School Rankings & Awards

2015-16

  • #18 in nation by US News & World Report, 2016
  • #6 charter HS in nation by US News & World Report, 2016
  • #1 in Indiana by US News & World Report, 2016
  • #10 in nation Most Challenging School by The Washington Post, 2016
  • #1 in midwest Most Challenging School by The Washington Post, 2016
  • #1 in Indiana Most Challenging School by The Washington Post, 2016

2014-15

  • #5 in nation, The Daily Beast, 2014
  • #1 in midwest, The Daily Beast, 2014
  • #21 in nation, US News & World Report, 2015
  • #4 charter HS in nation, US News & World Report, 2015
  • #1 in Indiana, US News & World Report, 2015
  • #10 in nation Most Challenging School, The Washington Post, 2015
  • #1 in midwest Most Challenging School, The Washington Post, 2015
  • #1 in Indiana Most Challenging School, The Washington Post, 2015
  • Indiana 4 Star School
  • Named an “A” school by the Indiana Department of Education
  • U.S. Dept. of Education 2014 National Blue Ribbon Exemplary High Performing School
2013-14
  • #6 in nation Most Challenging School, The Washington Post
  • #1 in midwest Most Challenging School, The Washington Post
  • #1 in Indiana Most Challenging School, The Washington Post
  • #4 Among the Nation's Charter Schools, The Daily Beast
  • #1 in Indiana, US News & World Report
  • Indiana 4 Star School
  • Named an “A” school by the Indiana Department of Education
2012-13
  • #8 in the nation, The Washington Post
  • #1 in the Midwest, The Washington Post
  • #23 in the nation, U.S. News and World Report
  • #6 among the nation’s charter schools, U.S. News and World Report
  • #12 by Newsweek magazine 
  • Four Star Award 2013 
  • Named an “A” school by the Indiana Department of Education
  • Ranked first in Indiana for AP Access and Success - 95% of the 2012 graduating class passed at least one AP exam while in high school
2011-12
  • #1 in Midwest, The Washington Post
  • #5 among nation’s charter schools, The Washington Post
  • #7, Newsweek magazine (May 2012)
  • #9, The Washington Post 
  • Four Star Award 2011 
  • Adequate Yearly Progress (No Child Left Behind)
  • “A” school (Exemplary Progress under Indiana Public Law 221)
  • Ranked 1st in State for Access & Pass Rate for AP 
  • Performance 2012 – Signature’s pass rate was 90%
2010-11
  • #1 in Midwest, The Washington Post
  • #3 among nation’s charter schools, The Washington Post
  • #7, Newsweek magazine (June 2011)
  • #8, The Washington Post 
  • Four Star Award 2009 (presented in 2010) 
  • Adequate Yearly Progress (No Child Left Behind)
  • Categorized as Exemplary (Indiana Public Law 221)
  • Ranked 1st in State for Access & Pass Rate for AP/IB 
  • Performance 2011 – Signature’s pass rate was 88%