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Warren G. Harding Elementary School is the school that Ralphie Parker, Randy Parker, Schwartz, Flick, Scut Farkus, and Grover Dill attend in Bob Clark's 1983 film, A Christmas Story. Miss Shields is a teacher there. It is unknown what other teachers work there. It's location is in Hammond, Indiana.

Randy's Wrap Up.[]

In the sixth scene of the film, "Randy's Wrap Up", When the students got into class the put on ugly fake teeth to prank Miss Shields. Miss Shields entered and said good morning class. The class yelled "Good morning Miss Shields!". The teacher took away their ugly fake teeth to continue class.

C+ Nightmare[]

In the twentieth scene of the film, "C+ Nightmare", Miss Shields handed all of the students their themes with the grades on them. Ralphie got a C+ with a note saying "You'll shoot your eye out". Ralphie soon imagined Miss Shields as a witch.


  • This is a real life location. A Christmas Story wasn't filmed in Hammond, Indiana so they used a different school.