About Foster Elementary School

  • Stephen Foster Elementary School
    Wanza T Wakeley, Principal
    Email: wakelewt

    Home of the Steamers!
    3800 NW 6TH Street
    Gainesville, FL 32609
    Phone: 352-955-6706
    Fax: 844-585-9514

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

    School Hours

    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.



Locate Us

  • 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 identicaiton. Parents are not permitted in other locations of campus unless they have a prearranged parent conference or 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.


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