Indianapolis Public Schools has invested in crossing guards for the 2020–21 school year to help to ensure that our students who walk or bike to school can do so in a safe and secure way. The addition of crossing guards also allows the district to fully implement its longstanding walk-zone policy, and to ensure proper social distancing on district school buses.

As IPS returns to in-person learning, the district is enforcing walk zones for 13 of our schools.

Families affected by this change have been informed that their student(s) are ineligible for transportation services and have been assigned the “walker” designation for their transportation status. Notices sent to families were based on their current address and is compliant with the current IPS walk-zone policy.

In conjunction with our walk zones, we are strengthening our current Indy-Go partnership and implementing a hybrid learning model for our middle and high school students.

The map below shows the locations for additional crossing guards at our schools.

Walk-Zone Schools

School NameCrossing Guard Locations
Carl Wilde School 79West 34th Street and Winton Avenue
Center for Inquiry School 27East 16th Street and North College Avenue
East 19th Street and North Delaware Street
Center for Inquiry School 84North College Avenue and Kessler Boulevard
North College Avenue and East 57th Street
North Pennsylvania Street and East 57th Street
North Pennsylvania Street and East 52nd Street
North Central Avenue and East 54th Street
North Central Avenue and East 52nd Street
Christian Park School 82Brookville Road and South Emerson Avenue
English Avenue and South Emerson Avenue
English Avenue and Worcester Avenue
Ignite Achievement Academy @ Elder Diggs 42North Harding Street and West 25th Street
James Whitcomb Riley School 43West 38th Street and North Capitol Avenue
West 40th Street and Boulevard Place
Kindezi Academy @ Joyce Kilmer 69East 34th Street and North Keystone Avenue
East 30th Street and North Keystone Avenue
Lew Wallace School 107West 34th Street and North High School Road
Matchbook Learning @ Wendell Phillips School 63North Belmont Avenue and West 12th Street
West 10th Street and North Belmont Avenue
Northwest Middle SchoolWest 34th Street and North Moller Road
Ralph Waldo Emerson School 58North Linwood Avenue and East New York Street
North Linwood Avenue and East Michigan Street
Thomas Gregg Neighborhood SchoolEast Michigan Street and North Rural Street
William Penn School 49South Belmont Avenue and West Wilkins Street

Crossing Guard Location Map

Families who believe their student(s) received a “walker” designation in error or have a change in school or address, please contact IPS Transportation Department at 317.226.4000 or