Welcome to Elkhart Community Schools!!

Welcome to Elkhart Community Schools! We’re excited to meet you and welcome you to the ECS family!

Online registration for kindergarten opens Monday, April 13, 2020.

If you would prefer to register in person, our schools can assist you with completing online registration at the school after April 13. When you come to the school, please bring your child’s birth certificate, immunization records, and your proof of residency/address. We encourage you to bring your incoming kindergarten student with you to familiarize him or her with the school building and staff.

Please join us for our Kindergarten Open House on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 6:30pm.

Kindergarten Open House Information


Requirements for Entering Students

Here is a list of all required vaccinations. Your child must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2020 to enroll in Elkhart Community Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Children born between August 2 and October 1 can apply for early entrance. If you are unsure which school boundary you reside in, maps can be found here or our Student Services Department can help at 574-262-5540.


Kindergarten Readiness Summer Program

Students who register in advance are eligible to attend our Kindergarten Readiness Summer Program, offered each summer before school starts.

Transition to Kindergarten (Beardsley, Bristol, Hawthorne, Mary Beck, Mary Daly, Monger, Osolo, Riverview, Roosevelt, Woodland)

Transition to Kindergarten Transition to Kindergarten (Spanish)










Kindergarten Camp (Cleveland, Eastwood, Mary Feeser, Pinewood)

Kindergarten Camp Kindergarten Camp (Spanish)










Here’s a look into our Kindergarten Readiness Program:


ECS Elementary Schools and Boundaries

Our fourteen elementary schools are warm, caring, friendly places that are safe for children, families, community and staff. Students in Elkhart learn the foundation of their education through our elementary schools, and begin career and interest exploration. Elementary students are introduced to athletics, band, and orchestra. Students are encouraged to participate in volunteer activities in the community. Our diverse and talented elementary school staff are dedicated to being lifetime learners themselves. As dedicated professionals, they are eager to try new strategies and activities to help students achieve.

Beardsley Elementary
1027 McPherson St
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Val Priller
Website: Bearsley
Bristol Elementary
705 Indiana St
Bristol, IN 46507
Principal: Martha Strickler
Website: Bristol
Cleveland Elementary
53403 CR 1 North
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Kelly Carmichael
Website: Cleveland
Eastwood Elementary
2605 County Road 15
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Mindy Higginson
Website: Eastwood
Hawthorne Elementary
501 West Lusher Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
Principal: Eric Chandler
Website: Hawthorne
Mary Beck Elementary
818 McDonald St
Elkhart, IN 46516
Principal: Tracey Kizyma-Whitmyer
Website: Mary Beck
Mary Daly Elementary
1735 Strong Ave
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Josh Nice
Website: Mary Daly
Mary Feeser Elementary
26665 CR 4 West
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Micah Lambert
Website: Mary Feeser
Monger Elementary
1100 East Hively Ave
Elkhart, IN 46517
Principal: April Walker
Website: Monger
Osolo Elementary
24975 CR 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Kris Weimer
Website: Osolo
Pinewood Elementary
3420 East Bristol St
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Tervonda Goins
Website: Pinewood
Riverview Elementary
2509 Wood St
Elkhart, IN 46516
Principal: Holly Conley
Website: Riverview
Roosevelt STEAM Academy
201 W. Wolf Ave
Elkhart, IN 46516
Principal: Dee Wappes
Website: Roosevelt
Woodland Elementary
1220 CR 3
Elkhart, IN 46514
Principal: Jonathan LeVan
Website: Woodland


Elementary School Boundaries


We can’t wait to meet you, Class of 2031!