Award Year: 2018
In partnership with families and the community, empower each student to achieve his or her fullest potential in a challenging, engaging, and encouraging learning environment.
- Black/African American: 4%
- White: 87%
- Hispanic: 1%
- Asian: 2%
- Two or more races: 6%
- ELL: 1%
- Economically Disadvantaged: 43%
Indian Riffle Elementary gives back to the community.
Indian Riffle, the second largest of eight elementary schools in the Kettering City School District, is a Title I school that serves more than 600 students encompassing integrated preschool through grade five. Its staff is committed to instilling in students the values of innovation, creativity, perseverance, and community involvement. Indian Riffle is proud to represent a community that is focused on excellence in education and an outstanding quality of life for all who live in Kettering, Ohio.
The power behind Indian Riffle School is the focus on intentional interventions. This has changed the way instruction is viewed in the building. Instructional teams collaborate to identify the needs of each student, develop goals, and create individual prescriptions for all to achieve academic success. Daily intervention periods promote growth and assist in maintaining high levels of student achievement.
Staff and students advocate for a positive culture that meets the needs of our school-wide community. Indian Riffle takes pride in recognizing all types of student success. A philanthropic philosophy in our students is cultivated by supporting a variety of charitable causes. Students develop leadership skills by working together to support those in need. These efforts teach students the value of giving and the importance of being involved in the community.