Struggling student?
Hope can help.

Struggling student?
Hope can help.

Hope Academy is Indiana’s only accredited recovery high school with
a focus on sobriety and academic success for students grades 9-12.

We are a public charter, tuition-free high school offering free transportation
throughout Indianapolis and surrounding communities.

About Hope Academy

Hope Academy is a tuition-free, public charter high school that provides a safe, sober and challenging academic experience for Indy-area teens. As a Simon Youth Academy and IPS Innovation school, Hope Academy offers its students a truly unique and individualized high school experience. 

We are centrally located just minutes from downtown near the campus of the University of Indianapolis with convenient access via Indy Go’s Red Line. We also provide free transportation with convenient pick up and drop off locations. 

Check out our virtual tour, and if you’re interested in learning more you can register for an appointment here.

Hope Academy by the Numbers


Total Students Served


Different School Districts


Current Students


Average Class Size

Did You Know?

94% of Hope Academy graduates go on to post-secondary education

We are 1 of 7 schools nationally accredited b the Association of Recovery High Schools

On average, students earn 7 credits per semester

Students with 200 days of sobriety average a 40% increase in their GPA

Hope Highlights

Stay in the know about happenings at Hope Academy by reading our latest blog posts. Here you can learn more about our upcoming events, news and the special people who bring Hope Academy’s mission to life each day.

6 Feb

Meet Erin Flick LCSW, LCAC: Bringing Compassion and Expertise to Hope Academy

Hope Academy is delighted to introduce our new in-house therapist, Erin Flick LCSW, LCAC. Her journey to Hope Academy is a full-circle moment paired
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24 Jan

Breaking the Ice: Indy Fuel and Anthem Visit Hope Academy to Discuss Mental Health Stigma

If you’ve ever watched a professional hockey game, you know it’s filled with excitement from start to finish. These players have to be tough
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12 Jan

Meet Our New Recovery Coaches, Brent and Michelle

Hope Academy is excited to introduce not just one but two exceptional individuals joining our team, our newest peer recovery coaches, Brent Shopp and
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Upcoming Events


01aprAll Day05Spring Break

09aprAll DaySAT Make Up

11aprAll DaySenior Parent Night

25apr7:30 am9:00 amBoard Meeting

27aprAll DaySprom


17mayAll DayGraduation Rehearsal

17mayAll DaySenior Breakfast

18mayAll DayGraduation

22mayAll DayExams - Early Dismissal at 1pm

23mayAll DayExams - Early Dismissal at 1pm


03junAll DaySummer School Begins

20jun7:30 am9:00 amBoard Meeting

21junAll DayLast Day of Summer School


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