Welcome to Richard C. Hedke Elementary School
Building Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Monday - Friday
Attendance is the same as the main number and is monitored by voice mail 24 hours / day
School Mascot: Bulldog
School Colors: Blue / Gold
Hedke Elementary School is a public, comprehensive school, grades K-5. Enrollment is approximately 510students.
Accreditation: We are accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and Accreditation by Advanced Ed.
Faculty is 100% Highly Qualified and 88% have earned a Master’s Degree or higher.
Every student receives daily instruction in Reading, Writing, and Math. Science and Social Studies are taught 3-5 days / week. Special Classes in Physical Education, Computers, Art, and Music are taught 1 day / week.
Curiculum related field trips are scheduled per grade.
Assemblies are scheduled for the whole school and include topics such as Writing, Animals from around the world/ Animal habitats / Anti-bullying / PBIS programing / Author visits / and a Musical program.
Fourth grade students learn to play an instrument (a recorder - like a flute) and perform a concert in the spring.
Fifth grade students who desire can take insturmental music before school 2-3 / week.
Students in grades K-2 are assessed using the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Assessment (F&P) at least 4 times / year.
Students in grades 3-5 are assessed using the Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment at least 3 times / year. They also take the state wide required assessment M-STEP in the spring over several days.
Hedke is a center program for Hearing Impaired students in grades 2-5th grade.
Hedke offers a variety of clubs and evening events.
Fall - Cheerleading camp, Robotics Club (grades 4 and 5)
Family picnic, Fall pictures, Pumpkin extravaganza, Book fair
Winter - Art club, Game club, Computer club may also be added this year
Christmas Program, Santa Secret Shop, Activity nights for grade (3-5)
Spring - Running club, Cheer leading camp, March is Reading Month
Spring Book fair, Spring pictures, 5th grade camp
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