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April 16th, 2021 - The 2021-2022 school year appeals window will open May 3, 2021 at 8:00a.m.

The School Choice Appeal Application window to change your child's placement for the 2021-2022 school year opens on Monday, May 3, 2021. Parents/Guardians of students in PK-5 currently attending Suwannee Pineview Elementary, Suwannee Riverside Elementary, and Suwannee Springcrest Elementary will be able to access the form necessary to request a change in school. The window will remain open until Monday, May 31, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

The School Choice Enrollment Committee will review the requests and notify parents/guardians via email by June 1st.

Click here for a video tutorial on how to submit a School Choice Placement Appeal Form

October 27, 2020 - The second semester appeals window will open on November 2, 2020 at 8:00am.

On Monday, November 2, 2020, the application will become available for parents to request a change of elementary schools if desired.  Parents/Guardians of students in grades PK-5 currently attending Suwannee Springcrest Elementary, Suwannee Pineview Elementary, and Suwannee Riverside Elementary will be able to access the form necessary to request a change in school.  The window will remain open until Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

Click here for instructions on submitting the appeal form.

Survey is CLOSED - New Student Enrollment for 2020-2021 - Choice Application


The survey is now open for parents to submit a School Choice Application for 2020-2021.  Parents of students that are not yet enrolled in the Suwannee County School District can use the link below to tell us which elementary school they'd like to attend next year.  We are excited that many of our Suwannee County parents are interested in planning for enrollment in 2020-2021 based on the new opportunities that will be given to our students with the new themed elementary schools.

Availability of program space at the time of actual enrollment will determine the school programs that are available to your children. 

Enrollment packets for the 2020-2021 school year can be printed from the website or picked up at any of our school offices.  

The survey does not take the place of the enrollment process.  

There is additional information below specific to VPK and Kindergarten.

2020-2021 VPK Enrollment Process

VPK Enrollment Process

For the 2020-2021 School Year, VPK will be offered at each of the three Live Oak Elementary Schools.  This year, when a parent enrolls a student in the VPK program, they will also need to indicate a first, second, and third choice for building location.

Students that are in VPK at a given school will automatically be placed in the same school's Kindergarten program the following year.  This will allow for seven years of consistent elementary education in one building - the biggest benefit of the new configuration project.

Beginning on April 1st, VPK enrollment for 2020-2021 will begin at the current Suwannee Primary School.  Once a student is enrolled, the parent will be given information on how to access the online application to choose one of the three elementary sites.

March 31, 2020 - Student Assignment Appeals Extended to April 13, 2020

Student Assignment Appeals

Due to the unfortunate circumstances in our community now related to COVID-19, the Suwannee County School District will be extending the deadline to allow parents an opportunity to request an appeal related to the 2020-2021 School Configuration Student Placement.

The link below will remain active through Monday, April 13, 2020.   

Letters confirming school placement corrections will be mailed by May 15, 2020.

Notify Configuration Committee

If you'd like to send thoughts and ideas regarding Elementary Configuration to the Configuration Committee Chairs, send an email to CONFIGURATION@SUWANNEE.K12.FL.US

The email will go to all Committee Chairs, Ted Roush, Janene Fitzpatrick, and Jennifer Barrs.  

March 16, 2020 - Notification Day

Faculty/Staff Notification

Faculty and Staff at the three Live Oak elementary schools will receive notification of their 2020-2021 school assignment on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Student Notification

Parent notification letters indicating which elementary school students are assigned to for the 2020-2021 school year will be mailed home on Monday, March 16, 2020.

March 10, 2020 - School Board Workshop Update

February 18, 2020 - Human Resources Committee Meeting

February 11, 2020 - School Board Workshop Update

February 3, 2020 - School Choice Application Update

Current Suwannee County School District Students

Thank you to all parents that submitted a School Choice Application!  

The initial application closed at midnight on 2/1/2020, and we received over 1000 student applications. (The deadline was extended 24 hours to make up for a 4 hour closure on 1/31/2020.)  We are currently looking at the received applications and beginning to plan for school assignments.  As soon as we have an anticipated date of notification, it will be posted on this website.  The goal is to let families know as soon as possible.  

A "Second Chance" to submit an application is being posted on this website to try and assist those that still have not selected a school program.  The second chance application will close on 2/17/2020.  Parents that have already submitted an application should not complete a second chance survey, your child's application is already being processed.  If you know someone that forgot to submit an application, please encourage them to go into the system and let us know where they'd like their child to be placed.

January 31, 2020 - School Choice Online Application Closes at Midnight

School Choice Online Application Closes

The online school choice application will close on Friday night, January 31, 2020 at midnight.  Parents of current students in grades PreK-Grade 4 need to go online and select which of the three themed Live Oak elementary schools they'd like their children to attend before that deadline.  The application opened on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 8:00am.  Letters were sent home with students giving information on how to submit an online application on Friday, December 20, 2019.  Live Oak elementary schools have been issuing call outs to parents as a reminder that the deadline is coming soon.  

The window for students that are not yet enrolled in Suwannee County School District will open around April.  More information about that application for new PreK and Kindergarten students, as well as new students coming to the county, will be posted here soon.

January 14, 2020 - School Board Workshop Update

December 20, 2019 - Information Sent Home Regarding Online Application for School Choice

PreK - Grade 4 Students of Suwannee County Elementary Schools

On December 20, 2019, flyers and survey instructions were sent home via backpack with students in grades PreK-Grade 4 in Live Oak.  The online survey/application for parents to tell the school district which choice they are making for their child will be active on Monday, January 6, 2020 through Friday, January 31, 2020.  All parents are asked to please look at the Informational Flyer below and the Application Instructions document.  

Thank you in advance for taking the time to choose.  We are excited about the opportunities that will be available to our students at the three Suwannee schools for 2020-2021.  

Elementary School Choice Application 2020-2021

December 10, 2019 - School Board Workshop Update

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November 12, 2019 - School Board Workshop Update

October 21, 2019 - HR Committee Meeting

Teachers/Staff Reallocation Discussion

The HR Committee met and discussed the creation of the Teacher/Staff Reallocation Survey.  It is planned that the teachers in the three Live Oak elementary schools will be given the opportunity to provide input regarding which program they would like to work in for the 2020-2021 school year.

It is anticipated that the survey will go live as early as December.

October 8, 2019 - School Board Workshop Update

September 10, 2019 - School Board Workshop Update

September 9, 2019 - Branford Elementary School Advisory Council Meeting

BES Parent Interest Survey - School Choice Options

Branford Elementary parents and staff were given a brief presentation regarding the configuration project in Live Oak.  Parents were asked to do a quick survey regarding their interest in addition additional choice options at BES.  Approximately 40 parents/staff were surveyed.

September 3, 2019 - Configuration Committee Meeting

August 26, 2019 District Advisory Council Meeting

For more information regarding the District Advisory Council, please contact Kecia Robinson at 386-647-4637.

For information regarding participating on your School's Advisory Council, please contact the school principal.

August 26, 2019 Faculty/Staff Listening Sessions

August 16, 2019 - Configuration Committees Formed

2019 Configuration Committees

The following people have been identified as committee members for the Elementary Configuration.  Committee Chairs may add people as needed, and this list will be updated as the work progresses.  If you are interested in finding out how you can be more involved in the project, send an email to CONFIGURATION@SUWANNEE.K12.FL.US


  • Malcolm Hines, Chair
  • Angie Stuckey
  • Hunter Abercrombie
  • Kecia Robinson
  • Stephenie Busch
  • Carl Manna


  • Walter Boatright, Chair
  • Austin Richmond
  • Ronnie Gray
  • Amy Boggus
  • Jennifer Beach
  • Marsha Tedder
  • Mary Keen
  • DeeDee McManaway
  • MaryAnn Chaney


  • Bill Brothers, Chair
  • Mark Carver
  • Josh Williams
  • Lisa Dorris
  • Jimmy Wilkerson
  • Gary Caldwell
  • Terry Huddleston
  • Joe Eakins
  • Keri Bean
  • Lisa Garrison


  • Debbie Land, Chair
  • Kelly Waters
  • Angel Hill
  • Renee Bass
  • Julie Ulmer
  • Michele Howard
  • Angela Wood


  • Amy Boggus, Chair
  • Pam Lewis
  • Susanne Johnson
  • Sandra Winburn
  • Laura Williams
  • Tammy Boggus
  • Kelli Williams
  • Keith Stavig
  • Jim Wilson
  • Debbie Land

August 13-20 - Parent Listening Sessions

Superintendent's Presentation at Parents' Listening Sessions

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August 13, 2019 - School Board Workshop Update

August 8-9, 2019 - Meet Your Teacher - Parent Interest Surveys

August 5-7, 2019 - PrePlanning Conversation with School Staff - Teacher Interest Surveys