Three students were injured when an EVSC school bus ran off a road in western Vanderburgh County Monday morning.










The Sheriff’s Office and Scott Township firefighters responded to the crash on St. Wendell Road, between Emge and Diamond Island roads.

The sheriff’s office says the bus was southbound when it ran off the road and into a ditch while negotiating a curve on wet pavement.

In a news release, the sheriff’s office said 13 children were on the bus at the time of the accident.

EVSC tests lead levels in schools

Aug 22, 2018

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation says water fixtures in all of its school buildings have been tested for lead. 

In a news release, the EVSC says it took part in a voluntary state program to identify any water fixtures with lead content that exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “action level” of 15 parts per billion.

The release says tests of the more than 1500 fixtures showed 96 percent of them fell within the safe lead-level range, well below the EPA recommended action level.

Two Main Street- EVSC Hangers Program

Aug 16, 2018

David talks with the organizers of the program to make sure EVSC students have good clothes to wear to start the school year.

EVSC superintendent upbeat

May 10, 2018

The head of Evansville’s public schools delivered an upbeat assessment of the EVSC.

Superintendent David Smith touted rising enrollment, student success stories, and outstanding teachers during his State of Our Schools address.

Smith showed Evansville Rotarians a chart that indicated local students who stay in the EVSC do better than their peers across the state…

"As you can see, the longer we have the students the better their performance. There is no other district that can say that."

Back to the books

Aug 8, 2017

Wednesday is Back-to-School day for many students in the Tri-State.

Evansville-Vanderburgh, Warrick County, Henderson County, and Daviess County are among school districts welcoming back thousands of students and staff on Wednesday.

Students head back to class Thursday at Mt. Vernon and North Posey schools. Some schools have already resumed classes.

Police agencies are stressing safety regardless of when the school bells ring.