Welcome to Elkhart Community Schools!!

Welcome to Elkhart Community Schools! We’re excited to meet you and welcome you to the ECS family! Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year opens on April 12, 2021! Please use the following links to register:

English: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=25469&culture=en
Spanish: https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=25469&culture=es

Before starting registration, we encourage parents to watch the following walk-through demonstration.


Kindergarten Kick Off

This year’s Kindergarten Kick Off was on Thursday, April 15 at 6:30pm. Did you miss it? Be sure to contact your child’s school to learn more about visiting the school! In the meantime, please be sure to register using the link above!


Requirements for Entering Students

Here is a list of all required vaccinations from the State of Indiana: English and Spanish. Your child must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2021 to enroll in Elkhart Community Schools for the 2021-2022 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 Program!

Students who register in advance are eligible to attend our kindergarten readiness program, offered each summer before school starts!

For 2021, the Kindergarten Readiness Program will take place July 12-30 at all 14 ECS elementary schools. The program will run from 8:30-11:30am with breakfast served before and lunch served after (meals are free). Transportation is available for students who live outside of the walk zone and must be requested by May 27 (please contact the school you will be attending to request transportation). Contact the school where your child will be attending to register by June 3. Late registrations will be accepted between June 4 and June 28 by calling Student Services at 574-262-5540.

Kindergarten Readiness Program DetailsKindergarten Readiness Program Details - Spanish


Before and After Care

KidsCare Logo

Elkhart Community Schools has partnered with KidsCare (a division of Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County) to provide accessible, affordable before and after care for parents. Before care opens at 5:30am and after care closes at 5:30pm. To learn more about KidsCare, please visit: https://www.greatfutures.club/kidscare


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 2034!