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2017-2018 Registration
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Please note:
Due to construction a change for new student registration for some locations have changed.

Cooks Corners registration will be at the administration building 
Parkview registration will be at Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Heavilin registration will be at Hayes Leonard
Central registration will be at Hayes Leonard 

Excellence in Education
The Board of Education and the administration, with the district’s dedicated teaching staff, is the leadership team guiding the educational opportunities of more than 6,000 students in the Valparaiso Community Schools.
Through a broad-based curriculum, special programs, and extracurricular activities, the Valparaiso Community Schools has earned the reputation for excellence in all areas of learning. This tradition of excellence is based on the best cooperative efforts of the Board of Education, administration, faculty, students, parents, and the community.
The Valparaiso Community Schools (VCS) is composed of eight elementary schools, two middle schools, a comprehensive high school, an alternative high school, and a vocational high school. The school district seeks to balance academic, physical, practical, social, and emotional needs so that students value all facets of learning. Talented and creative teachers develop relevant learning experiences to challenge students and connect their learning through authentic means. In Valparaiso, the range of programs offered and the individual attention provided students gives each student ample opportunity for success. A concerted effort is made to provide a standards-based curriculum, criterion-referenced assessment plan, and formative and summative feedback to provide an academic background to support the future goals of all students and to provide academic assistance designed to prevent students from falling behind.
The Valparaiso Community Schools has made a commitment to excellence. Parents and community members are invited to reinforce this commitment by being involved in the schools and working together with faculty and staff to provide the best educational opportunities for all Valparaiso students.
Quick Facts:
  • Eight Elementary Schools Grades K-5
  • Two Middle Schools Grades 6-8
  • One High School Grades 9-12
  • Full Accreditation (PBA) Indiana Department of Education
  • Four Star School Awards Indiana Department of Education
  • North Central Association Of Colleges and Schools Accredited High School
  • City Of Valparaiso
  • 55 Miles Southeast Of Chicago
  • 15 Miles South Of Lake Michigan
  • Porter County Seat
  • Home Of Valparaiso University

What's Happening

Heavilin Elementary 2017-2018 School Year Supply List
Phone Phishing - Information from Huntington Bank
Heavilin Elementary Ribbon Cutting Sunday, August 13th at 2:00P.M.
State of the Schools April 2017
Kindergarten Roundup
VCS Construction Safety Update
The New Elementary School's Name is Heavilin Elementary!