principles of Instruction that “science pursues the understanding of purposeful, planned design observable in creation.  Genesis 1 and 2.”
  • Richmond Academy, in Richmond, uses Abeka.
  • Grace Academy, in Mishawaka, uses ABeka.
  • Michiana Christian School, in South Bend, uses ABeka.
  • Victory Christian Academy, in Valparaiso, says “A Creationist viewpoint is presented in the teaching of origins and is used as a guideline in all teaching.”
  • The Warsaw Christian School, in Warsaw, says in its statement of faith, “THE BIBLE: the word of God, the sixty-six Books of the Old and New Testaments, verbally inspired in all parts, and therefore wholly without error as originally given of God.”  It also groups Genesis and Dinosaurs together.
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