About Foster Elementary School
Stephen Foster Elementary School
Wanza T Wakeley, Principal
Home of the Steamers!
3800 NW 6TH Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
Note: Email addresses are followed by @gm.sbac.edu.
7:40 Morning Bell
7:45 Tardy bell
1:47 First Bell (M, T, R, F) 12:32 (W)
1:52 Dismissal Bell (M, T, R, F) 12:37 (W)
Students are allowed on campus at 7:15 and must be picked up by 2:15. School starts at 7:45 daily.
Students should arrive between 7:15 and 7:40. The tardy bell rings at 7:45. Students are dismissed at 1:52 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Early dismissal on Wednesday at 12:37.
Parents on Campus
Visitor Notice: All visitors must have a visitor badge from the front office. Visitors must present proper identification to receive a visitor badge. Visitors may only visit locations identified on the visitor pass.
Parent Drop Off: For the safety of all students, parents that drive their children to school should drop students off in the designated parent drop-off area. Parents may park and walk students to the front gate only. Parents wishing to have breakfast with their children must obtain a visitor pass by presenting proper identification. Parents are not permitted in other locations of campus unless they have a prearranged parent conference or a volunteer commitment.
Tardy Policy: All students that arrive after the late bell at 7:45 must stop by the front office for a tardy pass. Primary students will be escorted to class.
Thank you for your cooperation.