Indian River Academy

Vero Beach, FL

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Indian River Academy
500 20th St SW
Vero Beach, FL 32962

(772) 564-3390


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To create a safe environment where all students engage in their own self efficacy so that they learn the lifelong skills needed to be successful; emotionally, socially, and academically.

Mission for Students: 

To promote positive and collaborative relationships with our staff, community members, and families. 

To create a scholarly focused environment through Cultural Arts and beautification efforts 

To promote intentional Professional Development in Literacy instruction to all teachers K-5th to improve Tier 1 for an 80% success rate. 

To provide the students who need extra support with additional time, practice, and strategies in an afterschool enrichment program. 

To create the structures that will empower our students to take ownership of their learning and the belief that they can become college and career-ready students.  

Academics and Programs


  • Primary Comprehension Toolkit K-2
  • Comprehension Toolkit 3-5
  • Fundations K-2
  • Daily 5 (K-5)
  • Cafe (K-5)
  • Conscious Discipline (K-5)
  • Standards Based instruction (K-5)
  • Morning Meeting (K-5)
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Go Math
  • Scott Foresman Social Studies
  • Harcourt Science 


  • Parent Involvement Team
  • School Advisory Council

Extra Support:

  • Indian River State College students tutoring - Kindergarten
  • Americorps tutors - 3xper week for 30 minutes 1 to 1 (Kinder and 1st grade) BBBS (2nd -3rd grade) FREE breakfast for ALL IRA students
  • Indian River Club classroom volunteers


  • D.A.R.E.
  • National Honor Society
  • Gifted Program
  • ESE
  • ESOL Support
  • Patrols
  • Before School & After School Program
  • Computer Lab
  • Girls on the Run
  • Guys Regulating Our World To Help (GROWTH)
  • BOK Program
  • After School Tutoring and Enrichment 
  • Literacy off the Page
  • Moonshot Academy

Bear Creed

I BELIEVE in myself and the great things I can do…
I EVOLVE as I learn and grow…
I AIM to reach my goals and to set new ones…
I RESPECT who I am and the people that surround me…
I am proud to be an Indian River Academy Bear!

School Mascot:  Florida Black Bear 

School Colors:  Tops - Red, Navy Blue, and White; Bottoms - Kakhi & Navy 

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Indian River Academy
500 20th St SW
Vero Beach, FL 32962
(772) 564-3390

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