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GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER SCHOOL 87

We are a proud member of the Indianapolis Public Schools community of Montessori schools serving grades Pre-K through 8.


Welcome to George Washington Carver School 87, where we foster an environment that blends the Montessori method with a diverse and inclusive community experience. Led by our dedicated principal, Mary Kapcoe, we are proud to offer a comprehensive academic program ranging from English Language Learner services to Gifted and Talented/High Ability programs, alongside our core Montessori curriculum.

We believe in fostering relationships that extend beyond our classrooms. With 24 community partnerships, we integrate our students into the vibrant life of Indianapolis through engagements with groups like Kiwanis, Boy Scouts of America, and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful.

The Montessori method at our school is an individualized, child-centered approach to learning, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. Focused on self-directed activity, keen observation, and hands-on learning experiences, we create a peaceful and pleasant learning environment for every student. We also promote parent participation, as we believe that it’s integral to student success.

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Join Our Family of Learners

At George Washington Carver School 87, our mission is to build a family of learners who espouse peace, love, and kindness. We strive for academic and personal success every day and encourage community service, hoping to instill respect and understanding within our students. Our Montessori approach focuses on developing the ‘Whole Child’ in a prepared environment conducive to effective learning.

Come, join us on this journey as we continue to build a future-focused learning community, steeped in the core values of respect, understanding, and academic excellence.