The College Wood community is proud that the school has been designated a “Four Star” school by the State of Indiana every year since the program began in 1989.  As defined by the Indiana Department of Education: “Four Star Schools are those schools who are in the top 25% of all Indiana public schools in four categories”- ISTEP Total Battery NCE, ISTEP Math Proficiency, ISTEP Language Proficiency, and Attendance Rate.  Many College Wood staff members are recipients of the Carmel Education Foundation grants and the Carmel Clay Education Honor Roll.