Thrival Academy: Indy


Thrival Academy: Indy is a new Innovation Network School in Indianapolis Public Schools that is a study abroad one-year public high school combining personalized learning strategies with cultural immersion in order to incubate young, globally-minded community leaders. The school is free for students and families – there are no tuition or fees for the school or for the travel.


Upcoming Events

November Family Meeting: Tuesday, November 27 at 6:00pm

Winter Exhibitions of Learning: Wednesday, December 19

Departure Party: Thursday, January 3 at 5:00pm


See our School Calendar

Read our Student & Family Handbook



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Follow Our Blog

Follow Our Blog

Follow our blog for photos and updates from our second cohort of global scholars from Indy! We’ll feature student and staff photos and posts from Thailand during the 3 month immersion phase of their year.

Join Our Team

Join Our Team

Are you an equity-driven, globally-minded educator? Follow our careers page to see updates about open positions on the Thrival Academy: Indy team.

Apply to Enroll

We will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year on March 1, 2019. In the meantime, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook!  

Get in touch!

(317) 969-5583    |



Are you a talented local professional interested in supporting our work in Indy?

Apply to join our Board of Directors or volunteer on a Board Committee. See here for more details about our board.


Make a donation to support our global scholars!

Congratulations to the 2018 student winners of the Thrival Academy: Indy Documentary Film Competition!


Johnathan Bautista – Winner of the documentary film competition!


Abigail Mendoza


Emily Richardson