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The Metropolitan School District of Steuben County is situated in the rolling terrain of the northeastern corner of Indiana, just minutes away from Michigan to the north and Ohio to the east. Steuben County boasts 100 lakes that dot the countryside around the county seat of Angola. Lake James, the second largest natural lake in the state, is only five miles from the city. Tri-State University, located in Angola, provides opportunities for educational growth as well as cultural and athletic activities.
Steuben County provides something for everyone, whether it is living in a pastoral setting; residing in a small but progressive community within minutes of the fast growing urban city of Fort Wayne; or enjoying life on one of the many lakes that provide both summer and winter recreational opportunities. If you enjoy the outdoors, Pokagon State Park provides a multitude of activities. Because two main Midwest arteries pass through Steuben County, access to Chicago, Detroit, Toledo, or Indianapolis can be reached within a few short hours. This makes readily available some of the finest restaurants, theaters, sports activities, and other entertainment.
Our public school system offers a well-rounded academic and tech-prep 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 M.S.D. of Steuben County is a member of the special education cooperative that provides for the special needs of students with various disabilities. In addition, an alternative education program is provided for the high school student who has exited school prior to completing requirements. This is provided through the Educational Opportunity Center, which is operated by our District for the entire county. It is our belief that all students, regardless of academic competency, deserve the best opportunities possible to develop to their full potential.
Our schools offer something for every student. We work hard to identify each student’s strengths and weaknesses and devise programs to meet their needs. We believe that if our community, state, and nation are to progress, we must provide our future workforce with a new level of knowledge. Our schools have an obligation to prepare students to meet the technological challenges of the future. We continually seek input from our parents, our patrons, and our business and industrial community to meet these ends.
The M.S.D. of Steuben County offers 20 athletic activities for boys and girls as well as an array of 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 not only academically, but physically and aesthetically as well.
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.