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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.

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Summer Cardinal Excel Camp 2023
Summer Cardinal Excel Camp is open for all K-12th grade students.  Camp will run from June 5 through June 30.
*Note: For current students registered for the 2022-2023 SY!

Our summer excel camp is designed to help students improve their academic foundations and help them develop new skills sets for the future. Not only can students immerse themselves in a structured academic program, helping improve their subject knowledge for when they return to school.

Click here for bus routes & an informational flyer for middle school and high school students.

Incoming Freshman Parent Meeting

Attention all incoming Freshman!

There will be a freshman parent meeting at the Central High School Mini Theater,

May 23, 2023 at 5:00 PM

  • Meet the teachers & staff.
  • Tour the building.
  • Information about Central life.
  • Clubs & extra-curricular activities.

We hope to see you all there! 

Lakeshore Outstanding East Chicago Teacher

On behalf of the School City of East Chicago, we would like to congratulate our very own teacher,

Caroyln Bandura

Carolyn was named Lakeshore Outstanding East Chicago Teacher. 

Please, click above to read more.

Kindergarten Round-Up 2023-2024 SY!

Will your child be at least five (5) years old on or before August 1? 

If so, plan to attend an informational meeting at 12:00 pm at the elementary school your student is assigned to.  Registration will take place after the meeting.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 12PM-3PM

Click above to enroll your Kindergarten student today!

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipent

We are proud to announce that Arely Aguilar is one of six students selected for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

Arely is the daughter of Bernabé Alarcón Reyes and Nohemí Aguilar Prieto. She is Latina/Mexican. She is a member of The Light of The World Church. She volunteers in church and community events such as food pantries and community cleanups.

Click above to read the full story!

Latest P-EBT Payment

Many families may mistakenly believe they did not receive benefits, but the benefits are on a card they’ve lost or misplaced. In that case, they must order a new card through FSSA. Due to volume, replacement cards may take as long as 2.5 weeks to arrive so please advise patience with families ordering replacements.

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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