Indiana Math and Science Academies are tuition-free public charter schools located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our STEM-focused and college preparatory curriculum is designed to change the trajectory of students’ lives.
Address: 7435 N. Keystone Avenue, Indianapolis & 4575 W. 38th Street, Indianapolis
Phone: (317) 534-2473
Q&A with Indiana Math and Science Academies:
What makes Indiana Math and Science Academies (IMSA) unique?
Walk through the doors of our school and you would feel a palpable sense of something unique and strong. Students’ faces of all nationalities, races, economic backgrounds, and scholastic levels exude unspoken confidence. Hallways buzz with excitement and the moment you are introduced to the students and faculty, it becomes clear that this is a school that changes lives.
We have a culture built on a common set of values, student, teacher, and parent accountability, and high expectations which result in high levels of student achievement. Our administrators, teachers, and families have high expectations of our students, and students have high expectations of their teachers.
What is IMSA’s age/grade range?
IMSA West serves Kindergarten through eighth-grade
IMSA West also has a PreK program
IMSA North serves Kindergarten through twelfth grade
What is IMSA‘s enrollment policy? Are there any key dates parents should be aware of?
Kindergarten students must be 5 years old before October 1, 2023, for enrollment in the 2022-23 school year.
IMSA schools use Enroll Indy, parent need to go to www.enrollindy.org to reserve a seat for the 2023-24 school year.
Please call or email Mrs. Brown at 317-537-2473, [email protected], with any enrollment-related questions or to get any assistance.
Does IMSA offer financial assistance?
IMSA offers a Textbook waiver option, if a family qualifies the textbook fees for the year will be waived.
IMSA schools are also Community Eligibility Program schools, which provide all students with free breakfast and lunch.
What are the standard school day hours?
Classes start at approximately 9 am and the day ends at approximately 4:00 pm
Does IMSA offer before/after school care? Does Indiana Math and Science Academies offer after-school activities?
IMSA West offers a before and after-school childcare program as well as an after-school tutoring and enrichment program.
IMSA North offers an after-school tutoring and enrichment program
Is there a uniform or dress code?
IMSA North and West both require uniforms
How many children attend IMSA? How many students are in the average classroom?
IMSA West has approximately 550 students and the class size is about 23 – 25 students
IMSA North has approximately 660 students and the class size is about 23 – 25 students
Does IMSA have a homework policy?
Teachers assign homework that they deem valuable for the learning experience and to help master the subject matter and concepts of their individual classes. Homework is part of a student’s regular evaluation and grades for each term. Each teacher establishes his/her own policy for accepting or not accepting late homework assignments. Parents or guardians may contact teachers concerning homework via the school website or by contacting their child’s teacher.
Does IMSA offer support for students with special needs?
IMSA West and North both offer a Special Needs department for all grades.
What specialty classes / extracurricular activities does IMSA offer?
Knights Club – Tutoring & Enrichment
Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Track, Cross Country
Robotics and Debate team
What are IMSA safety policies?
Visitors from the general public are always welcome at the Academy. It is required, that visitors make an appointment to visit the school one day before the desired visit. This way the Academy can assure that a member of the school staff is available to speak with the visitor, give a tour of the school, etc. Visitors who arrive are welcome but may need to wait for an available school staff member. All visitors must sign in at the office upon arrival, and sign out upon leaving the school premises. Indiana Math and Science Academy
All visitors must sign in at the front desk and get a visitor’s pass, leaving a copy of their photo ID.
Who should parents contact for more information about IMSA?
You may call:
IMSA West at 317-298-0025
IMSA North at 317-259-7300
Enrollment – Joy Brown at 317-537-2473 or [email protected]
Website – www.imsaindy.org