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Herron High School Students Score Top on SAT Statewide

The State released SAT results last week and Herron High School students came out on top! The results indicate that we are among the best college preparatory schools in Indiana. This is particularly evident with our students of color. Our Black scholars had the highest Reading/Writing college readiness scores, according to their SAT performance, of ALL public schools in Indiana.

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HHS Alumna Zoe Black becomes Published Illustrator

What a treat to see Herron High alum Zoe Black ‘14 become a published illustrator! “Nia’s Questions'' was authored by Zoe’s fellow University of Michigan alumnus, Adelia Davis. The collaboration features a young girl who asks her dad a tough question that the author explains “sets her up for a  journey of discovery.”

Zoe recalls her education at Herron High School as one in which she was pushed to dig deeper into whatever she was working on and to experiment with new ideas.

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Setting a New Standard in Standardized Testing

June 23, 2022

Did you know that Herron Classical Schools students are outperforming their peers in the city and the state?

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Herron High School Earns AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

The College Board, which oversees Advanced Placement programs, has awarded Herron High School the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for increasing our female scholars’ access to AP Computer Science.

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Herron High School Receives the National Blue Ribbon School Award, Named an “Exemplary High Performing School” National Blue Ribbon School by USDOE

We are honored to announce that Herron High School has been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award as an Exemplary High Performing School.

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Herron High School as #1 Public High School in Indianapolis Metro Area

The College Board, which oversees Advanced Placement programs, has awarded Herron High School the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for increasing our female scholars’ access to AP Computer Science.

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Why Latin?

In essence, the four-year Latin sequence at Herron High School serves as an intensive course in logic and logical processes, thereby creating a graduate who is much stronger in critical thinking and the ability for tackling more complex questions posed in a college classroom. In recent years the Roman and Greek culture taught in the Latin classrooms has evolved. We must prepare today’s students for their place on an increasingly global stage.

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How a Classical Education Lends itself to Connection

As a classical, liberal arts and sciences high school, we engage students in dialogue that allows them to grow as thinkers and problem solvers. Together, we learn what it means to be curious and creative. 

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Students' Open Letters During Coronavirus 

Ms. Laura Speicher gave her composition students an assignment to write an "Open Letter" to a recipient of their choice about their experience with this public health crisis.

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A Homecoming for Herron Classical Schools Alumni

Year after year Herron graduates return to a homecoming game, a fundraiser, or simply to visit a former teacher. Several alumni show up every day. Not as visitors, but as Herron Classical Schools employees.

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Liberal Arts for the Math and Science Student

When it comes to a liberal arts curriculum, people tend to think of humanities and soft sciences. But what about those students who wish to study engineering?

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Education in the Time of Coronavirus

Times are changing rapidly. By the time we refresh our browsers, there will no doubt be updates and new mandates regarding COVID-19. At Herron and Riverside High Schools, we understand that these rapid changes, and the sudden school closures, have brought on some fear and anxiety. This is one reason we acted quickly and organized e-learning for our students. We know that our students will benefit from structure and continued learning throughout this uncertain time.

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Students Share what they Appreciate about Herron High School

Students at Herron have many reasons why they appreciate their education. Here are a few of them.

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