Killearn Lakes Elementary School

A National Blue Ribbon School

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Mission Statement

  • Killearn Lakes Elementary School provides students with an optimal learning environment to create and develop lifelong learners.

    KLES Rules & Expectations

    Keep Learning Every Second by being:
         Responsible, &
            Ready to Learn! 

School Hours

  • School begins each day at 8:30a.m. and continues until 2:50p.m.
    Early Release days end at 12:20 p.m.
    Morning supervision will begin at 7:45 a.m. 
    Afternoon supervision will be available until 3:20 p.m. 

Daily Supervision

  • KLES will follow School Board Policy 1213 which states the school “will provide for supervision of students for forty-five (45) minutes before the start of the school day and for thirty (30) minutes after the school day ends.” This means KLES will begin supervision at 7:45 am. In the afternoon, KLES will end supervision at 3:20 pm. If you are interested in childcare starting at 7:00 am, please call the KLES EDEP at 488-1944 for morning classes.
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  • Students arriving after the 8:30 a.m. tardy bell must be escorted to the front office by their parents.  Excessive absences/tardies include 5 unexcused in a nine-week period or 10  unexcused in a semester, or failure to provide an explanation.  Excused absences will be granted for a family emergency, student illness, or a medical appointment (with doctor's note).  Family vacations or trips are not considered an excused absence.

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Nondiscrimination Notice

  • “No person shall on the basis of sex, gender identity, 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



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    Thank you for choosing Leon County Schools. The Office of Admissions is our centralized location to help parents/guardians through the process of enrolling your child into your local zoned school. Our Office of Admissions website will allow you to find all the necessary information and requirements you will need to get your student properly enrolled quickly!

    Have some questions you would like to ask the local school staff. See the schools Admissions Liaison contact info below

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    early release- May 22, 23, 24


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    EDEP will be open regular hours on May 22nd and 23rd. 



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