Classical, Liberal Arts, College Preparatory

Year opened: 2006-2007 school year
Sponsor: Mayor of Indianapolis
School type: Co-educational
Grades: 9-12
Enrollment: 641 (2012-2013 school year)

The Students

Herron High School celebrates diversity in its students. Herron strives to maintain a  racial balance of 50% students of color and 50% white. Students come to Herron from    over 75 middle schools in the greater Indianapolis area.  Thirty-four percent of Herron’s students are eligible for the F&R lunch program.

Middle School Origination

Public- Indianapolis: 21%
Public- County: 17%
Public-Outside: 13%
Private: 14%
Parochial: 13%
Homeschool: 6%

Ethnicity

White: 48%
Black: 39%
Multiracial: 7%
Hispanic: 4%
American Indian: 1%
Asian: 1%

Student Enrollment Growth

2006-2007 100 9th grade
2007-2008 220 9th – 10th grade
2008-2009 335 9th – 11th grades
2009-2010 400 9th – 12th grades – Inaugural graduating class, 100% college acceptance
2010-2011 440 9th – 12th grades – 100% college acceptance
2011-2012 540 9th – 12th grades

Click here to download the full HHS profile for colleges 2011-2012.