Indianapolis Public School Conference

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The Indiana Public Schools Conference in Indiana

The Indianapolis Public School Conference is an athletic conference consisting of high schools in the Indianapolis Public Schools district, except for Arsenal Tech, Crispus Attucks High School, and Shortridge High School. Attucks and Shortridge play in the Pioneer Conference, while Arsenal Tech plays in the North Central Conference.

Membership[edit]

School Mascot Colors Enrollment IHSAA Class / Football / Soccer Year Joined Previous Conference
Indianapolis
Arlington
Golden Knights           1,539 3A / 3A / - 1961 none (new school)
Indianapolis
Broad Ripple
Rockets           1,409 2A / 2A / 1A 1927 Independents
Indianapolis
Howe
1
Hornets           617 3A / 3A / 2A 1938
2003
none (new school)
none (school reopened)
Indianapolis
Manual
Redskins           1,486 3A / - / 2A 1927 Independents
Indianapolis
Marshall
2
Patriots                409 2A / - / - 1967
2009
none (new school)
none (school reopened)
Indianapolis
Northwest
Space Pioneers                1,073 3A / 3A / 2A 1963 none (new school)
Indianapolis
Washington
1, 3
Continentals           484 2A / - / 1A 1927
1941
2003
none (new school)
South Central
none (school reopened)
  1. Howe and Washington were closed as high schools from 1995 to 2003.
  2. Marshall was closed as a high school from 1986 to 2009, then reopened.
  3. Washington played in the SCC from 1937 to 1943.

Former Members[edit]

School Mascot Colors Year Joined Previous Conference Year Left Conference Joined
Indianapolis
Arsenal Tech
Titans           1960 North Central 2013 Independents
(NCC 2015)
Indianapolis
Crispus Attucks
Tigers           1955
2003
Independents
none (school reopened)
1986
2009
none (school closed)
Pioneer
Indianapolis
Shortridge
1
Blue Devils           1927 Independents 1981 school closed
Indianapolis
Wood
Woodchucks           1955 none (new school) 1978 none (school closed)
  1. Shortridge was closed as a high school between 1981 and 2009. When it reopened as a magnet school, instead of joining the IPS conference, the school joined the Pioneer Conference along with Attucks due to their smaller enrollments and specialized programs compared to other IPS schools.

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