About Us

Focus 2018 has been proposed to address many challenges that  have emerged since the adoption of the previous plan (Plan Z) 15 years ago, as well as to be compliant with the United States Justice Department Consent Decree. The plan aims to:

  • improve student achievement

  • maximize instructional effectiveness

  • maintain racial diversity

  • address changing community demographics

  • address enrollment trends

  • utilize resources most efficiently for current needs

To see the Focus 2018 in its entirety, please click here.

Team South Bend

Team South Bend 2017

Located in north central Indiana, South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) is the largest school system in St. Joseph County, and the fourth largest in the state of Indiana. Established in 1867, we are home to over 18,000 students and employ over 3,000 people.

Our employees, families, and community partners instill a passion for lifelong learning, and by working together, we will maintain our focus on children, ensuring excellence, equality, ethics, and engagement for all of our children and their families.

We do everything we can to give students in the school district what they need to graduate ready for college, career, and life in our rapidly evolving global economy. On behalf of the Board of School Trustees and all our staff members, welcome to South Bend Community School Corporation.

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Spells Kenneth

Dr. Kenneth Spells 

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