The District has grown today to serve more than 12,500 students across 1 Early Childhood Center (Pre-K), 9 Elementary Schools (grades K-4), 3 Intermediate and Middle Schools (grades 5-8), Adult Education, an Alternative School (grades 6-12), the Walker Career Center, and High School (grades 9-12).
The District has more than 700 instructional employees on a full-time basis to complete its mission as PreK-12 grade school system.
The student body represents a cultural richness and diversity that complements our district's instructional programs. Every attempt is made to provide class sizes that are on the average, in the middle to lower 20's.
The curriculum is consistent with current education practices and every attempt is made to adapt it to the individual needs of a child. On achievement tests, students score above state and national averages in all areas. A nationally recognized ongoing comprehensive technological plan to assist in providing the type of instructional programs and delivery systems necessary to prepare students for life is in place and under constant evaluation and refinement. Upon completion of eighth grade, students attend Warren Central High School including education for children with special needs.
The District has grown today to serve more than 12,500 students across 1 Early Childhood Center (Pre-K), 9 Elementary Schools (grades K-4), 3 Intermediate Academies (grades 5-6), 3 Middle Schools (grades 7-8), Adult Education, an Alternative School (grades 6-12), the Walker Career Center, and High School (grades 9-12).
MSD of Warren Township is a Public K-12 school District serving the East side of Indianapolis. Named for Dr. Joseph Warren, an American physician, who played a leading role in the early days of the American Revolution, the Township was established in 1826 with the first school building put into use in 1827 (located 3 blocks south of Brookville Road between Hunter and Kitley Avenues). In 1851, 2 upper schools were established in Irvington and Cumberland and the township trustee divided the Township into 9 school districts - 9 lower schools were established in these districts. Warren’s present day 9 elementary schools in the Township are on or nearby these original sites.
Among many notable Alumni some highlights include
- Jane Pauley, television journalist and host. Best known for her time as co-host of the Today show and Dateline NBC.
- Ryan Murphy, film and television screenwriter, director and producer; creator of the TV series Glee, American Horror Story and Nip/Tuck.
- Jeff George, first overall pick of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts and also played quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins, and Seattle Seahawks.
- Jason Whitlock, a sports journalist, co-hosts the daily sports TV show Speak For Yourself on Fox Sports 1. He is a former sportswriter for ESPN and a former columnist at the Kansas City Star, AOL Sports and Foxsports.com
- Sheldon Day, an American football defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.
Academic achievement highlights include 4th Grade State Champion Robotics teams and National Champion High School Robotics team; Walker Career Center being the 1st Indiana Department of Education STEM certified school; Walker Career Center’s Nanoline Automation Contest team has finished 1st and 2nd in the US National Competition in consecutive years; 90% graduation rates; student run radio and television stations; number 1 Adult Education program in the number of students entering employment.
Athletics has a rich history in Warren Township. This great success includes 24 State Titles, 14 State Runners Up, 20 Semi-State Titles, 80 Regional Titles, and 202 Sectional Titles.