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Meredith Nicholson School 96

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

Watch us grow. Go Gophers!


Welcome to Meredith Nicholson School 96, where diversity thrives, and children grow. Located at 3651 North Kiel Avenue, Indianapolis, we are home to students from over 18 different countries, with approximately 85% utilizing English as a Second Language (ESL) services, making us the largest ESL site in the district.

Our caring and dedicated staff, many fluent in both Spanish and English, ensure that our educational environment is inclusive and supportive. Our data-driven instructional practices, blended with arts integration, and special education services enable us to foster academic and social growth, helping children achieve their full potential.

We invite you to explore our running club, bike club, robotics club, and more! Our active family involvement through fun events and our connections with various community partners make Meredith Nicholson School 96 a place where children not only learn but thrive.

Join us for IPS Family Academy Session 3!We’re hosting a Literacy, Math & STEM Fair in partnership with RISE INDY at Northwest Middle School 📚🧮🧑‍🔬Register ➡️ myips.org/blog/district/ips-hosts-the-family-academy-literacy-math-stem-fair-in-partnership-with-… See MoreSee Less
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Our Daisy Girl Scout Troop earned their first badge "Bee Your Best". We learned about keeping our bodies healthy. Thank you, Ms. Pierce for leading our troop. See MoreSee Less
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Our Futsal Team pulled off a 15-0 victory today. Go Gophers! See MoreSee Less
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Our school went RED for Heart Health Awareness last week. We raised over $1000 dollars for the Jump rope for Heart Fundraiser. Thank you Mr. Pachciarz for leading this initiative. Go Gophers! See MoreSee Less
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Our awesome pre-k students had their annual color parade this morning. See MoreSee Less
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EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO IMPACT THE WORLD

Meredith Nicholson Elementary School 96 is more than just a school; it’s a hub of innovation, collaboration, and community partnership. With features such as our updated library and learning garden to foster a love of reading, we strive to provide education with a modern touch.

We’ve been recognized in local news for our success with Multilingual Students and our innovative Book Vending Machine literacy initiative. Our mission is to prepare students for their future impact on the world by offering a loving, safe environment filled with high expectations and best instructional practices.

Join us in our exciting journey towards excellence, where we offer year-round after-school tutoring, and where all students receive daily social and emotional learning. Watch us grow. Go Gophers!