• MOTTO:  Vision, Educate, Success


    The mission of Upthegrove Elementary School is to develop self-sufficient, productive individuals by providing a student-focused comprehensive curriculum supported by a safe and orderly environment, effective use of human resources, community involvement, quality facilities and materials, visionary leadership and sound management.

    Kindergarten Registration


    To be enrolled in Kindergarten a child must be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2020. All of the following items are needed for registration:

    1. Birth Certificate

    2. Florida Physical (I-JRS-H Form 3040 Mar 910)

    3. Florida Certificate of Immunization (with valid expiration date). If your child is 5 years old at the time of registration, all immunizations must be up to date.

    4. Proof of address. Examples: current utility bill (power, water, gas, cable or phone), apartment/home lease agreement, mortgage statement or rent receipt.

    5. Three (3) emergency contacts other than parents, with valid phone numbers.

    6. Parent’s driver’s license or picture ID.


    We will be accepting Registrations Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.



  • Upthegrove Elementary School Supply Lists for 2020-21


    On sale for $20.00 (See a Kg Teacher)

    1 – 4oz. Bottles of ELMERS white glue

    (NO other brands, please) 

    6 - .70-.77oz. white glue sticks

    1 pair of FISKAR blunt tip scissors

    5 – 24 count box of regular CRAYOLA crayons

    1 Pink Pearl eraser

    12 - yellow #2 pencils

    1 box – 10 Classic Colors/Broad Line tip CRAYOLA markers

    1 box - Colored CRAYOLA pencils

    1 Ream of Copy Paper (500 sheets)

    4 Expo dry erase markers

    1 pack of baby wipes

    1 pack of disinfectant wipes

    Not included in the $20 Supply Packet:

    1 pair of headphones, NOT earbuds

    Backpack with NO wheels

    Boys- 1 pack brown paper bags

    Girls- 1 pack of paper plates (not plastic or wax coated)


    1st Grade

    Backpack (no wheels)

    Small plastic supply box


    Box of Kleenex

    Scissors (round tip)

    Baby Wipes

    Bleach wipes

    1 Bottle of hand sanitizer

    24 Pencils


    4 white glue sticks

    2 Pocket folders

    Expo Dry erase markers

    Ziplock bags (gallon size) 

    Headphones or ear buds 


    2nd Grade


    Small crayon box

    Composition book


    Pink Erasers

    Expo markers

    Glue Sticks




    2 folders w/ pockets/prongs (one red and one blue)

    Headphones or ear buds  

    Clorox wipes

     Hand Sanitizer

    2 boxes of Kleenex

    Old sock/eraser for whiteboards


    3rd Grade

    Backpack (no wheels) 

    1 3-ring binder (one-inch or ½ inch)

    1 pack of tab notebook dividers

    1 Box of Crayola Colored Pencils

    2 Elmer’s glue sticks

    1 small pencil pouch

    1 scissors

    1- 24 pack No. 2 pencils

    Cap erasers

    2 Expo dry erase markers (black)

    1 boxes of tissues

    2 highlighters

    2 Lysol or Clorox wipes

    1 pair of headphones (NO earbuds)


    4th Grade

    2 plastic folders w/pockets and prongs 

    2 boxes of pencils (No mechanical pencils)

    2 reams of wide ruled paper (minimum)

    1 one-inch 3-ring binder

    1 pack of dividers

    Glue sticks


    1 pack of colored pencils

    1 pack of 4 Expo markers

    1 composition notebook

    1 small crayon box

    2 highlighters

    1 pack of Post It Notes


    A pair of headphones or ear buds

    1 box of Kleenex

    Clorox Wipes

    1 box of gallon sized Ziploc bags

    1 pack of baby wipes


    * Optional items- hand sanitizers, 1 ream of printer paper and 1 gallon of water   


    5th Grade

    Loose leaf notebook paper

    Several #2 pencils

    Colored pencils or crayons

    5 Black Dry Erase Expo Markers 

    2 One subject spiral notebooks

    2 Composition Book (100 Pages)

    1 Package of 5-subject divider tabs

    2 folders with prongs and pockets


    2 One-inch three ring binder with front and back viewer

    Highlighter Markers (at least 2 colors)

    Three-ring pencil bag for binder

    4 Glue sticks (minimum)

    Blunt tip scissors

    1 package of 3 x 5 index cards

    1 package of 4 x 6 index cards

    1 Box of Kleenex

    1 container of anti-bacterial wipes

    1 Gallon of Water (for water restriction days)

    Headphones or ear buds 

    Boys- 1 Roll of paper towels (for Science)

    Girls- Hand sanitizer



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  • School Times

    Teachers Begin 8:00

    Students In 8:10

    Official Start 8:20


    Parent Pick Up, Walkers, First Baptist and Rising Startz: 3:05 also Bus 246, 236, and 234

    2nd Bell 3:15  Busses: 228, 192, and 249

    Teachers End 3:30

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  • Principal: Richard Talada      Assistant Principal: Karra Rivas                 

     We are a Title I school

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  • Equal Opportunity Statement

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    The School Board of Hendry County, Florida prohibits any policy or procedure which results in discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, age or religion. It also includes all protection required by 34 CFR, 108.9 (Boy Scouts Act). Individuals who wish to file a discrimination and/or harassment complaint, or individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the equity officer at (863) 674-4550.

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