FALL 2018

Inspire Elementary is a tuition-free, public charter school, open to students from all across central Ohio.

Inspire Elementary develops the individual gifts of students to become critical thinkers, responsible citizens, and innovative leaders prepared for academic and real life success in the 21st century.


Our School

Inspire Elementary is located in Harrison West, between downtown Columbus and The Ohio State University's main campus.  There are several art galleries and planned community projects, including the High Street Streetscape Project in the Short North Arts District.  Inspire Elementary School is in the heart of this growing residential neighborhood with convenient access to all downtown businesses, COSI, and the Greater Columbus Convention Center.  Inspire Elementary is pleased to serve students throughout the greater Columbus Area.

Exterior Rendering

Inspiration is Currently Underway!

The school building will be made up of four levels and over 20 classrooms.

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A Look at Our New Building

Our building is currently under construction, set to open in Fall of 2018!


2018-2019: Serving K-3

We offer full-day kindergarten

2019-2020: Serving K-4

All Are Welcome

Inspire Elementary is open to students from all across central Ohio. There is no restriction on the county or district of residence as long as students can physically attend classes at our Michigan Avenue location. Recruitment will focus on filling openings in grades Kindergarten through 3rd grade for the 2018 school year. Fourth graders will be added in 2019.

Inspire Elementary does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression ancestry, familial status, military status or disability in its educational programs, activities, and employment policies. All school policies, programs, practices, procedures, and decisions shall be reviewed to assure the rights of all students as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States and by law.