Event Listing

School Events

July 31 Online Registration open up

Aug. 1 Registration (Noon-7 pm)

Aug 7 Back to School Cook-out/Open House 4-6 pm

Aug 8 School Begins

Aug 24 New Parent Breakfast

Aug. 29 Fundraiser Kick-off (1:30 pm)

Sept. 3 Labor Day, No School

Sept. 7  Monthly awards

Sep 18 Picture Day

Sep 21-28 Book Fair

Oct 5  Monthly Awards

Oct 5   Native American Day (Grade 4 & 5)

Oct 5  End of first 9 weeks

Oct 10 P/T Conferences - No School

Oct 12 Grandparent’s Day (event)

Oct 15-19 Fall Break - No School

Oct 22 Red Ribbon Week

Oct 26 Fall Parties (classroom)

Nov 2  Monthly Awards

Nov 6  Picture Retake Day

Nov 12 Veteran’s Day Convocation

Nov 20 Student Appreciation Day

Nov 21-23 Thanksgiving - No School

Dec. 7 Monthly Awards

Dec 11 Christmas Program

Dec 20 All School Christmas (event)

Dec 20 Christmas Parties (classroom)

Dec 21  Christmas Vacation begins - No School

Jan 3 Semester 2 Begins -teachers and students

Jan 3  Monthly Awards

Jan 4  Report Cards Sent Home

Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day (Snow Make up)

Feb 1  Monthly Awards

Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Parties (classroom)

Feb 18  President’s Day (Snow Make up)

Mar 1  Monthly Awards

Mar 8 End of 3rd 9 weeks

Mar 15 Report Cards Sent Home

Mar 25-29 No School Spring Break

Apr 8-12 Book Fair

Apr 5 Monthly Awards

Apr 19 No School (Snow Make up)

May 3 Monthly Awards

May 3 Pioneer Day (Grade 4)

May 6 Teacher Appreciation Week

May 22 Field Day (event)

May 22 REACT Walk (event)

May 23 Report Cards Sent Home

May 23 Last Student Day

May 23  9 a.m. All School Awards Program

May 23  1 p.m. 5th Grade Promotion Program


Parent Advisory Board

Meetings to be scheduled soon.

School Board Meetings (all begin at 7:00pm)

(Based on meeting the third Thurs. of each month.  Subject to change at board discretion).

August 16

September 20

October 18

November 15

December 20

January 17

February 21

March 21

April 18

May 16

More About Us

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

Our School

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