Excellent Schools

K-12

Eastern School Corporation

The staff at Eastern School Corporation strives each day to create a welcoming environment conducive to learning for all students. There is no school system more committed to being the best, from academics to the arts. We want to be recognized among the top school districts in the state of Indiana and the nation. Our schools have worked hard and committed resources to ensure a strong and diverse curriculum. Eastern is both progressive and innovative and is an academic leader in Howard County. We focus on student achievement, and we strive to create a sense of community among all stakeholders. Our students, parents, teachers, and community members are committed to building a learning partnership, and our schools are the focal point of our community.

Kokomo School Corporation

Kokomo School Corporation offers all students academically rigorous educational options. Parents can match their children’s particular learning style by choosing from the following options at the elementary and middle school levels: International Baccalaureate (IB), Gifted, STEM, Technology Academy and Integrated Arts. Kokomo High School has the region’s most expansive college preparatory program, featuring 24 Advanced Placement courses, Project Lead the Way engineering classes, an IB Diploma, and a career-related IB diploma. KHS also offers a STEM Academy and a K-Tech Academy.

Northwestern School Corporation

Join a school corporation that has received ISTEP+ Score recognition, Four Star School Awards, Federal Blue Ribbon School Award, and State and International Science recognition. Northwestern also provides a full complement of athletic activities for students in grades 7-12 as well as opportunities in fine arts, music and drama. If a challenging environment inspires you, become a part of our Northwestern family.

Taylor Community School Corporation

Taylor Community School Corporation would like to invite you to join our family. Taylor Elementary, Middle School, and High School are driven by student data and focused on the growth of your student. Taylor Elementary offers monthly family-building programs for parents while Taylor High School is an Indiana Chamber of Commerce “Best Buy,” touting 1:1 technology, 5 AP courses, 10 college dual-credit courses, 7 engineering courses using 3D printers and scanners, and Academic State Champions. In 2016-17, Taylor Schools boasted two new programs: Titan Art Academy run by decorated Art Teacher MaryAnne Dishon and a partnership with the YMCA offering before- and after-school care. Taylor Schools continues to find ways to support our family; we would like to invite you today!

Western School Corporation

Western is an IDOE “A”-rated school corporation with comprehensive curricular offerings and is a 1:1 iPad school in grades K-12. We offer full-day kindergarten, reading specialists in primary and intermediate schools, and World Language and Culture beginning in third grade. We offer high-ability and special education programs, Advanced Placement and dual-credit courses, an award-winning fine arts program, and all IHSAA sports. Most importantly, Western offers a caring and supportive staff and community.

Higher education

Indiana University Kokomo

You don’t have to leave home to earn one of the most powerful degrees in the country — an IU degree that comes with instruction from accomplished and dedicated faculty. Our academic programs work to guide students into the most promising careers of the future. You’ll get the preparation, skills and real-world experience that you need for a lifetime of success.

Indiana Wesleyan University

With our great service and many amenities, IWU’s Kokomo Education and Conference Center is the ideal venue for your next business event. IWU offers multiple accelerated degree programs both online and onsite. Students attend class one night per week and earn an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree in 18 to 24 months.

Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region is part of Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the state’s engine of workforce development. Ivy Tech’s two paths allow students to prepare for in-demand, high-paying jobs in two years or less or to get a smarter start to a bachelor’s degree.

Purdue University Polytechnic, Kokomo

Purdue University’s Polytechnic Kokomo is part of a statewide network that offers the same technology degrees available in West Lafayette. The Kokomo location enables students to live and work at home while receiving a first-class education. Purdue serves as a resource for local business and industrial personnel who are updating their skills or who need retraining.

Ross Medical Education Center

Ross Medical Education Center is committed to helping prepare you for your career in the healthcare field with experienced instructors and hands on courses. We offer Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration, and Dental Assistant diploma training programs and Associate of Applied Science Degree programs.

More education opportunities

Bona Vista Programs Inc.

Families and individuals of every age and ability benefit from Bona Vista Programs. Our programs are many and varied ranging from preschool to adult day services, developmental screenings to community employment, full-time residential programs to industrial services. Community-based organizations are the gateway to families who are seeking support and services for adults and children with and without disabilities, and Bona Vista Programs is the vehicle for families to find appropriate, individually based services. Bona Vista serves over 2,000 individuals every single day through our 14 core programs. Though our growth has been remarkable, our dedication to those we serve remains constant.

The Crossing Education Center

The Crossing Education Center is a faith-based alternative high school that focuses on transforming lives through education by focusing on the heart and mind. The Crossing mission is to empower struggling students to become contributing members of their communities through academics, job training and faith-based mentoring.

The Excel Center

The Excel Center-Kokomo is a tuition-free school for adults and older youth seeking a high school diploma. The center provides free childcare for students on site and also funds either an industry recognized career certification or a dual credit course for all graduates.

 

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