School City of Mishawaka serves students in the city of Mishawaka in St Joseph County. The city is situated along the St. Joseph River, six miles east of South Bend and six miles southeast of the University of Notre Dame. School City of Mishawaka is comprised of seven elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.
The school district, which has a Facebook page, is part of a global society. Therefore, it is the district’s goal to prepare students for a world that is constantly changing. Technology, such as use of the Internet, is incorporated into classroom instruction.
The elementary schools educate students in Grades K–5. The Common Core 40 program acts as a guide for the general curriculum. There are several special programs available as well. The DEEP (Developing Exceptional Educational Potential) program is for students in Grades 1–6 in multiple disciplines, especially for English/language arts and math. The LEA (Language Enrichment and Acceleration) Program is designed to serve students in Grades
K–6 in reading and language study. The MAC (Mathematics Acceleration and Challenge) Program is designed to serve students in Grades K–6 in mathematics. Elementary schools in the city of Mishawaka include Bettel Elementary, Beiger Elementary, Emmon Elementary, Fred J. Hums Elementary, Lasalle Elementary, Liberty Elementary, and Twin Branch Elementary.
John J. Young Middle School educates students in Grades 6–8. Students continue to study core subjects in the general curriculum, and they may qualify for inclusion in special programs. High-ability students can take Honors courses in English, math, science, and social studies. Jaguar Redirection Center utilizes a smaller learning environment using self-paced digital learning resources. The center assists those who need additional help for academic success and those who need teacher-directed behavior management. In addition to academics, students can participate in extracurricular activities including basketball, band, and Book Club. The school also participates in state-sponsored academic competitions in math and spelling.
Mishawaka High School offers several courses of study. High-ability programs offer a variety of Honors, Advanced Placement, and Advanced College Project courses that allow students to earn college credits while still in high school.
These courses provide rigorous coursework that prepare students for education after graduation. Mishawaka Alternative Day School serves two groups of students: those who need to earn credits to qualify for graduation and students who work better in a self-paced environment. Mishawaka Education Center (MEC) helps 10th grade students complete a high
school diploma through the combination of teacher-directed, computer-assisted instruction and project-based learning experiences. The school strives to give each student the instruction needed to achieve success.
Mishawaka High School is home of the Cavemen. The school offers many sports for students to choose from including baseball, softball, swimming, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, track and field, wrestling, soccer, football, volleyball, and cheerleading. Students can also participate in clubs and organizations such as band, choir, Academic Superbowl, Quiz Bowl, Spell Bowl, Science Olympiad, Mock Trial, and Student Council.
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