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


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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.

11 Jan

A Parent’s Point of View: Amy Ficklin DeBrota

When your teen is struggling, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. That was certainly the case for Indianapolis lawyer
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23 Dec

Staying Sober This Holiday Season

While the holidays are commonly referred to as the most wonderful time of the year, they can also be a stressful, emotional,
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12 Dec

Yeimi’s Story of Hope

19-year-old Yeimi describes herself as a hard worker and a continuous learner. It’s no surprise, considering what she has been through. Yeimi has had
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