New Student Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is OPEN for students currently in Grades 1-12.

To register a NEW STUDENT for Grades 1-12 at Elkhart Community Schools, please visit:

Kindergarten Registration

Do you have an incoming kindergarten student? Please visit our Kindergarten Registration page to register. Please DO NOT use the links above to register a new, incoming kindergarten student who has not yet attended school. Kindergarten registration opens annually in MID-APRIL for the following school year. For the 2021-2022 school year, registration will open on April 12.

EHS Schools of Study

Are you looking to enroll in the new Elkhart High School Schools of Study? New student registrations (students who are not currently enrolled at ECS) will be accepted beginning April 12. Learn more about Elkhart’s Schools of Study!

Returning Student – Annual Info Check/Update

Please do not use the links above if you are a returning student who completed the 2019-2020 school year at ECS. Please use the following link to review/update annual information if you are a returning student – ABC: Annual Back-to-School Check-in Page


Finding Your School

If you are unsure which school your child will attend, this map can give you a general idea where our schools are located around the Elkhart community. For specific school boundaries, please see the following maps.

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

If you are unsure which school boundary you live in or would like to verify, please contact Elkhart Community Schools at 574-262-5540



  • If you do not reside within Elkhart Community Schools’ boundaries, but would like to attend an ECS school, you will need to complete a Transfer Request through the ECS Student Services Department.
  • If you live within Elkhart Community Schools’ boundaries, but would like to transfer to a different school within ECS, you will also need to complete a Transfer Request Form.
  • For information on Transfers, please see our Transfers page.



For information on Transportation, including school walk zones, please see our Transportation page.


The Elkhart Community

We are proud and thankful to belong to a community that so generously embraces our schools and children. If you are new to the Elkhart community, we encourage you to visit this page to learn more about Elkhart: The Elkhart Community.