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ALL SEATS for the 2023-24 School Year have been filled!

  • Applications are accepted for our waitlist year round. Joining our waitlist will not jeopardize your seat in any other district. 

  • When seats open at TNS, waitlisted families next in line will receive email and phone notification. You may choose to accept the TNS seat within 48 hours or go back onto the waitlist.

At The Nature School of Central Indiana, we believe education transforms lives. That’s why we invite you to review the information here and to reach out with any questions before you apply. We can't wait to meet you and your families!

Interested in registering your child for our teacher-prioritized preschool? Click here to learn more. We're accepting applications now! 



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The Information You Need

The Nature School of Central Indiana admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


Play is the work of childhood...

Our teacher-prioritized, tuition-based preschool is accepting applications for 2023-24 now!

Please fill out the form below to apply. Thank you!


Our preschool and kindergartners* are in a mixed-age class together with a student-teacher ratio of 12:1 and children ranging from ages 3-6 years old.


Rather than worksheets and grades, our littlest learners will be encouraged to follow their own wonder and imagination.


Half Day

8:30am - noon

Full Day

8:30am - 3:30pm


Half Day


or $550/month​

Full Day


or $695/month

* There are no tuition costs associated with our kindergarten as they are covered under state-funding for public charter schools.


Covid-19: Click here to self-report and here to read our policies. 

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