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Welcome to the R. B. Hunt website! This is a busy place with new things happening all the time. We hope you are able to find all the information you need right here; but, if there is something you need that you cannot find here, please don’t hesitate to call or email for more information.
Office hours: 7:55 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Student contact hours: 8:25 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. - M,T,Th,F   Wednesday - 8:25 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Front Desk
904.547.7960

FAX
904.547.7955

Clinic
904.547.7964

Extended Day
904.547.7973

Amanda Garman,
Principal
Marie Antoine,
Assistant Principal

Welcome to our School
2020 – 2021 Kindergarten Parent and Student Tours

Tours are limited in size, parents attending must reserve a space by clicking on the below Sign up Genius icon.
April 1st,  29th and May 20th from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

School News

About Our School

Awards and Certifications

  • “A” School
  • Five Star School – Community Involvement
  • Parent Involvement Award
  • Golden School Award – School Volunteer Program
  • Red Carpet School
  • National Elementary Honor Society Member
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Mission Statement

We at R. B. Hunt Elementary School believe that all children can learn. We will provide children with a supportive, caring environment that develops self-esteem, self-motivation, and a sense of responsibility. We strive to provide every opportunity for maximum student achievement and to recognize and stimulate special talents in all students. The educational environment and the teaching strategies are designed to meet the goals and objectives of a strong curriculum. Our major goal is to prepare students to become responsible citizens and to take their place as productive members of the community. We believe that education is a cooperative effort among home, school,and community.

If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance and planning to attend a school meeting or program, please contact Marie Antoine with your specific need at 547-7959.

District-Wide Registration

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 2nd.

New Students
District-wide registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 2nd. Starting on that date, you will be able to click the Register My Child For School button on our school website to complete an online registration form for your child.

Returning Students
Beginning the week of March 23, parents/guardians of all current students will receive an email from PowerSchool to complete the annual Returning Student Verification Form for the upcoming school year. The email will contain the link and instructions needed to complete the verification.

School Access

This is just a reminder that anyone (parent, guardian, friend, neighbor, aunt, uncle) must have school access to attend an event at R. B. Hunt Elementary, have lunch with a student and/or attend an awards assembly. If you have not already done so, please complete the School Access Form. The process for approval may take up to 4 weeks, so please fill out the application sooner than later for any guests that would like to have school access. Once the application is approved, school access will be valid for three years.

FortifyFL App

FortifyFL is a website and app developed at the direction of the Florida Legislature. Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or getfortifyfl.com.

School District News

Update from Superintendent Forson, March 26

Dear SJCSD Parents and Guardians,

I cannot thank you enough for your patience and understanding as we transition our instruction to online/remote learning for our students on Monday, March 30. We have created A Parent's Guide to Online Learning video presentation which can be viewed at https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/online-learning/. We will continue to add resources, guides, and information to aid you and your child in this new environment.

Our teachers are excited to welcome their students into their virtual classrooms and restart their instruction. While I do not expect that everything will work perfectly, I know that we will get better and more comfortable in this environment each day.

We are in the process of distributing laptops/hotspots to those families who are in need of this technology support. All laptops/hotspots will not be distributed by Monday, but we will continue working to accomplish this task as quickly as our resources allow.

Again, I am infinitely proud of our teachers and administrations to plan and prepare for your child. I am extremely appreciative of you, your children and your families to support this new normal. We are excited to get started and continue this school year. We are all in this together. Stay safe and encourage and support one another.

Sincerely,

Tim Forson
Superintendent
St. Johns County Schools


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