Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Elementary School publishes scientific writings from the literature and the results of research in the scope of elementary education and learning. With the research subject of students in the I-VI Elementary School and primary teacher Education undergraduate students in Mathematics, Indonesian Language, Natural Sciences, Science Social and Civics. Each text sent will be reviewed by reviewer partners who are specifically asked for their fields.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The review process is carried out to ensure that the articles that are entered and received are only articles that are in accordance with the journal's focus and are the best articles. This process is carried out objectively at the core of publishing journals that are good and carried out by all leading scientific journals. Our reviewers play an important role in maintaining content standards and focus for all texts. The articles that are entered are reviewed following the procedure outlined below.

The initial evaluation of the manuscript was carried out by the Editors, namely the First editor to evaluate all the manuscripts. Good and focused texts will be accepted, and those that are still not good will be returned for improvement. The text is rejected at this stage if it is less original (plagiarism) and is outside the focus and scope of the journal. Scientific articles that have bad grammar, writing procedures are not appropriate, and do not follow the template, the article is returned to be repaired. Those who meet the minimum criteria are usually forwarded to be examined by at least 2 reviewers.

Review of journals using a double-blind review process. Where peer reviews and writers don't know each other. So that reviewers do not see articles subjectively.

Reviewers are asked to evaluate: - What is the original text - Does the content match the focus and scope - Does it follow the code of ethics of article writing - Does it have clear results presented and supports conclusions, and; - Is using the correct reference.

The time needed for the review process depends on the response of the reviewer. If the results of the two reviewers are different, then it is sought to most closely approach the opinions of other experts. But, if there are no differences, both are used. If the input from one of the reviewers is sufficient to convince the editor, then the decision at this stage is to accept, reject or ask the author to revise the draft. Editorial decisions will be sent to the author with recommendations made by the reviewer, which contains the results of comments from reviewers about the contents of the text. the revised text is returned to the editor, which is then evaluated for the final decision.

In addition to commenting on the article script, the reviewer also gives advice to the editor, who is responsible for giving the final decision to accept or reject the article.


Publication Frequency

This journal was first published in January 2014 and published every January and July each year. Specifically for 2020, a special issue was published in December 2020


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


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Screening for Plagiarism

To check the possibility of plagiarism, manuscript is submitted using the turnitin. Journal will ensure that every published article will not exceed 20% similarity score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Journal using Turnitin.


Publication Ethics


Publication Ethics

By submitting a manuscript to Jurnal Elementary School, as an author, you agree to comply with the following Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.

Duties / Responsibilities of Authors

All manuscripts must be the original work of authors and not plagiarism. A zero-tolerance approach will be taken to plagiarized manuscripts.
Authorship of a manuscript should be limited to authors who have made significant contributions.
Authors must properly and accurately acknowledge the work of others.
Authors should disclose any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript and acknowledge individuals or organizations that have provided financial support for research.
Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with manuscripts for editorial review and should prepare to provide public access to such data if possible.
All manuscripts must be previously unpublished, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Duties / Responsibilities of Editor in Chief and Editorial Board Members

Editor in Chief or the assigned editorial board members from time to time are responsible for making decisions on size and content of the manuscripts submitted to the journal.
The journal utilizes a double-blind peer-review process. The Editor in Chief and members of the Editorial board ensure the integrity of the publication review process by not revealing either the identity of authors of manuscripts to the reviewers or the identity of reviewers to authors.
The members of the Editorial Board receive all manuscripts for review in confidence and do not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, other external referees sought from time to time and the publisher.
Any of editorial board members must not use materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript (published or unpublished) for their own research without the author's written authorization.
Editors shall conduct a proper and fair investigation into ethical complaints.

Responsibility of Reviewers

Reviewers keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
Reviewers conduct their business of review objectively, with no personal criticism of the author.
Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments that will constructively guide the editorial decision by the Editor in Chief or his or her nominee.
Reviewers should complete their reviews within the journal stipulated timeframe.
Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 500000.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.