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Welcome to School City of East Chicago

School City of East Chicago (SCEC) is a PreK-12 public school corporation serving ~3,410 students across 1 pre-k early learning center, 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school.  Our mission is to invest in our children's future, giving them the tools to pursue excellence while developing Honesty, Compassion, and Determination.  School City of East Chicago has made a commitment to excellence. Parents and community members are invited to reinforce this commitment through their involvement in school activities and by working together with faculty and staff to provide the best educational opportunities for all East Chicago students.

A Message from our Interim Superintendent, Dr. Marlon Mitchell

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Calling All Volunteers! October 2023 Schedule

We need volunteers to help with various activities/events for our students. Join a committee. Let’s all come together and make our schools a great learning place for our students.

Also, you must complete 3 hours of volunteer service to chaperone on trips. Please DO NOT wait for the last minute to complete an application. Applications must be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of any trip.

Click above to view volunteer dates & times

Join Our Team: School Nurse & CNA Positions Available!

Are you a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for caring for school-age children? The School City of East Chicago is actively seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to join our team and make a difference in the lives of our students. 

Location: Various schools within the School City of East Chicago

Click above for more details and how to apply!

Unlock Your Teaching Potential!

Are you a passionate educator ready to inspire and shape the minds of tomorrow? We are excited to announce multiple open positions for dedicated teachers in various subjects and grade levels. Join us in fostering a love for learning and making a lasting impact on students' lives. 


  • Be a part of a vibrant and inclusive educational community         
  • Collaborate with passionate educators who are dedicated to student success         
  • Make a difference in the lives of diverse and motivated students         
  • Access to ongoing training and resources for continuous improvement              
  • Supportive administration and a positive work environment 

Click above for more details and how to apply!

Preschool Enrollment 2023-2024

Our Program

Pre-K classes will be housed at our current location and will be from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., daily.  Please, register your child if you haven’t done so, by scanning the QR code on the flyer (below) or visit our website at

You will receive a phone call for enrollment confirmation and may need to come in for an appointment to turn in required documents. Because there are limited available seats, only students receiving a confirmation phone call will be able to attend. The slots are issued to returning students first and then on a first come first serve basis.

First-Steps students and students with IEP's are eligible to enroll as well.

Enroll NOW!

Click here to view the required documents

Student Immunization Records

If you need a copy of your child’s immunization record, please call your school nurse ahead of time. You will be able to pick up the record within 24 hours. Also…. Please make sure that all contact information is correct and up to date in our system.


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NEW: School Year PEBT Issuance #2 Update

PEBT distributions for reported COVID absences for school age students covering the second half of the school year (January through May) will be issued in the coming weeks.  Due to the expiration of the Federal Public Health Emergency, which ends on May 11th, school days May 12th and later will NOT be eligible for PEBT benefits.  Any updates/corrections to dates covered by the earlier distribution (July through December) will be included in the second distribution if additional data has been submitted in Data Exchange.

Click above to read more important information!

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School City of East Chicago, Administration Building, 1401 E 144th St, East Chicago, IN 46312, USA
School City of East Chicago, Administration Building, 1401 E 144th St, East Chicago, IN 46312, USA
School City of East Chicago, Administration Building, 1401 E 144th St, East Chicago, IN 46312, USA