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Summer Hours:

Monday- Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Fridays- Off

  • July 29- School Board Budget Meeting

  • June 30-July 4- System Closed

  • July 7- Aug 7- VPK

  • July 7- July 24- Title I Enrichment

  • August 4- Paraprofessionals Report (196 day)

School Times


All  7:45AM - 2:15PM
 Lake City / Richardson   8:40AM - 3:10PM
Challenge  7:30AM - 1:00PM
Columbia / Fort White  8:30AM - 3:00PM


Congratulations to our "A" Schools!

1. Columbia City Elementary

2. Eastside Elementary

3. Pinemount Elementary

4. Westside Elementary

Congratulations to our "B" Schools! 

1. Five Points Elementary

2. Lake City Middle


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2014-2015 Back to School Supplement



Message from Superintendent

In the News

 Employee Development Day!

Prizes donated by AvMed.

Holly DeLoach – AvMed Bicycle (Pictured with Holly is Ivan Cajic, Sr. Client Manager, AvMed)

Fred Gaylard – IPAD

Juan Diaz, Superintendent of Sulphuric Shipping, PCS-Phosphate White Springs, an outstanding business partner of the Columbia County School District, is presenting a $10,000 check to Celena Crews, CHS Robotics Teacher, for the CHS Robotics Team. PCS - Phosphate embraces student academic success through their partnership which totally exemplifies what a relationship between education and the workforce does to prepare our students for postsecondary education and careers. Juan Diaz is a mentor for the CHS Robotics Team.

Mike Williams, Public Affairs Manager, PCS-Phosphate White Springs is presenting School Board Chairman Keith Hudson and Superintendent Terry Huddleston with a check for $15,000 to purchase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering , Math) Kits for the new STEM Classes at our middle schools. PCS -Phosphate has always been a top business partner for the Columbia County School District with outstanding commitment to public education.
(l-r) Board Chairman Keith Hudson, Superintendent Terry Huddleston, PCS Public Affairs Manager Mike Williams)

Lake City Middle School’s Young Artists of the Month for July.
The Young Artist of the Month program is a business partnership activity between the Columbia County School System and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3, Lake City Advertiser and Pizza Boy Pizza. 

Former NASA Engineer, now Lake City, Florida High School
Teacher named 'Champion of Children'.  Congratulations to Celena Crews.

The Columbia County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age disability or marital status in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices.  The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to:

Narragansett M. Smith

Columbia County School District

Equity Officer

(386) 755-8015




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Mission Statement

To create a safe, orderly learning environment conducive to the preparation of highly motivated students;

To work to ensure that all students achieve to the maximum potential of their abilities; and

To prepare students to be successful in their career/technical training or higher education and in the workplace.


Last Updated: 08/21/2014


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