Learn Indy East

We promise all children will receive exceptional education from birth to adulthood including developmentally appropriate early childhood services, high quality and innovative schools and access to postsecondary education and training.


School Building

School Readiness

Improve school readiness for young children, infant to pre-k, so they enter kindergarten physically, socially, and academically ready to learn.

Supplemental Programs

Improve academic achievement of school age children through supplemental programs including out of school time providers, in-school interventions and community services that ensure children come to school healthy and ready to learn.

Student Retention

Implement a comprehensive strategy that increases student retention and graduation rates as well as development of a post-secondary plan.

View the full Learn Indy East Promise Zone strategy

Are you interested in learning more about the strategy behind the Learn Indy Promise and goals? You can access the full document or just view the specific Learn Indy East goals and partners.   

Learn Indy East Promise Zone Funding History

To date, the Learn Indy East goal has raised over $54M in funding for initiatives that support the Eastside of Indianapolis.

Amount Received for Learn Indy East: $54,404,256
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Promise Neighborhood

The IndyEast Promise Neighborhood is both a place and a strategy led by John Boner Neighborhood Center and Edna Martin Christian Center. The IndyEast Promise Neighborhood ...
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Full Service Community Schools Program

The Martindale-Brightwood Education Zone with Edna Martin Christian Center serving asthe lead will implement the Full-Service Community School program targeting three schools inthe Martindale-Brightwood neighborhoods ...
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Full-Service Community Schools

This grant from the Department of Education is for the placement of Community School Coordinators who ensure the coordination of supportive services for students and ...
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Two-Generational Programming

The Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS) awarded United Way of Central Indiana in support of its two-generational educational programming for preschool-aged children and their ...
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Early Comprehensive Childhood Systems Impact

The Early Comprehensive Systems Impact grant allowed the Indiana State Department of Health to provide a centralized telephone access point connecting families of IndyEast Promise ...
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Learn Indy East Map

Learn Indy East Map

This map outlines all the educational institutions located on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis within the Promise Zone boundaries. These institutions include schools and locations for individuals to access high-quality early childhood education.

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News and Resources

Read the latest updates about Learn IndyEast projects, awarded grants, and milestones.