David W. Dennis Intermediate School

     Latest News         

  • Welcome to our Dennis Family! Please consider following us on Facebook through the link above for current events and information. 
  • Virtual Welcome Letter
  • For information on our sports teams, please use www.RichmondRedDevils.com for schedules and additional stories. Many of our intermediate teams have Facebook pages to follow. Be sure to "like" them for the most current information as our school Facebook page and website may not receive last minute changes.

     School Information     

Dennis Intermediate School
serving grades 5 through 8

Principal: Nicole VanDervort

Assistant Principal: Bruce Laudermilk

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


Building Opens: 8:05 am
Breakfast Served: 8:05 am - 8:15 am
Every day through December 18 8:05 am - 2:49 pm
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 thanks to a federal grant.
Click here for monthly menus.
     Arrival and Dismissal     
For the safety of our students, try to adjust your route to drop off and pick up students on the school side of the street so they do not have to cross traffic. Vehicles should not be using the parking lot or bus lanes for dropping off students.
Students enter the south end of the building at the cafeteria entrance (Door #4) from 8:05 - 8:15 am. After 8:15, please enter the front of the building (Door #1).
Car riders & walkers are dismissed at 2:49 through Door #1.
   Counselor's Corner    
 Check out the link below for Twenty-First Century Scholars! http://www.in.gov/21stcenturyscholars/index.htm
     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. 
PAWS Power at D.I.S.
  • Practice Respect
  • Accept Responsibility
  • Work Together
  • Safety Matters

     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.