Latest District News Stories

IPS Moving Forward with Full Implementation of its Rebuilding Stronger Plan

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is moving forward with all facets of its Rebuilding Stronger Plan, keeping with the district’s commitment to transform the school district into one that is excellent and equitable. In a video message released to the IPS community this afternoon, IPS Supt. Dr. Aleesia Johnson explained how the district is preparing to move forward with […]

IPS Graduation Rates Steadily Improving Due to Increasing Emphasis on Academics, Teacher Support

Graduation rates throughout Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) have been steadily increasing over the last two years, thanks to a myriad of recent programs designed to improve academic rigor and support teachers. IPS has achieved steady growth in our graduation rate while the state graduation rate has declined slightly over the past three years. In 2020, […]

Cold Spring Robotics Teams Gearing Up for Saturday’s State tournament

Cold Spring robotics coach David Petty believes his five teams are ready for the upcoming Robotics State Championship on Saturday, March 25 at Lucas Oil Stadium. The noise, enthusiasm and students in the school’s media room — home for the robotics program — are at all-time highs. The room may get crowded from time to […]

Op/Ed: I’ve taught in charter schools for over a decade. I support the IPS referendum

By Ronak Shah Each morning after announcements, our students discuss a question of the day. Recently, one of the questions was, “If a genie gave you three wishes, what would they be?” After being reminded that, “no you can’t just wish for three more wishes,” students got creative — a pet elephant that could fly, […]

Summer Program Resource Fair

Join IPS Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Arsenal Tech for the Summer Program Resource Fair. Families and students (grades K–12) can learn about summer offerings around the community while enjoying games, food and more! Child care will be available for children ages 5+. Organizations in attendance:If your organization would like to participate, […]