Riverside High School is operating on a 2-hour delay today, January 17, due to winter weather.

Now Enrolling!


The application window to enroll at Riverside High School is now open! Visit our Enroll page to learn how to apply or sign up to shadow a student, attend an information session, or tour the school!
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Enrollment Info Night


Join us on January 14 from 5:30 -6:30 PM for an information night to discover more about Riverside High School. You will hear from our staff and students and have a chance to ask questions before going on a tour of our beautifully restored building!
Learn more & register

Tour the Armory


Riverside High School leadership and staff is offering tours of the renovated Armory, now the school's permanent home, for interested families and community members.
Contact us to schedule a tour

RHS in IndyStar


Riverside High School's basketball teams and its historic gymnasium were recently featured in the Indianapolis Star.
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Give today!


Riverside High School needs your support to continue to provide a world-class education. 100 percent of every gift goes directly toward classroom materials and equipment as well as student enrichment and extracurricular activities.
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Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep.

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

Riverside High School is a member of the Indianapolis Classical Schools network and the second campus of award-winning Herron High School. Riverside is a tuition-free, intentionally-diverse, public charter high school located on the near northwest side of downtown Indianapolis. It is founded on the belief that a classical, liberal arts education is the best preparation for a future life of leadership and service. Riverside currently serves nearly 300 freshman and sophomore students at its new permanent location in the historic former Heslar Naval Armory.

About Riverside

Transformational Education

Riverside High School is quickly becoming one of Indianapolis’ best public high schools. Our rigorous curriculum prepares students to be world-class citizens and equips them for success in college and the workforce. 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 high schools. We’re making that idea a reality.

99%

Graduation Rate for Indianapolis Classical Schools senior students.

Riverside High School has changed my outlook on the world. It has taught me that different types of people can learn together and be friends. My classmates are all really different. There’s lots of culture at Riverside. I am so lucky to be here.”
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Riverside basketball featured in Indianapolis Star
Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep. Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Riverside High School is creating a new standard for excellence in public education. Riverside High School is a member of the Indianapolis Classical Schools network and the second campus of award-winning Herron High School. Riverside is a tuition-free, intentionally-diverse,…
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Riverside High School on front page of IndyStar
Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep. Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Riverside High School is creating a new standard for excellence in public education. Riverside High School is a member of the Indianapolis Classical Schools network and the second campus of award-winning Herron High School. Riverside is a tuition-free, intentionally-diverse,…
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Herron High School receives A Grades
Diverse. Tuition-Free. College Prep. Offering a world-class, classical, liberal arts curriculum in the heart of Indianapolis, Riverside High School is creating a new standard for excellence in public education. Riverside High School is a member of the Indianapolis Classical Schools network and the second campus of award-winning Herron High School. Riverside is a tuition-free, intentionally-diverse,…
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Upcoming Events
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Jan
21
all day
SCHOOL CLOSED – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb
1
all day
Freshmen Recognition Coffee 8:30 AM
Feb
12
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Enrollment Information Night
Feb
15
all day
SCHOOL CLOSED – Presidents’ Weekend (Snow Make-up Day)
Feb
18
all day
SCHOOL CLOSED – Presidents’ Day
Feb
21
all day
Freshmen Parent College Night 5:30 – 7:00
Feb
22
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ICS Soiree Set-up

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We are looking for educators who want to change the lives of high school 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 your subject matter and educating students, we hope you will join our team.
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