• For ongoing updates, and detailed information regarding LCS's response and plans regarding the impact of CoVid19 , please visit the CoVid19 site.


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  • Florida Department of Education has awarded a school grade of “A” for Gilchrist Elementary School!

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Gilchrist Elementary

The Gilchrist Family of Life Long Learners - 'students, teachers, staff, parents, and community members' – is committed to an on-going planning process that will ensure a quality learning environment, state-of-the-art facility, and a curriculum that will be the foundation for this life long learning.

Important Information

    • School is in session from 8:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. each weekday.
    • Morning supervision is available beginning at 7:45 a.m.
    • Afternoon supervision ends at 3:20 p.m.

    Registration is now online. The following supporting documents are also required:

    • Birth Certificate
    • Immunization Records
    • Physical
    • Two Proofs of Residency (Lease/Mortgage and Utility Bill)

    Please contact our Registrar, Chetta Haverty, at havertyc2@leonschools.net with questions regarding registration.



     Please click the tile to access our morning news show, Grizzly AM.








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


    2021-2022 School Supply Lists

    Our wonderful PTO has partnered with Bright SchoolKitz to offer a convienent way to have your supplies delivered directly to your home. 
    Please go to SchoolKitz and search for Gilchrist in order to find the package available for each grade level.



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    Kindergarten & New Student Registration begins on 4/12/21

    Who are our Grizzly Cubs?

    • Students attend Gilchrist based on their home address. Use the School Zone Lookup Toolto find your home zone school. 

    • For School Choice and Reassignment options, please visit the School Choice Officepage on the LCS website.

    How do I register my child?

    • For the 2021-2022 school year, new students to Leon County Schools will be registered online at:  https://www.leonschools.net/parentportal

    • If your child attended a LCS Pre-K program, you do not need to re-register your child for Kindergarten!

    • If you have been notified that your child is approved for School Choice, you do not need to re-register your child!

    What do I need to submit to Gilchrist?

    • The following documents (THE FANTASTIC FIVE) should be submitted electronically to our Registrar, Ms. Chetta Haverty, via email: havertyc2@leonschools.net

    • School Choice and former LCS Pre-K students must also submit this documentation!



    Instuctions on Updating Contact Information in Focus can be found: Here


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    Governor, over the past two weeks, it has become clear that the Delta variant and its effect on school-age children is very different than the original Alpha version of the virus.

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    ESE teacher Maria Botero is entering her 11th year at Gretchen Everhart. Click the image to find out how she makes use of this door to connect with nonverbal students.

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  • Leon County School Board Meeting - Replay

    Miss the Leon County School Board Meeting? Catch the replay on our YouTube Channel. (Original broadcast date: July 22, 2021)

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Current Temperature: 53.2 °F
Current Humidity: 99%
Current Rainfall: 99 in/hr
Current Dew Point: 99 °F
Current Pressure: 99 inHg

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