• 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 Info

  • School Hours

    School Session Hours:

    • School is in session from 8:30am to 2:50pm each weekday.
    • Morning supervision is available from 7:45am to 8:30am
    • Afternoon supervision is available from 2:50pm to 3:15pm
    • Front Office hours 7:30am to 4:00pm


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    Technology Links

    Visit the  Student Resources page of our website to find links to Internet resources that you can use at home.

    WGES Grizzly AM

    Visit the  WGES Grizzly AM page of our website to view archived broadcasts of our morning news show.
  • New Student Registration Applications

    Registration packets for students new to Gilchrist in grades K-5 are available in the front office.
    Parents/Guardians are also required to provide the following information:
    • Proof of child's birth date
    • Proof of current State of Florida immunization records
    • Physical examination (within the last year)
    • Two proofs of residency:
    1. Homestead exemption, mortgage deed, lease, rental agreement, or property tax record  -AND-
    2. Utility bill


  • Thank you for visiting our website. It is intended to be a user-friendly resource for our parents, students, business partners, teachers and staff. This site is the first place to check for the latest information about the happenings at the school. Please look around and stay connected with the great things we are doing here at Gilchrist. 

    Scotty Crowe, Principal
    Gilchrist Elementary



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    Please use the link below to view the 2019 FSA testing calendar.

    2019 FSA Schedule




    ATTENTION: Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders

    Read five non-fiction books in your ZPD, successfully complete the AR quiz (80 or above) and collect your prize.  There is a different prize for every five non-fiction books completed.  Keep track of the book titles and your AR score on the reading log – get the log from your teacher or in the Media Center.  When your teacher says it is ok, please come to the Media Center to collect your prize.  There will also be a super-prize for the top six readers (two from each grade level) at the conclusion of the contest.  The contest goes from January 8 through March 14 – corresponding AR quizzes must be completed in this time frame.  Happy Reading!

    For more information please contact Ms. Gibson gibsonm@leonschools.net or Ms. Cashin cashinc@leonschools.net in the Media Center.



    The H.E.A.R.T program resumes 1/9/19!

    Here are the remaining dates for the program: 

    January 16, 23, 28, 30

    February 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, 25, 27

    March 4, 6, 11, 13, 27



    Online Yearbook Orders!

    Yearbook Order



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Around the District

  • Martin Luther King Holiday January 21 (Districtwide)

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  • Runners- Trent Trot This Saturday at Roberts (VIDEO)

    The Trent 10k, 5k, and 1 miler happens this Saturday January 26th at Roberts Elementary. The race honors the life of Trent McElroy who lost his life to childhood cancer while attending Roberts.

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  • Gretchen Everhart Dance Video

    Gretchen Everhart students learned to dance using the smallest of movements. The session was part of the Opening Nights in Class which brought Parsons Dance to school for a visit.

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  • LCSB Meeting (January 8th)

    Leon County School Board Meeting. (Original broadcast date: January 8th, 2019)

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