Moran Elementary School
305 North Beech, Osceola, IN 46561
Frank Anglin, Ed.S., principal
Martha Hilfman, secretary/treasurer
Linda Beck-Jellum, office aide
Moran was built in 1951. The building was completely renovated in 1982 and is attractive and technologically up-to-date. A building addition completed in 2002 provides new front office space, a computer lab and a TV studio.
Kindergarten through fifth grade
Enrollment 2014-2015: 457
Classroom Teachers: 19
Special Teachers: 6
(includes Youth Service Bureau Counselor, Special Education, Speech, Music, Physical Education, and Literacy Coordinator
Teacher aides: 6
Program Assistants: 3
Food Service: 1.5
School day: 8:40 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Library search stations
Group presentation room
Extended learning areas
Safe age-appropriate playground
Student breakfast and lunch programs
Literacy groups and guided reading strategies are used in all classrooms as pro-active interventions and enrichment for all students. School wide enrichment is offered along with Title I. All special needs students are integrated in the regular classrooms under the supervision of a mild/severe disabilities teacher and program assistants when appropriate. Speech/language development and hearing programs are also available. The IMC (Instructional Materials Center) and computer lab are coordinated by a media aide and a technology aide. The Computer Lab is facilitated by a system coordinator. The following programs are offered: Wilson Tutoring, LIPS, Classworks, Focused Instruction, Media Lab/TV studio and Study Island.
ISTEP+ Spring 2016 Results–Percent of students passing ISTEP+
English/Language Arts Math
Grade 3 76.0 66.0
Grade 4 82.7 79.0
Grade 5 70.8 78.4
Moran has an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) which provides funding for teacher and student support and school spirit, several major field trips, facilitates fund raising, yearbook and apparel sales, also sponsors a Back-to-School Picnic and school wide socials to bring families into the school. Parent volunteers assist the teachers and staff with tutoring, classroom assistance and chaperones. Teachers and other staff members sponsor family nights and various parent education programs throughout the school year.
Accelerated Reading Program
First LEGO League
Holiday Food Drives
Intramural Basketball for 4 and 5th grade
Partnership with Osceola Community Players
School-wide Reading Challenge
School-wide recycling program
Kids Club childcare
“Building competence, character and community”
Moran students will attend Grissom Middle School if they live south of the river, Schmucker Middle School if they live north of the river and all students will attend Penn High School.
Colors: Royal blue and white Mascot: Knight