Principal's Welcome,

     We welcome your child to the Grimes School and look forward to providing the best experience possible. It is our goal that each child develops to his or her fullest potential, acquiring the skills necessary to function successfully in today's society. Your support is of critical importance.


If you should have any questions regarding any matter, please feel free to visit the school at any time.


Very Truly Yours,

Mrs. Judith Carlson

Academic Offerings

In addition to our inclusive practices we offer:
Library - PreK - 8th 

Music - PreK - 8th

Physical Education - PreK - 8th
S.T.E.A.M. Program (powered by FUSE) - Grades 4 & 5

See our sports page for more information on after school teams children may join.

Our Philosophy and Powerful Practice

Teaching reading strategies across the curriculum.

3 Goals of Grimes/Fleming

1. Balanced Assessment & Grading

2. Increased Rigor of Tasks

3. Individualize Personalized Learning

Our History

Robert L. Grimes was a principal at Nathan Hale Elementary School, which at one time had a building where Midway Airport currently is. Grimes Elementary was originally built as an overflow school for Hale Elementary and thus named in honor of principal Robert L. Grimes.