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Elementary is one of three elementary schools in the Oak Hill
United School Corporation. The elementary schools are located in
the three communities which comprise the
- Converse, Swayzee, and Sweetser.
Elementary has an enrollment of 314 students in grades
Kindergarten, third, and fourth, and a staff of 20 certified
faculty members and 21 support staff personnel. Class size
ranges from 20-27. It is a staff that is made-up of a
unique mixture of young as well as veteran teachers, all of whom
share a genuine concern and dedication for the education and
well-being of each and every one of our students.
present building was built in 1965, with an addition added in
1978. In addition to 13 classrooms, the building contains
a 30 station computer lab, a separate cafeteria and gymnasium, a
library, and music and art classrooms as well. The building is
completely air-conditioned and carpeted except for the cafeteria
and Nurse's Office.
students attend special area classes once per week. These
classes include Physical Education, Music, Art, Computers, and
Library. Each class is 35 minutes.
at Sweetser Elementary are provided with several unique
opportunities for educational growth and development. Each
year, all students participate in a 10 day swimming program at
the high school. 4th grade students have the
opportunity to go to choir 2 days per week. At the end of
the 4th grade year, students are given the
opportunity to begin taking orchestra lessons. Fourth
grade students also have the opportunity to audition for the
Circle the State Choir.
the school year, several students receive remediation in the
resource room, which is staffed by a certified teacher and
several support staff members. We also use the Accelerated
Math and Reader program, STAR Math and Reading program and a
variety of other remediation programs. Sweetser also is
considered a Title I targeted assisted school or TAS.