Welcome to the Gilchrist County School District website! We are an "A" school district that is working hard toward fulfilling every student's potential through rigorous programs, relevant instruction, and meaningful relationships. Gilchrist County Schools have been recognized throughout the state for our high expectations and proven results. The hard work of our teachers, students, and parents has resulted in receiving an "A" grade under Florida's accountability system for the past eleven years in a row! Gilchrist County is ranked in the TOP 10 school districts in the entire state. For more information on district rankings, please click here.
Gilchrist County is a small and rural school district with a total of approximately 2700 students attending two elementary schools and two combination middle/high schools. Our schools offer comprehensive programs to prepare students for future endeavors. Our hard-working students, dedicated teachers, and involved parents have allowed Gilchrist County Schools to continue to meet challenging standards year after year. We are proud of our schools and our community.
Please explore this site for additional information on programs, services, and opportunities available in our district.
Superintendent Rob Rankin is pleased to announce that the Gilchrist County School District has once again been awarded a 21st CCLC grant in order to serve Trenton Elementary and Bell Elementary with a three-hour after-school program as well as a summer program. “We are so excited to have this opportunity for students and parents back in our community,” said Mr. Rankin. The grant, totaling over $3 million for five years, will be used to provide additional academic and enrichment opportunities for our students. The program will focus on Project Based Learning and will include opportunities for parents to participate. Students will receive a snack each day and will get help with completing homework. In addition, targeted students will receive intensive remediation with certified teachers. All students in grades PK-5 will be eligible to participate, but students may be prioritized for enrollment if the number of applications exceeds the space available. Prioritization is not based on income or academic performance alone, but on a matrix of needs. At this time, If you have any questions about the program, please contact Patricia Powers at (352) 463-4408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE Sports Physicals!There will be FREE sports physicals at all Palms locations, including:
1830 N Main Street / Bell, Florida (352) 463-1100
911 S Main Street / Trenton, Florida (352) 463-6292
410 N Main Street / Chiefland, Florida (352) 493-7274
Call for same day appointments! Bring us a dry-good for the "Food for the Needy" collection program.
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To continually provide high performing schools that include diversified experiences for all students so that they exit college and/or career ready, are productive, contributing citizens, and have an appreciation for and willingness to serve their community.