In the United States, 80 percent of students relapse after having primary treatment for substance abuse upon returning to their high school. Hope Academy is Fairbanks’ answer to this staggering statistic. Finding the right environment for a high school student recovering from alcohol and drug addiction can contribute to both academic success and life-long recovery.

Hope Academy is a fully accredited, tuition-free, Indiana public charter high school that provides opportunities for academic achievement, sobriety and personal growth for students and their families. Hope Academy students earn Core 40 and Academic Honors Diplomas, and have the opportunity to take dual credit courses. Hope Academy can be the answer for you and your student to reach the academic and personal growth goals you have set. Recovery and graduation are possible!

To learn more about Hope Academy, please visit or contact Rachelle Gardner, chief operating officer, at or 317-572-9382.

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