Fort Braden School

A PreK-8 school serving students since 1847.

School Info

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


Registration Information

Important Announcements

  • The Florida Department of Education is working with school districts to gather information on how well parents think their child's school is partnering with parents of students with disabilities and would like to include your input. Your responses will help guide efforts to improve services and results for children and families. This survey is for parents of students with individual educational plans (IEP) receiving special education services during the 2020-21 school year. All information provided will remain confidential.


    The survey window opens on February 1, 2021 and closes on May 31, 2021.


    Click the following link to access the survey:




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  • Celebrate Literacy Week
    January 25th - January 29th 2021

    Click HERE to learn more.



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  • Leon County Schools Superintendent, Rocky Hanna, and Scott & Wallace, surprised the seventeen year, Fort Braden Elementary School Principal, Jimbo Jackson, as the December Principal of the Month.

    Click HERE to learn more.

    Principal of the Month



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    Dear Parents and Guardians,


    Recognizing that students will be returning to brick and mortar on November 3rd; thereby increasing the density in schools and the district-wide capacity, in this pandemic, to 55%, it is necessary to make sure that measures are in place to minimize putting others at risk. To that end, a special discipline committee was established to put a protocol in place that is supported by District Policy 5500.


    Please click HERE to view the District Developed Discipline Procedures.



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  • Parents and Guardians,


    Click HERE for the Fort Braden School Virtual Policies Agreement. 


    This agreement is for all Fort Braden Students, both Brick and Mortar and Digital Academy. 


    Please read carefully and have your student and yourself sign the bottom portion of the agreement. 


    If your student is Brick and Mortar, please have your student bring the form to their teacher by Friday, November  6th(middle school students can return to their first period teacher).


    If your student is Digital Academy, you can send it to your child’s teacher’s remind account, email, or canvas.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Wallace or Mrs. Crowder.



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  • Parents and Guardians,


    Click HERE to see the updated 2020-2021 FBS Middle School Bell Schedule


    If you have any questions, please contact Fort Braden School at 850-488-9374.



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  • Parents and Guardians,


    Click HERE to see the 2020-2021 Elementary and Middle School Attendance Policy.


    If you have any questions, please contact Fort Braden School at 850-488-9374.



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  • Parents and Guardians,


    Please click HERE for a document regarding your Brick and Mortar Choice for the Fall.


    Please click HERE for a document regarding your Digital Choice for the Fall.


    If you have any questions, please call Fort Braden School at (850)488-9374



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    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.

    The main reason for keeping your child home are:

    • If he/she is too sick to be comfortable at school to participate in activities.
    • If he/she might be contagious and spread the disease to other children.

    A child should stay home if there is:

    • FEVER of 100 degrees or more, children should be fever-free for 72 hours without medication before returning to school.
    • VOMITING or DIARRHEA, children should be symptom-free for 24 hours and be able to hold down food and liquids before returning to school

    Any of these problems may require a call to your child’s doctor. Wear A MASK, Wash Hands, and follow CDC guidelines.



    • Anyone with hair can get head lice.
    • Head lice are common among children in school
    • Having head lice does not reflect poor hygiene OR social status.
    • Head lice are parasitic insects that live in the hair of humans.
    • Head lice are spread easily from person to person by direct contact.

    Leon County Schools has a no-nit policy. If your child has live lice and/nits, you will be called to pick up your child from school.  Your child will be re-admitted to school when he /she, upon examination by clinic staff, is free of all lice and their eggs (nits). Please come into school with your child to be rechecked.

    Nit removal is the key to successful treatment and necessary for a student to be re-admitted to school. This prevents the eggs from hatching into new lice. Lice shampoo is available at most drug stores. However, lice shampoo only kills live lice, not their eggs (nits). You can prevent your child from contracting and spreading head lice by checking your child’s head periodically for lice.  Do not share hats, scarves, jackets, towels, and brush/combs.



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  • 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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  • 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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  • Leon County Schools Read-At-Home Plan

    For K-5

    Click Here for more information


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Fort Braden Videos



Volunteering & School Assistance


    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 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

  • The new FOCUS Parent Portal is now OPEN. Please visit the LCS Parent Site for general information.

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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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Around the District

  • Spring Into Wellness Tip #2

    Check back, March 8-12, for new tips daily! Each tip features wellness-themed artwork inspired by our own Leon County Schools' students!

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  • Spring Into Wellness Tip #1

    Check back, March 8-12, for new tips daily! Each tip features wellness-themed artwork inspired by our own Leon County Schools' students!

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  • Lively Barbers Giving Back

    Barbers from Lively Technical College moved their entire barbershop to Sabal Palm Elementary and gave students free haircuts.

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  • Black History Museum - Montford Middle School

    During the month of February, Montford Middle School students created a Black History Museum in the Media Center. Each display in the museum included a special QR code that launched interactive presentations on tablets and phones.

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