• 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.

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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


  • solz 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.

    David Solz, Principal
    Gilchrist Elementary


  • Does your child has a medical condition that may require medication or assistance during the school year? New forms are required at the beginning of each school year. 

    School forms that you may need for your child are available on the School Health page of the Florida Department of Health in Leon County’s website at:



    through a link on the Leon County Schools homepage at https://www.leonschools.net

    If you are unable to access the necessary forms or are unsure of the forms you may need, please call the School Health Division at the Florida Department of Health in Leon County at 606-8150.

    Please contact your provider to request completion of the necessary forms.

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  • 2017-2018 School Supplies!

    Please click on the following link for supply lists for the upcoming school year.  2017-2018 GES School Supply Lists K-5

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  • Prepacked School Supplies are back and on sale for next year!
    Go to the link below to order yours today!  Don’t forget to choose your child’s grade for the 2017-2018 school year (Kindergarten thru 5th grade and Creative Academics)!  Significantly lower than in years past!  Orders are due no later than July 14, 2017.  Supplies will be delivered to your child’s teacher this summer and ready for the first day of school! 
    School code: GIL033
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  • Kindergarten Screening Sign-up

    Please visit Gilchrist’s website to sign your rising Kindergartener up for his/her screening! Look for the Sign-Up Genius link to select a time!

    Screenings will take place at Gilchrist Elementary from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the following dates:

    • Thursday, June 1, 2017
    • Friday, June 2, 2017
    • Monday, July 10, 2017
    • Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    • Thursday, August 3, 2017

    **Kindergarten screenings are used for planning purposes only.


     Screening Information Flyer

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    Gilchrist Elementary is now on Instagram


    Our social media icons below have provided direct links to the district accounts.  If you now click on the instagram icon instagram icon  in the bottom right corner it will take you to the Gilchrist account 

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Around the District

  • Open Enrollment Benefits Registration

    LCS Employee Open Enrollment is ready to roll...click through for more information.

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  • Back to School Supply Drive

    As we prepare for the rturn of students on Monday, August 14th we ask for your help with our Back to School Supply Drive. Please join this drive by donating new school supplies.

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  • Are You Hot ?? Cool Down With Water Balloon Math

    Swift Creek Middle School is busy this summer with their first Math And Science Camp. Students have been actively involved in classroom instruction, as well as hands on activities. The day we stopped, they were using a water balloon launcher to learn math formulas.

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  • 2016-17 School Grades Released

    95% of all LCS schools earn A, B or C. Click the picture to read our press release.

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