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Proud Home of the Cubs

Welcome to the Southside Elementary School website! Located in Hartford City, Indiana, Southside Elementary is proud to be one of five schools serving the Blackford County area. We are currently enrolling students in pre-k through second grade. 

At Southside, we sow the seeds of lifelong learning, making certain that each of our students receives a quality educational experience during the most formative years. It is our duty to partner with parents to provide a happy, healthy, and safe environment for students to play, learn, and grow.

A Message from Our Principal

Welcome, staff and students!

It is my gratifying honor to work in such a supportive and nurturing environment, where I have the opportunity to see so many bright and friendly faces each day. 

At Southside, we value community, determination, good communication, and productivity in all we do. Our structured yet playful atmosphere is rife with learning opportunities around every corner. We are proud to provide our students with the confidence, work habits, and sense of duty that lead to personal and scholastic achievement, both now and in their future endeavors. Our commitment to our students goes beyond meeting state standards. At Southside, our work is our investment in the future.

If you’re looking for a school that will inspire your child to new academic and personal heights, please consider Southside Elementary. You’re sure to feel right at home. On behalf of myself and the dedicated staff of Team Southside, we look forward to partnering with you to give your child the best educational experience possible. 


Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell