Building Information

Hanby Elementary
56 S. State St.
Westerville, OH 43081-2136
Important Numbers:
Main Office

Instructional Hours:

Grades 1-5   9:25 AM - 3:50 PM

Office  Hours:  8:30 AM - 4:15 PM

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The Vision
of the Hanby Arts Magnet School is to embrace teaching and learning through a unique academic community that integrates the arts.

Our Mission is to foster creative, confident, and independent learners.

The Hanby Pledge
I am respectful when...
I respect myself.
I respect others.
I respect my environment.

I am responsible when...
I accept responsibility.
I choose to have a good attitude.
I do my best work.

I am a peace maker when...
I choose good behavior.
I say and do kind things.

I am a problem solver when...
I use my resources.
I think before I act.

Who was Benjamin Hanby?
Though Benjamin Hanby only lived to the age of 33, he is remembered as one of America's greatest composers. From his home in Westerville he composed over 80 folks songs, including his most popular, "Darling Nelly Gray" which was a hit during the Civil War. The song he is most known for however is "Up on the Housetop," the Christmas tune sung around the world.