May 2017 News
Graduating Class of 2017
Sunday, May 28, 2017
The Indiana Academy recently graduated 152 students (including the first group of international students) on May 27, 2017 in Emens Auditorium on the campus of Ball State University. Seventy-five percent of the class declared to attend Indiana Colleges and Universities with 21 students planning to attend Ball State. Students were offered approximately $13 million in scholarships and have accepted approximately $5.5 million. The Class of 2017 also had a 96.7% participation rate in the Indiana Academy’s dual credit programs with Ball State. The average number of hours taken was 24 hours, saving each student an estimated $7000.00 in tuition costs.
All Academy graduates earn the Indiana Academic Honors diploma. Thirteen students in our inaugural AP Capstone program also earned the AP Capstone diploma. These students scored a 3 or higher in the AP Capstone Seminar and Research classes and scored 3 or higher on a minimum of four additional AP courses. The Academy’s AP Capstone program is themed on biotechnology and was one of seven such AP programs in Indiana last year.