Posted: Fri, 05/18/2012 - 11:30am Updated: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 1:39pm

Pre-kindergarten, Nursery school, preschool, day care, etc.

The State of Indiana does not accredit early childhood facilities. The Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) handles the licensing of early childhood facilities.


The State of Indiana does not accredit stand-alone kindergartens. If the kindergarten is part of a school that includes at least first grade or higher, the kindergarten becomes part of the accredited school and all accreditation requirements apply.

Postsecondary Schools

The Indiana Department of Education does not accredit schools beyond grade 12. Please contact the Commission for Higher Education for information about institutions of higher education at (317) 464-4400. For information regarding postsecondary education facilities that offer professional trade licenses, please contact the Commission on Proprietary Education at (800) 227-5695.