2023-24 Visit Opportunities

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The best way to learn about the Indiana Academy is to visit our campus and talk with our students, faculty, and staff! We provide many different ways of experiencing everything the Academy has to offer. We recommend a Discovery Day followed by a personalized campus visit for those able to travel to see us. Additionally, we have online chats with students and administrators, special online sessions for parents, and workshops for students who are thinking of applying to the Academy. We look forward to getting to know you, so keep checking this page as we are always thinking of new and exciting ways to help you get to know us!

Indiana Academy students and parents

Discovery Days (Campus Visit)

We have already held all of our Discovery Days for the 2023-2024 school year. We will post the dates for our 2024-2025 Discovery Days in this space once they are available. Stay tuned – we can’t wait to show you everything the Academy has to offer!Still want to visit? You can schedule a Private Appointment (see details below) with us!

Discover what the makes the Indiana Academy the state’s #1 public high school!* By coming to a Discovery Day, you and your family will learn more about our innovative classes; hear from our students, parents, and faculty; and discover the advantages of an educational program designed for exceptional high-achieving students – like you!

Program Topics and Activities Include:

  • What makes us different
  • Academics at the Academy
  • Residential and Student Life
  • Tour of facilities and residence hall
  • How to apply, costs, and financial aid
  • Clubs, extra-curricular activities, athletics, and much more!

*Niche Rankings 2023

Personalized Visits and Private Appointments

Ready to dig deeper after coming to a Discovery Day? Or maybe you’re unable to come to a Discovery Day on the dates we have them. Then you should schedule a personalized visit or private appointment to experience what the Academy is all about! Depending on your interests and the timing of your visit, we can arrange a variety of activities to help you and your family learn more about this exceptional environment for high-achieving students.

Options include:

Personalized Visit

Prospective students can spend the day here experiencing an Academy class or two or more while paired with an Academy Student Ambassador. This personalized visit is a great way to experience being an Academy student. Participate in our collegiate-level and innovative classes taught by our nationally ranked faculty, tour the residence hall – including a room, chat with current students, learn more about the admissions process, and so much more! Parents have the option to meet with Admissions and tour the facilities too.

Private Appointment

If you have questions about the Academy, the application process, or a specific situation, please schedule an appointment with an Admissions representative by emailing us at . Please let us know the date(s) and time(s) that works best for you, as well as the platform (Zoom, Webex, telephone, etc.).

Chat with a Student Ambassador

Looking to learn even more about the student experience, such as what the classes are like, the types of clubs that are available, what students do on the weekends, what it’s like being a residential or non-residential student, etc.? Then sign-up for a time to chat with a student ambassador by emailing us at . Please let us know the date(s) and time(s) that works best for you, as well as the platform (Zoom, Webex, telephone, etc.).

You can always reach out to us directly too by phone at 1-800-316-3163 ext. 1 / 765-285-3470 or by email at .

Social Media and Special Events

Online and in real time, you’ll learn more about the Indiana Academy and get answers to your questions during these scheduled social media chats. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay aware of these live events!

Let’s Chat!

Beginning in October, you can join us the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. for our Monthly Chat with our students where you can ask questions of currents Academy students or just hang out as others ask questions.

Here’s the Zoom link: bsu.zoom.us/j/95199068946

What makes the Academy Exceptional

Please join us online for a monthly chat about what makes the Indiana Academy exceptional when compared to other high schools. Each chat will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will focus on a specific area.

Click on the title to join us on Zoom, or to watch the archived chat.

Lunch and Learn for Parents

Please join us on Zoom for a Lunch and Learn chat specifically for parents. During our chats you will get to know the Indiana Academy better and discover if the Academy is right for your child. Each Lunch and Learn chat will begin at 12:00 p.m. Eastern and will focus on a different topic. Please click the link below to register for the chat.

Lunch and Learn 2023-2024
Monday, October 16: Student Profile: What does an Academy student look like?Watch Archive
Monday, November 13: What should I expect during the application process?Watch Archive
Wednesday, January 31: Is my student a good fit for the Academy?Watch Archive
Thursday, February 29: Academy Benefits: Why your child should attend the AcademyWatch Archive
Wednesday, March 27: My student’s admitted, now what?Watch Archive
Indiana Academy students and parents

Gifted Education Series for Parents

Parents want to help their children succeed and navigating the current educational landscape can be challenging when your child is a high achiever, creative thinker, or high ability / gifted learner. As one of the state’s leaders in high ability education, the Indiana Academy presents the Gifted Education Series for Parents.

Gifted Education Series 2023-2024
Wednesday, September 27: Understanding My Gifted ChildWatch Archive
Tuesday, November 14: Helping My Gifted Child SucceedWatch Archive
Wednesday, December 13: The Struggle is Real!Watch Archive
Wednesday, January 24: Perfectionism and My Gifted ChildWatch Archive

Application Workshop

Applying to schools can sometimes be challenging. Let us help you navigate the application process through our virtual Application Workshops. Sessions include:

Each session runs from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST
How to get startedNovember 7, 2023Watch Archive
Getting references and transcriptsJanuary 18, 2024Watch Archive
What to do if it’s not finishedApril 9, 2024Watch Archive

Career Exploration Series

It’s never too soon to be thinking about college majors and careers! Join us at the following virtual Career Exploration Programs to learn from professionals in these fields. They will share information about their college pathways, emerging opportunities within their field, and much more. Plus, have your own questions answered by the experts!

Bookmark this page and be watching as more programs are added!

Career Exploration Series 2024
EducationSaturday, March 30, 1:00-2:00 p.m.Watch Archive
Science & ResearchSaturday, April 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m.Watch Archive
Film & PodcastsSaturday, May 4, 1:00-2:00 p.m.Register Now!
Performing & Visual ArtsSaturday, May 18, 1:00-2:00 p.m.Register Now!
All times Eastern.

Virtual Tour – Explore the Indiana Academy!

Spend a few minutes to take a quick narrated tour of our campus. Your virtual visit starts at our private four-story residence hall. Get a glimpse of our indoor and outdoor spaces including academic areas, dining facilities, and student life spaces.

*Niche.com 2023