Mission of Positive Supports Academy

The mission of the Positive Supports Academy is to develop personal responsibility in students by effectively addressing social, emotional, and behavioral concerns through mental health, and character education services, so the learning process can take place. Students in the Positive Supports Academy program, benefit from instructional strategies that are different from the traditional model and work to mitigate the impact of disruptive students.

Vision of Positive Supports Academy

The vision at Positive Supports Academy is to prepare and educate our students for a rapidly changing world by instilling in them critical thinking skills, personal relations skills, and to become active in their learning with respect to our core values of Respect Ourselves, Embrace the Process, and Be Productive.

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3200 E. Raymond St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203



School Hours:

  • Doors Open: 7:00am
  • Classes Begin: 7:30am
  • Dismissal: 2:10pm

Positive Supports Academy – The teachers and staff work very hard to ensure that our students can achieve their goals.  It is important we have the tools to do this.  If you are interested in helping us help our students, please go to the link below to find out ways you can donate to the funding of projects for our students.  Thank you for your consideration.


Students will be provided with the IPS Code of Conduct. All rules for student conduct are outlined in that document. In addition, students at Positive Supports Academy will be expected to follow the IPS Student Code of Conduct.

  • Attendance-Mrs. Phelps-Social Worker
  • Bus/Transportation-Ms. Piland
  • Bullying- Classroom Teacher/ Mrs. Phelps (Social Worker)
  • Grades-Teacher/ Counselor
  • Parent-Teacher Conf.-Subject Teacher
  • Schedules- Counselors
  • Special Ed.-Mr. Gibbs

Full staff listing with email contact

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Celebrating our students at PSA before going back to virtual ⁦@DrNHenderson⁩ ⁦@Linda_Watkins19⁩ ⁦@AleesiaLJohnson⁩ #BUILDINGACULTUREOFEXCELLENCE #IPSALTOpts


Students learning about The Lady or The Tiger. #AltOptions @Linda_Watkins19 @DrNHenderson

Loving seeing students work displayed in the building. @DrNHenderson @Linda_Watkins19

Even she went out to vote, so can you.

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. – Malcolm X. #AltOpts #buildingacultureofexcellence @Linda_Watkins19 @DrNHenderson

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Title IX Reporting

Complaints or reports alleging sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, stalking, or gender discrimination, including sexual orientation or gender identity, involving an IPS student,  employee, or person affiliated with IPS should be immediately reported to the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@myips.org.

Complaints or reports may be made anonymously but no disciplinary action will be taken against an alleged aggressor solely on the basis of an anonymous report.