Creating Great Public Schools for Every Student

Great schools are transformative. They improve the lives of the students they serve and create new possibilities for the communities where they are located. The Mind Trust works to ensure that every student in Indianapolis, no exceptions, has access to a great school.

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Indianapolis schools are meeting students' unique needs.
Alicia Hervey
2018-2019 Innovation School Fellow
Tihesha Henderson
2018 Innovation School Fellow
Kimberly Neal
2018-2019 Innovation School Fellow
Darius Sawyers
2018 Charter School Fellow
Aleicha Ostler
Launching Invent Learning Hub, a K-8 charter school
Students enrolled in Indy charter schools make dramatic learning gains compared to students at traditional public schools.
We have built an ecosystem of 12 education nonprofits that support schools in Indianapolis.
Through its Fellowships and incubators, The Mind Trust has helped support the launch of 29 schools in Indy.
In 2014, the Mayor's Office, IPS and The Mind Trust partnered to launch Innovation Network Schools in IPS.
63% of The Mind Trust's current Fellows identify as people of color.