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Indianapolis Classical Schools is accepting enrollment applications for Herron High School and Riverside High School for the 2018-19 school year! Visit our enrollment page for more information about how to apply!
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Gold Medal School


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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Campaign Success


ICS has successfully met its campaign goal to fund renovations to transform the Heslar Naval Armory into Riverside High School's permanent home, as well as the home gym for Achaean athletics teams. ICS continues to raise money for unfunded needs like bleachers for the gymnasium.
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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.”
Recent News
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Herron High School Again Achieves Gold Medal Status from U.S. News & World Report, Ranked #2 in Indiana
Ranked #2 in Indiana High Schools, #252 on Best High Schools Index
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ICS Celebrates Riverside Campaign Success
ICS, the network that includes award-winning Herron High School, successfully raises more than $3 million for adaptive re-use of historic Heslar Naval Armory as Riverside High School.
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New Riverside High School Ad Airing On RTV6!
A new advertisement about Riverside High School, a second campus of Herron High School, will air on RTV6 over the next several weeks.
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Upcoming Events
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Jul
16
Jul 16 – Aug 1 all-day
Summer Academe Session II
Aug
2
all day
HHS Parent Orientation: New Parents 5:30pm
Aug
14
all day
Student Schedule Pick Up, School Picture Day, Faculty Preparation Day
Aug
15
all day
OPENING DAY of School
all day
Senior Retreat @ Garfield Park
Aug
29
all day
Early Dismissal 1:30pm No 5th Period
all day
HHS Meet The Teacher Night 5:30pm

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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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