About Us

Welcome to the Karns Building! This Innovations Academy offers the H.D. Karns Innovations Program, the Middle and High School Choice Alternative to Suspension Programs, and the 8th Grade Magnet Program.

At the Innovations Academy, we are committed to providing a learning environment that will lead to the best opportunity for the academic and personal success of all students. Our staff is committed to providing guidance and assistance to our students, allowing them the opportunity to learn to the best of their abilities. We believe with our guidance, and with the students’ active participation in their Personal Education Plans (PEP), we can develop some of the best and most creative students in the state.

Students accepted to the Innovations Academy have more freedom, choices and privileges than in the traditional school setting, but also significantly increased responsibilities.

Our ultimate goal is to prepare our students for graduation from high school and ensure they are college- and career-ready.  Our staff is committed to providing the best quality education in a non-traditional setting. We are all here to help you. The staff has is here because we have deep principles and commitment to non-traditional education as well as a sincere desire to make a positive difference in the lives of all students who pass through our door.

Welcome to the H.D. Karns Innovations Academy! We look forward to working with you!