Herron Preparatory Academy

First Round of Enrollment Opens October 29 for K - Grade 3

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Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep.

Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Herron Preparatory Academy is creating a new standard for excellence in public education.

Herron Preparatory Academy is a member of the Indianapolis Classical Schools network and joins the award-winning Herron High School and Riverside High School. Indianapolis Classical Schools is a tuition-free, intentionally diverse, public charter school network located in downtown Indianapolis. We are founded on the belief that a classical, liberal arts education is the best preparation for a future life of leadership and service. 

About Our School

Transformational Education

Herron Preparatory Academy is destined to become one of Indianapolis’ best public schools. Our rigorous curriculum prepares students to be world-class citizens and equips them for success at Herron High School or Riverside High School. Our scholars engage in an urban environment and play an important role in strengthening their community and city as a whole.

A world-class city needs world-class public schools. We’re making that idea a reality.


Graduation Rate for Indianapolis Classical Schools senior students.

We believe that all children are curious and capable. We believe all students deserve a rigorous curriculum with differentiated supports in place to ensure the success of every scholar. We believe in the strength of community and intentional diversity. ”
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Herron Prep Newsletter 10.17.21 Read More »
ICS 2019-2020 Impact Statement
Friends and families, Please join me in commending our scholars. Below is a link for our 2019-2020 Impact Statement. Whether your passion is education, urban revitalization, historic preservation, a vibrant arts community, or if your focus is to increase Indiana’s global competitiveness in a 21st-century world, you will find within this report something to celebrate!…
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Upcoming Events
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Early Dismissal 12:30 PM
Nov 4 all-day
Parent-Teacher Conferences 2:00-7:00 PM
Nov 4 all-day
No School for students
Nov 5 all-day
Parent-Teacher Conferences 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Nov 5 all-day
Asynchronous Virtual Instruction Day
Nov 19 all-day
No School for Students – Faculty Professional Development
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day
School Closed – Thanksgiving Break
Nov 24 – Nov 26 all-day

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We are looking for educators who want to change the lives of students through education. We are a close-knit community of scholars with a shared purpose of preparing the next generation of world-class citizens. If you care deeply about educating students, we hope you will join our team.
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