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Back to School Night
August 10
Kindergarten Students
5:30 pm -6:30 pm

Grades 1 - 4 Students
6:30 pm -7:30 pm

Meet your teachers, pay book rental fees, put money in student lunch accounts,
(or use 
Talk to PTO representatives, nurse, counselor and others about how we can best support your child throughout the year.

Central Registrar's Office
Concord Education Center
59040 Minuteman Way, Elkhart, IN 46517
(574) 830-0308

Summer Enrollment Hours
June 1 - July 29
Mon - Thurs 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Welcome to Concord Community Schools - we are excited to have you join our school district!  In addition to preparing ALL students at Concord Community Schools for success, we offer enriching and diversified educational opportunities, after-school programs, community continuing education courses, and numerous athletic opportunities. Whether your family has recently moved to our area, your child is transferring schools, or your kindergartner is going to be heading to school for the first time, the Central Registration Office offers everything you need to enroll your child in any of our seven schools in our district.

Back to School Enrollment for ALL NEW Concord Students
Concord Intermediate School
59197 CR 13
Elkhart, IN 46517

July 30 - August 7
Mon - Wed - Fri  8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday  11:00 am - 6:30 pm 

To expedite the Enrollment Process, Please ensure that you have the following documents listed below at the time of enrollment. For a more detailed, printable list please check the Link to Detailed Enrollment Check List below:
  • Parent/ Guardian Photo ID
  • Student’s Birth Certificate or Court Documents for Legal Guardian
  • Proof of Residency (See attached for a detailed list.)
  • Student’s Immunization Records
  • Student’s Medical Alerts or Conditions
  • Any Legal Documents School should be aware of
Detailed Enrollment Check List - ENGLISH  SPANISH

*** Beginning August 10th, all Enrollments will be done at the Registrar's Office ***

New Kindergarten Students
2015-16 School Year

All New Kindergarten students should be enrolled at our Central Registrar's office.
Please see the link below for more details on documents needed for enrollment.
Detailed Enrollment Check List -ENGLISH  Español

Welcome to Ox Bow Elementary School!

 Mr. Myers   By Mr. Kent Myers

Click here for Mr. Myers Monthly Message

Welcome to Ox Bow Elementary School!  We are very interested in keeping you informed about Ox Bow Elementary.  We are a K-4 elementary school and part of the Concord Community Schools between the cities of Elkhart and Goshen.   Our community is heavily involved in all of Concord Schools and is a great support of academics, athletic and music programs. Ox Bow staff and parents are committed and invested in providing students the best education they can receive as we build strong character and academic foundations in our children. 

Other important information about Ox Bow:

  • We have about 500 students with approximately one hundred students in each grade.
  • Class sizes are currently between 20-29 students per classroom.
  • We consistently have between 85-95% of our students in 3rd and 4th grade pass Math and English/Language Arts ISTEP tests.
  • Very few students do not pass IREAD-3 (3rd grade state reading test)
  • Students visit Ox Bow County Park four or more times each year (the park borders our property).
  • Ox Bow has a very involved and active PTO. Please email if you are interested in supporting a program.
  • We have a volunteer program called SOAR in which community members visit students every week for 30 minutes to provide academic support and build relationships with students. If you wish to participate and are willing to give 30 minutes each week, please contact Sarah Hooley at  SOAR has supported 50-80 students each year.
  • To learn more about Ox Bow Elementary, please visit the Indiana Department of Education information site at

If you still have questions or interest in finding out more about Ox Bow Elementary, please feel free to call the Ox Bow office at (574) 875-8538 or email me at

Kent Myers

  • 8:25 Student Arrival
  • 8:25 - 8:45 Breakfast
  • 8:50  Day Begins
  • 3:35  Day Ends
  • 3:45  Buses Leave

    Tuesday Late Arrival Day
  • 8:55 Student Arrival
  • 8:55 - 9:15 Breakfast
  • 9:20  Day Begins
  • 3:35  Day Ends
  • 3:45  Buses Leave

•Lunch Schedule

 Grade    Lunch    Recess
 4th Grade
  11:15- 11:35
  11:35 – 12:00
 Kindergarten   11:40 - 12:00
  12:00 - 12:25
 2nd Grade   12:05 - 12:25

12:25 - 12:50
 3rd Grade   12:30-12:50   12:50 – 1:15
 1st Grade
  12:55-1:15   1:15-1:35

Enrollment for all grade levels:
Bring the following documents:
  • Student's birth certificate or court document
    of guardianship
  • Parent/Guardian's driver's license
  • Proof of residency (Mortgage deed,
    current lease, etc)
  • Student's immunization records