Indianapolis Public Schools

As one of Indiana’s largest school districts, Indianapolis Public Schools is committed to academic excellence built through individualized, relationship-based learning. Our students are empowered to think critically, creatively and responsibly, to embrace diversity and pursue their dreams with purpose.

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IPS empowers and educates all students to think critically, creatively, and responsibly, to embrace diversity, and to pursue their dreams with purpose. We are a family of excellent public schools in which every student has the opportunity to succeed and the power to create their own future.

The Latest District News

Indianapolis Public Schools Hires New Chief Schools Officer

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Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) has named Nathalie Henderson, Ph.D., its new Chief Schools Officer. Henderson will be responsible for the oversight of the school supervision team, including all school leaders in IPS. She will advocate and inform the district’s organizational vision, policies and strategies to support schools and student learning. Henderson will report directly to […]

January 2020 Board Highlights

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The Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners convened for its Board Review Session on Tuesday, Jan. 28, and Board Action Session on Thursday, Jan. 30. Topics included updates on the quarterly finance report, school quality reviews, and a transportation request for proposal.

IPS Board of School Commissioners President Offers Statement After SBOE Vote

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Today, the Indiana State Board of Education made the right decision to return Emma Donnan Middle School, Emmerich Manual High School, and Thomas Carr Howe Community High School to the Indianapolis Public Schools family. I know this decision was not an easy one, but I believe it is the best long term decision for our […]

Happenings From Across IPS

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The Latest From Twitter

This Black History Month #myIPS, @Pacers and @HondaIndiana have teamed up to recognize African American figures making a difference in our community. Today, we highlight @CLDincorg President Dennis Bland!


There is a full house at the Parent Meeting for the 1st Annual #IPSFutureCenter HBCU College Tour! An amazing opportunity for students to explore their College Options over Spring Break! @jones_flora


IPS Families: Due to a fire on the city’s eastside that has closed I-465 and I-70, some IPS bus routes may experience delays this afternoon. Students whose routes run through the eastside may arrive home later than scheduled. For more information, please call 317-226-4000.

Thank you to @EmployIndy we were able to host a Girls In Tech panel discussion/Q &A today. Our young ladies are grateful for the opportunity. The panel discussion was a huge success. #FutureReady

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