Sycamore School exists so that academically gifted children can experience the enriched, accelerated education they need to reach their potential and to lead responsible, constructive, fulfilling lives.


We encourage you to learn more about Sycamore, the admissions process, visiting our school, and more by exploring the admissions section of our site or by contacting our Enrollment Management team.
Duane Emery, Director of Enrollment Management
317-202-2510 / 

Erica Harrison, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
317-202-2544 / 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year as well as for the 2023-2024 school year. We would be happy to speak with you about Sycamore!

12 SIGNS: Can I Tell If My Child Is Gifted?

Parents are among the best identifiers of gifted children. You clearly know your child better than anyone, and your input should be welcomed and valued by any school you are considering for your child.
Typically, parents of gifted kids will notice characteristics of giftedness in their child at an early age.  At Sycamore, we call these the “Twelve Signs” of a gifted child.

Read the 12 Signs


Philanthropic support from our Board, staff, families, alumni, and friends enhances every student's  experience beyond what would be possible with tuition dollars alone. In fact, the Sycamore Fund provides the second largest contribution to the School’s operating budget, after tuition. It helps ensure the financial resources that have been essential to our ability to be flexible and offer the very best educational experience for our students.

Financial support will help provide:
  • Annual professional development for faculty and staff.
  • Financial Aid for 20% of our students.
  • New school-wide health and safety protocols.
  • Technology to support faculty and students.
Every gift every year has an immediate impact on academic programs, faculty development, the arts, athletics, and clubs. Every gift matters.

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  • Four Sycamore VEX Robotics Teams Qualify for World Championships

    Sycamore had four VEX Robotics teams competing at the VEX State Competition held at Lucas Oil Stadium this past Saturday (March 25), and all four Sycamore teams qualified for the World Championships in Dallas, Texas beginning in April.
  • History Bowl Team Wins State Championsip

    Sycamore School's team of Evan Ting (7th), Jeffrey Kirkendall (7th), and Gavin Sigua (7th), won the Indiana History Bowl State Varsity Championship on Saturday (February 25) with a win over Bishop Chatard High School in the final.
  • Quiz Bowl Team Heads to National After Sweeping State Tourney

    Sycamore competed as two teams in the Indiana Junior Academic Quiz Bowl tournament on Saturday (March 4), sweeping the top two spots in the final results. Sycamore A ( Sameer Zaidi, Annalisa Schuth, Riva Jain, and Alessandro Salerno) finished 1st overall. Sycamore B (Evan Ting, Gavin Sigua, Jeffrey Kirkenedall, and Shayen Maun) finished 2nd. The final match was an all-Sycamore Quiz Bowl match for the championship.
    Congratulations to both teams on their finishes.

    Sycamore has now secured two spots in the Middle School National Academic Quiz Tournament finals  in Chicago beginning May 12.


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Is your young child curious and talkative? Does he or she have a good sense of humor, learn quickly?  Does he or she remember everything that you ever promised? You may have a gifted child.


There will always be a need for schools like Sycamore to stimulate, educate, and motivate our best and brightest.  We are educating kids, teaching them to love learning and to think, both critically and creatively.

Today's students will be the leaders that will solve the problems of today and tomorrow. Sycamore prepares these future leaders to do just that.


The Sycamore Fund is the school’s highest fundraising priority. As with all independent schools, Sycamore relies on our community to give annually to help us fund projects and programs that make us the unique school we are. Your tax-deductible donation goes to work immediately, benefiting students in this school year. Your gift affects their daily experience and is a direct investment in:
  • Professional development for our talented and dedicated faculty
  • The latest advances in technology
  • A vibrant art and music program
  • An encouraging and competitive athletics program

Weather Announcements

If Sycamore School is to be closed due to extreme weather conditions, announcements to parents will be sent to home and cell phones via the school’s automated alert system. Announcements will also be made on local TV and radio stations and their websites. Closings will also be posted on the Sycamore School social media (Facebook and Twitter) feeds as well as on this page.


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