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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Excellence in learning: Success in life.

Vision Statement

The School City of Hammond embraces its diversity and communicates consistently high expectations.  SCH provides a rich and challenging learning environment that encourages academic excellence and the development of talents that prepares students to make positive contributions to our world. 

District leadership provides continuous, system-wide, professional growth opportunities enhanced by technology and guided by data-driven, research-based strategies, assessments, and timely interventions.  Highly effective teachers and support staff collaboratively utilize best practices to maximize student growth and achievement. 

Supported by the pillars of sound, fiscal management, accountability, and community partnerships, SCH maintains a focus on transparency and good stewardship.


Recent News

Recent News

Please be working with your children on the policies and procedures at Edison.

Take a look at a new feature for students to check books out digitally

How to find us

"Building Tomorrow's

 Future Today"

Edison Elementary School
7025 Madison Ave. 
Hammond, IN 46324
(219) 933 - 2464

New School Hours
9:00 - 3:15

Mrs. Simmons Principal
Mrs. Simmons


Every morning, Arturo Villareal wakes up at 6:30 in order to get to his post on 10th Street in front of Joan Martin Elementary School "not one minute late."
CROWN POINT | It soon could become easier for contractors holding Lake County licenses to work in Crown Point.
CROWN POINT | Queen Elizabeth and her grocery bags have left the city.
HAMMOND | A former sheriff and his chief deputy were unaware of an illicit trade in machine guns operating secretly in their department, according to testimony in a federal gun running trial.
EAST CHICAGO | Hours before her son was gunned down, Tiffany McDaniel noticed a 2000 Buick Park Avenue with tinted windows parked in her neighborhood, according to court records.

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