Fort Braden School

A PreK-8 school serving students since 1847

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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

  • Top Tips to Health & Happiness

    The LCS Student District Advisory Council (DAC) envisions building a stronger and healthier community. The council’s “Top Tips for Health and Happiness” encourages students to take charge of their own health, seek help when needed, and support one another along the way.

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  • Music & Mentorship - The Making Of A Principal

    The story of how a lifelong love of music led Marcus Scott to become Principal at Augusta Raa Middle School.

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  • Playing To Win - Deerlake Middle School (Video)

    At 6' 4" tall Deerlake Middle School Principal Steve Mills is easy to spot. The former West Point center has formed a family at Deerlake, and has won the hearts of his school community.

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  • Tallahassee Arts Guide

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Important Announcements

  • 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,


    The LCS Mask Opt Out Form can be found here: LCS Mask Opt Out Form


    Thank you,


    Fort Braden School



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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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  • 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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  • 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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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

Fort Braden Twitter @fort_braden

  • 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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