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WILLIAM McKINLEY SCHOOL 39

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


Welcome to William McKinley School 39, a renowned center of learning located in the historic Fountain Square district of Indianapolis. With a history dating back to 1895, our school embraces a rich tradition of academic excellence, consistently featured in Chalkbeat for the highest growth and increased proficiency on ILEARN.

Our curriculum is rooted in research-based learning, focusing on solid foundational skills and experiences that extend beyond the classroom. From our Outdoor Learning Lab featuring an amphitheater, beehives, and garden beds to the Action-Based Learning (ABL) Class and Integrated Arts and Music (IAM) Class, we provide our students with diverse opportunities to grow and thrive.

Join us in a community where diversity, innovation, and academic rigor come together, and watch us soar in ’24!

PreK-6th grade students sported this year’s winning t-shirt design and had a ball during field day. We πŸ’™πŸ’› our Exceptional Eagles!! See MoreSee Less
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ILEARN passers were treated to pizza with Principal Perry and free time in the gym. We πŸ’™πŸ’› our Eagle Scholars!! See MoreSee Less
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The Race Into Summer themed carnival was just what was needed to help us make it to the end-of-year finish line. We πŸ’™πŸ’› our Eagle Families!! See MoreSee Less
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The K/1 and 2/3 soccer teams took a victory lap to celebrate their winning season. We πŸ’™πŸ’› our Eagle Athletes!! See MoreSee Less
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EMBRACING EXCELLENCE: ACHIEVE WITH US

At William McKinley School 39, we believe in the power of collaboration between students, families, community members, and staff. Our commitment to extracurricular activities, including the Garden Club, Boy Scouts, and Robotics Club, offers a complete educational experience.

We’re proud of our achievements, such as our student competing at the national level in NBA Math Hoops and our staff being named 2023 Lilly Foundation NBA Math Hoops Principal of the Year and Teacher of the Year.

Are you ready to be part of our success story? Join us in this exciting academic journey. Contact us at 317.226.4239 to learn more or schedule a visit. Together, we can achieve greatness and watch our students soar in ’24!