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Welcome to Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary School!

  • 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.


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    Children entering kindergarten for the first time must be 5 years old on or before September 1.


    Requirements for Registration:


    • Certified Birth Certificate
    • Proof of physical examination within one year of enrollment
    • Proof of immunization
    • Social Security card (optional)
    • Proof of residence (one of the following sets of documents):
      1. Copy of mortgage or lease/rental contract AND a copy of a recent electric bill in parent/guardian's name;
      2. Copy of a recent electric bill in parent/guardian's name AND affidavit from landlord verifying residency;
      3. Affidavit from head of household AND mortgage or lease/rental contract in the name of head of household AND a copy of a recent electric bill in name of head of household



    • Good News Club meets every Thursday from 2:10-3:45 p.m.

Marilyn Hughes Memorial Scholarship

  • Marilyn Hughes Memorial Scholarship Marilyn Hughes


    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.

  • Florida Department of Education's Parent Survey 
    Exceptional Student Education

    Parents of ESE (Exceptional Student Education) children, please take the survey found here.

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Important Information

  • Students' Day: 7:45 AM - 2:05 PM
    Teachers' 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
    Purchase Meals: 7:25 AM - 7:40 AM
    Early Release Dismissal Time: 12:05 PM
    School Office Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM


    Breakfast: Complimentary for all children

    Lunch: Complimentary for all children

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