Elkhart High School West opened for the 2020-2021 school year, housed in the former Elkhart Memorial High School building, which ran from 1972-2020. EHS West serves an attendance district encompassing the west, northwest, and north areas of the city of Elkhart. Elkhart High School has two campuses; the other, EHS East, being in the building of the former Elkhart Central High School. Elkhart Community Schools is the 13th largest school district in Indiana, with a total student population of just under 13,000. EHS West has 96 classrooms that serve over 1,700 students in grades 9 through 12. We also house the district’s Young Adult Program, serving students between 18 and 22 years old with moderate and severe disabilities. We have a staff comprised of 124 certified and 66 classified employees. EHS West has two performance spaces: the Auditorium, with a capacity of 1,300, and the Little Theater, with a capacity of 300. We have two large gyms, a dance studio, and a weight room. In addition, Elkhart Community Schools is proud to be a partner with the Elkhart Health Fitness Aquatics and Community Center. This first-class regional aquatics center, which opened in the spring of 2019 in downtown Elkhart, is available to the public and supports our Elkhart High School swimming programs. We have a comprehensive co-curricular and extracurricular program including Choir, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Drill Team, Theater, Speech, Student Government, Sigma Beta Epsilon, Key Club, Military Club, Robotics, Chemistry Club, Physics Club, Move2Stand, Academic Super Bowl, Spell Bowl, and several others. Also, interscholastic athletics, sponsored by the Indiana High School Athletic Association, round out Elkhart High School West’s offerings. EHS is a member of the highly regarded Northern Indiana Conference, which includes the following area schools: Bremen, Elkhart High School, Jimtown, John Glenn, Mishawaka, Marian, New Prairie, Penn, South Bend Adams, South Bend Clay, South Bend Riley, South Bend Saint Joseph, and South Bend Washington.