Virtual Open House

Academy High is pleased to offer a Virtual Open House on Sunday, November 15th at 4:30 pm for families interested in learning more about our exciting program. You are invited to meet the Head of School, John Carpenter, and hear from our outstanding faculty about our innovative core curriculum and modules program. Register now.

Academy High Supports ‘Black Lives Matter’

2020-21 Academy High Reopening Plan

NOTE: Academy High's comprehensive Reopening Plan is officially Approved by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. Please click on the link to read the update to families from our Head of School about plans for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. 2020-21 Academy High Reopening Plan FINAL - PDF

Academy High Didn’t Miss a Day of Instruction During Shelter At Home

Academy High’s determination and innovative spirit fostered a smooth transition to e-learning in March. The school’s dedicated faculty and students’ prior exposure to hybrid learning means that all core classes have remained on schedule in the 4th Quarter. Once reconfigured, module classes also resumed in March.

Admissions Season Continues

Now in its third year, the word is out about Academy High’s engaging, innovative learning environment. The school’s top-notch faculty support students on their quest to realize their academic and personal potential. Simply stated, the school’s dedication to each student is paramount; Indexed Tuition makes an Academy High education affordable.

Academy High continues to accept applications on a rolling basis for the Class of 2024 and transfer students, and we hope to hear from you soon!  To request an application, please click here.

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Academy High is dedicated to diversity of all forms. Indexed Tuition fosters economic diversity by customizing the cost of tuition, making an Academy High education accessible to families regardless of their financial situation.  Indexed Tuition enhances the overall quality of


Academy High’s core curriculum of traditional academic courses provides a rigorous selection of classes from mathematics, science, history, literature, the arts, world languages, and technology. The content of these classes (curriculum) is largely consistent with other college-preparatory secondary schools. What

Beyond Campus

Academy High knows that not all education takes place within the four walls of a classroom.  Our students are out in the community regularly, conducting field research at Allerton Park and the University of Illinois, attending performances at Krannert Center