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North Decatur Elementary School

Welcome to the North Decatur Elementary School website. Learning and fun go hand in hand in our kindergarten through sixth grade classrooms. We are a tight-knit community of hard working, hard playing, success-oriented individuals who work together to bring about the academic and personal success of every student in our care. Please browse the pages on this website to learn more about us. Go, Chargers!

2020–2021 Kindergarten Registration

Coffee table with coffee mug, cookies, and an appleThe North Decatur Elementary School kindergarten round-up that was scheduled to be on April 13 has been canceled in adherence to Governor Holcomb's recommendations on school closures. 

We will still need to enroll and register all incoming kindergartners for the 2020–2021 school year. Any student five years of age by August 1, 2020, is eligible to attend 2020–2021 kindergarten at North Decatur Elementary School.

Please use the links below to enroll your child online.

A Message from Our Principal

Dear NDES Community,

It is a huge honor to be the principal of North Decatur Elementary. I thoroughly enjoy collaborating and learning with our students, parents, and the families that make up our wonderful school community. I feel blessed to be a part of a faculty and staff committed to providing the best possible education for every child in a safe and nurturing environment.

North Decatur Elementary School is a community of learners with around 550 students, nearly 75 staff members,and 384 families. We believe all children can learn and deserve a successful school experience. We know that high expectations for student achievement combined with adequate support and intervention will result in academic proficiency and growth.

We are an ‘A’ school and have earned the “Four Star School” status this year. We are a 1:1 learning community with the use of iPads. Our PTO program is very involved with assisting our school to be successful and create strong lines of communication between home and school. As you look through our school website, you will find many creative and exciting examples of why we are successful.

Please feel free to reach out to me with your questions and concerns. My door is always open! 


Rob Smith

Rob Smith
NDES Principal

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