The East Noble School Corporation, which is comprised of Kendallville, Avilla, LaOtto and Rome City, is the source of great community pride. Our schools receive consistent recognition for academic, athletic, and innovative achievements. Most recently, NEWSWEEK magazine recognized East Noble High School as one of the top 1,600 schools for its achievement and participation in Advance Placement programming. The school district believes in maximizing the potential in all people through a variety of challenging and engaging opportunities for its students and the community.
Enrollment for the 2010-2011 school year was 3878, with 240 certified staff members and 238 non-teaching staff. Over 80% of all East Noble High School graduates continue on to higher education with the goal of 100 percent of its students participating in advanced vocational programming or other college, career, and life preparation extended opportunities. All five elementary buildings, one middle school building, and one high school building are fully accredited by the State of Indiana. For additional information on the East Noble School Corporation and our area schools, contact Ann Linson, Superintendent, at 260-347-2502 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The East Noble Alternative Learning Center offers students an opportunity to earn credits or their high school diploma through a non-traditional instructional model that meets the needs of students who may not be successful in the conventional school environment.
Four County Area Vocational Cooperative offers students from Noble, Steuben, LaGrange, and DeKalb counties that opportunity to receive training, certifications, and dual credits through 13 different advanced level vocational programs that promote lifelong learning for students and the community. It is also a satellite location for post-secondary education classes from Indiana Tech, Ivy Tech, and IPFW (Indiana/Purdue Fort Wayne.)
Private/Parochial schools include:
St. John Lutheran School in Kendallville, serves children through eighth grade. Contact Principal Tim Walz at 260-347-2444 or email email@example.com for more information.
St. Mary's Catholic School in nearby Avilla, serves children through eighth grade. Contact Principal Jeffrey Kieffer at 260-897-3481 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Oak Farm Montessori School, established in 2000, is located on a 55-acre farm in Avilla. The school is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and currently enrolls 200 students from 3 months to 8th grade. Oak Farm includes an infant program for ages 2 months through 18 months; a toddler program for ages 18 months through 3 years; three primary programs for ages 3 years through 6 years; a lower elementary program for ages 6 years through 9 years; an upper elementary program for ages 9 years to 12 years of age; and a middle school for ages 12 years through 15 years. Long term plans for the school are to include Montessori classrooms through High School.Â For additional information please visitÂ www.oakfarmschool.comÂ or contact Judith Cunningham at 260-897-4270.
Northeast Indiana Special Education Cooperative serves students with special needs who are unable to be served within the general student population. This organization also provides East Noble School Corporation students and staff with support and resources to effectively serve and meet the IEP guidelines of students with special needs.
The Freedom Academy in Kendallville, offers adult education for those who wish to master a skill, enhance performance on the job or simply explore a hobby or craft. Classes are available throughout the year. Visit www.freedomacademy.org or contact them at 260-347-0887.