South Bend Community School Corp


The South Bend Community School Corp district in Indiana serves over 17,000 students across 31 schools, including 17 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 5 high schools, and 3 alternative schools. The district faces challenges with disparities in academic performance, chronic absenteeism, and resource allocation, but also has several standout schools that demonstrate the potential for student success.

Among the high-performing schools in the district are Kennedy Academy, an elementary school that ranks 341st out of 1,016 Indiana elementary schools and earns 3 out of 5 SchoolDigger stars, and Swanson Traditional School, another top-performing elementary school that ranks 175th and has 4 out of 5 SchoolDigger stars. At the middle school level, LaSalle Academy stands out, ranking 50th out of 489 Indiana middle schools and earning 4 out of 5 SchoolDigger stars.

However, the district also faces significant challenges, with many schools struggling to meet academic standards. Chronic absenteeism is a major issue, with some schools reporting rates over 50%. Additionally, there is a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, with schools serving higher-poverty populations tending to have lower test scores and higher chronic absenteeism. Addressing these disparities and providing equitable resources and support to all students will be crucial for the South Bend Community School Corp to ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed.

District Detail

 215 Dr Martin Luther King Jr B
South Bend, IN 46601

 (574) 393-6000

SchoolDigger Rank:
307th of 364 Indiana districts

See the 2023 Indiana District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 15,301

Primary Schools: 17
Middle Schools: 6
High Schools: 5
Alternative Schools: 3
We found 31 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Indiana Department of Education.

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