News and Updates

  •                                                                                                                                                July 2017


    Dear Oak Ridge Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Students:

    I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Principal of Oak Ridge Elementary and to let you know how honored I am to officially join the Eagle Family. I come to Oak Ridge having served as the Assistant Principal for Curriculum at Gilchrist Elementary School for the past five years. Prior to that, I had the pleasure of serving as a Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Principal respectively in the DeKalb County School System in Georgia for a combined sixteen years. 

    My ultimate goal as your new Principal is to work with you to ensure that all Oak Ridge students achieve their highest potential. I have learned through experience that children can only reach their greatest potential through partnership and collaboration amongst committed and supportive administrators, teachers, parents, support staff, and students. Over that past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to have both informal meetings and discussions with various stakeholders in the Oak Ridge Community.  Through these opportunities it has become quickly apparent to me that this is a shared belief at Oak Ridge Elementary School.

    I’m certain that many of you have questions about the ramifications of our most current school grade and the work that lies ahead.  I  want you to know that I firmly believe that a school and community are so much more than a grade. However;  I enthusiastically embrace the challenge of working together to provide differentiated learning opportunities for each student and inspiring and challenging our students through engaging experiences. 

     I am confident, that together, we can make Oak Ridge an even better place for our students to learn and grow.   I look forward to meeting you and working together towards continued success at Oak Ridge.


    Jasmine C. Smith, Ed.D.

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 

School Supplies 2017-2018

  • Please click here  to view the supplies needed for the calendar year 2017-2018. You will be able to find most of these items at your local Wal-Mart or Target stores.

21st Century Flyer/Application for 2017-2018

  • Click here to review the 21st Century flyer and application for Oak Ridge Elementary school year 2017-2018 


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

Parent Portal

  • Dear Parent Portal User,
    We are happy to announce that the Parent Portal will open August 22, 2016, 9:00 AM ET 
    Please note the web addreses:
    To check your grades, click the sign-in box on the top right under "Check your grades here".
    For any urgent issues or technical difficulties, please contact the Helpdesk Support Center by e-mail at or call @ 487-7524 (helpdesk) 


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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Around the District

  • Virtual Reality in the Classroom?

    The future met the past when the ZSpace Mobile Classroom pulled up at Chaires Elementary, Leon County's oldest elementary school, to showcase the future of learning.

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  • Kiwanis Club Donates Dictionaries to Local Schools

    Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children through local service projects. The Northside Chapter of the Kiwanis Club in Leon County, donated dictionaries to six local schools.

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  • Superintendent Hanna's "Workdays" as Custodian

    Continuing with his Thursday "Workdays", Superintendent Hanna assisted as a Custodian at Fairview Middle School where he got to speak with students and get better acquainted with the Custodial staff.

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  • Leon County’s Best Arts Magnet Program

    RAA Middle School Arts Magnet Program "The Place You Want To Be"

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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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