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Eleanor Skillen School 34

We are a proud member of the Indianapolis Public Schools community of schools, serving grades Pre-K through 6.

Eleanor Skillen School 34 is a vibrant learning institution that has been part of the Bean Creek Community for over 128 years. Our school is transitioning to a Montessori academic program in the 2024-25 school year. We offer a student-focused learning environment with diverse teaching strategies and methods. This enriched academic setting is designed to prepare our students for future endeavors, whether they choose to be enrolled, enlisted, or employed.

We value our students’ emotional and intellectual growth, while focusing on empowering them to think critically and productively with an emphasis on kindness. With our planned facility upgrades, we aim to ensure a vibrant and welcoming environment for all students. Our guiding mission is to develop kind, compassionate leaders, innovators, and problem solvers, who will grow to be productive citizens in our ever-changing world.

2023-24 School Supply List

Hello parents and students, as we enthusiastically approach the start of the 2023-2024 academic year, it’s time to prepare our arsenals for learning. This year’s school supply list has been carefully curated to ensure students have all the essentials for their academic success. Whether you’re stepping into a new grade or navigating your way through… Read More »2023-24 School Supply List


Eleanor Skillen School 34 isn’t just a school, it’s a home away from home that focuses on spreading kindness in our building and in our community. We have a range of clubs and sports activities, STEM and Special Education programs, community partnerships, and parental involvement programs. We are committed to the success of each student and make every decision in their best interest. We invite you to be a part of our Eleanor Skillen Family. Visit us today! Call our Main Office at (317) 226-4234 (M-F / 9am-4:30pm) and schedule a tour. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have.