Purpose: The School Board exists for the purpose of a governing system for providing a free, public education in grades K-12 for children within the boundaries of the Indianapolis Public School Corporation. ref. I.C. 20-26-5-1 Board of School Commissioners of the City of Indianapolis 120 E. Walnut Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 317.226.4418 All agenda review and action session meetings of the board will be held in the Board Room of the John Morton-Finney Center for Educational Services unless otherwise noticed. All work sessions and board retreats will be held at an off site school location as noticed and listed on the district calendar.
IPS Diversity Statement
Indianapolis Public Schools is an equal employment opportunity school corporation which strives to deliver educational excellence, equitable access, and quality service to our students and families. IPS recognizes the educational and social value of human differences and their various forms. IPS is committed to an inclusive approach which affirms and embraces all aspects of diversity. We are strengthened by our unique knowledge, experiences, interests, hopes, challenges, cultures, traditions and families. We engage families as partners in education through trusting relationships built on culturally responsive two-way communication and mutual respect. Recognizing our diversity, we are committed to equity in all of our work. We seek to allocate resources to eliminate discrimination and disparities. We strive to eliminate prejudice, bigotry, and intolerance and bridge gaps between and among our diverse students, families, staff and communities. Our approach to diversity and commitment to fairness ensure that the students we serve are empowered to succeed in college, career, military and life.
Indianapolis Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, please contact the following persons:
- Title IX Coordinator / Director of Human Resources, 120 E. Walnut St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, 317.226.4150;
- Section 504/ADA Coordinator / Health Services Coordinator, 120 E. Walnut St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, 317.226.4406;
For any other inquiry relating to IPS’s non-discrimination policies, please contact Human Resources, 120 E. Walnut St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, 317.226.4150. For further information on non-discrimination, visit the Office of Civil Rights site for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.