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George Washington Carver School 87

    What does the Rebuilding Stronger Plan mean for my student?

    Key ComponentWhat does this mean for your school in the 2024-2025 school year? 
    Your school’s grade reconfiguration will serve…Grades Pre-K–5
    Your school will serve…Zone 1
    Your academic program will be…A Montessori school (no change from current)
    Starting in school year 2024-25…Students attending a school outside of their zone:
    • Can stay for all grades
    • Can receive 1 year of out-of-zone transportation
    • Can transfer with priority to an in-zone school
    Your school will receive these athletic and/or facility improvements… We will propose an addition to the facility in order to serve more students at the site, as well as complete renovation of the existing facility to improve the student experience. 
    If your student is in grades K-4… No action is required of you and you have a guaranteed seat at your current school or you can apply to any other elementary school in your zone through the Enroll Indy lottery.
    If your student is in grades 5-7 during the 2023-24 school year…You have a guaranteed seat at the new Northwest IB World Middle School, which serves as a direct feeder for your program or you can also apply to any middle school that serves your zone (listed below) during the fall 2023 Enroll Indy enrollment windows.

    Zone 1 Middle School Options (if you live in Zone 1):
    Northwest IB World Middle School, STEM @ William Penn 49, Matchbook Learning @ 63, PATH @ 67, Enlace Academy, High Ability @ Harshman (if you meet eligibility requirements), GPA Dual Language @ Global Prep (if you meet eligibility requirements), Cold Spring @ Marian

    If you live outside of Zone 1, you can still attend Northwest but will only have transportation for the 2024-2025 school year. Please visit the website to see middle school options for every zone. 

    Your feeder middle school is…

    Northwest Middle School

    What is the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program?

    Program Features

    • Student-centered approach
    • International perspectives
    • Opportunities for action & service
    • Focus on learning how to learn
    • Learning more than one language
    • Rigorous learning objectives
    • Develops flexible thinking that prepares students to evaluate information critically and apply knowledge in complex, unfamiliar situations

    Facility Upgrades

    • Create an Accessible and Secure Front Entry with Expanded Academic Space & Parking (17,400 SF)
      • New secure entry & administration area
      • Four new general classrooms
      • New art room (1)
      • New music room (1)
      • Expand parking to 62 spaces total
      • Re-allocate playground and hard surface play
      • New bus drop-off
      • Utilities and site work
    • Address building deficiencies such as exterior walls, roof, windows, electrical, interior lighting, plumbing and HVAC, etc
    • Support with investments via the 2018 Safety & Security Referendum: VOIP phone system & Intercom

    Target Completion


    Building Plan & Site Pictures

    Special Education Services

    If your student has an IEP, 504, or ILPEvery school, in every proposed zone, will continue to provide full inclusion, pull-out, push-in, 504, and ILP services in the general education environment. As such, you have the same options, choices, and Rebuilding Stronger related impact as all other students in the same grade or grade band. See below.

    Your School Navigator is …

    Mary Hastehastem@myips.orgAdministrative Associate
    Your school navigator is ready to assist you with your questions about the RBS plan.