MCPS is committed to protecting students inside and outside the classroom. If you suspect child abuse, please call the
Department of Children and Families Abuse Hotline at 1.800.962.2873.
MCPS actively works with the Florida Department of Health, the Florida Department of Education, and Marion County Emergency Management to remain current on COVID-19 / Coronavirus details. The most accurate updates are available at www.coronavirus.gov, www.FloridaHealth.gov and www.CDC.gov. Our primary goals are to keep our schools safe, stop the spread, and educate our community. For more information regarding our COVID-19 / Coronavirus actions, click here.
FLDOH Marion County Coronavirus Hotline: 352.644.2590
At Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary we are united... in challenging students to reach their fullest potential in a safe, positive, and caring environment, which is conducive to teaching and learning.
Our school’s motto is “For the Love of Learning.” The faculty and staff are committed to provide an educational climate, which challenges students to achieve. Various programs and projects are in place to assist us in developing skills and attitudes, which will encourage our students to participate in and contribute to a democratic society.
The Marilyn Hughes Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the life of Marilyn Hughes and to continue her legacy of excellence in education. This annual scholarship will benefit a high school senior who attended Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary School, a school where Mrs. Hughes served as Assistant Principal.
For over half a century, Marilyn Hughes made a difference in the lives of many. Through individual and business contributions, this scholarship will continue to help her influence touch the lives of children and young adults for years to come.
To donate to the Marilyn Hughes Memorial Scholarship, please make checks payable to PEFMC and note on the memo line “In Memory of Marilyn Hughes.”
Your tax-deductible donation can be sent to:
Public Education Foundation of Marion County
1239 NW 4th ST
Ocala FL 34475
For more information, please visit the Public Education Foundation Scholarships page here.
Student Day: 7:45 AM - 2:05 PM
Teacher Day: 7:05 AM - 2:50 PM
First Bell: 7:40 AM
Tardy (Late) Bell: 7:45 AM
Breakfast Served: 7:20 - 7:40 AM
Early Release Dismissal: 12:05 PM
School Office Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Breakfast: Complimentary for all children
Lunch: Complimentary for all children