East Allen County Schools

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East Allen County Schools (EACS)
Type and location
Grades PK-12
Region Allen County
Location 1240 State Road 930 East
New Haven, Indiana
District information
Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Folks
Students and staff
Students 10,209 [1]
Teachers 551
Staff 105
Other information
2009 Graduation Rate: 89.3% [1]
2009 Graduates 713
Schedule Semester
Website Official website
The yellow-shaded area depicts the area in Allen County that includes the East Allen County Schools district. Blue is Northwest Allen County Schools; brown/purple Fort Wayne Community Schools; green Southwest Allen County Schools

The East Allen County School corporation, known as EACS for short, is an Allen County area public school district, one of the largest in area in Indiana, encompassing southeast Fort Wayne, all of Grabill, Harlan, Hoagland, Leo-Cedarville, Monroeville, New Haven, Poe, and Woodburn. It operates eight secondary schools and eleven elementary schools. EACS's current superintendent is Dr. Kenneth Folks.

The district was created in the mid-1960s as a combination of 10 smaller, township school districts.[2]

Secondary schools[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Cedarville Elementary
  • Harlan Elementary (closed)
  • Highland Terrace Elementary
  • Hoagland Elementary
  • Leo Elementary
  • Meadowbrook Elementary
  • Monroeville Elementary (closed)
  • New Haven Elementary (closed)
  • Southwick Elementary
  • Sunnymede Elementary (closed)
  • Village Elementary (closed)
  • Woodburn Elementary

Superintendents of East Allen County Schools[edit]

Period Duration Name
August 2013 - Present[3] Dr. Kenneth Folks
July 2009 - February 2013[2][4][5][6] 3 yrs, 8 mos Dr. Karyle Green
March 2006 - June 2009,
September 2005 - February 2006 (interim),
July 2005 - August 2005 (acting)
3 yrs, 4 mos,
6 mos,
2 mos
Dr. M. Kay Novotny
July 1996 - June 2005 9 yrs Dr. Jeff Abbott
February 1991 - June 1996 5 yrs, 5 mos Dr. James R. Gland
July 1990 - January 1991 (interim) 7 mos Dr. Thomas G. Grabill
July 1982 - June 1990 8 yrs Dr. Michael P. Benway
July 1973 - June 1982 9 yrs Dr. Daryl R. Yost
April 1969 - June 1973 4 yrs, 3 mos Dr. Richard Miller
July 1968 - March 1969 (interim) 9 mos Dr. Robert Holt
1964 (Inception)- June 1968 4 yrs Dr. Paul Harding

Resources[edit]

  • East Allen County Schools Homepage [1]
  • Indiana Department of Education corporation snapshot [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://mustang.doe.state.in.us/SEARCH/snapcorp.cfm?corp=0255
  2. ^ a b http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20100926/LOCAL04/309269924/1002/LOCAL
  3. ^ "Statement from the East Allen County School Board". EACS. March 5, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.eacs.k12.in.us/site/files/introductionandoverview1.pdf
  5. ^ "EACS and superintendent to "part ways"". WANE TV15. February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "EACS and superintendent come to severance agreement". WANE TV15. February 27, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2013.