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Thank you for visiting our website. It is intended to be a user-friendly resource for our parents, students, business partners, teachers and staff. This site is the first place to check for the latest information about the happenings at the school. Please look around and stay connected with the great things we are doing here at Gilchrist.

David Solz, Principal
Gilchrist Elementary
Principal Solz in Dunk Tank.

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NEW Volunteer Online Application System

We hope that this will make the process easier for our wonderful volunteers and mentors. Please visit https://volunteers.leonschools.net and enter your information. This is required for all volunteer, mentors and as well as field trip chaperones. The LCS Online Volunteer application is required annually in order to be approved to serve in our schools and to be eligible for coverage under LCS Workman's Compensation Insurance should an accident occur while performing their volunteer assignment.
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School Meals

To find out more information on our school menus and school meal program, please visit our Schools Meals page »

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2014/2015 Extended Day Enrichment Program

Registration is now open. Please download, complete and return the forms from the EDEP page to avoid the lines on registration day (applicants through Project Care will be required to register on orientation day). Please contact Kim Prater or Aronia Jackson with any questions. Visit our EDEP page »

Gilchrist Elementary Listserv

Stay Informed All Year Long!

Join our Listserv to stay abreast of Gilchrist Elementary events and receive important notices. Join Gilchrist Mailing List » How To Leave the ListServ: On the ListServ page, click "Join or Leave the ListServ" and follow the prompts.

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School Supplies

You can find our school supply list below. This list will also be available at local retail stores as school supplies go on sale late July early August. Office Depot and Target are two companies that have corporate programs that can help to support our school.
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Office Depot® 5% Back To Schools Program

This program gives you the opportunity to help Gilchrist receive credits for FREE supplies when you shop at Office Depot® for student school supplies. It's easy! To designate Gilchrist Elementary School to receive 5% of your next school supply purchase, visit your local Office Depot store and when you check out at the register mention the Gilchrist Elementary School Code: 70024030. We have placed our school code on top of the School Supply List for your convenience. Please just print the supply school list if you wish to purchase your school supplies at Office Depot, or carry our Office Depot School ID Card in your wallet to use while shopping there. TIP: Print on cardstock or index paper, cut out card and laminate with wide, clear packing tape. Printable Office Depot School ID Card »

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Target's Take Charge of Education Program

Visit Target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate our school, then use your REDcard whenever you shop. When you use your REDcard (Target® Visa® Credit Card, Target Credit Card or Target Check Card), Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases Gilchrist Elementary School. Grandparents, alumni, friends and neighbors are all welcome to participate in the program. The more people we involve, the harder the program works for our school. If you're already participating, thank you! Check out our school's progress anytime at Target.com/tcoe. Gilchrist's Take Charge of Education School ID: 41225

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Box Tops for Education

Just a reminder to keep saving those Box tops and Campbells labels. You will find Box Tops on many school supplies including Avery binders, zip lock bags, Hanes T-Shirts and more!

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New Student Registration

To find out your school zone, please visit the Leon County Schools Zone Information page »
We welcome all new families to register as soon as possible. Registration packets for Gilchrist Elementary are available in the front office and some of the most pertinent information you will need includes:
  • Proof of child's birth date
  • Proof of immunization
  • Certificate of medical examination
  • 2 proofs of residency (homestead exemption, mortgage deed, lease, rental agreement or property tax record along with one other proof such as utility receipt, or drivers license with the correct address)

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PTO News

For more information about PTO contacts and happenings throughout the summer, please visit our PTO page »


  • Monday, Aug. 18: First Day of School, 8:30am-2:50pm
  • Friday, Aug. 22: Creative Academics Program begins
  • Monday, Aug. 25: Chick-Fil-A Share Night, Capital Circle NE, 5:00-8:00pm
  • Wednesday, Aug. 27: Speech Program begins
  • View all Upcoming Events on our School Calendar

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