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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

CROWN POINT — Decision-making for county road improvements this summer has been anything but smooth.
Those who venture out to Lake Michigan beaches Friday should stay out of the water because of strong currents, officials said.
CROWN POINT — Lake’s E-911 Director Brian Hitchcock signs off today, leaving behind a $20 million call center ready for his replacement.
MERRILLVILLE — A variance of use associated with a proposed self-storage facility is heading to the Town Council without a recommendation from the Board of Zoning Appeals.
CROWN POINT — The City Court, which has used a courtroom in the historic Lake County Courthouse for 40 years, has been asked to vacate the premises by the end of August.

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