Fessenden Elementary School


 Our School

At Fessenden Elementary we will develop self-monitoring thinkers who can approach problems through consistent and pervasive practices.

Parent Survey  

Parents and guardians - We need your input!  Please take a moment to fill out the district survey.  It is the goal of the district is to collect data from at least 40% of our parents.  The parent surveys will be available until April 7th.  The links for the parent surveys are: 

 Parent Survey - http://www.marion.k12.fl.us/dept/fep/survey2014/survey.cfm

Spanish Parent Survey - http://www.marion.k12.fl.us/dept/fep/survey2014/surveysp.cfm



Would you like to have access to your child's grades, attendance, and FCAT testing records 24/7?   You no longer have to wait for  report cards to check your child’s grades!  Register for the parent portal now.   It's quick and easy to do.  All you have to do is register once and you can follow your child's grades through graduation.  All you need is a valid photo ID and a few minutes to wait!    Ms. Jones, our school receptionist, will provide you an account number and PIN (personal identification number).    


We are pleased to announce Ms. Grace Daley, kindergarten teacher, is our Fessenden Teacher of the Year and was named a "Golen Apple Teacher of the Year" for Marion County!  In addition, Mrs. Courtney Lopez, 1st grade teacher, is our Rookie Teacher of the Year!  Congratulations to you both!!

Congratulations to Mrs. Fales!  Mrs. Fales is our "Support Staff Employee of the Year!"  Way to go Mrs. Fales!

  Check-Out Policies

All parents must check-out students at the main office and students will be escorted to the main office for check-out.   No students will be checked out of school after 1:00 pm.This is to ensure we can have orderly dismissals.

The primary building exterior doors as well as other exterior doors will be locked at the beginning of the school day.  All students who are tardy must come to the main office through the front doors of the main building. 

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Upcoming Events


2nd grade field trip to Lego Land


PTO/SAC meeting @ 2:30 pm in Media Center


4th grade field trip to St. Augustine


Muffins for Moms


Book Bowl


Kite Day


3rd grade field trip to Orlando Science Center


5th grade field trip to Universal

Important Information

Student's School Day -- 7:45 AM - 2:05 PM
Breakfast Served -- 7:20 AM - 7:35 AM
School Store (M-F) -- 7:35 AM - 7:45 AM
Teacher Day -- 7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Early Release Time -- 12:05 PM
School Office Hours -- 7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Breakfast: Free
Lunch: Free