Elkhart Community Schools
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.
Elkhart Community Schools is the largest public school district in Elkhart County. We employ a staff of nearly 2000 people to facilitate the education of more than 13,000 students. More than 1,600 community volunteers serve an essential role in making our schools a safe and caring learning environment for all students.
Elkhart Community Schools is committed to the continual pursuit of excellence for all students by inspiring the belief that learning is a lifelong process. To achieve this mission, the school corporation will not only support the schools, it will also involve the entire community in reaching these goals.
The city of Elkhart is located in North-Central Indiana within a comfortable driving distance of Chicago (1.5 hours), Indianapolis (3 hours), and Toledo (2 hours). ECS also enjoys a close proximity to several institutions of higher learning. The University of Notre Dame is less than 30 minutes away, as is the South Bend campus of Indiana University, Goshen College to the east, and a number of vocational and technical schools.