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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 "A" 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
    • Brooke Layton - Health Assistant
  • August
    • Teacher Orientation - Aug 5
    • First Student Day - Aug 8


    • Labor Day - NO SCHOOL - Sep 5

    • End of 1st Nine Weeks - Oct 7
    • Parent/Teacher Conferences - Oct 13
    • Fall Break - Oct 17-21

  • 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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