International Student Program
For four years in a row, the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities was ranked by Niche as the No. 1 Best Public High School in the state (out of 384 schools). In addition, the Indiana Academy is consistently given an “A” rating by the Indiana Department of Education, and our teachers are ranked No. 1 in the state as the Best Public High School Teachers.
The rankings from Niche (k12.niche.com) are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.
With regard to the State of Indiana, as published by the IndyStar on July 30th, 2017:
According to the Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education, the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is tied at #1 in the state for producing college-ready high school graduates. This is among all public and private Indiana High Schools.
Indiana Definition of “High Ability”: Those performing at, or shows the potential for performing at, an outstanding level of accomplishment in at least one domain when compared to other students of the same age, experience, or environment.
International Program Director
M.A., B.A. – Ball State University
Office: AH 115
Brandy Reichle is the International Program Director at the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities. In this position, she serves as the Indiana Academy’s PDSO, and oversees all components of the Academy’s international student program. She is responsible for issuing I-20 documents, maintaining SEVIS, making admissions decisions regarding international student applications, pursuing student recruitment and program development initiatives, recruiting host families, maintaining regular contact with all international students and host families, and overseeing WIDA testing, academic advising and course selection. She has facilitated international enrollment for students from South Korea, China, Vietnam, Germany, and India.
Mrs. Reichle received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. In 2011, she joined the Indiana Academy team. During her time at The Academy, she has been involved with various committees including Intervention and Retention, Student Services, Non-Residential Early College, Admissions, and International Committees. She is licensed as a School Services Professional, certified as a Local Coordinator through the U.S. Department of State, and is a past board member of the Indiana Counseling Association.