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School Community Profile

School Community Profile

Western School Corporation, which encompasses Harrison, Honey Creek, and Monroe
Townships, is located in southwestern Howard County. Howard County is located 50 miles
north of Indianapolis, 130 miles southeast of Chicago, and 160 miles northwest of Cincinnati.
Nearby Kokomo is the major city and serves as the county seat. A portion of Harrison Township
lies within the Kokomo city limits. The smaller Howard County towns of Alto, New London,
Russiaville, and West Middleton fall within the Western School Corporation district. Of these,
Russiaville is the largest. An elected mayor governs Kokomo while Russiaville has a Town Board
composed of elected officials. The Howard County Board of Commissioners governs the rural
The population of Howard County is approximately 82,400. In September of 2018, the
estimated population for the Western School Corporation district was 13,209. The majority of
families in the Western School Corporation speak English with fewer than 1% speaking a
language other than English at home.
According to the Statistical Atlas, married couple families comprise 69.2% of the population;
30.8% of the population is listed as living in families headed by a single parent. Nearly, 93.9% of
the adults in Western School Corporation’s district have at least a high school diploma and
39.5% have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. In 2018, the median household income for
those in the WSC district was $65,100 annually.
Western students come from broad and diverse backgrounds. The students reside in various
affluent or semi affluent sub-divisions, small towns, farms, mobile home parks, apartment
complexes, or government subsidized housing. New housing built within the Western district
include sub-divisions with homes prices from $200,000. On the opposite end of the spectrum
are the several government-subsidized housing complexes. Builders continue to break ground
for more housing projects for families of all income levels. This socio-economic diversity brings
with it both the difficulties and perspectives that views from these diverse backgrounds can

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