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Welcome to Roachdale!

  • Welcome to Roachdale Elementary School, where we strive to do our best to meet the needs of "Every Child, Every Day, Whatever It Takes!" Roachdale Elementary is a small, rural school with a long-standing tradition of high academic expectations, strong family values, and community involvement. The school is located in Roachdale, Indiana just two blocks south of US Hwy 236. The school is home to 230 students in grades kindergarten through five.

    Be sure to visit our website often to learn more about Roachdale Elementary. In partnership with parents and the community our school has earned the 'Four Star School' award two times in recent years and currently hold an "B" rating. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

    Office Staff:
    • Beth Waterman - Principal
    • Dan McMurtry - Counselor
    • Patty Jones - Secretary/Treasurer
    •  - Health Assistant
  • August
    • Aug 4 Back to School Open House
    • Aug 7 School Begins
    • Aug. 15 Surprise Convocation
    • Aug 25 New Parent Breakfast

    September

    • Sept. 1  Monthly awards
    • Sep 19 Picture Day

    October
    • Oct 6  Monthly Awards
    • Oct 6   Native American Day (Grade 4 & 5)
    • Oct 7  PTO Fall Festival/ Monster Mash
    • Oct 9  Book Fair Week
    • Oct 10 P/T Conferences – Report Cards
    • Oct 13 Grandparent’s Day (event)
    • Oct 23 Red Ribbon Week
    • Oct 27 Fall Parties (classroom)
    November
    • Nov 3  Monthly Awards
    • Nov 10 Veteran’s Day Convocation
    • Nov 14  Picture Retake Day
    • Nov 22 Student Appreciation Day

    December
    • Dec 22 All School Christmas (event)
    • Dec 22 Christmas Parties (classroom)

    January
    • Jan 4 Semester 2 Begins
    • Jan 5  Monthly Awards
    • Jan 5 Report Cards Sent Home

    February
    • Feb 2  Monthly Awards
    • Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Parties (classroom)

    March
    • Mar 2  Monthly Awards
    • Mar 22 Jump Rope for Heart (event)
    • Mar 28 Report Cards Sent Home

    April
    • Apr 2-6 Book Fair (week)
    • Apr 5 Monthly Awards

    May
    • May 3 Monthly Awards
    • May 4 Pioneer Day (Grade 4)
    • May 7 Teacher Appreciation Week
    • May 18 All School Awards Program
    • May 18 5th Grade Promotion Program
    • May 21 Field Day (event)
    • May 21 REACT Walk (event)
    • May 21 Report Cards Sent Home
    School Board Meetings (all begin at 7:00pm)

    (Based on meeting the third Thurs. of each month.  Subject to change at board discretion).
    August 17                   January 18
    September 21           February 15
    October 19                March 15
    November 16            April 19
    December21             May 17
  • Our staff of 20 certified, 16 non-certified personnel, and school community "is committed to the developmental and academic growth of all students to encourage life-long learning in our ever changing world." Staff members dedicate themselves to continuous improvement through professional development opportunities, peer collaboration, communication, and program assessment. Below are a few of the opportunities afforded students at Roachdale:
    • Red Ribbon Week
    • Student Council
    • PTO (Parent Teacher Organization)
    • Inclusion for Special Needs Students
    • Speech and Hearing Services
    • Counseling Services
    • Title I ServicesMonthly Award Ceremonies
    • Honor Roll and Achievement Awards
    • Perfect and Outstanding Attendance Awards
    • Music, Art, Technology, & P.E. Classes
    • Computer Lab and Library
    • Parent-Teacher Conferences
    • Grandparent’s Day

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