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Principal's Message

  • Oak Ridge Elementary School Family,

    Welcome to Oak Ridge Elementary School, “Home of the Soaring Eagles” and our website. As a school community, we want our website to serve as a primary resource for our families. Here you will find information on activities that are taking place on our campus, who to contact with questions or concerns, or even how to share ideas on ways that we can work together to make our school even better.

    Oak Ridge Elementary School has a dedicated and experienced staff, an up and coming PTO and School Council, and caring and committed families. We are fully committed to providing a safe, caring, and challenging educational environment that promotes learning and achievement for all students.

    Please note that instructional time is extremely important for our boys and girls, and every minute counts. Our classes start at 8:30 a.m., and it is very important your child be present and on time so as to not miss any instruction. We appreciate your help in getting our students to class on time every day.

    I can’t say enough how important parental involvement is for the success of a child. Throughout the year, you will have opportunities to meet with your child’s teacher, review academic achievements, and participate in events at Oak Ridge. It is our sincere desire that you take advantage of each opportunity offered as we work in partnership with you. In addition, we would ask that you consider joining our Parent Teacher Organization. The PTO sponsors several activities during the year and welcomes your input and support.

    Take the opportunity as much as possible to visit our website on a

    regular basis to stay up to date and informed. You can also follow us on Facebook at Oak Ridge Elementary or on Instagram @oakridgetally

    If I can be of assistance to you in any way, please let me know. My door is always open, and I look forward to our continued work together.

     Dr. Jasmine C. Smith                                                        Proud Principal

Before School and After School Supervision

  • As a reminder, morning supervision begins at 7:45 am. The tardy bell rings at 8:15.
    It is very important that your child is here on time.
    Dismissal times for the 2017-2018 school year is as follows:
    All Students will dismiss at 2:50 (Supervision ends 3:15)
    ***As part of our school dismissal policy, students will not be checked out between 2:35 and 2:50***
    All students are to be picked up by 3:15pm
    Please see your Child's teacher with any questions 

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Oak Ridge News at a Glance

  • For the latest news at Oak Ridge Elementary please click one of the following: 

    Please click here  click here for the Eagle's Eye Monthly News Letter 
    For the most up to date "Special Area Information" click here


2018 Oak Ridge Summer Reading Suggestions

Oak Ridge Elementary Summer Activities

  • Summer Programs for the enrichment of our students at Oak Ridge Elementary:

    21st Century Summer Program    June 4-July 26th

    Camp Oak Summer Camp              June 5-June 28th

    ESY                                                      June 11-July 19th

    **** Please note Oak Ridge will be closed July 2-July 5th

LCS Read-at-Home Plan

  • Attention!!!

    In an effort to strenghten the partnership between school and home, we have prepared a Read-at-Home Plan to support early literacy. This plan will provide you with activities and a list of online resources you can use with your child.

    Click here for the latest information about the LCS Read-at-Home Plan 

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Oak Ridge Honor Society


    The National Honor Society


Around the District


    Florida State University’s Opening Nights and Leon County Schools teamed up this week to offer elementary and middle school teachers a creative new tool to teach math, in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program.

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  • Embracing Differences at LCS Middle School

    Such a positive way for these middle school students to end the year! At "Mustangs United", Montford Middle school students demonstrate the compassion and tolerance for all differences within Leon County Schools.

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  • Gene Cox Stadium From The Air (Video Footage)

    Aerial footage of the artificial turf installation at Gene Cox Stadium.

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  • Have Some Grits & Eggs, Served Superintendent Style

    During the final "Superintendent’s Workday", Superintendent Hanna had fun with students & staff as a food service assistant while seeing, first hand, the day to day life of an LCS employee in the kitchen.

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School Information

  •  4530 Shelfer Road
    Tallahassee, Florida 32305
    Office  850-488-3124
    Fax:     850-922-7145 
    Dr. Jasmine Smith          Principal
    Mrs. Shannon Davis      Assistant Principal
    8:15am - 2:50pm  School Hours 

Say No to Bullying

  • The students and staff of Oak Ridge Elementary School have taken a pledge to "Stomp Out Bullying" and all forms of violence! 
    Any person who is concerned about a bullying issues may complete the LCS Bullying Reporting Form  and return it to the school, where the Principal or designated administrators will immediately conduct an investigation.

Leon County School's Safe Schools Statement

  • Leon County School’s Safe Schools Statement

     Pursuant to federal law, students may not be denied a public education. As such, Leon County Schools is committed to providing a world class education in a safe environment for all students--regardless of immigration status.

     LCS administrators will continue to enforce Board Policy 5540 in relation to non-DCF law enforcement investigations involving students on campus. This policy requires parents’ consent in order to provide access to students unless there is a warrant or an exigent/emergency circumstance such as an investigation involving a missing child.

     LCS counselors have been trained to provide support for students and families who may be impacted by changes to federal law. The safety and security of all our students will continue to be our top priority.  

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