Enrolling In IPS

Welcome to the Office of Enrollment and Options! There are 30,000 reasons to choose Indianapolis Public Schools, and we hope that you are ready to join the IPS family!

Hours of Operation & Location

The Office of Enrollment and Options is located at 120 E. Walnut St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, within the John Morton-Finney Center for Educational Services. There is free parking in the lot located in the back of the JMF Center. Individuals that have questions about the enrollment process can contact us 317.226.4000, Option 2. Lines are open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday thru Friday.

Late Enrollment Basics

Late enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is open June 3 through August 9, with the first day of classes for most IPS schools starting on August 5. This service is available for families who want or need a new school for the next school year. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:45pm.

IPS Choice Enrollment

We are excited to announce that families can now view and claim open seats in IPS Choice programs in real time via Enroll Indy’s Late Enrollment Portal! Visit their website for information about using the portal. Some schools or grades have special eligibility requirements must be met, and therefore families will not be able to claim these seats through the portal.

All questions about using the Late Enrollment portal should be directed to info@enrollindy.orgor reported at (317) 426-3234.

IPS Neighborhood School Registration

If you are interested in registering for your IPS neighborhood school,you can complete registration online.

If you are experiencing difficulties with PowerSchool registration, or have questions when filling out your information, please call OEO at (317) 226-4000 and select Option 2.

Special Circumstances

If you need assistance with

  • daycare transfers,
  • residence verification,
  • transportation issues,
  • special education issues, or
  • 3rd party custody

you will need to visit the John Morton-Finney Center at 120 E. Walnut St. beginning July 8, when all appropriate IPS department personnel will be available to assist with special circumstances.