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New Albany, IN
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1452 Slate Run Road
New Albany, IN 47150

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(812) 949-4311
(812) 949-6963
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August 22, 2013
The faculty is very friendly and family like. They have helped my son with the transition from Ky with such grace. He loves his new school!!

- submitted by a parent

August 01, 2013
Slate Run Elementary is a wonderful school. My grandson started the last semester of last year. I could see a big difference in his learning level in that short of time. I know the teachers and the program are much better than his last school and I can't wait to see what he will achieve this school year.

- submitted by a community member

March 05, 2011
This school is amazing! I am a 7th grader at Hazelwood now but this was amazing! Ms. Murphey prepared me for everything. I am truley greatful for this school I love it! <3

- submitted by a community member

March 16, 2009
Great school. My son attends Kindergarten and he went to preschool here. I will be sending his little brother here in the fall.

- submitted by a parent

December 19, 2008
Great school! My son is a has some sensory issues and they were great getting him the help he needs.

- submitted by a parent

July 19, 2008
My son attended 2nd - 5th. Everything about the school is fantastic. Ms. Jones (principal) is professional & promotes team work & leadership among staff & students (she even works in the cafeteria everyday.) My son's teachers were Ms. Bell, Ms. Shireman and Mr. Neidiffer. They should all be awarded high honors for the life skills (as well as academics) that they teach the children. Ms. Finn (school counselor) does very well at building rapport w/both students & parents. These professionals (including janitoral, cafeteria, art, etc) are so fantastic that I did not even know until the end of the school year that they were working w/o a contract & the union asked them to stop participating in after-school activities. They still didn't - they were more concerned about the students than themselves. Bravo to Slate Run!

- submitted by a parent

July 02, 2008
My daughter has attended kindergarten and first grade at Slate Run. She loves it there. We are satisfied with what she has learned in her 2 years there. The only complaint I have is that she had well over 30 children in her class and there was not enough one on one interaction between teacher/teacher's helpers and students.

- submitted by a parent

July 24, 2007
My daughter attended 1st grade at Slate Run Elementary. At first I was a little worried about the handwriting skills they were teaching. I now believe that my daughter is more prepared for cursive writing than before. My daughter went from a reading level B to a reading level G. Mrs.Murphy did an excellent job teaching my daughter. We have now moved into the Henryville school district and I must say I'm really worried about it. SRE is an excellent school. The principal is well involived and the teachers are wonderful. They really want all the children to do well. I wish my daughter could attend SRE..

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2007
Slate Run is an excellent school. The teachers are really great. Everyone from the Principle to the ladies in the lunch room are great. They all know every child, are very friendly and always there to help. I feel my kids could not be going to a better school. It was a great suprise when we moved here from a small town. The first time I walked in I felt very welcome.

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2007
My daughter has attended Slate Run Elementary for 3 years. It is an excellent school. The teachers are very caring and involved in the students education. I would highly recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent

September 25, 2006
I think it is a shame that the parents at Slate Run Elementary are not rating the school. I believe it is the one elementary school that takes great pride in teaching our children. I have yet to hear of a unsatisfactory teacher. My children are getting the best one on one treatment and I believe it is because of the enrollment size of the school. They are filled to their capacity and I can guess why. Many students are not even in the school district but the parents want their children at Slate Run because of its great reputation. So come on parents and support Slate Run. Rate it here for all other parents to see.

- submitted by a parent

July 11, 2005
My child attended the part time kindergarten class last year and I felt that he didn't benefit from the curriculum; though no fault of the school. In my opionion, the teacher was absent many times and didn't appear to have great organizational skills with the class preparation. He attended Art and Music class on Tuesdays and had many 'works' and songs to present to his parents throughout the year. Also, Gym class was on Tuesdays and he learned many motor skills and physical development in the class. As full time working parents our involvement was limited but we did attend a field trip and all school programs. The Principal, Mrs. Sharon Jones, is excellent and very hands on with the students and the parents. Very warm reception from her each encounter.

- submitted by a parent

April 23, 2005
I attended Slate Run from 1st to 6th grade and I loved it!! The teachers there are very good. They really care about you and do whatever they can to help you learn. I just recently started middle school and I would do anything to go back to SRS!! And by the way, Slate Run has got about the best principal any one could ask for. Go Gators!!! *SRS Graduate 2004*

- submitted by a student

November 09, 2004
I like it I went there from kindergarden to forth grade, and thought they had really good school system. There teachers are nice and caring to the kids! Love, Kelsy Barnett

- submitted by a student

August 10, 2003
I think that this is the most awesome school around this area. The principal and teachers are both awesome to. They really make your children feel important, and make them feel like they are capable of doing anything they set their minds to. I would defiently recomend this school to anyone. Slate Run is the best!

- submitted by a parent

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Slate Run Elementary School
1452 Slate Run Road, New Albany, IN  47150
(812) 949-4311
Last modified Slate Run Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Slate Run Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top