Yates Elementary School


Excellence through effort; Every child, Everyday

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District Announcements

  • 2018-19 registration: The Fayette County Preschool application is now available, and the sign-up window opens April 23. Visit fcps.net/preschool for details. Also, families can enroll kindergarteners and other new students during April. Visit fcps.net/registration for instructions.

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School Announcements


    Wellness Wednesday

    Wellness Wednesday is not just an opportunity for casual dress but an opportunity for us to continue to grow a Healthy School Environment.  Please don't just tell your kids that they can dress in workout clothes, put it in your newsletter, I'll add something on Dojo. Remember no Spandex, spaghetti strings, and complete coverage (no mid drift showing), also make sure all shorts are an appropriate length. 


    Healthy Active kids learn better! 



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  • Car Riders


    Car Rider Drop Off

    All students that are car riders need to be dropped off in the back of the building in the car drop off line. Coming from Eastland Parkway, turn on Martha Ct. to enter the back lot. Any Student that is brought to the front of the building before 7:45 will no longer be allowed to enter. Thank you!



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  • Transportation

    For safety reasons we will not take any transportation changes over the telephone. You must communicate all transportation changes in writing by 1pm. It must be in letter form or fax with the guardians signature; email is not acceptable.

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  • Billboards, PSA remind motorists to stop for school buses

    “It is paramount that our children arrive at school and back home safely each day,” said Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt. “While stopping for a school bus might be a minor inconvenience for drivers, the penalty for passing a stopped school bus can be severe. Drivers can receive a fine, but for a child, it could be a matter of life or death.

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Wildcat Highlights

  • Kindergarten Registration

    To enroll a kindergartener or other first-time student, families should go to the school their neighborhood is assigned to and complete a registration packet.

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    Youngsters at Yates Elementary are learning that everyone is unique and that differences need not divide them. And during Autism Awareness Month, students with special needs have taken the lead to show how classmates all fit together.

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