Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School

Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School

83200 Dr Carreon Boulevard

Indio, California 92201

Phone: (760) 775-3860

Fax: (760) 775-3856

Daniel Martinez, Principal

Proud to be one of America's Healthiest Schools picture

Office Hours

7:00 to 3:00

Bell Schedule

4th -5th Grade

7:30 to 2:00

3rd-5th Grade SDC CLASS


1st - 3rd Grade

7:50 to 2:00


8:00 to 2:00

Every TUESDAY all students are dismissed at 12:30

Gates open at 7:10

Cafeteria open for Breakfast at 7:10

What's Happening at Roosevelt?

Upcoming events you don't want to miss



Thursday, May 9th

3:30 to 5:30 PM

Multipurpose Room


Saturday Academy

May 18th




School Site Council Meeting

May 9t

Multipurpose Room

4:00 PM


Picture Day Packets

Due Now!

Please turn packet or payment in today!

Registration is Now Online!!

Attention all Desert Sands families!

We are happy to announce that beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, DSUSD is moving to online registration. The registration window will open in August.

If you do not currently have a ParentVUE account, please visit the front office BEFORE THE END OF THE 2018-2019 school year to receive directions and an activation code to create an account. An active ParentVUE account is necessary to participate in annual online registration.

Please note that all incoming kindergarten students and new students to the district will still need to complete a paper registration packet during your school’s registration window. These packets can be picked up at Roosevelt. The registration window for new kindergarten students opens on April 23, 2019. Contact the office for specific registration times. Click the Online Registration Flyer link below for more information.

Online Registration Fyer


Dr. Martinez and Ms. Alvarado

Picture of Principal, Daniel Martinez at playground

Dr. Daniel Martinez, Ed.D


Our principal, Mr. Martinez, will be receiving his Doctorate Degree, in Educational Leadership, from the University of La Verne, on June 1st. A Doctorate, or Doctoral Degree, is the highest level of academic degree awarded by a university, and typically signifies that the individual is qualified to be a leader in a specific field. Mr. Martinez, soon to be Dr. Daniel Martinez, Ed.D, will be included in the 1% of the world's population, that hold this prestigious degree and have this level of education. Roosevelt is proud to have Dr. Martinez as our principal! He is a role model and an inspiration to the Roosevelt Community!!!

Way to go

Dr. Martinez, Ed. D !!!

Picture of Ms. Alvarado, Teacher of the Year

Ms. Alvarado

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Alvarado,

for being named

Theodore Roosevelt's


Teacher of the Year!!

Your hard work and dedication to the Roosevelt Community is appreciated!!!

Theodore Roosevelt has been named

2019 California Green Ribbon School Honoree

The Green Ribbon School Award is to recognize schools and school districts across the state for environmental excellence and demonstrated achievement of the three Pillars of the Department of Education’s Green Ribbon School Program.

The three pillars are :

  • Pillar I: Reduce environmental impact and costs
  • Pillar II: Improve the health and wellness of the school, students, and staff
  • Pillar III: Provide effective environmental education, which teaches many disciplines, and is especially good at effectively incorporating STEM, civic skills, and green career pathways.

Way to go RAMS!!!

Attendance is important for your child´s success.

Please make every effort to ensure that your child is in school regularly. Try to schedule doctor/dental appointments, after school hours.

School starts at

7:30 AM for 4th and 5th grade and 3rd -5th grade SDC class

7:50 AM for 1st -3rd grade

8:00 AM for Kindergarten

Students should be at school ready to learn when the school bell rings!

School Uniforms are required at Roosevelt

Navy blue or khaki bottoms

Navy blue or white polo shirts

No sandals or open toe shoes

Jean Fridays - $1.00

On Fridays, students can wear jeans for $1.00

Click on the link for more information

Roosevelt Dress Code Policy




All students are eligible for FREE Breakfast and FREE Lunch in the school cafeteria

Students are encouraged to bring a healthy lunch, if they choose to bring lunch from home.

What does it mean to be a Roosevelt Ram?

Roosevelt School Behavior Matrix
peachjar eflyer communication link
PTO fundraiser Box top and Jean Friday Ad
Order Your Yearbook picture with camera

Announce Your Child's Special Occasion

on the school marquee

Only $10 for 3 days

Announcement forms

are available in the office

Gold Ribbon Clip Art

Roosevelt has received the

USDA Healthy Schools Challenge

Gold with Distinction Certification

Roosevelt's Healthy School Program has earned the

Alliance for a Healthier Generation 2018-2019 Silver Award and the United States Department of Agricultureś Healthy Schools Challenge Certification.

The Healthy School Program, helps schools and their communities, evaluate and change school climates to provide healthier foods, increase physical activity, and create school policies that will help provide students with opportunities to establish healthy habits, for healthier futures. We are committed to providing a healthy environment for our students, families, and school community. For more information on our Healthy School Policy, including policies on fundraisers, classroom celebrations, and physical activity policies, click on Roosevelt's School Wellness Policy:

School Wellness Policy or contact our school's Wellness Coordinator, Coach Reynolds.

The USDA Healthy Schools Challenge (HUSSC) Certification, started in 2004, to recognizes schools that have created healthier school environments through physical activity and nutrition.

Since the start of the program 3,498 schools across the United States have received the HUSSC certification. Out of those 3, 498 schools, only 43 schools (including Roosevelt Elementary School) have earned the certification level of GOLD with DISTINCTION.