When St. Richard’s Episcopal School opened its doors in 1960 at 33rd and Meridian Streets, it welcomed a single kindergarten class of 18 students. The school started as the first integrated independent school in Indianapolis and today continues that welcoming community with a racially, socially and ethnically diverse student body of 363 Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 students. 40% of our student... population is non-Caucasian, we have families from 36 different countries, and our focus on faith development allows students of all religious backgrounds to feel comfortable. The school strives for academic excellence through its classic curriculum with innovative teaching methods; it also provides preparation and knowledge in areas such as faith, leadership, civic responsibility, and global readiness.
St. Richard’s offers a rigorous academic curriculum, three world languages, public speaking and leadership opportunities, a strong fine arts program and organized athletics for continued lifetime success. Forming students of outstanding scholastic achievement and noble character continues to be the hallmark of St. Richard’s Episcopal School.