David W. Dennis Intermediate School



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Attention All Students:  If you can go from 11/30 thru 12/17 with no referrals you will be eligible to go to The Skate on 12/18 during the school day.  5th & 6th will go in the morning and 7th & 8th will go in the afternoon.  The cost will be $3.00.  5th & 6th grade students should pay their homeroom teacher.  7th & 8th grade students should pay their first hour teacher.  Money is due by December 14th.

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     School Information     

Dennis Intermediate School
222 Northwest 7th Street
Richmond, IN 47374

Phone: 765-973-3495
Fax: 765-973-3703

Volunteer Background Checks are required for any adult wanting to help at school functions, including chaperoning field trips, mentoring, and other events. Please complete this form and turn it into the office as it takes several weeks for processing. (Español)


Building Opens: 7:45 am
Breakfast Served: 7:45 am - 8:15 am
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:15 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday (Early Release): 8:15 am - 2:49 pm
2-Hour Delay: 10:15 am - 3:30 pm
If Richmond Community Schools has a two-hour delay on a Tuesday, students will be dismissed at the regular time (3:30 pm).
Breakfast and Lunch are served free of charge to all Dennis students.
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     Arrival and Dismissal     
For the safety of our students, please drop off and pick up on the school side of the street so they do not have to cross traffic.
Students enter the south end of the building at the cafeteria entrance (Door #4) from 7:45 - 8:15 am. After 8:15, please enter the front of the building (Door #1).
Car riders & walkers are dismissed at 3:30 pm (2:49 Tuesday) through Door #1.
     Positive Behavior Expectations (PBIS)     

Dennis Intermediate School staff is student centered and follows a standards based curriculum designed to meet the needs of all of our students. 

Applied skills class at the end of each day allows time for a teacher to work with a small group of students and develop a strong positive relationship. 

Dennis Intermediate School fosters:

  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Personal responsibility
  • Active listening
  • No put downs
  • And personal best each day
PAWS Power at D.I.S.
  • Practice Respect
  • Accept Responsibility
  • Work Together
  • Safety Matters
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     Mission Statement     

Dennis Intermediate School fosters curiosity, academic achievement, responsible citizenship, a safe environment, parental and community involvement, and an interest in life-long learning.

La Secundaria Dennis fomenta curiosidad, exito academico, ciudadania responsable, un ambiente seguro, apoyo de los padres y la comunidad, y una interes en aprendizaje de por vida.