Thriving in…

Elkhart County

Elkhart County’s
cost of living is only
93%
of the National Average.

Community Services

Housing & Real Estate

Elkhart County real estate has rebounded since the recession of 2008/2009. We have a variety neighborhoods, sub-divisions, waterfront real estate, country and historic homes for you to see. If you prefer to choose land or acreage and build your home, we have builders galore.

Check the following websites to see what’s available in our cities and towns today!

Elkhart County Real Estate:

www.realtor.com

www.homes.com/for-sale/elkhart-county-in

www.zillow.com/elkhart-county-in

Elkhart County Board of Realtors: www.ecbor.com

Healthcare

Beacon Health Systems, Elkhart General Hospital
600 East Blvd, Elkhart
574.523.3161
www.egh.org

Elkhart County Health Department, State of Indiana
608 Oakland Avenue, Elkhart
574.523.2117
www.in.gov

Goshen Health Hospital
200 High Park Ave, Goshen
574.533.2141
www.iuhealth.org

Maple City Health Care Center
213 Middlebury St, Goshen
574.534.3300
www.mchcc.com

Heart City Health Center
236 Simpson Ave, Elkhart
574.293.0052
www.heartcityhealth.org

Senior Living

Eastlake Terrace
3109 E Bristol St, Elkhart
www.emeritus.com

Greencroft
1721 Greencroft Blvd, Goshen
www.greencroft.org

Heritage House (Miller’s)
1700 Waterfall Dr, Nappanee
www.millersseniorliving.com

Hubbard Hill Estates
28070 County Rd 24, Elkhart
www.hubbardhill.org

Waterford Crossing
1212 Waterford Circle, Goshen
www.waterfordseniorvillage.com

Miller’s Senior Living
303 N Washington St, Wakarusa
WakarusaALF@millershealthsystems.com

Services for the Disabled

Learn more about the Association for the Disabled of Elkhart County (ADEC): Resources for Independence at www.adecinc.com

7

PUBLIC
SCHOOLS
systems


 

more than

50 

PRIVATE
SCHOOLS
within the county

Education

Grades K-12 District Grade / Point Rating

Ratings by Indiana Department of Education

School District

2017
Grade

2016
Grade

2015
Grade

Baugo Community Schools

www.baugo.org

From early childhood to graduation day, our focus remains on student success. Our high expectations have led us to have the highest iRead scores in the area for 2013. We also have the fifth highest growth scores for math in the entire state, as measured on the ISTEP. Most impressively, the Baugo Community Schools have been given an “A” rating by the Indiana Department of Education.

B

B B

Concord Community Schools

www.concord.k12.in.us

Our mission statement is “Preparing All Students for Success.” What does that mean? It means our staff works with students and families so that every aspect of a child’s education in our community is pursuing excellence. We want excellence in learning for our students and staff. We want excellent technology and support services. We want an excellent school board and administration. We want excellence in student athletics, fine arts, clubs and activities.

B C C

Elkhart Community Schools

www.elkhart.k12.in.us

At Elkhart Community Schools, curriculum is defined as the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be taught and learned. The curriculum is the substance of what is taught, written, and assessed. We have a long and excellent history of curricular development and revision accomplished by instructional staff, administrators, and parents working together with subject area specialists in the Instruction and Learning Department.

C C C

Fairfield Community Schools

www.fairfield.k12.in.us

Formed in 1963,the Fairfield Community School District is located in the southeastern portion of Elkhart County in north central Indiana. Fairfield Community Schools is a district of roughly 2,000 students serving Benton, Clinton and Jackson townships. District schools include three K to 6 elementary schools and one grade 7 to 12 junior-senior high school. An elected five member Board of Education governs the district.

B B B

Goshen Community Schools

www.goshenschools.org

At GCS, we serve more than 6,400 students and are recognized for our ability to bridge school and community. The academic, extracurricular, and cultural diversity of our schools provides students with options and experiences not available elsewhere. With excellent programs such as High Ability, English Learners (EL), and the Elkhart County Special Education Cooperative (ECSEC), GCS is able to meet the needs of all students.

C B B

Middlebury Community Schools

www.mcsin-k12.org

“The mission of Middlebury Community Schools is to prepare our students to be life-long learners and contributing citizens.” With schools providing the foundation for community development combined with the desire to provide our children with appropriate educational opportunities, Middlebury Community Schools is looking to expand in the near future!

B B B

Wa-Nee Community Schools (Wakarusa & Nappanee)

www.wanee.org

Our three elementary schools, grades K-5; NorthWood Middle School, grades 6-8; and NorthWood High School, grades 9-12; serve nearly 3000 students. Our students consistently bring positive recognition to our schools and community through their many academic and extra-curricular achievements. Our administrators, faculty and staff are highly qualified and constantly strive to meet the challenges of our “Tradition of Excellence”.

A A A

Higher Education

within 50 miles of Elkhart County

35

COLLEGES &
UNIVERSITIES
within an
hour’s drive

Institutions offering
Associate (2 Year) Degrees

Ivy Tech Community College
Elkhart, Gary, South Bend IN

Southwestern Michigan College
Dowagiac, MI

Ancilla College
Plymouth, IN

Lake Michigan College
Benton Harbor, MI

Glen Oaks Community College
Centreville, MI

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, MI

Institutions offering Undergraduate (4 Year) Degrees

Goshen College
Goshen, IN

Indiana University
Elkhart, South Bend, Fort Wayne IN

St Mary’s College
South Bend, IN

University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN

Holy Cross College
South Bend, IN

Indiana Tech
Fort Wayne, IN

Bethel College
Mishawaka, IN

Trine University
Angola, IN

Huntington University
Huntington, IN

Manchester College
North Manchester, IN

Purdue Polytechnic
South Bend

Purdue University
Calumet, Hammond & Westville, IN

Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN

Calumet College of St. Joseph
Whiting, IN

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI

Other Educational Resources

Ethos Science Center
Elkhart, IN

Horizon Educational Alliance
Elkhart, IN

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