Grindstone Elementary School
Building Information
191 Race Street
Berea, Ohio 44017
Fax: 216-898-8563
Principal: Mrs. Teri Grimm
Administrative Intern: Mrs. Lauren Terzigni
School Hours
9:05 a.m. Students enter building
9:15 a.m. Tardy bell rings
3:40 p.m. Car riders, walkers, and extended care dismissed
3:45 p.m. Dismissal bell for bus riders
(8:50 a.m.-9:10 a.m. Breakfast students only may enter cafeteria door)

Attendance Information
If your child is going to be absent from school, you must call the main office at 216-898-8305. Please leave the student's name, teacher's name, and reason for their absence. If we do not receive a call, office personnel will contact parents.

Tardy Information
Please remember our first bell rings at 9:05 a.m. and students will be marked tardy if they are not in their classes by 9:15 a.m.  

News & Announcements

  • Grindstone Ukulele Club on Fox 8 News - April 13, 2017


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  • Spring MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) Assessments

    Spring MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) assessments are taking place now through Friday, April 28 for students in grades 1, 2 and 3. This is an important assessment that measures your child's reading and math growth from the beginning of the year until now. Please take a moment to have a conversation with your child about the importance of this test and to give their very best effort.

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  • Ohio State Tests (OST) for all 3rd and 4th grade students

    The Ohio State Tests for grades 3 and 4 began April 4. Please make sure you do not schedule any doctor or dentist appointments on the days your child may be taking the tests. Also, please make sure your child has plenty of sleep the night before and breakfast before coming to school. It is important to be on time to school these days. All students will be taking the test first thing in the morning. Thank you.

    Below is the OST schedule:
    Wednesday, April 12 – Grade 3 – OST/Math Test
    Thursday, April 13 – Grade 3 – OST/Math Test
    Wednesday, April 19 – Grade 4 – OST/Math Test
    Thursday, April 20 – Grade 4 – OST/Math Test
    Tuesday, April 25 – Grade 4 – OST/Social Studies Test
    Wednesday, April 26 – Grade 4 – OST/Social Studies Test

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