January 31, 2015  07:27 PM
Welcome to Elkhart Community Schools

Elkhart Community Schools is a district that serves more than 12,500 students, and is known for high-quality programs, quality teachers, supportive learning environments, and strong parental and community support.

Whether you were born in the area or you are looking to call Elkhart County your new home, we welcome the opportunity for you and your family to become part of our growing school family.

Winter Break is December 22 through January 2.
From Cleveland Elementary in the west to Bristol Elementary in the east, staff members from all 21 Elkhart Community Schools contributed to this fun winter break message. Enjoy!

Elkhart Community Schools Support

Elkhart Community Schools is committed to the academic and life success of each student who walks through our doors. In addition to providing a traditional education, a few ways that we help our students and families outside the classroom:
   • Before and after school childcare
   • Clubs and activities
   • Mentoring programs
   • Guidance counseling
   • Interventionists
   • Social workers
   • Parent support coordinators
   • Psychological services
   • Speech therapy
   • Teenage parent program
   • Homebound services
   • Routine health services, including dentist visits
   • Connecting parents with community services that can assist
         with food, shelter, clothing and other needs

For additional information on any of these services, contact your child's school or school social worker.

Parents and Students
The starting point for parents and students. Get news, helpful information and resources, school lunch menus, and important dates. You can even get help with your homework!

Staff, this section is for you. Check your e-mail, access curriculum guides, find online teaching resources, and order from the system media catalog.

Locate district-wide information, including departmental contacts, school board highlights, curriculum, student services, special programs, test scores, and budget facts.

Information designed to connect residents to community resources, and to help newcomers get acquainted with what the city of Elkhart has to offer. Use this section to explore our community, including our city government, Chamber of Commerce, arts calendars, and media outlets.

Your link to helpful information on each of our schools, including: address, contact information, administration listing, map, and school profile.

Online Calendar
A complete listing of school and district-wide events.


2.10 Board of School Trustees Regular Meeting  |  More
2.13 President's Day Recess - All Schools Closed  |  More

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4:20 PM January 30, 2015
Students from Elkhart Memorial High School visited Conn-Selmer today to see the hand-built production process of musical instruments from start to finish. | More

4:12 PM January 30, 2015
Students at Pinewood Elementary spent this week learning about different colleges, careers and what steps they need to take now to pursue their future dreams. As part of college week, they were vis... | More

3:09 PM January 30, 2015
Our hearts are overwhelmed by our amazing students today. Students in the firefighting program at ECS' Elkhart Area Career Center showed their unity for a program brother – Joey Barnhart... | More