Enrollment Process

We are a system of schools that eliminates academic and social-emotional opportunity gaps and cultivates the greatness that exists within each child to confidently pursue their dreams in our city, nation, and world. The South Bend Empowerment Zone is comprised of Wilson, Warren, Harrison, and Coquillard Elementary schools, and Navarre Middle school. 

The Empowerment Zone has the power to make decisions based on the specific needs of each Empowerment Zone school. With talented, diverse leadership driving our vision, the Empowerment Zone values the perspective of the community in order to best serve students and families. 

The Empowerment Zone acknowledges the systemic and institutional inequities that currently exist in public education.  We are dedicated to ensuring that all students have equitable access to opportunities, support, and tools they need to succeed. 

Why choose the South Bend Empowerment Zone?

We are community schools 

We are student and family-centered 

We meet families where they are  

We nurture the mind, body, and soul of each student 

We are public education 

We provide leadership opportunities 

We are dedicated to addressing equity 

We are driven by the voices of the community and dedicated to the westside

Enrollment Process

To enter kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before August 1.

Step 1:

Choose an Empowerment Zone School. Families can choose to attend any Empowerment Zone school that works best for them!

Coquillard Elementary School

1245 N Sheridan St

South Bend, IN 46628

Harrison Elementary School

3302 W Western Ave

South Bend, IN 46619

Navarre Middle School

4702 Ford St

South Bend, IN 46619

Warren Elementary School

55400 Quince Rd

South Bend, IN 46619

Wilson Elementary School

56660 Oak Rd

South Bend, IN 46619

Step 2:

After you determine to which Empowerment Zone School your student will attend: 

  • Visit your school to complete your student’s registration, or
  • Complete our FREE registration powered by PowerSchool

To register your student, you will need the following documentation: