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MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Gilliard Elementary School is to encourage, support, and empower students to use their strengths and talents to compete in a global society. This will be accomplished using innovative strategies and data driven instruction that is focused on student discovery, exploration, and achievement.

Home of the Gators

Gilliard Elementary School is the successful combination of Adelia Williams and South Brookley Elementary Schools. It opened as a new school in the fall of 2005.  The faculty, staff, and students moved into the building on April 26, 2006.  Gilliard Elementary School serves 750 students who live on the peninsula between Interstate 10, Mobile Bay, and Dog River. The campus faces Dauphin Island Parkway and serves students in Pre-K through 5th grade.

Important Information

2022-2023 Registration

Student Dismissal Form

2022-2023 Registration Links and Information

  • Complete online registration
  • Upload two proofs of residence (one must be a lease, rental agreement, or mortgage in the guardian's name) and the other proof of residence can be a utility bill (must be current within 30 days)
  • Complete the YELLOW Student Dismissal and Enrollment form and send it back to school to your child's teacher (Or you can download form and email it to GilliardRegistration@mcpss.com

Enrollment and Dismissal

  • Complete online registration

UPLOAD when registering online:

  • Two proofs of residence (one must be a lease, rental agreement, or mortgage in the guardian's name) and the other proof of residence can be a utility bill (must be current within 30 days)
  • Up-to-date immunization card
  • Guardian's driver's license or identification card

New to MCPSS documentation to UPLOAD when registering online:

  • Student's original Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Two proofs of residence (one must be a lease, rental agreement, or mortgage in the guardian's name) and the other proof of residence can be a utility bill (must be current within 30 days)
  • Up-to-date immunization card
  • Guardian's driver's license or identification card

Pre-K Registration

Gilliard Elementary’s Inclusion Pre-K Program is looking for 4-year-old peer models to fill our Inclusion Pre-K class for the 2023-2024 school year. This program provides a unique learning opportunity for students to learn from each other in a smaller classroom setting. We provide specialized instruction to meet the learning, behavioral, and social needs of all students. Our classroom also fosters a love for learning, hands on engagement, and promotes authentic friendships that last beyond the preschool years.

Our peer models are leaders in the classroom and set examples for our students with special needs. They participate in special with the rest of the school which includes STEM, Library, Art, and Clubs. They are well prepared for kindergarten and will have a memorable and fun preschool year. This program is tuition based, and cost $30 per week. Breakfast and Lunch are provided free of charge.

If your child is a great communicator, kind, eager to help, and exhibits wonderful social skills please consider applying for Gilliard’s Inclusion Pre-K Program by completing the application link. Once this is completed, you will be contacted to schedule a screening appointing with your child. An email will be sent to all applicants at the beginning of March.

APPLICATION LINK: https://forms.gle/sjpH3mACDT93owvg9

APPLICATION PERIOD: January 13 – February 17, 2023. Applications will not be accepted after February 17, 2023. Applications can be accessed through the Google Forms link on the Gilliard Website and viewable here on our school’s Facebook page.

SCREENING: You will be contacted to confirm an appointment time for our required screening after our application deadline has closed. Look for this beginning in March.

Message from the Principal

Congratulations Mrs. Milton Teacher of the Year 2022-2023

Milton

Golden Apple Award

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We would like to congratulate our 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Daphnie Milton. Mrs. Milton will also serve as our Grand Marshall for the Le Krewe de Gilliard parade. CONGRATULATIONS Mrs. Milton!

Title I Documentation

Parent and Family Engagement Policies

Title I Parent Flyer
Title I Parent Information
Parent Compact
Parent and Family Engagement Plan
Parent Compact (Spanish)
Parent and Family Engagement Plan (Spanish)

E-PROVE DATA

E-Prove Data (Spanish Version)

Calendar

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Facebook

#ThankALTeachers

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