Chaires Elementary School

An A+ School in an A+ Community

School Hours

 School Hours
School is in session Monday-Friday from 8:25am - 2:50pm
Morning supervision is available from 7:45am - 8:25am
Afternoon supervision is available from 2:50pm - 3:15pm 



Anytime a student is absent from school or if you have an attendance related issues, please call 850-488-5977



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Bus Transportation


Leon County School Bus Transportation information (including Bus Stops and Times) can be found on the Leon County School Website Transportation and Buses page.

Fifth Grade Human Growth and Development

Dear Parent or Guardian:
As a part of the State required curriculum, students in the fifth grade classes at our school will be studying the Leon County approved Human Growth and Development/ Puberty Education Curriculum.  This curriculum is tentatively scheduled to begin on May 5th to meet that requirement.  The curriculum meets the requirements of Florida Statue 1003.42.  It also is in compliance with the Florida Statue 1003.46.  Instruction is appropriate for the grade and age of the students and reflects current theory, knowledge, and practice.

Upcoming Events


April 17/18, 2017        - 3rd Grade Math (Computer based)

April 19/20, 2017        - 4th grade ELA (Computer based)

April 25/26, 2017        - 5th grade ELA (Computer based)

May 1/2, 2017             - 4th grade Math (Computer based)

May 1/2, 2017             - 5th grade Science (Paper based)

May 8/9, 2017             - 5th grade Math (Computer based)

Kindergarten Orientation for 17/18 
If you have a 5 year old who will start kindergarten in the fall this Orientation is for you!
Join us on May 3, 2017
Chaires Cafeteria 
You will learn about what to expect from Kindergarten, tour the school campus and pick up registration paperwork. 
Bring your incoming kindergartener with you so they can see the school and classroomsWe will
also have a representative from the Extended Day Program with information.  
If you have any questions call Marjie Beal at 488-5977 


Around the District

  • WOW !!!! What a Show !!!! (*VIDEO CLIP*)

    Some video highlights from "Seussical the Musical Jr" at Apalachee Tapestry Magnet School of the Arts. Students practiced for several months to get their show ready. VERY IMPRESSIVE !.

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  • Song of the year: High School Senior Edition (VIDEO CLIP)

    What song will always remind YOU of YOUR senior year in High School ?? Leave your answer in the comment section. It's anonymous. So don't be embarrased if your song is a band with large hair from the 80's.

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  • Godby Students Attend Sonnet Man Concert (Video Clip)

    Former teacher turned Hip Hop rap artist "Sonnett Man' takes Shakespeare to a new level of appreciation. If Shakespeare said it, Sonnet Man raps it.

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  • Students Learn While Playing Catch ?? (VIDEO CLIP)

    Find out how playing catch with a ball has increased student engagment in Ms. Eick's class at Buck Lake Elementary

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Say No to Bullying

Chaires Elementary works to ensure every child is in a safe learning environment.  Any person who is concerned about a bullying issue may complete the LCS Bullying Report form and return it to the school, where the Assistant Principal and Guidance Counselor will immediately conduct an investigation. 

Million Book Challenge

Weather STEM

Map PinVisit the Chaires WeatherSTEM page for more information from our weather station.

Current Temperature: °F
Current Humidity: 99%
Current Rainfall: 99 in/hr
Current Dew Point: 99 °F
Current Pressure: 99 inHg

Sky Cam (click for time-lapse video)

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