About Chiles Elementary School

  • Chiles

    Lawton Chiles Elementary School
    2525 Schoolhouse Road, Gainesville, Florida 32608


    Phone: 352.333.2825
    Fax: 844.585.9512
    Principal: Cory Tomlinson
    Email: tomlinsonc

    Note: Email addresses are followed by @gm.sbac.edu.

    Cafeteria: (352) 333-2821
    EDEP (After School Care): (352) 313-6522
    Grades: K - 5

    Enrollment: 765
    School Colors: Blue and Grey
    Mascot: Cheetah

    Office Hours:

    Monday - Friday Hours: 7:15 am - 3:15 pm

    Bell Schedule:

    Monday - Friday Hours: 7:45 am - 1:52 pm
    Bell rings at 7:40am and at 1:47pm
    Wednesday Dismissal: 12:37 pm
    Bell rings at 12:27



  • We are located in the southwest section of Gainesville, Florida. We are a K-5 public school with an average of 740 students.

    If you are heading south on I-75:
    Take exit 387,  for FL-26 W toward Newberry
    Turn left unto FL-26 W Newberry Road
    Turn left unto NW 91st Street
    At the traffic circle, take the first exit unto SW 24th Avenue (west)
    Turn left unto Schoolhouse Road
    Lawton Chiles Elementary will be on left.

    If you are heading north on 1-75:

    Take exit 384 for FL-24 toward Gainesville/Archer/Uf & VA Medical Centers/Museums of Natural History/Art and Performing Arts
    Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Archer
    Turn left onto FL-24 W/SW Archer Rd
    Turn right onto SW 75th St/Tower Rd
    Turn left onto SW 24 Ave/SW 24th Ave
    At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on SW 24 Ave/SW 24th Ave
    Turn left onto Schoolhouse Road
    Lawton Chiles Elementary will be on left.