Welcome to Palencia Elementary School!

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              At Palencia Elementary we provide a welcoming environment that nurtures leadership, fosters a caring, inclusive setting, and creates joyful passion for life-long learning by combining the best of traditional instruction with contemporary technology.


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Fall BookAnEER Book Fair

October 20-28, 2016 in the PES Pirate Cove

Purchase books to support our school and classroom libraries. Students will shop with their class during their Media Resource time starting Thursday, October 20 with Resource Day E. Check with your child’s teacher if you would like to shop with your child. We also have great family events scheduled:
Donuts for Dads – Tuesday, October 25 from 7:30AM-8:30AM

Muffins for Moms – Wednesday, October 26 from 7:30AM-8:30AM

Family Night/Pumpkin Character Contest – Thursday, October 27 5:00PM-7:00PM

Visit http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/palencia to order and to see a schedule of events. Volunteers will receive a 10% discount on their purchases. You can sign-up from the media center website or the PTO website.

news button Gifted Parent Training Night  –         October 20th @ Liberty Pines Academy

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Important Information

School Access / Volunteer: To attend school functions and have school access during the school day you must be an approved volunteer.
~Apply here to get approved  

Early Check Out:  For the safety of all students, children may not be checked out of school after 2:15 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday and 1:15 on Wednesday.

 Change in Afternoon Transportation:  If you need to change the way your child goes home in the afternoon, we must receive a written note or email from your listed email address to your child’s teacher AND to transportationchangespes@stjohns.k12.fl.us before 2:00 pm (1:00 pm on Wednesdays).  We cannot accept phone calls for those changes.  Changes in afternoon transportation should only be for emergency situations.  Thank you for your understanding.

Attendance:  Please let Cindy Williams, school registrar, know if your child will be absent by emailing her at CindyAnn.Williams@stjohns.k12.fl.us or calling the attendance line 904-547-4017

School Bus Routes 2015-2016

2015-2016 Class Size Letter

2013-14 SPAR report for Palencia Elementary

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2016-17 Gifted Parent Advisory Council Meetings

The Gifted Parent Advisory Council meets four times per year to inform the school district about ways in which we can improve our efforts in serving our gifted students. Parents of K-12 gifted students from throughout the district are encouraged to come to all of the meetings.

The Gifted Parent Advisory Council meetings have been scheduled for the 2016-17 school year. We communicate this information for inclusion in school newsletters. We hope to make St Johns County Schools a parent friendly environment

Thursday, November 17 Palencia Elementary 4:30-5:30p.m. Media Center

Thursday, February 23 Hartley Elementary 5:30-6:30 p.m. Media Center

Tuesday, April 25 Landrum Middle School 6:30-7:30 p.m. Multi-purpose Room

Out of Zone Waiver

Bus Drivers Needed


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Clubs & Camps:

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