An independent co-educational school serving preschool through Grade 8.

About Us

Established in 1958, The Stanley Clark School is an independent, co-educational day school serving students preschool age three through grade eight. Our dedication to excellence in academics, arts, athletics and character makes us the premiere school in the Michiana area.

SCS at a Glance


Located in South Bend, Indiana, our campus is ideal for local families and those from surrounding counties. We are within minutes from downtown South Bend, the University of Notre Dame and Memorial Hospital, and only 90 miles from Chicago.


Our beautiful 30-acre campus takes up a full city block. Classrooms rest at the center of an historic property, with the campus building situated among trees and athletic fields. Designated laboratories, regulation-size basketball courts, and clay and glass kilns are just a few highlights of the quality facilities that help support and enrich our varied curriculum. A campus addition, including updated classrooms, was completed in fall 2015. Discover more about our campus.

Our Students

Our student body of close to 350 students represents a wide range of socio-economic and culturally diverse backgrounds. Families stem from seven counties in Indiana and Michigan and two time zones (EST, CST).

Financial Aid

We award approximately $750,000 annually to admitted families who qualify for financial aid. To be considered for assistance, families must complete the FAST application each year. Learn more about applying for financial aid.

Student to Teacher Ratio


Average Class Size


Our Faculty

Our faculty are top-tier educators who are experts in their fields. More than 45% have a Master’s degree or higher and average 17 years of teaching. 70% of our faculty have worked at Stanley Clark for more than six years.


Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)

Association Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Our Curriculum

The four pillars of academics, arts, athletics and character lay at the foundation of all we do and are integrated throughout our curriculum.

School Colors

Red and White



Our Graduates

Students graduate as critical thinkers, researchers and life-long learners. They are confident, articulate leaders who are making a difference in their communities throughout the country and world. We’ve graduated 25 high school valedictorians in the last 10 years, in addition to 26 National Merit Scholars and 12 National Merit Scholar Finalists.


The Stanley Clark School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, or sexual orientation in administration of its employment, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs and athletic or other school-administered programs.