Indianapolis Public Schools

As one of Indiana’s largest school districts, Indianapolis Public Schools is committed to academic excellence built through individualized, relationship-based learning. Our students are empowered to think critically, creatively and responsibly, to embrace diversity and pursue their dreams with purpose.

Puerto Rican native infuses pride about Hispanic culture while teaching at Harshman

Veteran educator Magali Torres never lets a day go by at Harshman Middle School without letting her eighth-grade students know there’s a certain pride in being Hispanic. Every day she works in a classroom filled with reminders of her native Puerto Rico. There are Hispanic-themed posters, lights that glow in colors red and pink, and […]

Colts punter reads to students at Ernie Pyle as part of Hispanic Heritage Book Fair

Students at Ernie Pyle School 90 took another step in making reading a regular habit Tuesday when they crowded around an Indianapolis Colts player during a session of the Colts/Scholastic/Hispanic Heritage Book Fair. Class after class came to the school’s gymnasium to listen to Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez and select t-shirts and other items provided […]

Teachers’ Treasures to reopen second location on Oct. 5

Teachers’ Treasures, an Indianapolis-based non-profit that provides free school supplies to teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) and in other schools throughout Marion County, is reopening its second location at Northwest Middle School. On Sept. 27, Teacher’s Treasures will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Northwest, 5525 W. 34 St., from 3-4 p.m. Kenny Moore II, […]