School Hours

School Hours

Monday-Friday - 7:50am - 3:00pm

For students who are members, participants, or enrolled in an extra-curricular activity, the school will close at 8:00 pm (ex. Cheerleading, basketball and/or sports practices, tutoring, competitions, etc.)

ONLY students enrolled in an extra-curricular activity are permitted to be on the school property during practice times.

School Closing

Parents may contact any of the following mediums to find out if the school is closed:

  1. Go to If closed, our school will be listed.
  2. View the following television stations: Channel 2, 5, 7, WGN News, Fox 32 and CLTV.
  3. Listen to WGN radio AM 720.
  4. Call 847-238-1234.
  5. SchoolReach home messaging system

Emergency Response Plan

The Charter School of the Dunes has an emergency plan in place to address the various events that may occur in the building. Please be sure to keep all emergency contact information for your child current at all times. Any changes should be reported to the main office.

Charter School of the Dunes

7300 Melton Road in Gary, IN 46403

Phone 219.939.9690 - Fax 219.939.9031

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