Swaney Elementary is located at 501 E. English in Derby.
Our building serves Early Childhood-5th Grade and includes a Life Skills Program.
School hours are 9:00AM-3:20PM Monday and 8:00AM-3:20PM Tuesday through Friday.
Doors open at 8:40AM Monday and 7:40AM Tuesday through Friday.
For students eating breakfast at school, it will be served after doors open.
Our school office phone number is (316) 788-8560.
Latchkey office phone number is (316) 788-8064.

A Message from Mr. Geilenfeldt

Swaney has a rich history of providing a great education for Derby students, and I believe the best is yet to come! We are excited about our vision as a district which is Every student, every day, preparing for the future. We will continue to provide our young Wildcats with a top-notch educational experience. It is our goal to make learning fun, meaningful and engaging. The best part is, we want to invite you to be a part of our team. Feel free to jump right in and help us make this school year great. We have a lot of pride in our school, our district and our community. Come find out what makes Swaney Elementary extraordinary!  

Kurt Geilenfeldt, Principal 

Swaney Elementary News

Kindergarten Pre-Enrollment 2019-2020 School Year
Do you have a child that will be five years old on or before August 31, 2019? If so, we encourage you to attend Kindergarten Pre-Enrollment to gather more information about what is to come for your child this fall. Kindergarten Pre-Enrollment week at each elementary school will occur April 22-26 during their school hours (see read more). Schools that have additional dates and times are also listed below along with items to bring with you.
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Help us celebrate Earth Week April 22 - 26
Please try to bring in the following items: Monday 4/22 - Egg Cartons, Tues. 4/23 - Gallon Milk Jugs with Lids, Wed. 4/24 - Newspapers and Bubble Wrap, Thurs. 4/25 Old Eyeglasses, Fri. 4/26 - Aluminum Cans & Metal Items.
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Pint-Size Hero Blood Drive Thursday April 25th
Swaney is once again participating in the Pint-Size Hero Program. The program teaches children about blood donation, blood components and how blood is used as medicine. The blood drive will be held on Thursday, April 25th from 1:30 PM to 7 PM. Each student who recruits someone to donate will be recognized as a Pint-Size Hero and will receive an American Red Cross medal. The best part is knowing they helped save lives!
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Family Game Night, Friday, April 26, 6-8 PM
Join us for Swaney's Family Game Night! Friday, April 26th, 6-8 PM. Please come through the cafeteria doors. There will be games, food trucks, and door prizes. It is a great opportunity to have fun with family and friends! There is no entry fee, but donations will be accepted.
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