Elkhart Community Schools offers a guaranteed and viable curriculum to ensure that all students have the learning opportunities needed to be prepared for the next grade level and, ultimately, successful in their post-graduation college or career endeavors.
Research-based best practices are utilized during instruction to provide students with rigorous and engaging learning experiences that foster critical thinking, skill development, and deep content knowledge. Programs are available at all levels to accommodate the needs and interests of our most advanced learners, those who need extra support to be successful, and all learners in between. Robust curricula, knowledgeable and effective teachers, a positive learning environment, and a culture of continuous improvement equip students to meet the challenges of living in an ever-changing world.
Elkhart Community Schools' curriculum is based on the Indiana Academic Standards and available through the Indiana Department of Education.
J.C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514
Dr. Bradley Sheppard, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction
Dr. Mindy Higginson, Director of Elementary Instruction