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Daily Schedule

School Hours

All students

Start Time: 8:25 am
Dismissal: 2:45 pm
Wednesday Dismissal: 1:45 pm

***Effective October 14th****

Wednesday Dismissal:12:55 pm

Check Out Procedures

Parents this is just a reminder, per SJCSD Policy:

If the person requesting the release of the student is a person other than a parent or guardian listed on the emergency contact form, we shall not release the student without the consent of the parent or guardian who is listed on the emergency contact form.

Office Hours

School office hours are 7:55 am-3:45 pm Monday -Friday.

Dismissal Changes

Dismissal changes & Early Checkouts must be completed by 2:00 PM (M ,T, TH, F) and by 1:00 PM (W). All changes should be in writing.  Please send changes to CES [email protected]

Your respect for our dismissal policy helps maintain safety and security as we complete attendance/dismissal change/check-out reports accurately before students prepare for and move to their dismissal stations. It is often very difficult to locate students or get them ready to leave early during the last minutes prior to dismissal bell. Teachers and students are completing lessons, packing up, or on the move to dismissal stations.    

Thank you for your understanding and compliance as we work together for all students’ scholastic success!


John A. Crookshank Elementary School is pleased to announce that our faculty and staff has selected the following employees to represent our school.

Teacher of the Year- Jenny Moore- Jones    (Kindergarten Teacher)

Rookie Teacher of the Year- Sarah Simpson     (Art Teacher)

Support Employee of the Year- Dennis Hixon   (Food Service Worker)

Parent Communication

Change of Instructional Model Request Form

Please check out this information which was sent electronically on 10/02/2020:

CES Return to School Expectations and Protocols for Parents 

Conscious Discipline Parent Workshop 10 28 20

Cougar News 10.2.2020

Please join our SAC Meeting on October 22nd, 2020 at 4:00pm using the following link: October 22nd, 2020 SAC Meeting


Also, please be aware that our Extended Day Program is currently full. Please contact Ms. Jahmel Weary if you would like to be placed on a waiting list. She can be reached at (904) 547-7843.

Medication Forms

Nurse Roxane will be able to accept medication and signed medication forms for the 2020-2021 school year. Please see the clinic webpage under departments for more information and forms. You must make an appointment to drop off these items. Please call (904) 547-7832 starting on the 25th if you need to make an appointment.

Upcoming Events

Head Start

St. Johns County School District Head Start provides a free pre-school program and comprehensive health and social services to eligible three- and four-year-old children and their families living in St. Johns County. Head Start is for income eligible families, proof of income is required.

Free Internet & Communications Providers

The Florida DOE has issued a list of providers that have issued discounts and opened hot spots around the country to assist with internet access.

School News

Releasing Students from School

Bus Stop Safety

The Transportation Department has asked that we publicize the Guide to a Safe and Efficient Bus Stop.

Free Meal Provision

For the 2020-2021 school year, John A. Crookshank Elementary will be participating in the Community Eligibility Provision. This means all students can be served breakfast and lunch for no charge. For more information, please view the official notification.

Pick-up Meal Service for Distance Learners

In addition, meals will be available for Distance Learners at each school beginning August 31, 2020. Parents/guardians will be asked for the student’s name, grade, and pin number. Please contact the cafeteria manager, Angela Boyer, at (904) 547-7851 for the pick-up location and your child’s pin number before August 31, 2020. The pick up time for Crokshank Elementary will be from 9:00 am-9:30 am Monday-Friday.

Math & Reading

How I can impact my child’s math and reading? Check out the PowerPoint, Academics and Me: How can I impact my child’s math and reading? for helpful links and information on how to help your child at home.

Student Records

Fax MachineIf you need to request student records from John A. Crookshank Elementary, you can now fax your request to (904) 547-7835.

School District News

ELA Textbook Adoption Committee Opportunity

During the fall of 2020, St. Johns County Schools will be participating in the process of textbook adoption for English Language Arts. We are in need of non-instructional members (i.e., parents, community members) for the textbook adoption committee. Committee members will have the opportunity to review a variety of ELA instructional resources and provide valuable feedback. This process will be completed in mid-December, all meetings will be virtual, and every effort will be made to minimize your time commitment. If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please contact your school's Instructional Literacy Coach.

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or

School Access

In a continuing effort to provide safety and security to our students and staff we ask that you complete a School Access Form if you plan to enter a facility in the St. Johns County School District. This includes if you would like to participate in activities such as birthday parties for your child in their classroom, eating lunch with your child in the cafeteria, field trips, book fairs, field days, as well as readers, tutors, mentors, etc. It can take 4-6 weeks for the process to be complete. Start the process today.

If you are having trouble accessing the online form from home, our office is open from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Come and see us to start the process for access to our school.