Hope Academy is still enrolling for the current semester!

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Hope Academy is still enrolling for the current semester!

Hope Academy, the recovery high school at Fairbanks, is a tuition-free, public charter high school for students in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. As the only recovery school in Indiana, the school provides opportunities for academic achievement, sobriety and personal growth. Students take all required courses to achieve a Core 40 diploma. As one of a few schools accredited by the Association of Recovery Schools, Hope Academy adapts to the needs of substance impacted youth by providing recovery support during school, small class sizes and individualized instruction.

The Ideal Hope Academy Student

  • Has completed or is currently in treatment for substance use
  • Is committed to working daily towards long-term recovery
  • Seeking their Core 40 diploma (making them eligible to apply for higher learning)
  • Ready for accountability via regular drug screens and recovery support
  • Would benefit from a supportive and restorative community
  • Lives near or has a guardian who works near 465 and could benefit from our free transportation

Evidence Based Practices Save Lives 

  • 112 Graduates since 2006
  • Majority of students enrolling in postsecondary education
  • Student body of 2015-2016 achieved 1,770 collective days of sobriety
  • In a recent study, students with 200 or more days of sobriety have shown more than a 40% increase in their grade point average
  • 89% of students enrolled at Hope Academy for at least one year showed growth in their standardized test scores for reading

For more information, to schedule a tour or student interview please contact our Adolescent Admissions Coordinator: Nicole Kraus at 317-509-0265 or nkraus@fairbankscd.org.