Fort Daniel Elementary School

Learners and Leaders Every Day



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    Nominations for the Fort Daniel School Council will be accepted from April 19- May 3, 2019.  Please take a moment to open the link below to learn more about an opportunity for you to help Fort Daniel grow.  Once you have read over the document, you will find a link to the nomination form.  Thank you so much for considering being a member of our School Council.

    School Council Information

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  • Fort Daniel Celebrates Earth Day with a Gardening Day

    Saturday, April 27th (8:30am - 12pm)

    You are invited to join our new Principal Dr. Barbara Tucker, PTA Board Members, FDES Families and Staff as we pitch in to make the school look as beautiful on the outside as it does on the inside!

    Click here for more information.

    school garden

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  • It is time to register for our Mill Creek Summer Literacy Institute which will be hosted by Duncan Creek.  Please click the link below for registration information.

    2019 Student Literacy Institute

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  • Nike logo and reuse a shoe During the month of April, Fort Daniel will participate in Nike's Reuse a Shoe Program.  Nike takes used sneakers/tennis shoes and creates playgrounds and tracks for children.  Please help us by sending in your used sneakers/tennis shoes- no sandals or boots, please.

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  • Book Mobile 5 k run

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  • Kindergarten Only Registration Begins April 1, 2019.

    Click on the link below school bus with students to view the Kindergarten Registration flyer for the 2019-2020 school year. When you are ready to complete the online registration for your upcoming kindergarten student, please go to our Parent/Student tab, Student Registration, and then click on Kindergarten Online Registration.

    Please do not attempt to register students other than new Kindergarten students.  All other registration will open at a later time.

    Kindergarten Registration Flyer

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  • If you are a Fort Daniel family and will be enrolling a new student for the fall, please click on the link below to access information concerning enrolling a new student.

    Returning Families

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  • Testing Site




    Please click on the link below to see the GMAS testing schedule for this year.

    GMAS Testing Dates

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  • Georgia Department of Education Logo The window for Milestones testing this year for our third, fourth, and fifth graders will be from April 8-May1, 2019. As your family makes spring time plans, please keep these important testing dates in mind.

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 Our Principal



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Our Principal

Welcome!  My name is Dr. Barbara Tucker and I have the pleasure of serving our community as the proud principal of Fort Daniel Elementary School. It is my belief that all children deserve a quality education and to have access to all learning opportunities. We look forward to your support as we continue to develop leaders at Fort Daniel with high expectations in the classroom, as well as around the campus. We are a community of learners that promote academic excellence for every child, in every classroom, every day. Together we form a strong partnership to ensure that all students receive an exceptional education. I encourage you to participate in school activities and special occasions as your schedule allows. I look forward to working with you this school year and many school years to come.  

Every Child, Every Classroom, Every Day!

School Hours are 7:45 AM to 2:45 PM
Office Hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Email: Barbara Tucker/Fort Daniel Elementary/GCPS