Visit us on campus for our prospective student

ON JANUARY 27TH, 5:30 - 7PM


Please Contact: 

Joe Preda, Dean of Students,,  (317) 888-4401 EXT 235 

Aubrei Teter, Career Counselor,, (317) 888-4401 EXT 294 

Positivity rates will continuously be monitored in each program and decisions will be made in the best interest for the health and safety of our students.

Please visit our COVID GUIDANCE page for more!

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Central Nine's Newsletter, The Centralizer is a great way to find out about what our students are up to each semester. Click the image for our latest edition!



Students have twenty-seven programs, in seven different areas of study to choose from. These professional programs offer college credit, certification, and other resume advancement opportunities.

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Our Partner Schools

Central Nine provides its services to its nine partner schools in Johnson and Marion County. All enrollment is done through those residential school districts.
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Welcome to Central Nine Career Center

Central Nine Career Center is a community leader in career and technical education that is renowned for nurturing student potential and has been repeatedly recognized for its efforts in building up the workforce of trained and distinguished young people.

With almost 30 programs, Central Nine’s top priority is to allow students to explore careers in a unique and innovative learning environment while also empowering students to meet their Graduation Pathways requirements. Central Nine is able to provide students with the opportunity to make industry connections, gain work experience through an internship, and join unique extracurricular activities. 

After enrolling through one of Central Nine’s partner schools, students attend their selected program during either the morning or afternoon session every weekday.

Total dual credits earned in 2017-2018 = 4506
Cost Per credit at ivy tech (fall 2018) = $140.61

Estimated Total Savings

$ 200 +
in savings

Enrolling in a Central Nine Program means taking part in Career and Technical Education (CTE). This provides students with the opportunity to meet their Graduation Pathway requirements, earn college credit, and prepare for their career!   

Below is the Indiana graduation rate of students who took at least six credits in a CTE Pathway (2014-2015 data from 2016 Career Readiness Report)

+ 45 %
50 %
State Graduation Rate

Hybrid Schedule

Dear Central Nine Community,

The Indiana Department of Health has reported a spike in COVID-19 cases in Johnson County.  As a result, Central Nine and most of our partner schools will follow a hybrid schedule until further notice.  

Students who attend Johnson County Schools will be on campus for in-person instruction every Monday and Thursday. (Virtual days will be on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.)

Students who attend Marion County Schools will be on campus for in-person instruction every Tuesday, and Friday. (Virtual days will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.)

June 4th, 5th, and 6th 8am- 11:30am


Central Nine is hosting summer camps this June for students who will be in 7th or 8th grade during the fall 2019 school year!

Students can choose to participate in two different camp experiences. Contact for questions.

Dates: June 4th, 5th, & 6th
Hours: 8am – 11:30am each day
Cost : $35 per student

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Due to a significant increase in our positivity rate, masks will continue to be required for all Central Nine students and staff regardless of vaccination status through February 4th.

MAY 4th 9AM - 3PM


Our Landscape Management program is hosting a plant sale on Central Nine’s campus! Stop by on Saturday, May 4th from 9-3pm to purchase.