About Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Steamer Stephen Foster Elementary School
    Lisa Peterson, Principal
    Email: petersls

    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

  • Beginning Nov. 1, all students that arrive after the late bell must stop by the front office for a tardy pass. Primary students will be escorted to class.

    For the safety of all students, all gates will be closed at 7:45. Parents should leave campus by that time unless you are here for a prearranged meeting or volunteer activity. All visitors must have a visitor badge from the front office.

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