Ruediger Elementary School

Reaching Every Student– All Day, Every Day, Every Way

School Hours

  • School Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
    Breakfast: 7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.
    Supervision Hours: 7:45 a.m - 3:15 p.m.


  • School Advisory Council / School Advisory Council (SAC)CHES PTO - Covington-Harper Elementary School






    SAC / PTO Meetings - The next School Advisory Council and Parent / Teacher Organization meetings will take place in-person in the media center on Thursday, October 5th, beginning at 5:30pm.

    If you are unable to attend in person and prefer to attend virtually via Teams, please provide your teacher with an email address. A link will be emailed to you.

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    October 25, 9:00am in the Ruediger Cafeteria. Registration is REQUIRED each month using QR code or link

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  • Spring Book Fair - The Ruediger Fall Book Fair is scheduled for Monday, September 11th – Friday, September 15th. Look for a flyer to come home with your student’s teacher’s name highlighted to know what day to send money to school. There are also directions on how to sign up for ewallet, which is the safest way to send money with your child.

    Alternatively, you may shop online via the link. All purchases benefit Ruediger Elementary.

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  • Stay Connected - Click here to find out all the ways to stay connected at Ruediger.

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  • Attendance Info - Anytime a student is absent from school or if you have an attendance-related issue, please call 850-488-1074.
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  • Procedures for Dismissal Changes - All changes in dismissal need to be requested in writing by 1pm on the date of the change via email to Please describe in detail: child's name, teacher's name, normal method of transportation, new method of transportation, and the effective dates. Transportation changes will not be taken after 1:00pm. 

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  • Early Check-Out - If you must check out your child(ren) before the regularly scheduled dismissal at 2:50pm, you will need to arrive before 2:15pm. To help ensure students' safety, we will not be able to check out students between 2:15pm and dismissal at 2:50pm. Thank you for your cooperation.  

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  • ID Badges & Car Tags - All visitors are required to have an ID badge on at all times while on campus. Please bring your Driver’s License to be scanned. 
    In addition, you need to have the car tag, be on the student's pick-up list, and be in our system to pick up a child.

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  • Box Tops for Education - Have you downloaded the Box Tops For Education app yet? If you haven’t, you may be missing out on an opportunity to help your school and win a prize. Throughout February, we will be holding a membership drive. We will be entering all parents that are signed up for BT4E into a drawing for a Publix gift card. The parent with the most submissions will be awarded a gift basket. Don’t delay get enrolled today.

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Important Documents


  • Reaching Every Student – All Day, Every Day, Every Way!

    Welcome to the Ruediger Elementary website. Please know that your child's safety and that of our faculty and staff are our top priority. During these uncertain times, I hope you will check back here often for important announcements and other great resources for you and your children. We also encourage you to join our Ruediger Listserv so you will receive the latest news right away. Our school community is here for our students and their families.

    Mentors, Vendors, and Volunteers are allowed on campus as long as they are serving an educational service.

    Main Office hours for Ruediger Elementary School are Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm


Fast Links

  • Listserv
  • Testing, Research, and Evaluation
  • ESE Site

SAC & PTO Dates

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All Pro Dads Dates

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Around the District

  • Hartsfield Student Tour (Video) ▶️

    Join Join fifth grade tour guides Chelsea Bonds and Rawlings Holmes, as they show you around Hartsfield Magnet School of International Studies.

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  • Haircuts & Fashion- Chiles High School (VIDEO) ▶️

    First day of school haircuts and fashion at Lawton Chiles High School

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  • WELCOME BACK LCS TEACHERS (Gilchrist Video) ▶️

    Fun and inspirational video about teachers and why we love them!

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  • Intervention Services Video ▶️

    Intervention Services is a specialized team of experts at Leon County Schools who serve as a conduit between schools and parents to make sure students are enrolled in school.

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Nondiscrimination Notice

  • “No person shall on the basis of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, color, pregnancy, disability, military status or genetic information be denied employment, receipt of services, access to or participation in school activities or programs if qualified to receive such services, or otherwise be discriminated against or placed in a hostile environment in any educational program or activity including those receiving federal financial assistance, except as provided by law.” No person shall deny equal access or a fair opportunity to meet to, or discriminate against, any group officially affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, or any other youth group listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society.

    An employee, student, parent, or applicant alleging discrimination with respect to employment, or any educational program or activity may contact:

    Tonja Fitzgerald, Divisional Director
    Equity Compliance Officer (Students)
    Leon County School District
    2757 West Pensacola Street
    Tallahassee, Florida 32304
    (850) 487-7309

    Wallace Knight, Director
    Equity Compliance Officer (Employees)
    Title IX Compliance Officer
    Leon County School District
    2757 West Pensacola Street
    Tallahassee, Florida 32304
    (850) 487-7210

    A student or parent alleging discrimination as it relates to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act may contact:

    Jennifer Benton, 504 Specialist
    504 Specialist
    (850) 487-7317



Important Files

  • FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.

Say No to Bullying

  •  Click here for the LCS Bullying Reporting Form. This form can be submitted anonymously.

Weather STEM

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Sky Cam

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