North Dearborn Elementary School · 27650 Sawmill Road · West Harrison, IN 47060 · Ph: 812-576-1900 · Fax: 812-576-1901

YMCA After School Child Care


If you are in need of afterschool care, the YMCA has a child care program held at North Dearborn Elementary.  Their professional staff offers eductional and fun activities in a caring and safe environment.  This program starts at the end of the school day and goes as late as 6:30.

Please fill out a pre-registration form and return to your site director or the Clippard Family YMCA Welcome Center.  

For registration and information you can click on the link below
or contact Rose Stephens at 812-576-1900 ext. 16922

Click here to get YMCA Information for the 2016-2017 School Year

Student Handbook

School Hours and Punctuality
We receive many calls regarding school hours and punctuality so we thought we would condense this information for you.
School Hours:               7:45-3:07
Warning Bell:               8:05
Classes Begin:               8:10
1st Dismissal:                 2:50
Last Dismissal:              3:07
(Office closes at 4:00.  No students will have access to their classroom after 4:00)
•Students are tardy after 8:10  (students are expected to be in their classroom ready to begin the day)
•Students who arrive after 8:40 will be considered ½ day absent
•Students who leave school before 2:30 in the afternoon will be considered ½ day absent
*More information can be found in the student handbook.
Please click here for the student handbook

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Cafeteria News

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Please remember to put your child’s name and/or ID number on the check when making a payment on their account.   Remember there are several ways to pay on your account:

      Write a check to SDSCS in the amount you want to put on your child’s account

      Send money in an envelope marked with the student(s) name, teacher & account number

      From our website go to the Food Services tab then click on the EZSchoolPay link and follow the directions on how to add money to their account.   There is a small fee associated with this method but you will be able to track their breakfast/lunch account.

*  Someone from the cafeteria will be here on book days if you would like to add money to your student's lunch account.

Check out the latest news on our Website

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 North Dearborn Elementary
  Named a 4-Star School
Second Year in A Row!



Thank you to all the members of our school community who played a role in our school attaining 4-Star status.  Students, parents, staff and community members should all be proud of this achievement. 

To gain 4-Star status a school's ISTEP+ scores must fall in the top 25% of the state for all grades tested.  A complete description of how these schools were chosen can be found at:

A complete list of the 281 schools in the state that received this honor can be found at:

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Mission Statement

North Dearborn Elementary School strives to provide a positive, nurturing climate in which our students are empowered to become life-long learners and productive, responsible community members.

Contact Us!

North Dearborn Elementary School
27650 Sawmill Road
West Harrison, IN  47060

Jeff Bond, Principal

Phone: 812-576-1900
Fax: 812-576-1901