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Exterior of Unity Elementary School


925 E. Third Street

Telephone: 419-996-3300 | Fax: 419-996-3301

Student Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Early release every Wednesday at 2:45 p.m.

School Highlights

  • Pre-K through Fourth-Grade Building

  • Kids Hope mentors work with students

  • K-Kids in partnership with Lima Kiwanis Club, promotes community service

  • Junior Service League “Raising a Reader” program

  • Food pantry available to families

  • Annual Mini-Relay for Life

  • Ongoing staff professional development

  • Youth sports available: Basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, track and field, volleyball and wrestling

Principal ​Tricia Winkler

Principal ​Tricia Winkler

School Resource Officer

School Resource Officer Marissa Kennedy

Marissa Kennedy

Officer Kennedy attended Edison State Community College, where she obtained her OPOTA certification and an Associates of Applied Science in Criminal Justice in 2019. She was sworn in as a Lima Police Officer in November of 2020.  

After months of thorough training, including  criminal investigations, patrol procedures, self-defense, first aid and report writing, Officer Kennedy was given the opportunity to serve and protect the Lima City Schools. She is the SRO at Freedom Elementary and says she is blessed to be a protector of the children of Lima and cannot wait to see what the future holds.

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