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. 

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.

20 Jan

The Secret Language of Emojis

The way kids are communicating these days is very different from how you may have communicated with your friends growing up. It’s
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9 Jan

Meet Our Art Teacher, Gianna Dowell

Meet Gianna Dowell! She is our Art Teacher and started last October. Even though it’s only been a few months, Gianna has
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27 Dec

Hope Academy Year in Review

What a year 2022 was! It’s hard to believe that it’s almost over, but as we reflect on this past year, we
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Upcoming Events


16janAll DayMLK, Jr. Day - No School

31janAll DayAsynchronous e-learning day


09febAll DayEnd of Grade Period

20febAll DayPresident's Day - No School

23feb7:30 am9:00 amFebruary Board Meeting 2023


10marAll Day2nd Semester Student Led Conference

10marAll DayStudent Conference

16marAll DaySenior Parent Meeting

24marAll DayEnd of Grade Period

27marAll Day31Spring Break


22aprAll DaySPROMM

27apr7:30 am9:00 amApril Board Meeting 2023


19mayAll DaySenior Breakfast

20mayAll DayHope Academy Graduation Day

22mayAll DayEnd of Grade Period

23mayAll DayFinals - Early Release Day

23mayAll Day24End of Semester Finals

24mayAll DayFinals - Early Release Day

25mayAll DayTeacher Only Day


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