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Herron High School was ranked #2 in Indiana by U.S. News & World Report and awarded "Gold Medal School" status yet again. HHS ranked above all other public high schools in Central Indiana.
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Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep.

Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Herron High School is establishing a new standard for excellence in public education.

Herron High School, a member of Indianapolis Classical Schools, is an award-winning, intentionally-diverse, public charter school. Herron High School is founded on the belief that a classical, liberal arts education is the best preparation for a future life of leadership and service.

About Herron

Our Impact

A world-class city needs world-class public high schools. We’re making that idea a reality.

As one of the state and nation’s best public high schools, our results are unmatched in Indianapolis. Our average graduation rate exceeds 99 percent. 100 percent of our graduates in recent classes have been admitted to a four-year college or the military. Now in our twelfth year, we’ve also helped to transform our neighborhood – home occupancy and home ownership are up, numerous new businesses have been created, and crime has decreased significantly.

95 percent of teaching staff is Highly Qualified under the NCLB Act; a majority of faculty hold a Master degree or higher.

Herron High School is different. Its students are like no other. They have drive, passion, and have a sense of courage to take on the world like I have never seen. They are brave, speak out on the behalf of others, and will become the movers and shakers of the future.”
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Herron High School receives A Grades
Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep. Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Herron High School is establishing a new standard for excellence in public education. Herron High School, a member of Indianapolis Classical Schools, is an award-winning, intentionally-diverse, public charter school. Herron High School is founded on the belief that a…
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Riverside High School in Indy Star
Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep. Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Herron High School is establishing a new standard for excellence in public education. Herron High School, a member of Indianapolis Classical Schools, is an award-winning, intentionally-diverse, public charter school. Herron High School is founded on the belief that a…
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President McNeal and ICS Board Treasurer Miller Appear on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
Indianapolis Classical Schools President Janet McNeal and School Board Treasurer Adrian Miller appeared on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick to discuss the replication of Herron High School and the financial partnerships developed to renovate the historic Heslar Naval Armory into the new Riverside High School.
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We are looking for educators who want to change the lives of high school students through education. We are a close-knit community of scholars with a shared purpose of preparing the next generation of world-class citizens. If you care deeply about your subject matter and educating students, we hope you will join our team.
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