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James Whitcomb Riley 2024-25 New Elementary School Experience

More updates will be shared throughout the school year as we finalize the exciting changes ahead so please check back often.


About Our School

Helpful Resources

Information on student handbook and school tours is forthcoming and will be provided to assist families in preparing for the school year and familiarizing themselves with our campus and procedures.

School Pictures

Administration & Staff


School Calendar

RBS Construction Updates

Facility Upgrades

Rebuilding Stronger is our commitment to ensuring there are excellent choices open to every single one of our students, in every school, in every neighborhood. As part of this commitment, IPS is making facility improvements at James Whitcomb Riley School 43. 

Highlights include:

  • Renovated arts and academic spaces, such as a new black box theater with sound booth, music rooms and gym stage
  • Upgraded wayfinding, outdoor play area, cameras, security, and interior lighting
  • State-of-the-art VOIP phone system and  Intercom via other funding

Target Construction Period: Summer 2024 – Summer 2025

Building Plan & Site Pictures

Parent Connection

Information on forming Parent Advisory Councils, designed to foster community input and collaboration for key decisions at our school, will be shared soon, inviting participation and feedback from students, parents, and community partners.