Welcome to JEL!

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J. Everett Light Career Center is an area career center that serves 12 school corporations in Marion, Boone and Hamilton counties with a variety of quality career and technical education programs. We are creating an educational environment that integrates core academics with real-world relevance, preparing students of all ages to help drive America’s success and vitality.  Nationwide, Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs are changing, evolving, and innovating to better serve the needs of the community around us.

J. Everett Light Career Center is proud to offer CTE programs for area high school students interested in learning in-demand skills that have practical connections to career pathways.  All of our classes include dual credit and/or certifications students can earn while they’re still in high school.

Explore our website  and find out more about our courses, certifications, dual credit and most importantly, how we can get your future started TODAY!

Our facility consists of about 150,000 square feet including classrooms, student labs, workshops, offices and other instructional resource areas.  We are able to accommodate a diverse student body made up of around 1000 students.

Inside our doors, we offer:

          •a state licensed child care center that cares daily for 3, 4 and 5 year olds,
          •a full service salon at the JEL Academy of Beauty,
           •a television studio with the capacity to shoot, edit and produce HD programming,
          •a public cafe, run by our students, that offers dine-in and carry-out,
          •the most powerful high school radio station in Indianapolis, WJEL 89.3 FM….and much, much more!
Our classes are available to juniors and seniors attending many of the surrounding high schools, see your guidance counselor for more information or contact Carrie Dodd at 317-259-5265 to see what J. Everett Light can do for you!



Click on the logo for March 15th & 16th Breakfast and Lunch Menus!

Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Note: Due to shortened weeks and differing sending schools schedules, the Light Cafe will be closed the weeks of March 20th and 27th.



Click on the logo to listen to WJEL LIVE!


MSDWT Planning for Our Future

Click here to read more about what’s happening in MSD Washington Township!


Calendar updates for MSDWT 2016-2017 School Year


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For more information about JEL:

Upcoming Events:

March 16 NTHS Ceremony (8am & Noon)
March 20 JEL Blood Drive
March 22 Career Fair
March 27-31 Spring Break
April 14 End of 4th Qtr Midterms