About Chaffee Elementary

Roger B. Chaffee Elementary School (Chaffee Elementary) is a Pre-K through 5TH grade school located in South East Huntsville; Current enrollment is around 400 students. Chaffee Elementary was built in the late 1960s with a pod classroom design and opened to students in 1969. To learn more about Chaffee Elementary and other Huntsville City Schools architectural history visit: A Brief Sketch of Huntsville's School Architecture or visit the Chaffee library to see old yearbooks, photos, newspaper clippings and/or other historical Chaffee artifacts. 


Roger Bruce Chaffee was an NASA astronaut that was part of the Apollo 1 crew along with Virgil I. Grissom and Edward H. White II. To learn more about Chaffee visit: AVL: Britannica.

Chaffee Feeder Path:

After 5th grade students will attend Whitesburg P-8 for middle school and then starting in 9th grade students will go to Grissom High School. Use the school zone locator to see if your address is in the Chaffee School zone: School Zone Locator CLICK HERE

Chaffee Mission:

To establish an environment of high academic expectations for all students through common goals, and participatory learning, in which individual exceptionalities are celebrated within a safe and nurturing learning environment.

Chaffee Moto:

 Choices Equal Success

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School Colors:

Orange & White

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