December 13th, 2016: Due to the snow, the boys basketball games and girls basketball practice have been cancelled. After Care is available at all locations.

Oaks In the News

The Oaks Academy has recently received publicity that has increased our reach and, we hope, had a positive impact in the community. The following is a collection of notable articles, videos, and media coverage that The Oaks Academy, our students, staff, neighborhood, or city has received.

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May 2017

Assembly: May edition

Urban and Suburban | City Gallery

April 2017

Pulliam: Can Oaks Academy be a national model? | The Indianapolis Star

March 2017

Assembly: March edition

Another Indianapolis school gets Betsy DeVos’s seal of approval, this time for being diverse | Chalkbeat

Oaks Academy: Vouchers May Not Be a Panacea But They Are Really Working For Some Families | Indy Ed

January 2017

Assembly: January edition

November 2016

Assembly: November edition

October 2016

Indianapolis’ Oaks School Uses Student Diversity to Teach and Learn | Ebony

East Side Neighborhood attribute Positive Transformation to 5 Community Pillars | Fox 59

September 2016

Assembly: September edition

August 2016

Culture Matters | Inside INdiana Business

July 2016

Oaks in the city | World Mag

Where integration works: How one inner-city Indianapolis private school is bringing kids together | Chalkbeat

May 2016

Pulliam: At Oaks, high scores and strong relationships | Indy Star

March 2016

More Indianapolis charter schools ranked high on the 2015 state exam | Chalkbeat

February 2016

The Oaks Academy Vimeo | No Mean City

December 2015

Private School Pioneers | Ed Choice

August 2015

Lilly Day of Service at The Oaks Academy, Brookside | Super Service Challenge

Going Back to School and the Art of Inspiring Students | Walton Family Foundation

July 2015

Oaks Academy expands, helps revitalize new community | WTHR

May 2015

Oh, the Places You’ll Go . . . and the Place You’ll Stay | City Gallery

March 2015

Global photo project shows the world through a child’s eyes | Indy Star

February 2015

Amy Reel and her Colossal Portraiture | City Gallery

Scecina Senior is National Merit Scholarship Finalist | Scecina

January 2015

Kennedy-King vision found in Indy school | Pittsburgh Courier

October 2014

2014 Woman of Influence: Kelly Altman | IBJ

Joanna Taft wants healthy, beautiful community | The Indy Channel

August 2014

Fall Creek: A Model for Urban Revitalization | Angie’s List