Fort Braden School

A PreK-8 school serving students since 1847

  • For detailed information on how LCS is managing our COVID-19 response, please visit the In Class website. @

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School Hours

  • School Day - 8:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m
    School Supervision - 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Headlines & Features

  • Jimbo Jackson - Principal of the Month

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  • News from the clinic:

    Sometimes it is difficult to make the decision about whether or not your child is sick enough to stay home from school. With minor symptoms early in the morning, you cannot predict if he/she will feel better or worse during the course of the day. These guidelines can be of help when you’re trying to decide what’s best to do.

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  • Byrd, Bradwell and Shaw Families Scholarship

    The entire Fort Braden Community is mourning the loss of three remarkable individuals who touched so many lives and have been taken from us too soon. Jordan Byrd, Jacquelin “Jackie” Shaw and Karen Bradwell devoted over 25 years of combined service to our community and tragically lost their lives after complications due to the Covid-19 coronavirus earlier this year.

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Around the District

  • Watch The Cookie Dough Story

    Some laugh, some cry - but everyone loves the Cookie Dough story from Buck Lake Elementary.

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  • Special Message from Dee Dee Rasmussen

    DeeDee Rasmussen, the 14-year veteran Leon County School Board Member, announced today that she will step down in the middle of her 4th term, to focus on her health, family, and recharge time.

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  • Inspirational Moment at Kate Sullivan (Video)

    Watch the inspirational moment Tyler Jones was pulled from the crowd at Kate Sullivan Elementary.

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  • 1095-TV

    Don't have Comcast? Click here to watch our 1095-TV live stream on any computer or mobile device.

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Important Announcements

  • Kindergarten Information


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  • No-cost PCR Covid-19 Testing for all Leon County Schools employees and students is now available!


    Click HERE for more information.



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  • Dear Parents and Guardians,

    Please click HERE to download the 2021 bus route schedule.


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  • Fort Braden Community,

    Due to recent changes in policy, Leon County Schools district leadership is prohibiting visitors on campus through October 15, 2021. In an abundance of caution, our orientation will be virtual. 

    If you have not heard from your child's teacher by Friday, August 6th, please contact a member of administration at 850-488-9374. 

    Please stay tuned for detailed information regarding your student's virtual orientation.



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  • Fort Braden After School Mentoring Program



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  • FSA/EOC Information for Parents 20-21

    Dear Parents and Guardians,

    Please see below for important information about our upcoming FSA/EOC Testing. Please take the time to read the letter and go over it with your student.

    • Brick and Mortar click HERE.
    • Digital Academy click HERE.

    Queridos padres y guardianes, 

    Consulte a continuación para obtener información importante sobre nuestras próximas pruebas FSA / EOC. Por favor, tómese el tiempo para leer la carta y repasarla con su estudiante.

    • Ladrillo y mortero hacen clic AQUÍ.
    • Academia digital hacen clic AQUÍ.
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  • Read At Home Plan

    Leon County Schools Read-At-Home Plan For K-5

    Click Here for more information

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  • New Box Tops Mobile App

    Earn Cash for Our School
    No More Clipping. All You Need Is Your Smartphone. 

    Box Tops for Education

    Click HERE to learn more.

    Click HERE to see a list of participating products.



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  • Title I Newspaper

    The Title I office is excited about launching the first Title I Newspaper. Click on the link below to download it now:

    Title I: News You Can Use

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  • Mr. Jimbo Jackson wants to recognize Fort Braden’s MLK Positive Dreamer and Doer Award recipients!  These students have demonstrated Martin Luther King, Jr. ideals:  Kindness, Citizenship, Leadership, Helping others, Compassion, Great attitude, and Commitment.


    5th Grade: Axel Torres and Kerielis Concepcion
    8th Grade: Calista Poe and Jovanny Avalos



Headline Videos

  • FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.


    Fort Braden School is dedicated to providing a safe environment for all students and staff.  If there is suspected bullying, reporting the incidence to administration is very important in order to mitigate the situation.  This reporting can be done by students and/or parents.  Victims and bystanders are important individuals to an investigation. Please use the form below to report any bullying that you may be aware of. 

    LCS Bullying Report Form

Volunteering & School Assistance

ID Badges Required


    All visitors are required to have a district approved ID badge on at all times while on campus. Please bring your Driver’s License to the front office to be scanned before going on to your destination in the school. 
     Thank you

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  • Click here for the Smart Snack Calculator to determine whether your beverage, snack, side or entrée item meets the new USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines.

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