Binford Elementary School

Monroe County Community School Corporation

Home of the Badgers


    Welcome to Binford!

    Introduction from Mr. Wilkins


    Greetings Binford Families and Students,


    It is with great excitement that I introduce myself as your new Principal.  My name is Chris Wilkins. Having lived in Bloomington for two years and currently in the Binford district, my family and I have grown to love the community and support from the families we have met.  It is truly a community that one can call home for a lifetime!  For the past two years, I was the assistant principal at Templeton Elementary.  Prior to moving to Bloomington, I was the principal of Lakeland Middle School and the assistant principal at Lakeland High School in Lagrange, Indiana. 

    I am very thankful for the opportunity to serve Binford Elementary as principal. I would like to announce Binford’s Meet the Teacher date on Tuesday, August 7, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. which I hope to meet many of you. We will also host an Open House on Monday, August 13, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. for grades 3-5.  The 6th grade Open House will be on Tuesday August 14, at 5:30-6:45.

    We will continue the great success of our school while sustaining the true family environment for which Binford Elementary is known. The 2018-2019 school year will be a thrilling time that “ALL” students will cherish and remember!  I look forward to meeting you very soon.


    With Binford Pride,


    Chris Wilkins

     Updated Dismissal Procedures!



    Binford Families,


    Thank you for working with us as we made some changes from the previous year’s dismissal procedures.  We want to make sure that our students are as safe as can be when crossing the drives between Binford and Rogers Elementary.


    We will dismiss walkers/bike riders first and they will exit door 10.


     *If you are parking in the lot on campus and not utilizing the circle drive, or parking off campus and walking over and picking up your student, please have them exit with the walkers.  Students will see their families and come to you and you may walk over to your vehicles in the location where you parked.


    Car riders using the drive will be waiting in the cafeteria and as families pull up to the circle the students will come out of the school to the car.  Staff members will escort the students out to their vehicles to make sure all of our students are getting in the appropriate vehicle and are accurately accounted.


    Proud to be a Badger!



    Chris Wilkins

    Principal Binford Elementary







    School Hours:
    9:00am- 3:45pm (M-F)



  • School Information:
    Principal: Mr. Christopher Wilkins
    Asst. Principal: Ms. Courtney Ladyman

    Binford Elementary School
    2300 East Second Street
    Bloomington, IN 47401
    Fax: (812)-330-7834

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