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Akron Elementary School

Our Mission

  • Parental involvement and community support should be an intregral part of the educational process.
  • Success is determined by individual potential, student commitment to learning and instruction in the appropriate learning style.
  • The school climate should foster the desire for lifelong learning.
  • Students should develop life skills necessary to become physically fit, socially responsible, and economically independent.
  • Developing respectful attitudes toward diversity contributes to a positive learning environment.

Mission Statement: The Akron Elementary School community is committed to preparing every child for each educational transition. We provide a strong academic foundation and guidance in interpersonal and life skills, enabling students to become lifelong learners and responsible, contributing citizens. 

PUBLIC NOTIFICATION STATEMENT - It is the policy of the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability, in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and Title VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), Title IX (Educational Amendments 1972), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, and Section 504 (Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973).  Inquires regarding compliance with Title IX may be directed to the Assistant Superintendent, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, 8343 S State Rd 19, Akron, IN - Telephone (574) 353-7741;  Inquires regarding compliance with Section 504 may be directed to the Director of Special Services, Burket Education Center, 5095 S 700W, Box 8, Burket, IN - Telephone (574) 491-2555.

icon 2014-2015 TVSC Elementary Student Handbook

icon 2014-2015 Student Supply List

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Have you taken our annual parent survery yet this year.  If not, it's not too late.  Use one of the links below to complete the survey.  Thank you for taking the time to help us improve our schools by completing this survey.

2014 Parent Survey (English)

2014 Encuesta para Padres (Español)

Akron Elementary School was recently named by the Indiana Department of Education as Fulton County's top high-growth school for English/Language Arts.  Using new data from the Indiana Growth Model, Akron Elementary School was honored because a large percentage of its students achieved high academic growth in English/Language Arts during the 2009-2010 school year.

According to Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett, "For the first time ever, we have the ability to do more than just recognize high test scores; the Growth Model allows us to identify schools making the largest gains in student learning.  No matter what a child's gifts and limitations - no matter what they know upon entering a classroom - we want to distinguish and praise those educators who meet students where they are and push them to reach their highest academic potential over the course of the school year."

Principal Chrissy Mills and the staff of Akron Elementary School are to be congratulated for being among the state's leaders in helping students achieve high academic growth.

Flyer News


Friday, April 24, 2015

•    All Grades: Today’s Lunch:  Biscuit & Gravy, Sausage Patty, Carrot Sticks/Ranch, Pears and Milk

•    Today’s Birthdays:  None

•    Weekend Birthdays: Tammy Arroyo and Tayde Kiser

•    Mrs. Bradford and Mrs. Walters would like to say THANK YOU to all the students and staff that made Secretary’s Day very special.  Thank you for the cards, flowers, and gifts.  We enjoy working with all of you.  

•    Tabs for Hope! Mrs. Ruppel’s class has collect 16 pounds of tabs so far this school year. We would like to reach our goal of 20 pounds by the end of May. Please bring in your tabs for us.

•    Spring pictures or money need to be turned in today.  Please see Mrs. Miller if you have any questions.

•    Girls, join us for some cheer tumbling, dance and fun!!! Cheer/Tumble/Dance Clinic will be on May 2nd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Cost will be $35 and it will include a t-shirt.  If you are interested in going, you must have registration form and money turned into the office today.  If you have any questions, you may contact Deb Carpenter at 574-224-5907.

•    The next APSG meeting will be on Monday, April 27th, at 6:00 p.m.  

•    Viking Volleyball “VALLEY TOTS” Camp 2015 will be June 8th – 12th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the TVMS.  This camp is designed for our very beginner players, grades kindergarten thru third.  It is to introduce the love of the game and expose our youth to a great camp experience with program players and coaches.  The cost is $25 per player.  Need the registration form and money by Friday, May 8th, in order to get a t-shirt.  You can pick a registration up in the office.  If you have any questions, you may contact Billie Jo Carlin.

•    Vikings TENNIS Camp at TVHS on June 8th, 10th, 22nd and 24th.  It will be pre-schoolers and elementary from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The first 10 to register will receive a free racquet.  The cost will be $10 per day or $20 for all four days.  Free t-shirts for all campers!!  Deadline for registration is May 20th.  If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Lind at 574-265-1049.

•    Summer Swim:  The Tippecanoe Valley Aquatic Club's summer swim program is ready to start.  Parent meeting, for more information, will be held on Thursday, April 23rd, 6-pm at TVHS Pool (door 13).  If you are unable to attend the meeting, copies of the handouts will be available in the office.  First Practice is Sunday, May 3rd, from 2-3:15 pm at the TVHS Pool.  Swimmer must be able to swim the length of the pool.  Practice is 2 times per week from May through July.  There will be 5 swim meets.  Cost is $50 per swimmer plus a USA Swim Card (unless you already have one).  Please contact Coach Tom Alexander for more information 574-328-0462.   

•    Akron Elementary School is selling yearbooks for the 2014-2015 school year.  Order yours today to reserve your copy.  A limited number will be ordered.  Cost is $13.  Orders can be turned into the office.   

•    Tumbling Classes will be on Wednesdays from April 15th thru May 20th.  The cost is $45.  The classes will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  You must have a registration form to be able to participate in tumbling.

•    OPEN SWIMMING AT TVHS sponsored by Tippy Valley Aquatic Club.  It will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in March & April.  The cost is $2 per swimmer.  If you have any questions, you can email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

•    Is your child in need of health insurance?
CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) and Covering Kids & Families of Indiana want to ensure that 100% of Hoosier children have the health care they need.  If you or someone you know needs insurance, please give them a call. They can help you consider your options.  Kosciusko County Outreach Specialist (574) 372-3548.  Information is also available in the school office.

Parent Support Group

"To view the Akron Parent Support Group web page, please go to Classroom Connect, then click Class Web Pages.  Once you get to the class web pages, select Parent Group to find out information that the Akron Parent Support Group will be sponsoring or any new information that will be posted.  At this web page you will also find pictures from events that have taken place so far this year by the Akron Parent Support Group."













































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Mrs. Chrissy Mills
202 E. Rural St., PO Box 8
Akron, IN 46910
(574) 893-4646 X405
Fax: 574-893-4746

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