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!



Patricia Karban
Principal
pkarban@sb.school 

Amy Tatay
Secretary to the Principal
atatay@sb.school

Laura Volheim
Half-time Secretary
lvolheim@sb.school 

Kristin Amsler
Administrative Assistant
kamsler@sb.school 

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SBCSC Bus Drivers Place 3rd at State Competition
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SBCSC Bus Drivers Place 3rd at State Competition
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IDOE Awards DLI Grant to McKinley
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Riley Teacher Seth Ponder Named to Michiana's 40 Under 40
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The IDOE Holding a Meeting at Navarre
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SBCSC Moves Toward 1:1
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Teacher of the Year Ben Domonkos
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2018 Corporation Teacher of the Year and Runner Up!
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Deadline for 8th Grade Students to apply for 21st Century Scholars is Approaching
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