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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.

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Elkhart Community Schools' curriculum is based on the Indiana Academic Standards and available through the Indiana Department of Education.

Indiana Academic Standards

ECS Report Card (IDOE)

Instructional Leadership
J.C. Rice Educational Services Center
2720 California Road
Elkhart, IN 46514

TBD, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction

Barbara Cripe, Director of Elementary Curriculum & Instruction

Frank Serge, Director of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction