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Welcome to Geist Elementary, the home of the Gators!

Our school houses students in grades K-4 in a nurturing learning environment focused around teaching the WHOLE child.

Our mission is to provide a 21st-century education that meets the needs, abilities and interests of all students while building meaningful relationships and academic self-confidence. We believe in providing an environment that is healthy and safe for all children and will engage, challenge and support your child. In an effort to foster student growth, we provide standards-based instruction through a hands-on and inquiry-driven approach.

Our additional services include Response to Instruction supports, speech therapy, special education resources including CFL/Lifeskills program, resource room support, academic and behavior interventions, ENL supports, and high ability services. Our experienced and dedicated staff and faculty is eager to make a difference in the lives of our students.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our nationally and state-ranked school, our amazing PTO and our exciting happenings at Geist. Please do not hesitate to contact the school with any questions or comments you may have about Geist Elementary.

We focus on a “Love First and Teach Second” model as we believe knowing your child and building a relationship is an important first step in the learning process.

Christi Thomas

Principal, Geist Elementary

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students at an event
instructor and service dog presenting to students