Childs Elementary School

Home of the Jaguars

Welcome to Childs Elementary School!


Our Mission

Childs School is committed to academic excellence, achievement of each child's potential and the development of social skills that enable all students to be successful. We strive to create a positive and inclusive school environment.

These elements are essential to learning:

  • A safe and orderly environment
  • Collaboration and cooperation
  • An enriched environment with organized classrooms and active learning
  • High expectations for personal best
  • Meaningful content based on state standards

Our History

Childs Elementary School was named after Laura G. Childs, a longtime teacher in Bloomington. She taught Botany and Biology at Bloomington High School from 1919 to 1949.  Mrs. Childs passed away in 1955. She was noted for her special interest in and assistance of children.

School Data

To view Indiana Department of Education statistics about Childs Elementary, visit the School Snapshot page.

Student Art Adorns Childs Elementary Building

Please visit the Childs Mural Page to learn more about this wonderful mural created by Childs Elementary Students.