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Indian River Charter High School is an “A” Rated, US public charter high school. Located on the “Treasure Coast” of the eastern Atlantic shore in Florida, Indian River Charter places special emphasis on visual and performing arts. The school is happy to give international students the chance to experience American life in complete immersion with host families.

School Type:
  • Public High School
State: Florida
City: Vero Beach
Affiliation: Non-Religious
Grades Accepted:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • PG
School Size: 650
Average Class Size: 18
Student Body:
  • Co-ed
Program Duration:
  • Spring Semester
  • Fall Semester
  • Full Academic Year
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
  • No
Dresscode: Dress Code Required
Price: $$
Graduation Allowed:
  • Yes
Graduation After 1 Year:
  • Yes
AP Classes:
  • Yes
AP Classes Offered:
  • Art
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AP Biology, AP English Language and Comp, AP English Liter- ature and Comp, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP US History, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, AP Cal- culus BC, AP Psychology, AP US Government and Politics, AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science, AP Comp Gov- ernment/Politics, AP World History, and AP Capstone Seminar.

College Prep/Honors Classes:
  • Yes

Honors Algebra II, Chemistry I, Geometry, Marine Science, Pre-Calculus, US History, World History

IB Program:
  • No
  • No
Foreign Languages:
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
Graduation Rate: 96
College Acceptance Rate: 95%
University Acceptances:

Art Institute of California, Arizona State University, Baylor University, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Cornell College, several Florida universities, New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, Purdue University, Tulane University, Virginia Tech University, West Point Preparatory, and many more

Boys Sports:
  • Golf
Girls Sports:
  • Golf

Indian River offers a specialized Golf Program. The curriculum focuses on developing skills, etiquette, and improved understanding of Golf history and the Golf industry. The program’s partnership with The Links at Pointe West, Vero Beach, gives students access to Pointe West’s nine-acre practice facility, including a unique short game area, putting greens, bunkers and expansive grass teeing areas.

Other sports may be played through two other local high schools.

Arts Offerings:

AP Music Theory, Art/2-D, Ballet, Chorus, Commercial Art/Yearbook, Commercial Photo Tech, Dance Kinesiology, Dance Tech, Dance Chor/Perf, Drawing, Film, Guitar HomeBase , Instrumental Ensemble, Instrumental Techniques, Jazz Ensemble, Music Theory, Musical Theatre, Orchestra, Painting, Pas De Deux, Percussion, Portfolio, Tech Theatre: Design & Production for Costume, Makeup & Hair Tech Theatre: Design & Production, Theatre, Vocal Ensemble

IRCHS has a specialized Visual and Performing Arts Program. The Visual and Performing Arts program provides students with a learning environment conducive to excelling in the fine arts. Five artistic disciplines are offered: dance, theatre, music-vocal, music- instrumental, and visual arts.

Extra Curricular

Model UN, Key Club International, Start of the Martial Arts Club, Run Club, Spanish Competition, National Honor Society, Young Programmers, Art Club, Chess Club, Strike Fit.

Community Information
City Population: 16,919
Weather: Vero Beach weather is rated as one of the more comfortable places in Florida. Summers are very warm and winters are moderate
Nearby Cities: Vero Beach is located 2 hours Southeast of Orlando and just 135 miles north of Miami.
Nearest Airport: The closest airport to Vero Beach is Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, Florida, located just 43 miles from Vero Beach.
Local Attractions:

McKee Botanical Garden, Round Island Beach Park, South Beach Park, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

Downtown Vero Beach vibrates with restaurants and shops. Vero Beach is just 135 miles north of Miami on Florida's east coast. With a thriving arts community and any kind of water sport you can imagine close at hand, it is a wonderful place for any student.

6055 College Lane, Vero Beach, Florida, USA, Florida, USA 32966