The 2020-2021 school year is under development. The Plan of Action goes before the Marion County School Board on

    Tuesday, July 7 @ 1PM.  To see that meeting agenda, click this link

    Following approval, parents and families will have options to choose from when it comes to next school year.  

    Skylert messaging will direct parents and families how to access information on the options and choose which one is best for their children.  Please note - there will be a deadline to submit your choice.

    The Plan of Action task force involves more than 100 people including parents, students, teachers, school administrators, district leaders, and health department officials.



    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.



    FLDOH Marion County Coronavirus Hotline: 352.644.2590


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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.

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.

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  • 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

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