Award Year: 2014

Fort Loramie Elementary School

35 Elm St.
Fort Loramie, OH, 45845-0034

(937) 295-2931

Mr. Scott D. Rodeheffer, Principal at time of Nomination

Fort Loramie Local Schools

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Mission

Provide a stimulating environment for learning in which individuals are encouraged to achieve to the best of their ability through appropriate programs, resources, and staffing.

Student Demographics
  • White: 99%
  • Hispanic: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Application
Kindergarten students outside learning about living things in science class.

Kindergarten students outside learning about living things in science class.

Fort Loramie Elementary School is located in the village of Fort Loramie, Ohio, in the Northwestern corner of Shelby County, serving over 450 students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The school is a major focal point for families in the community. Residents both young and old take pride in the school, the students, and the education that takes place within the school building. Parents and the community are involved in a variety of activities including tutoring and classroom volunteering.

The mission of Fort Loramie School is to provide a stimulating environment for learning in which individuals are encouraged to achieve to the best of their ability through appropriate programs, resources, and staffing. The goal of the entire school staff is to provide an environment where students feel safe, challenged, and comfortable about learning.

The staff at Fort Loramie is committed to serving its students and community. The staff sets yearly goals both professionally and personally to enhance their teaching. Weekly collaboration time is set aside for teachers to plan and align lessons with the common core standards. Many teachers use mini-assessments to help monitor student progress and make sure that all students are on the correct learning path and making progress according to their individual abilities.

The community and the staff at Fort Loramie Elementary make it a "Great Place to Live" and a "Great Place to Learn."