Following in the exceptional track record of success of Herron High School, Riverside High School is committed to preparing world-class citizens and to urban renewal. Riverside High School welcomed the first class of 140 freshmen to its temporary location (2916 W. 20th Street) in August 2017. It will grow to serve 600 students in grades 9 – 12 at full capacity. Riverside High School will adhere to the same curriculum and Core Values as Herron High School. Both schools will be operated by the same Board of Directors and leadership.

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The leadership of Herron High School opened a new high school of equal quality and with the same Core Values as HHS, with our proven model of success. Riverside High School opened in August 2017 with 140 freshmen students and will move to its permanent home, the former Heslar Naval Armory, in Indianapolis Fall 2018. One grade level will be added each year until reaching peak enrollment of approximately 600 students in grades 9-­12 annually.


Herron High School Students in Mexico for International Choir Competition – Unique partnership between local charter school network, Mexican consulate builds global awareness, fosters understanding. Read More…


WRTV6 – RTV 6 Spotlight with Riverside High School, Laura Kirtley – February 9, 2018

WISH-TV – Dick Wolfsie drops in at Riverside High School, Dick Wolfsie – January 28, 2018

IBJ – Armory revamp for Herron High School campus clears major financing hurdle, Scott Olson – January 16, 2018

Inside Indiana Business – Riverside High School Lands Substantial Gift, January 12, 2017

Indy Star (front page) – New high school to call Naval Armory home, Will Higgins – Sept. 7, 2016

WISH-TVNew high school to move to historic Naval Armory, Howard Monroe – Sept. 6, 2016

Indiana Landmarks – Indiana Preservationist New Use for Indianapolis Naval Armory: Getting the Ship in Shape  – Aug. 30, 2016

IBJSchool to spend millions to rehab nautically themed armory, Scott Olson – June 18, 2016

IBJNaval Armory eyed for high school campus– Oct. 7, 2015

WFYI Herron High School Seeks to Open New Indy Campus – May 26, 2015


Why Latin? Why Classical Education?

Learn more about why RHS teaches Latin & about the classical education model