Frequently Asked Questions

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    School Hours

    What time does school begin and end each day?

    Start time: 8:30 a.m.

    End time: 2:50 p.m.

    Registration
     
    Please check the Registration or Extended Day Information pages for details.

    Grade Levels

    What grade levels are offered at Conley Elementary?

    Pre-kindergarten through fifth grades are currently offered at Conley Elementary.

    Pre-Kindergaren

    What age must a child be to qualify for the voluntary pre-kindergarten class?

    Your child must be four years old by September 1, 2014 to qualify for VPK for the 2014-2015 school year.

    VPK pays for one-half the day, can my children attend the second half of the school day?

    Yes, your child may attend the second half of the day through a “for fee” program in which the parents pay (as you would for a private provider child care program).The monthly cost for the second half of the school day is $365 per student per month which covers the time from 11:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. daily.

    Is there an extended day for pre-kindergarten children?

    Yes, please check the Extended Day page for details.

    Curriculum

    What curriculum is used at Conley?

    We follow the Leon County Curriculum – Wonders Language Arts, Go Math, and Science Fusion. We have an inquiry-based approach to instruction.

    How much time do students receive physical education each week?

    150 minutes as required by the state of Florida.

    How do students who are gifted receive services?

    Students receive services for the gifted program at the school through a pull-out program.

    How does Conley meet the needs of students who are struggling?

    We individually assess all students. Students requiring additional assistance receive it and their progress is monitored often to ensure the student “catches up”.

    Technology

    What types of technology are utilized at Conley Elementary School?

    We use mounted projectors, SMART interactive whiteboards, document cameras, four to six networked computers per room, classroom amplification systems, iPods, and various software packages. Technology is incorporated in student learning thoughout the school day through our use of “intelligent classrooms". There are also three technology laboratories in the media center, as well as laptop computers in our fourth and fifth grade classrooms. For more information, see our Technology Information page.

    Extended Day Program

    Does Conley offer a afterschool/extended day program?

    Yes. Please check the Extended Day page for details and fees for the kindergarten through fifth and Pre-K extended day programs.

    In what activities will students participate during the extended day program?

    We provide a study hall, technology opportunities, arts, crafts and sports activities. Contact Tracy Turner for more information.

    Parental and Community Involvement

    How do I sign up to volunteer?

    The best way to volunteer is to get involved with our PTO. For more information, visit the PTO page.

    If you want to help in your child’s classroom, consult your child’s teacher.

    You must fill out the district online volunteer form before you can volunteer in any capacity.

    How do I sign up as a business partner?

    Call the school office at 850.414.5610. or e-mail cssbusinesspartners@gmail.com