Daily Announcements

Congratulations to the Deer Chase Math Team !

1st Place-Overall District Elementary Team Winners
1st Place-Overall Challenge 24 Team Winners
1st Place-Individual Challenge 24 Winner
2nd Place-Individual Challenge 24 Winner

We are so proud of you.

Finch Robots Have Arrived

  The Chicago Public Library and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh have loaned these devices to our school as part of a computer programming initiative.  


Parent Resource Center

Clatina Wimberly, Title 1 Parent Facilitator

Room 203 (Yellow Hall)
Open Monday-Friday
Hours of Operation  10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Click on the link below for monthly parent engagement information.

March Parent Activity Calendar

Message from The Principal

 Principal's Message
Dear Parents:
I am honored to serve you and your child as principal at Deer Chase.  We know your experience with us will be educationally rewarding.  It is our goal to continuously provide the best instructional practices for our students.  At Deer Chase we are committed to providing a quality learning experience in a safe, orderly, and friendly school environment.

Mission and Vision Statement

The mission of Deer Chase Elementary School is to provide the foundation for our students' life-long learning by furnishing opportunities for them to flourish academically, physically, artistically, socially and emotionally in a nurturing, yet rigorous environment.

The vision of Deer Chase Elementary School is to promote the highest standards of learning and behavior in our students. This will be achieved by providing a rigorous curriculum, which will demand the highest performance expectations in academics, personal conduct and self-responsibility. The parents, community and school will work as an alliance to certify that our students learn and become productive citizens of a forever changing society.

Parent Email Alerts

Hey Parents!  Want to keep updated on your child(s) class assignments?  Sign up for our class email alerts. 


Today, 5/3/2015
High: 83 Low: 51
Mostly clear
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/4/2015
High: 83 Low: 56
Mostly clear
0% chance of precipitation.

Upcoming Events

Wed, Apr 29 - Fri, May 8
Benchmark Testing K-5th
Monday, May 11
RCSS Kindergarten Round-Up @ 9:00AM
Tuesday, May 12
Wednesday, May 13
RCSS Retirement Banquet @ 7:00 PM
Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Thursday, May 14
Deer Chase Presents The Wiz

Mon, May 18 - Fri, May 22
Tuesday, May 19

Public Information

Parents - We need your help!  Please take a few minutes and fill out the School Climate Survey for your child's school.  Your opinion is important to us!  Thank you so much for your time!

Click here to take the survey.


Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

School News

RCSS Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year is Now Open!
Parents may register your child for Kindergarten online.  Richmond County Elementary Schools will host a Kindergarten Roundup on Monday, May 11th from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Parents and students will have an opportunity to visit their child's zoned school and bring registration documentation.  For more information, click here.   


RCSS Strategic Mentoring and Retaining Teachers
Mentoring truly does matter!!!  We are seeking proficient teachers from all RCSS schools with three successful years of teaching to support induction teachers.  Please review the application and sincerely consider applying to become a RCSS mentor.  Application deadline has been extended until May 8, 2015.