Capital District Conference

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The Capital District Conference in Indiana. Counties in red contained schools at the time of disbanding, counties in pink contained former member schools who left before conference folded.

The Capital District Conference was an IHSAA-sanctioned conference from 1945 to 1971. Made up of Indianapolis area schools, it included smaller suburban schools and private schools until the growth of the suburban Indianapolis area had caused the public schools to grow larger. These schools eventually sought out similar-sized schools to compete with, and by 1971, these schools became the nucleus of the Central Suburban Conference, as more suburban public schools joined, with the smaller private schools dropping out to become independent.

Schools[edit]

School Location Mascot Colors # / County Year Joined Previous Conference Year Left Conference joined
Beech Grove Beech Grove Hornets                49
Marion
1945 Independents 1971 Central Suburban
Franklin Central1 Indianapolis Flashes                49
Marion
1945 Marion County 1971 Central Suburban
Indiana School
for the Deaf
Indianapolis Deaf
Hoosiers
          49
Marion
1945 Independents 1971 Independents
Pike Indianapolis Red Devils           49
Marion
1945 Marion County 1971 Central Suburban
Sacred Heart Indianapolis Spartans           49
Marion
1945 Independents 1966 none (school closed)
Lawrence Central Indianapolis Bears           49
Marion
1949 Mid-State 1971 Central Suburban
Carmel2 Carmel Greyhounds           29
Hamilton
1952 Hamilton County 1967 Sagamore
Jackson Central3 Arcadia Eagles           29
Hamilton
1961 Hamilton County 1965 none (consolidated into
Hamilton Heights)
Greenfield Greenfield Tigers                30
Hancock
1953 Hancock County 1969 none (consolidated
into Greenfield
Central
)
Greenfield
Central
Greenfield Cougars                30
Hancock
1969 none (new school) 1971 Central Suburban
  1. Franklin Central was known as Franklin Township until 1960.
  2. Carmel played concurrently in the CDC and HCC 1952-58.
  3. Jackson Central played concurrently in the CDC and HCC 1961-65.

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