Daily Announcements

Tardy Bell-8:15 am
Dismissal-3:15 pm

                                           Every Child Counts

The Board of Education created a video which features two of our students, Nehemiah and McKenzie.  Both students talked about their experiences at Deer Chase.


Deer Chase PTA Awards
Oak Tee Membership Award-100% Faculty and Staff Membership
Early Bird Certificate- 200 Member Dues submitted before September
Community Partnership Award-30 or more Community Partners
Platinum Membership Award-Target Membership Met
Outstanding Local PTA President Award-Mrs. Saundrell Blount
Model PTA Award
District 8 Golden Apple Award
District 8 Eagle Award

Additional Recognition
2% Membership Increase

Parent Resource Center
Clatina Wimberly, Title 1 Parent Facilitator
Open Monday-Friday
Hours of Operation  10:00 AM-2:00 PM

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, 9/1/2015
High: 89 Low: 71
Chance thunderstorms
34% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/2/2015
High: 88 Low: 70
Chance thunderstorms
28% chance of precipitation.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 1
Student Council Advisors' Meeting @ 4:30 PM
Central Office Boardroom Auditorium
Deer Chase Elementary PTA Meeting @ 6:00 PM
Deer Chase Elementary Volunteer Training @ 7:00 PM
Title I
Deer Chase Parent & Teacher Training for School Compact, Policy, & Survey
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Cafeteria
Contact: Ms. Gilchrist @ 706-772-6240
Wednesday, September 2
Progress Reports
Title I
Deer Chase Elementary Student Training for School Compact, Policy, & Survey
Time: 7:45 AM
Location: Media Center
Contact: Ms. Gilchrist @ 706-772-6240
Monday, September 7
Labor Day Holiday


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.