Elkhart County boasts 35 Universities and Colleges within an hour driving distance, offers 7 separate public schools systems, and over 50 private schools within the County.

 Grade/Point Rating Grades K-12 by Indiana Department of Education

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Baugo Community Schools
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.
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Concord Community Schools
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.
www.concord.k12.in.us B C C
Elkhart Community Schools
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.
www.elkhart.k12.in.us C C C
Fairfield Community Schools
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.
www.fairfield.k12.in.us B B B
Goshen Community Schools
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.
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Middlebury Community Schools
“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!
www.mcsin-k12.org B B B
Wa-Nee Community Schools (Wakarusa & Nappanee)
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”.
www.wanee.org A A A

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Higher Education within 50 miles of Elkhart County

2-Year/Associate Degrees

Ivy Tech Community College
Elkhart, Gary, South Bend IN

Southwestern Michigan College
Dowagiac, MI

Ancilla College
Plymouth, IN

4-Year/Undergraduate 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 (Elkhart Campus)

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

Local Educational Resources

Ethos Science Center


Horizon Educational Alliance