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.

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 a safe socially distanced 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.

19 Feb

Hope Academy Alums – Where are they now?

Did you know that Hope Academy has been in the Indianapolis community for 15 years? We’ve served over 700 students during this time. We
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17 Feb

Social Emotional Learning at Hope

SEL...if you work in education, you know what it means, but if not the term might be new to you. SEL stands for Social
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15 Feb

Our Fascinating School on WIBC

Last week, our executive director, Rachelle Gardner, joined Tony Katz live for his show on 93.1 WIBC-FM. During this interview, Rachelle and Tony discuss why
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