Virgil Grissom hero
Virgil Grissom hero

Our school hours are:  8:15 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

   Absences:  563-285-3500
   Office:  563-285-3264
   Nurse:  563-285-3502    Nurse Fax:  866-943-2549
   Counselor's office:563-285-3481

500 Lost Grove Road, Princeton, IA 52768-7731 | (563) 285-3264 | Fax 866-990-8524

Welcome to Virgil Grissom Elementary! Safe, responsible and respectful. It’s more than just the motto of Virgil Grissom Elementary. It’s how we approach every day. Our teachers and staff know it. Our students know it. And we try to make sure the community of Princeton sees it in action.

WE NEED YOUR HELP IN THE CLASSROOMS!  We are in need of substitute Aides.  Paid:  $10.25 per hour.  No experience or degree necessary!  Click here to apply today!

2019 - 2020 School Supply List

Grissom Greetings Newsletter

Hootenanny Hoedown

Lancer Productions Summer Camp 2019

June 17-21

Click Here for Brochure/Application


Cornerstone – June 10 - 14
Park View Lutheran – June 17 – 21
St. Ann’s  - July 8 – 12
Faith Lutheran – July 14 – 18 (evenings)
Eldridge United Methodist – July 22 – 26 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. lunch included)
Summer Club – July 30, August 6, 13 & 20 ( 9:30 – noon lunch included)

AEA Summer Programs 2019

2019 North Scott Girls Basketball Camps

Pioneer Village Day Camp 2019

Eldridge Parks Summer Programming 2019

NS Softball Camp 2019


About Us
About Us
Learn more about the history of Virgil Grissom
FAQs and Resources
FAQs and Resources
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Student Opportunities
Student Opportunities
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Staff Web Pages
Staff Web Pages
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February 1, 2019
Tough Weather in January
This has been a trying couple weeks for our families, schools, and community. The frigid weather has gripped much of the country, produced record-breaking lows across the Midwest. Each day has presented a challenge regarding whether to delay or...More>