Programs and Staff
The Metropolitan School District of Steuben County is a progressive district. Committed to excellence, our schools have received local, state, and national recognition for achievement. All of our schools are accredited through AdvancED focusing on continuous improvement. Our current school district enrolment is 2,737 students in grades K-12. We are a G Suite for Education District, and we are 1:1 with Chromebooks at all grade levels. Our district employs 198 certified and 212 classified staff to instruct and serve our students.
Our public school system offers a well-rounded academic and technical curriculum for all students from kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition to the regular curriculum, special programs for the academically and intellectually talented and the vocationally motivated students are available. The high school offers many dual credit options on and off campus. The MSD of Steuben County is a member of the Northeastern Indiana Special Education Cooperative that provides for the special needs of students with various disabilities. The district is a partner with Impact Institute, providing courses for students who will select careers in technical fields. The Educational Opportunity Center is an alternative education program provided for high school students who need an unconventional setting to complete graduation requirements.
Please visit our school sites and the Academics link for more details on programming, curriculum, and assessment practices.
The M.S.D. of Steuben County offers athletic activities for boys and girls as well as extra-curricular activities and programs. From basketball to wrestling, from music to drama, numerous programs are available for all students. We believe athletic and extracurricular programs are necessary to help students develop academically, physically, and socially.
Guidance and counseling services are provided for students at each of the six schools. After school child care is offered for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. In addition, health and social services are available to all students.
Our teachers and instructional assistants meet all requirements for Indiana teacher licensure and ESSA. In compliance with Title I Part A, this notification is to inform you that you may request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher or the professional qualifications of any paraprofessional that may provide educational services for your child. This information may be obtained by contacting the Title I Program Coordinator at the MSD of Steuben County Central Office at 260-665-2854, Extension 1311.