Welcome To Antioch
Antioch Elementary School, home of the Aviators, is a public school located in the Florida Panhandle with approximately 850 students enrolled in Kindergarten through fifth grade.
The faculty, staff and parents at Antioch set high academic standards and are committed to providing a safe, inviting and challenging environment for all students. With highly qualified teachers, school based professional development, research-based reading instruction in small groups, hands-on instructional programs emphasizing reading, writing, mathematics and science, students are expected to master the Florida Standards/Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS) and continue to make academic growth and achievement. Antioch’s academic progress has placed our school among the top performing elementary schools in Okaloosa County.
A tradition of excellence continues as standardized test scores reflect our Aviators' academic success. Antioch Elementary School has maintained an A+ rating from the State of Florida for the past twelve years and has met NCLB requirements. We are committed to navigating beyond our horizon.
As the end of the year approaches, I'd like to take this time to remind you to pick up your child's medication by the last day o school (6/4/15)
By school policy, we are required to discard/destroy all remaining medication whether nonprescription or prescription which has not been taken home. The medication must be released and signed for by an adult. The school cannot store any medication for the following school year.
Kindergarten Registration 2015-2016
Parents of childre who will be 5 years old on or before September1, 2015, are asked to register their children for 2015-2016 kindergarten during the period of March 9-20 and March 30-April 3. School staff may not be working March 23-27 due to Spring Break. Florida law provides that any child who will be 5 on or before September 1st is eligible for kindergarten that school year. It is extremely important that new kindergarten students be registered beginning March 9 for the fall (August) school opening. Classes will be formed, teachers assigned, and materials ordered on the basis of student enrollment.
Registration for kindergarten may be completed at any time during the regular school day at the school zoned for the child's neighborhood. To complete the registration process, parents must present proof of the child's age (birth certificate), a Florida certificate of immunization, a social security card, and a school physical dated no later than twelve months prior to the first day of school. Further information may be obtained by calling the schools or Curriculum and Instruction at 850-833-4208.
Antioch will be participating in the First Annual Dollars for Scholars Rubber Duck Race.
Antioch Elementary deployed its first Military Monkey to Qatar with Captain Corbin. They arrived on December 4 and will be in a secure area of the base for one year.
Antioch had a contest to name our Military Monkey. He is named G. I Banana.
Please write to him and the troops that serve with him. The address is on the monkey adventure story.
Click on the monkey's picture to get updates of his adventures.
For more information about current events in our school, please click on the link for
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