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Carpe Diem Collegiate High School
Carpe Diem Collegiate High School
Carpe Diem Collegiate High School

"When Carpe Diem decided to expand to Indianapolis, we considered a variety of options and partners to help us achieve our goals. After getting to know the people and capabilities of the CSDC, it became clear that they could help us achieve our goals within the short timeframe required. After helping us locate property, secure financing and design our new facility, CSDC was able to partner with Bouma USA to complete construction within 49 workdays! Everyone now calls it the "Miracle on Meridian," and we are glad CSDC was our growth partner."

- Rick Ogston, Chief EduNeering Officer
Carpe Diem Schools

Turnkey Development Program

Carpe Diem Collegiate High School
Indianapolis, IN

Project Profile: Ground-up construction of a 19,252 square foot, two-story, precast concrete facility on 34,000 square feet of land in less than 2 months.   Total project cost: $2.8 million.

CSDC worked closely with Carpe Diem Collegiate High School to select the ideal location for its first replication school in the State of Indiana, as well as in the creation of an economic and efficient site design to support the school's state-of-the-art, blended education model.

CSDC partnered with design/builder Bouma USA for the planning and construction of the new facility that is located on one of Indianapolis' busiest thoroughfares, North Meridian Street.

Facing size and space constraints on the small lot, the development team paid special attention to the best use of space when developing the site and building layout.  In turn, the finished product provides the school with ample space to support its rigorous learning program, and additional space to promote the health and wellness of its student population - a key component in the school's daily regimen.  The project's fast-track construction schedule made it an inspiring focal point in a neighborhood in the midst of revitalization.

CSDC and the school's founders were hands-on when it came to generating support of all stakeholders - from the various neighborhood advisory boards, to the Metropolitan Development Commission - the most integral component to site development within Indianapolis' corridors.

At full capacity, 300 students of all backgrounds and abilities in grades 6 - 12 will receive a personalized curriculum using state-of-the-art technology as they prepare for a bright, successful future.

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