About Us - Herron High School
Herron High School is closed to visitors without an appointment. Masks must be worn on campus at all times.

Transformative Education

Herron High School is Indianapolis’ best public high school. We provide a world-class education to approximately 920 students in grades 9-12 in the heart of Indianapolis. Herron High School offers an award-winning classical, liberal arts curriculum that prepares students for success in college and in life.

Our Values
Our Core Values are foundational to the Herron High School community. They define our community, are central to our mission, and guide the behavior and decisions of students, faculty, and administration.
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believes that every student is a scholar.
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engages in urban community.
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advances timeless ideas and content.
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builds a culture of respect & trust through relationships with people & ideas.
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serves as a catalyst for renewal.

Why Herron?

Herron High School is the gold standard for excellence in education. Why should you choose Herron High School?

  • We’re innovative but rooted in classical, liberal arts traditions.
  • We’re college-preparatory and truly care about the success of every student.
  • We’re determined to stay diverse.

We believe in the power of education to change lives. If you believe that too, we want you to join our community.


Join our team.

Our faculty are the standard of what we aspire to for our students: passionate, fully-engaged masters of their craft. It's heroic work and well worth it. We are always seeking exceptional individuals who meet this standard to join our team. Contact us if you're interested in learning more.
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