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


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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.

25 Apr

Hope Academy Announces New Fundraising Leader

Indianapolis recovery high school names longtime youth-focused nonprofit executive Jon Shapiro as its new director of fundraising and donor relations

Hope Academy High
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15 Apr

A Story Told Through the Art of Tattoos: Hope Academy Senior Spotlight, Easton S.

If you want to know the story of Hope Academy Senior Easton Snodgrass, just ask him to show you his tattoos. His life’s history
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11 Apr

Hope Academy Volunteer Spotlight: Erin Bledsoe

A Hoosier native and Indiana University alum, Erin Bledsoe, spent years after college living in different states and building her successful career as a
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