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Expert Instructors

Every Central Nine program is taught by an industry expert Instructor. Central Nine's Faculty has a collective average of 24 years if experience in their fields! (Some have as many as 43 years.)

Nine Schools

Central Nine services it's nine partner schools in Johnson and Marion County. These partners are: Whiteland Community, Indian Creek, Center Grove, Franklin Community, and Greenwood, Beech Grove, Franklin Central, Perry Meridian, and Southport High School.

Various Programs

Central Nine provides it's students with a wide range of opportunities to explore their interests. While enrolled in a Central Nine program, students will have opportunities to earn college credit, certifications, internships, and so much more!

CTE Dedication

Central Nine is proud of its dedication to high quality career and technical education (CTE) programs and is actively enhanced by utilizing collegiate partnerships, providing the best college and career value in education.


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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

Sign up at: 

The early years

Early 1970

Nine School Corporations join forces to establish the first area vocational center for Johnson and Marion County. 


April 28th, 1970

A temporary Governing Board is established and Richard Thomas is elected as the first (temporary) president. 

The board makes a proposal for a Continuous Feasibility Study for an area vocational school. 


September 21, 1970

Board members review (and choose a site for campus). 



October 8th, 1970

Board members vote to name the center; Central Nine Vocational Technical School. 

Other names that were up for consideration: “John-Mar” (or “Johnson-Marion”), “Central Nine”, “Leatherwood”, and “whetzel Trace”. 


April 15th, 1971

Architect, Ray Thompson, from James Associates presents the final site and building plans for Central Nine. 



May 13th, 1971

James E. Hixson is made the first director of Central Nine.

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.