About the Academy

Founded in 1988 by the Indiana General Assembly, the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities has two purposes that are central to its mission. First, Indiana Academy serves as a residential high school for approximately 300 gifted and talented juniors and seniors from across the State of Indiana. Second, through various Outreach programs, Indiana Academy strives to stimulate and enable vitality in educational programs for academically gifted students and teachers.

The Indiana Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University and is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges through the University Schools. It is a member of the National Association of College Admission Counseling and complies with the NACAC “Statement of Principles of Good Practice.”

We have also been nationally recognized as a premier educational institution for gifted and talented students.