Chaires Elementary School

Where Our Community Begins

School Hours

  • School Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
    Breakfast: 7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.
    Supervision Hours: 7:45 a.m - 3:15 p.m.

Administrators

Attendance Info

  • Any time your student is absent from school or if you have any attendance related issues, please email your child's teacher directly or send in a note to excuse their absence.

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Announcements

Attendance

  • 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.  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.  Any excuses received 3 weeks after the absence will remain unexcused! Excuses can be emailed to ridleyw@leonschools.net parents/guardians may also call 850-488-5977 and speak with Ms. Ridley concerning excuses. 
    Schoolhouse

Bus Transportation

  • BusLeon County School Bus Transportation information (including Bus Stops and Times) can be found on the Leon County School Website Transportation and Buses page.

LISTSERV

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District Safety

Upcoming Events

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Bulletin Board

Around the District

  • Kate Sullivan: Teacher Tribute Video ▶️

    To every LCS teacher who pours their passion, time, and dedication into shaping young minds, this story is for you. Happy 75th Birthday Kate Sullivan.

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  • LCS Safety And Security Updates ▶️

    Security updates from Chief Jimmy Williams at the LCSB meeting last night.

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  • MLK Dreamers & Doers Breakfast (VIDEO) ▶️

    The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior commemorative breakfast program, celebrating the Dreamers and Doers of Leon County Schools

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  • JAMES ZHANG: STUDENT LEADER VIDEO ▶️

    James Zhang is not just a student; he's a leader, a chess champion, a beacon of inspiration at Chiles High School, and a student representative for the Leon County School Board.

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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
    fitzgeraldt@leonschools.net

    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
    knightwa@leonschools.net

    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
    bentonj@leonschools.net

     

     

Student Enrollment

  • OoA Logo  Looking to get your student enrolled?
    Contact your zoned schools Enrollment Liaison

    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

Enrollment Questions?

Say No to Bullying

  • Say No to Bully BannerChaires Elementary works to ensure every child is in a safe learning environment.  Any person who is concerned about a bullying issue may complete the LCS Bullying Report form and return it to the school, where the Assistant Principal and Guidance Counselor will immediately conduct an investigation. 

Welcome to Chaires Elementary

Media Center Catalogue

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Weather STEM

Map PinVisit the Chaires WeatherSTEM page for more information from our weather station.

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

Sky Cam (click for time-lapse video)

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