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HRHS Scholars Score Top on the SAT in the State of Indiana

New exciting data! Our English Language Learners ranked second in the state of all English Language learners for the Math portion of the SAT, only behind Hamilton Southeastern High School. Congratulations to our scholars on this accomplishment!

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Shadow a Herron-Riverside student for a day and learn what it's like to be an Argonaut. We are confident that once you meet our students and teachers, and learn about all of the opportunities available at Herron-Riverside, you'll find a place where you belong. Please sign up for a date by clicking the link below:

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Want to take a quick look before you visit us in person? Watch our virtual campus tour here:

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Watch our Facebook Live!

Visit our Facebook page at the link below to watch our Live sessions in January, as Mrs. Dorsey, our Head of School and Ms. Young, our Director of Enrollment  take you into our classrooms, answer your questions, and hear from our scholars about what makes Herron-Riverside stand apart!

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College Preparatory

Our academic model allows for more teacher-student, one-on-one, individualized attention. Our schools have a culture that, above all, supports rigorous academics and preparation for college within the context of safe and nurturing relationships.

We achieve this through small classes, continual dialogue between teacher and students, regular and planned remediation, teacher advisors, and tutoring. Through consistency, self-discipline, and intellectual curiosity, Herron-Riverside students become informed citizens capable of transforming our world.

To learn more about our impressive inaugural graduating class, click here!

 

 

 

Herron Classical Schools Core Values

Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep.

Herron Classical Schools is a community of scholars that advances timeless ideas and content, builds a culture of respect and trust, and engages in an urban environment in order to prepare students to be world-class citizens.

We are founded on the belief that a classical, liberal arts education, where students are steeped in great historical thought and invention, is the best preparation for a future life of leadership and service. We are structured around an art history timeline which emphasizes the classic art and literature of many cultures.

Every Student is a Scholar

Engaging in Urban Community

Advancing Timeless Ideas and Content

Building a Community of Respect and Trust

Relationships with People and Ideas

Serving as a Catalyst for Renewal

News & Events

Latest News

Gary Wetzel named ICSS Teacher of the Year

Sending a BIG congratulations to our own Gary Wetzel for being recognized as the ICSS (Indiana Council for the Social Studies) Distinguished Teacher for 2021! This is a HUGE honor and we are so proud of Mr. Wetzel and thankful for the amazing work he does day in and day out for our scholars! He truly embodies our core values in everything he does.

Education in the Time of Coronavirus

Times are changing rapidly. By the time we refresh our browsers, there will no doubt be updates and new mandates regarding COVID-19. At Herron and Riverside High Schools, we understand that these rapid changes, and the sudden school closures, have brought on some fear and anxiety. This is one reason we acted quickly and organized e-learning for our students. We know that our students will benefit from structure and continued learning throughout this uncertain time.

Why Latin?

The four-year Latin sequence at Herron High School serves as an intensive course in logic and logical processes, thereby creating a graduate who is much stronger in critical thinking and the ability for tackling more complex questions posed in a college classroom.

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