Butler/IPS Partnerships

Community Involvement


  • St. Mary's Child Center provides low-cost preschool programming at the IPS/Butler Laboratory School, with support from the PNC Foundation and the Roberts Family Foundation. Read more.
  • The Dow Chemical Company Foundation and the National Gardening Association have both provided grant funding for the Lab School's Edible Schoolyard project.
  • Mandy Selke and Carly Swift, owners of the Broad Ripple business "Just Pop In," contributed the chicken coop that houses Lab School's three resident laying hens, Thelma, Louise and Dottie.
  • In fall 2012, Brooke's Place, a counseling center for children and teens dealing with grief and loss, will move into IPS School 60 with Lab School. Students of Butler's graduate program in counseling will intern there.
  • The Butler men's basketball 2012-2013 season tickets will feature drawings by Lab School students. Read more.