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Print this articleSchool Based Health Clinic

Please click on the link below for a PowerPoint regarding the Slicer Health Clinic of La Porte Physician Network, which will be for LPCSC students at the start of the 2018-2019 school year!

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Print this article2018-2019 Registration & Open House Dates

All NEW students (if not already enrolled) will need to bring the following information at time of registration:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Updated Immunization Record
  • Proof of Residency (NIPSCO bill, land-line phone bill, cable or dish bill, etc.)

The following are the scheduled new student registration days:

Crichfield - July 25 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Hailmann - July 30 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Handley - July 26 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Indian Trail - August 2 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Kingsbury - August 1 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Kingsford Heights - Augut 1 - 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lincoln - July 26 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Riley - July 26 - 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Boston Middle School - August 9 & 10 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (by appointment only)

Kesling Middle School - August 8 & 9 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

La Porte High School - Beginning August 1 (by appointment only)

La Porte High School:

Open House/Registration - Grades 10 - 12 - August 7 - 10:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

                                               Grade 9 Students & Parents - August 7 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Open House/Registration - Grades 9 - 12 - August 8 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Middle School Open House:

Boston Middle School - August 13 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Keslng Middle School - August 13 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Elementary School Open House Dates:

Crichfield - August 14 - 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Hailmann - August 14 - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Handley - August 14 - 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Indian Trail - August 22 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Kingsbury - August 14 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Kingsford Heights - August 14 - 5:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.

Lincoln - August 14 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Riley - August 14 - 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Print this articleRock the Block

Please click on the link below for information on the Back to School Rally at the La Porte Civic on 8-8-18!

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Print this articlePerforming Arts Center Update

Please click on the link below for an update on the Performing Arts Center

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Print this articleKesling Intermediate Campus Update

Please click on the link below for an update on the Kesling Intermediate Campus


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Print this articleNew Handley Elementary School

Please click on the link below for an update on the new Handley Elementary School

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Print this articlePress Release from LP County Safety Commission

Please click on the link below for a Press Release from the La Porte County Safety Commission.

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Print this articleCurriculum Team Work Update

Please click on the link below for a curriculum team work update.

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Print this articleBuilding Projects Interview with Superintendent

Please click on the link below to view the video of the interview of Superintendent Mark Francesconi, conducted by LPHS students, regarding the current building projects!

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Print this articleKesling Campus Floor Plan

Please click below to see the most recent version of the floor plan for the new intermediate schools on the Kesling campus!

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Print this articleIntermediate School FAQ

Please click on the link below to view the Intermediate School Frequently Asked Questions document, last updated 10-27-17.

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Print this articleIntermediate Schools on Kesling Campus

Please click on the link below for information regarding the Construction Phasing Plan for the Intermediate Schools on the Kesling Campus!

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Print this articleIntermediate School Planning Update

Please click on the link below for the Kesling Intermediate Campus planning update!

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Print this articleOnline Fee Payment Now Available

Parents may now pay book rental fees online through Skyward Family Access. Please click on the link below for step-by-step instructions.

Attached documentOnline Fee Payment Process

Print this articleMessage from Prosecuting Attorney John Espar

Please click on the link below to view a message from La Porte County Prosecuting Attorney John Espar regarding an Internet Crimes against Children parent information Facebook page.

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Print this articleLetter from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

Please click on the link below to view a letter from Dr. Jennifer McCormick, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, with regard to school safety.

Attached documentDr. McCormick Letter

Print this articleMessage from the Superintendent

Please click on the link below for a message from the Superintendent.

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Print this articleLPHS Performing Arts Center

Please click on the link to see a video of the future LPHS Performing Arts Center!

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Print this articleLPCSC Disability Awareness Campaign

Please click on the link below to view a presentation regarding the LPCSC Disability Awareness Campaign.  Thank you to our special education administration and staff for their efforts in creating this presentation to increase public awareness!

Attached documentDisability Awareness Campaign


La Porte Community Schools has launched a new on-line application program. If you previously submitted an application and still want to be considered for a position, you must submit a new application. Administrators will be accessing applications in the new system after March 6, 2017. You may access current vacancies and submit a new application by selecting EMPLOYMENT in the blue band on the left side of the home page or by going to

Thank you.

Print this article3D Model of the Proposed New Handley Elementary

Please click on the link below to connect you to the YouTube video of the new Handley Elementary School!

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Print this articleStrategic Planning Updates and Information

Please click on the link below for strategic planning updates and information.

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Print this articleK-12 Programming Update Announcement

Please click on the link below to view the Superintendent's presentation on programming changes for the           2019-2020 school year.

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Print this articleMove to PK-4, 5/6 and 7/8 Grade Configuration

Please click on the link below for the Building Project Update - LPCSC to Move to a Pre-K-4th, 5th/6th Intermediate School, and 7th/8th Intermediate School!

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Print this articleLPCSC Building Projects Update Blog

Please click on the following link for updated information on our building projects:


Print this articleLPCSC Feasibility Study Process Findings

Please click on the link below to view the La Porte Community School Corporation Feasibility Study Process Findings.

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Print this articleSuperintendent's Message February 2016

Please click on the link below to view correspondence from the Superintendent regarding the Feasibility Study Action Plan.

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Print this articleLPCSC Feasibility Study Action Plan

Please click on the link below to view the La Porte Community School Corporation Feasibility Study Action Plan.

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Print this articleAnti-Harassment Policy

By clicking on the link below, you will be directed to NEOLA, where you may view the updated Anti-Harassment Policies numbered 1662, 3362, 4362, and 5517.

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Attached documentLPCSC Bylaws & Policies

Print this articleLPCSC Seclusion and Restraint Plan

Please click on the link to view the LPCSC Seclusion and Restraint Plan

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Print this article2018-2019 Textbook Rental, Fees, and Supplies

Kindergarten - $133.00
First Grade - $171.00
Second Grade - $157.00
Third Grade - $158.00
Fourth Grade - $146.00
Fifth Grade - $147.00
Sixth Grade - $244.00
Seventh Grade - $244.00
Eighth Grade - $255.00
Book rental and fees at La Porte High School are based on each individual student’s class selection.

Print this article2018-2019 Immunization Requirements

Please click on the link below for the immunization requirements for the 2018-2019 School Year.

Attached document2018-2019 Immunization Requirements

Core Values

We Believe…

  All children can learn, we can teach all students, and there are no exceptions.
  All students will be challenged throughout their academic career to reach their maximum potential.
  Children are unique and their self esteem will be fostered to become successful.
  In mutual respect in every interaction with students, staff, parents, and community.
  A positive attitude creates a successful working and learning environment.
  Personal and professional integrity is critical to the learning process.
  District employees are highly valued resources.
  Decisions will be information and data based in the best interest of students.
  Accountability for student achievement is critical.
  A collaborative team approach is essential to ensure high performance.
  In an environment in which continuous improvement is embedded in our culture.
  In a safe and secure learning environment.
  Diversity is an asset that is to be valued and respected.

Non-Discrimination Statement

No person shall be excluded from participation in the educational programs, activities, instruction and facilities of the La Porte Community School Corporation, or denied the benefits of or otherwise subjected to unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin or handicapping condition including limited English proficiency.

For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the following persons:

  • Personnel and Section 504: Assistant Superintendent, Mr. Steve Manering, 1921 ‘A’ Street, La Porte, IN 46350, 362-7056
  • Facilities: Director of Facilities, Mr. Marc Cizewski, 205 Rumely Street, La Porte, IN 46350, 362-7145
  • Liaison for Homeless Children: Sarah Fine, La Porte High School, 602 F Street, La Porte, IN 46350, 219-362-3102

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