Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Offers Vibrant Education Choices

From magnet schools to invested community schools, Indianapolis offers education to work for everyone.

Indianapolis Public Schools

myIPS LogoThe largest public school district in Indiana, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) covers 80 square miles, employs over 6,000 people and serves 30,000 students.

IPS offers choices for Indianapolis families in every situation, from community schools to programs that focus on math, science, performing arts, Montessori, International Baccalaureate, Spanish immersion, specific career paths like tech and culinary arts, and beyond.

Magnet Schools

Interested in an IPS magnet program school? Application to these highly desirable schools is based on a lottery process, and it is important not to skip any steps.

Applications start online in November every year, and first choice often goes to siblings of a student already enrolled in the school. However, you can wait on a waiting list for up to two schools.

More information about magnet school choices and their applications can be found on the system’s website.

School Websites

For more information, here’s a list of links to the websites for several Indianapolis Public Schools:

Primary Schools

Middle Schools