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Mission Statement

Excellence in learning: Success in life.

Vision Statement

The School City of Hammond embraces its diversity and communicates consistently high expectations.  SCH provides a rich and challenging learning environment that encourages academic excellence and the development of talents that prepares students to make positive contributions to our world. 

District leadership provides continuous, system-wide, professional growth opportunities enhanced by technology and guided by data-driven, research-based strategies, assessments, and timely interventions.  Highly effective teachers and support staff collaboratively utilize best practices to maximize student growth and achievement. 

Supported by the pillars of sound, fiscal management, accountability, and community partnerships, SCH maintains a focus on transparency and good stewardship.

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New IN Race/Ethnicity Reporting Requirement
Letter to Parents: English- Spanish ; Brochure: English - Spanish
Reporting Form: English - Spanish

Keeping Children Home When They Are Ill: English - Spanish
Fact Sheets: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
; Meningococcal Disease: English - Spanish

It is the policy of the School City of Hammond not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,age or handicap in its programs as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).
Si usted necesita información acerca del School City of Hammond (las escuelas públicas de Hammond), de alguna escuela de nuestro distrito en particular, o de algún programa en español u otro idioma, por favor, llame a nuestro departamento de educación bilingüe si necesita ayuda al (219) 933-2455.


Dr. Walter Watkins Superintendent
Dr Watkins

NWI TIMES FEED

EAST CHICAGO — Police are urging gas station patrons to use caution following a robbery Tuesday outside the GoLo gas station at 4502 Indianapolis Boulevard.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court is leaving intact a $32.5 million judgment awarded to the guardian of a Dyer woman who was partially paralyzed in a 2006 crash on Interstate 65 in Jasper County.
CROWN POINT — The Lake County Council is set Tuesday to hire Merrillville attorney Lisa A. Berdine as a Circuit Court magistrate.
ST. JOHN — The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing Feb. 1 regarding a developer's plans to rezone the next phase of the Three Springs subdivision to allow for duplexes.
PORTAGE — Lake County Councilman Jamal Washington pleaded guilty Thursday morning to two misdemeanor offenses to resolve charges stemming from a domestic dispute last December at his Merrillville home.

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