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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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Preschool Enrollment 2023-2024

Our Program

Pre-K classes will be housed at Washington Elementary and McKinley Elementary. Your child will be assigned to a school according to address and/or open seats. There will only be half-day classes. The morning class will be from 8:30-11:00am. The afternoon class will be from 11:45am-2:15pm. You will select a class preference when you enroll. Bus transportation will be available.

Click above to learn more and to enroll today!

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.

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.

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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.

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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