Learning Everyday at Darden Primary Center
Darden Primary Center is a high quality elementary school located in Clay Township in the northern section of the South Bend Community School Corporation.  Darden serves grades K – 4 and has a diverse student population of over 500 students.  At Darden, students are challenged through high academic standards and behavioral expectations in a caring, supportive, and positive environment.  Our curriculum emphasizes deep learning in Language Arts and mathematics as well as science, social studies, art, music, and physical education. Our highly capable staff works to provide quality learning for every student every day, and believes that growth comes through hard work, effort, and practice.

Watch Darden's award winning all-school video!

John Kennedy

Amy Tatay

Laura Volheim
Half-time Secretary

Karen Miller
Administrative Assistant

My Principal Wears PINK!! 

Darden Principal Wears Pink

All proceeds go to fighting breast cancer! 

Recent News

District News



Now Enrolling Kindergarten students for the 2017-18 School Year!
Please contact our office at (574) 393-2900 for registration information.