School City of Hammond


School City of Hammond


The School City of Hammond (SCH) is a thriving progressive educational community of learners. The District is comprised of more than 13,000 students of diverse backgrounds and cultures. There are 14 elementary schools, 2 middle/high schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. The district offers preschool programs and a number of specialty programs. 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.

Mission Statement

Excellence in learning: Success in life.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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 disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

School City of Hammond

3751 East 171st Street, Hammond, IN 46323-1948