• 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 Info

  • Send in your poems!

    April is National Poetry Month! Please send your poems to: Mrs. Cashin (cashinc@leonschools.netor Ms. Gibson (gibsonm@leonschools.netand we’ll share them on our Instagram @gilchristmediacenter and on the GES website.

    For more information on this and other Media activities and announcements, please visit our Media Center page.

    Grizzly AM

    You may view morning news shows for March 30-April 3 (starring many of your favorite teachers) on the  WGES Grizzly AM page.  Starting Monday, April 6, Grizzly AM will be discontinued until students return.


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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.





  • Thank you for visiting our website. During these uncertain times, I hope you will check back here often for distance learning information, important announcements, and other great resources for you and your children.  Please know that our school community is here for our families.  We miss our grizzlies and look forward to seeing our students again when it is safe to do so.  

    Scotty Crowe, Principal
    Gilchrist Elementary


  •  Mental and Emotional Health Resources  

    Behavioral Health Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation


        Enrollment Information:

    If your student is currently attending Pre-K at a Leon County School or you were approved for School Choice, you do NOT need to complete this registration.You are still required to bring in the following documents after completing the registration process:

    1. Birth Certificate

    2. Medical forms (Physical and Immunization Records)

    3. TWO Proofs of residency

    4. Lease, Mortgage Statement, Property Tax Receipt, or Homestead Exemption AND

    5. Utility Bill    

    Please use the link below to complete the registration for Kindergarteners or students who are new to Leon County Schools.  NOTE:  While Leon County Schools are closed, you may still complete online registration.  Documents listed above may be provided when schools re-open.

    Register Here


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Around the District

  • Leon County School Board Meeting (Video Update)

    Rebroadcast of the Leon County School Board Meeting from Tuesday March 24, 2020.

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  • Leon County School Board (Replay)

    Catch up on the latest news with the Leon County School Board Meeting. (Original broadcast date: March 10, 2019)

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  • REDEFINING Parental Involvement

    Parental involvement has changed. It is probably easier than you think. Stay tuned for our upcoming series "Redefining Parental Involvement" for easy ideas to keep you involved.

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  • Spanish Prepositions * Music Video *

    Mr. Zauche at Montford Middle School writes and plays songs to help his students learn Spanish. Esto es excelente!! "Spanish Prepositions Song"

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