Headlines & Features

  • Take the Return to School Family Survey

    We hope all our families are safe and well! Please help us prepare to re-open our school and welcome you back this fall by clicking the headline above to take a brief family survey.

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  • The PLA Parent Guide to Kindergarten Readiness

    We are pleased to announce that we have begun kindergarten enrollment for next school year! We are excited to serve our families in Indianapolis and the surrounding area. Join us as we help to fuel our scholars’ dreams with: data driven instruction, state-of-the art technology and exceptional teachers who truly care about their success!

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  • GVP Welcomes Dr. Starr!

    We are thrilled to announce that next school year we will welcome Dr. Sue Starr as Principal (bio attached). Dr. Starr will pair with Assistant Principal Cassody to work with our students each day and lead George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academy.

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  • Now Enrolling Grades K-8 for the 2020-2021 School Year!

    Join us for the 2020-2021 school year. Free eLearning platform, 1:1 scholar technology, before and after school care, and more! Space is limited, reserve your scholar's seat today or call 833-PLAKIDS.

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  • Take the PLA Virtual Learning Survey!

    Phalen Leadership Academies is excited to prepare to welcome our families for the next school year. In the fall, we hope to offer options for our families to return in-person or to continue virtual learning online. Click the headline above to take this brief survey.

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  • Free Summer Advantage for K-6: Sign Up Today!

    Summer is almost here and Summer Advantage registration is open! For 5 weeks scholars will engage virtually with their peers and teachers in fun virtual clubs, learn math and reading, hear from special guest speakers, and go on virtual field trips! Scholars will also receive a n iPad or chromebook + a backpack full of supplies to support their continued summer learning. Space is limited. Sign up today!

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  • eLearning Help Desk is Now Available!

    We are excited to announce that our eLearning Help Center is now available! We know that remote learning comes with some challenges and we are here to help! Parents and scholars can chat with a Help Desk person Monday - Friday, 8 am - 8 pm. Visit the PLA eLearning homepage at phalenacademies.org/elearning to get help today.

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  • Congratulations to Our Support Staff of the Year, Ms. Jones!

    Shining a light on the people who work tirelessly to support our staff, families and scholars 🌟 Congratulations to our Support Staff of the Year, Ms. Jones! Thank you for all you do to support our school!

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  • Congratulations to Our Teacher of the Year, Ms. Cosgrove!

    Teaching is the profession that creates all other professions. Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year, Ms. Cosgrove! Thank you for all you do to help our scholars soar!

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  • Scholars! Start Your Imaginations! It's time for the Phalen 500!

    Scholars are invited to create their very own RACE CAR, using recycled materials from home.

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  • The Learning Continues!

    Learning from home can be as easy as 1-2-3. Enter your virtual classroom today by following these steps!

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  • GVP Celebrates 3rd Quarter Honor Roll Recipients in Virtual Ceremony

    Principal Troy Lane announces the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll recipients. Congratulations to all our Honor Roll scholars!

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  • Complete Your 2020 Census and Support Funding for Our School!

    Filling out the 2020 Census can help your child's school receive more funding! Support our staff, scholars and school by completing your Census today. Click the headline above to begin.

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  • Take the PLA Home Internet Access Survey

    Phalen Leadership Academies is launching eLearning to continue to support our scholars during school closures. To best support families, we would like to know your household's internet and computer access capabilities. Click the headline above to start the Home Internet Access survey.

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  • PLA Extends Food Bundle Pickup Time for Indy Scholars

    We know many of our families rely heavily on breakfast and lunch service in our schools. Starting Monday, April 13, we will be extending our meal pickup service until 4 pm. Side Street Catering will continue to provide each PLA scholar with a 5-day breakfast and lunch food bundle every Monday starting at 10 am.

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  • GVP Scholar Celebrates National Poetry Month

    April is National Poetry Month. Poetry has been a creative way for our amazing scholar poets to share their thoughts and feelings in writing. In honor of National Poetry month here is a piece from our GVP scholar, Mayanna Reed. This month, we can encourage our scholars to write from home.

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  • Schools Adapting to COV-19: Phalen Academies to Launch E-Learning Platforms at Its 22 Schools Across the Country

    Despite the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has posed, we are determined to continue to meet the unique needs of each scholar in each of our schools. Support our scholars as they strive to maintain learning gains.

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  • Show Your Core: Thank you, Mrs. Brunner!

    We love our educators for the amazing work they do in living the PLA Core Values to help our scholars SOAR. Thank you, Mrs. Brunner, for your commitment to CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT!

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  • UPDATE: Indiana Governor Mandates All Schools Close Through May 1

    Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced that all Indiana schools will be closed until at least May 1, 2020. Additionally, all state-mandated tests have been canceled for the current academic year. The PLA team is doing everything possible to ensure that our scholars continue receiving meals and maintain their learning during the mandated school closures. Please continue to check your school’s website and social media for the latest updates.

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  • Indianapolis Public Schools Release Coronavirus Response Plan

    Indianapolis Public Schools Release Coronavirus Response Plan and website to keep district up to date.

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