Award Year: 2020
To maximize all students' potential to be successful in life.
- White: 87%
- Hispanic: 6%
- Native American: 1%
- Two or more races: 6%
Edwardsburg Intermediate School is located in southwestern Michigan, just 12 miles from the internationally renowned Notre Dame, and is home to our district's fourth and fifth grade students. Our school's pride, passion, and purpose are clearly evident when you enter the building from the myriad of student work on the walls and display cases, a panoramic photo of our student body, and academic awards we have received over the years. Our students have a family-like bond with staff and students, as well as feel safe and welcomed to come to school each day.
Edwardsburg Intermediate School is a school of choices. Parents are able to choose between traditional classrooms, team teachers, gender, looping, and multi-age. Our school has a comprehensive curriculum that is aligned to the Michigan Academic Standards and includes rigor and relevance by incorporating problem solving, inquiry based science, and one-to-one technology. Teachers devote countless hours and considerable effort collaborating with peers and analyzing data to determine strengths and weaknesses of all students. Staff researches best practices to help support student achievement. The ultimate goal is for all students to be successful.
Our school believes that education is a partnership between family, school, and community. Parents participate in many school activities and are provided opportunities to be part of the decision-making process. The positive and inclusive climate at Edwardsburg Intermediate promotes a powerful sense of belonging for students, staff, and parents. We offer many opportunities for stakeholders to be involved in decision making through formal and informal processes.