Grant Ragan Elementary

  • 645 NE Dartmoor Dr

    Waukee, IA 50263

  • Contact: 515.987.0435

    Attendance: 515.987.2737

  • School Time: 8:50 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.

    Early Dismissal: 1:40 p.m.

  • Today is Day 6
Grant Ragan

Announcements

Waukee CSD to Host National Speech & Debate Tournament

Six buildings in the Waukee Community School District will serve as host sites for the 2024 National Speech & Debate Tournament. From June 16-21, about 6,700 students representing 1,500 schools...

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Judi Roland Named New WHS Principal

Waukee CSD is pleased to announce Judi Roland has been named the new Waukee High School principal, pending Board approval. "I am honored to be selected as Waukee High School's...

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Matt Robie
Principal at Grant Ragan Elementary
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John Owens
Assistant Principal at Grant Ragan

Get to know Principal Robie

I am fortunate to serve students and staff as the principal of Grant Ragan Elementary. I’m proud to work alongside talented teachers as we work towards Waukee’s vision, inspiring learners who feel valued, challenged, and prepared to embrace tomorrow’s opportunities.

I received my B.A. in elementary education from the University of Northern Iowa in 1999, an M.S. in education from Michigan State University in 2005, and an M.Ed. in educational administration from Iowa State University in 2015. I hold teaching endorsements in K-6 elementary teaching, K-12 talented and gifted, K-8 reading, and K-8 science.

I have served as the Grant Ragan principal since 2017. Previously, I served as an assistant principal, instructional coach, ELP teacher, and elementary classroom teacher. I am also a past president of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association (ITAG). My wife Jann is a physical therapist in Ames, and we are the proud parents of three sons, Luke, Nicholas, and Jack.

Lunch & Recess Schedule

Lunch

  • 11:00 - 11:20 a.m. – Second Grade

  • 11:25 - 11:45 a.m. – Kindergarten

  • 11:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. – First Grade

  • 12:15 - 12:35 p.m. – Third Grade

  • 12:40 - 1:00 p.m. – Fourth Grade

  • 1:10 - 1:30 p.m. – Fifth Grade

A.M. Recess

  • 10:15 - 10:30 a.m. – Kindergarten

  • 10:35 - 10:50 a.m – First Grade

Lunch Recess

  • 11:20 - 11:40 a.m. – Second Grade

  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. – Kindergarten

  • 12:10 - 12:30 p.m. – First Grade

  • 12:35 - 12:55 p.m. – Third Grade

  • 1:00 - 1:20 p.m. – Fourth Grade

  • 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. – Fifth Grade

P.M. Recess

  • 2:00 - 2:15 p.m. – First Grade

  • 2:25 - 2:40 p.m. – Fourth Grade

  • 2:45 - 3:00 p.m. – Third Grade

  • 3:00 - 3:15 p.m. – Second Grade

  • 3:15 - 3:30 p.m. – Kindergarten

The Family Info Hub

Whether you’ve been a family in the district for several years or this is your first year enrolling a student, this is a great place for you to find information that will be helpful for:

  • Checking student schedules
  • Paying fees
  • Receiving communication from the teacher, building, and district
  • Adding money to lunch accounts
  • Monitoring your student’s one-to-one device

Check it out