The IPS Magnet School Conundrum
“There are few bigger champions of diversity than white, college-educated city-dwellers. Except when it comes to schools. In that regard, we’re far more like suburbanites than we’d care to admit.”
Presbyterian, Southport Presbyterian Christian School, 7525 McFarland Blvd., 317-534-2929. Grades: PK–6. Enrollment: 256. ISTEP+ percent passing E/LA and math: 79.5. Annual tuition: full-day K, $3,960; grades 1–5, $4,110; grade 6, $4,580.
Baptist Academy, 2565 S. Villa Ave., 317-788-1587. Grades: PK–12. Enrollment: 227. ISTEP+ percent passing E/LA and math: 43.5. ECA percent passage rate for English and math: 80. Annual tuition: full-day K, $2,950; grade 1, $3,850; elementary, $4,500; junior high and high school, $4,950.