Community First Cares Foundation Donors Choose Match Fully Funds 127 Classroom Projects Across Duval County Public Schools

11/10/2022

The Community First Cares Foundation and the Jacksonville Public Education Fund are honored to support teachers in Duval County Public Schools who are working to creatively solve challenges.

The mission of our partnership is to fund high-impact projects that build healthy communities by improving our educational system, enhancing financial literacy, and supporting programs that improve the quality of life on the First Coast.

Through the 2022 Community First Cares Foundation Donors Choose Match, $25,000 was donated to fully fund 127 Pre-K - 12th-grade classroom projects across Duval County Public Schools.

Subject areas of the classroom projects include literacy and language, music and arts, STEM, health and wellness, and life skills.

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List of all classroom projects funded through the 2022 Community First Cares Foundation Donors Choose Match:

PROJECT 

TEACHER 

STUDENT LEARNING EXPERIENCES

GRADE

SUBJECT

SCHOOL

ECONOMIC NEED

New Classroom Decor

Mrs. Winslow

900

Grades Prek-2

Music

Duval Charter School Baymeadows

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Vending Machine Books

Ms. Milton

750

Grades 3-5

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Waterleaf Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Water & Weather

Mrs. Gayle

44

Grades Prek-2

Warmth Care & Hunger

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Stickers And Sits

Mrs. Bizzell

20

Grades Prek-2

Social Emotional Learning, Literature & Writing

Louis Sheffield Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning Spaces Matter

Mrs. Kyne

45

Grades 3-5

Warmth Care & Hunger

Seabreeze Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Speech & Language Interactive Learning

Ms. Johnson

20

Grades Prek-2

Early Development

Jacksonville Beach Elementary School

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

A Classroom Rug Is A Kindergarten Must Have!

Ms. Despain

20

Grades Prek-2

Literacy

Jacksonville Beach Elementary School

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

Building For A Better Lego Tomorrow

Ms. Laffin

40

Grades 6-8

Clubs & Activities

Southside Middle School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Time Is Of The Essence!

Mrs. Bradley

575

Grades 6-8

Literature & Writing, Mathematics

Duval Charter School Baymeadows

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Ultimate Steam Day!

Ms. Khalili

40

Grades 3-5

Mathematics

Mayport Elementary School

Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Make Mastering Mathematics Amazing!

Ms. Frame-Reid

21

Grades 3-5

Climate & The Environment, Mathematics

Greenfield Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Making Math Memorable

Ms. Daniel

140

Grades 9-12

Mathematics

Duval Charter High School - Baymeadows

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Back To The Basics In 1st Grade!

Mr. Cruz Lorente

40

Grades Prek-2

World Languages, Mathematics

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Feed The Beast! Lab Supplies & Class Incentives

Mrs. Range

180

Grades 9-12

Climate & The Environment, Science

Sandalwood High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

One, Two, Three...Math For Me, Please!

Mrs. Gainey

22

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Mathematics

Dinsmore Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Clean It!

Mrs. Townsend

75

Grades 6-8

Health & Wellness, Students With Disabilities

Joseph Stilwell Middle School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

First Graders "Bee"-Gin To Code!

Mrs. Nelson

28

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Mathematics

Ortega Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Strengthen Student Attention

Mrs. Schoenfeld

42

Grades 3-5

Financial Literacy, Social Emotional Learning

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Inviting Environment

Mrs. Joseph

40

Grades 3-5

Mathematics, Science

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Kindergarteners... Let's Find Out!

Ms. Finocchiaro

21

Grades Prek-2

Early Development, Literacy

Chimney Lakes Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Hooked On Phonics In Pre-K

Ms. Allen-Wilson

15

Grades Prek-2

Literature & Writing, Students With Disabilities

Alimacani Elementary School

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

Ms. L's Phenomenal Physical Education Project

Ms. Lexi

250

Grades 6-8

Gym & Fitness, Health & Wellness

Lake Shore Middle School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Make Every Bite Count!

Mrs. Felicien

37

Grades 3-5

Mathematics

Hogan - Spring Glen Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Science Is My Super Power

Mrs. Utley-Lott

65

Grades 3-5

Engineering & Technology

Abess Park Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Letter Learning Made Fun!

Ms. Louer

25

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Chimney Lakes Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Handwriting In The Classroom Community

Ms. Carleigh

20

Grades Prek-2

Early Development, Literature & Writing

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning Self-Regulation

Mrs. Mcdermott

100

Grades 3-5

Social Emotional Learning

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Visual Dictionaries Help Me Succeed: Learning English In The Classroom

Ms. Concepcion Lopez

90

Grades Prek-2

Community Service, English Language Learning

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Growing Minds

Mrs. Kumrow

425

Grades 3-5

Community Service

Seaside Charter School Mandarin

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

Success Starts Here!

Mrs. Levine

10

Grades Prek-2

Students With Disabilities

Neptune Beach Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

3-D Trash Art Projects

Ms. Hopson

80

Grades 9-12

Community Service, Visual Arts

William M Raines High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Classroom Library

Ms. A. Taylor

20

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Spring Park Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Fueling Learning Through High Interest Magazines

Ms. Tsengas

20

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Science

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Classroom Library Rug

Ms. V. Whitworth

43

Grades 3-5

Social Emotional Learning, Literature & Writing

Holiday Hill Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Two Languages For The Time Of One: Spanish Language Learners

Ms. Concepcion Lopez

90

Grades Prek-2

Community Service, English Language Learning

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

New Supplies For The New School Year

Mrs. H.

20

Grades 3-5

Social Emotional Learning, Students With Disabilities

Neptune Beach Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Getting Kindergarteners Excited About Reading!

Ms. Smith

23

Grades Prek-2

Community Service, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Help My Students Bee Amazing!

Mrs. Niebauer

50

Grades Prek-2

Social Emotional Learning, Engineering & Technology

Loretto Elementary School

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

Help Us Learn!

Ms. Lopez

19

Grades Prek-2

Social Emotional Learning

Highlands Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Help My Students Beecome Amazing Coders!

Mrs. Niebauer

50

Grades Prek-2

Engineering & Technology

Loretto Elementary School

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

Moving Classroom To Classroom Faster

Ms. Claudio Galarza

758

Grades Prek-2

World Languages

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Diverse Reading Experiences

Ms. Jones

150

Grades 6-8

Literacy, Literature & Writing

San Jose Preparatory School

Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

When Flowers Don't Bloom:  Fix The Environment Not The Flower

Mrs. Malsch

38

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Community Service

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Literacy Through Storytelling

Ms. Lahood

22

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Performing Arts

Englewood Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Fresh Start!

Ms. Boro

181

Grades 9-12

History & Geography, Social Sciences

Westside High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Full Steam Ahead

Mrs. Spain

22

Grades Prek-2

Engineering & Technology, Mathematics

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Oh So Organized!

Mrs. Mcdermott

140

Grades 3-5

Social Emotional Learning, Mathematics

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Stress Less For Success

Mrs. Lafleur-Ese Gifted

120

Grades 3-5

Social Emotional Learning

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Steam Maker Space

Mrs. J.

23

Grades Prek-2

Engineering & Technology, Mathematics

Twin Lakes Academy Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Conducive  Learning Environment

Ms. Velazquez

22

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Mathematics

Hyde Grove Early Learning Center

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning Language And Literature: Spanish Chapter Books

Ms. Concepcion Lopez

90

Grades 3-5

Community Service, English Language Learning

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Creativity Is The Intelligence Of Having Fun

Mr. Lynn

650

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Visual Arts

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Talkability: Let’s Taco ‘Bout Language

Ms. Emel M.A. Ccc-Slp

60

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Students With Disabilities

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Help Us Sort And Stack!

Ms. Lopez

16

Grades Prek-2

Early Development, Students With Disabilities

Highlands Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Keep Calm! And Sensory On!

Mrs. Snodgrass

50

Grades 3-5

Community Service, Students With Disabilities

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

In Art There Are No Mistakes, Just Unique Creations

Ms. Stevens

50

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Community Service

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

School Is Rewarding!

Ms. Osman

20

Grades 3-5

Financial Literacy, Social Emotional Learning

Waterleaf Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

With Organization Comes Empowerment

Mrs. Mercer

20

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Community Service

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Mrs. Jones Class Has Swag Success, Willingness, Attitude, And Goals

Ms. Jones

40

Grades 3-5

Literature & Writing

Ramona Boulevard Elementary School

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Flexible Learning Around The Room (Part 3)

Ms. Tsengas

20

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Mathematics

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Let's Learn With Lego

Mrs. Niebauer

50

Grades 3-5

Engineering & Technology

Loretto Elementary School

Less Than One Third Of Students From Low Income Households

6th Grade Scholars

Ms. Jackson

65

Grades 6-8

Literacy

Jean Ribault Middle School

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Ot Skills In The Classroom Community

Ms. Carleigh

50

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Community Service

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Please Excuse Our Mess, We Are Learning!

Mrs. Spain

22

Grades Prek-2

English Language Learning, Mathematics

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Rewards And Motivate Students And Boost Achievement

Ms. Davis

225

Grades 9-12

Climate & The Environment, Engineering & Technology

Westside High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Seating For Success!!

Mrs. Miller

20

Grades 3-5

Social Emotional Learning, Students With Disabilities

Hogan - Spring Glen Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Sensory System Success In Ot, Classroom, And Community

Ms. Carleigh

50

Grades Prek-2

Community Service, Social Emotional Learning

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Fall Carnival 2022

Teacher Rodriguez

307

Grades 3-5

Clubs & Activities, Community Service

Kings Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Expanding Our Resources

Ms. Timm

20

Grades Prek-2

Engineering & Technology, Mathematics

Ruth N Upson Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

This Is Where We Learn Fun(Ctional) Communication

Ms. Emel M.A. Ccc-Slp

60

Grades 3-5

Health & Wellness, Community Service

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Better Hygiene Leads To Better Life!

Ms. Ocana

800

Grades 3-5

Warmth Care & Hunger

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Flexible Learning Around The Room (Part 2)

Ms. Tsengas

20

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Mathematics

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Specialty Book Display Case

Ms. Tsengas

20

Grades Prek-2

English Language Learning, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning With Flexibility And Comfort

Mrs. Jefferson

22

Grades 3-5

Literature & Writing, Mathematics

Oceanway Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning To Effectively Create Rooms Filled With Student Voices

Ms. Emel M.A. Ccc-Slp

60

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

You Can't Taste A Book By It's Cover!

Mrs. Taylor

60

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Highlands Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Math Super-Stars

Ms. Fernandez-Close

90

Grades 6-8

Mathematics, Students With Disabilities

Arlington Middle School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

On The Road Again: Developing Speech And Language Explorers

Ms. Emel M.A. Ccc-Slp

100

Grades 3-5

Health & Wellness

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

First Full Year Teaching!

Mrs. Knill

180

Grades 9-12

Literature & Writing

Atlantic Coast High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Growing Readers In The Garden

Mrs. Horter

25

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Garden City Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

The Reading Experience!

Ms. Coleman

59

Grades 3-5

Literature & Writing

Biscayne Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

When Teachers Are Supported- Incredible Things Can Happen

Mrs. Malsch

38

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Literature & Writing

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Fight The Fluorescents!

Ms. Richmond

185

Grades 9-12

History & Geography, Social Sciences

Westside High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Make Reading Fun Again!

Mrs. Spain

22

Grades Prek-2

English Language Learning, Literature & Writing

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Fifth Grade Fun!

Ms. Rusich

82

Grades 3-5

Literature & Writing

Windy Hill Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Help A Teacher Reward Students’ Effort

Mr. Belay

25

Grades 3-5

English Language Learning, Literature & Writing

Windy Hill Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Creating A Cozy Classroom!

Mrs. Nowicki

38

Grades 3-5

Literature & Writing, Mathematics

Chets Creek Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Help Us Pass Biology With Some Study Psychology!

Mrs. Mezzano

60

Grades 9-12

College & Career Prep, Engineering & Technology

Mandarin High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

They Light Up Our Lives

Mrs. Thomason

15

Grades 3-5

Students With Disabilities

Westview School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Stem Immersive Instruction For Students With Autism

Ms. Avery

14

Grades 3-5

Mathematics, Students With Disabilities

Highlands Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Community Based Instruction

Ms. Booth

15

Grades 6-8

Civics & Government, Students With Disabilities

Landmark Middle School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Mr. Gilman's Music Class

Mr. Gilman

400

Grades Prek-2

Social Emotional Learning, Music

Hogan - Spring Glen Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Mrs. R’s Math Manipulatives

Mrs. Reteguiz

22

Grades Prek-2

Mathematics

Dinsmore Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Varying Exceptionalities Learning Basic Skills

Mr. Franken

16

Grades Prek-2

Literature & Writing, Engineering & Technology

Spring Park Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning Through Literacy

Mrs. Mcdermott

140

Grades 3-5

Literacy, History & Geography

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Books, Books, Books!

Ms. Jordan

25

Grades Prek-2

Literacy

Dinsmore Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

It's Circle Time, It's Circle Time, It's Circle Tah-Tah

Mrs. Spain

22

Grades Prek-2

Early Development, English Language Learning

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Incentives My Wonderful Readers!

Mrs. Pentz

49

Grades 3-5

English Language Learning, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

There's A Science To This Process!

Ms. Hopson

200

Grades 9-12

Visual Arts, Climate & The Environment

William M Raines High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Surfing With Math!

Mrs. Johnson

40

Grades 3-5

Engineering & Technology, Mathematics

Neptune Beach Elementary School

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Providing The Basics To Stay In The Groove!

Dr. Harris

200

Grades 6-8

Music, Performing Arts

Fort Caroline Middle School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Seat Sacks And Testing Shields

Ms. Jordan

30

Grades Prek-2

Literature & Writing

Dinsmore Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learn With Fun.

Ms. Lynn

65

Grades 6-8

Other, Mathematics

Duval Charter School Coastal

More Than A Third Of Students From Low-Income Households

Fidgets For My Amazing Readers

Ms. Coutu

72

Grades 3-5

Mental Health, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Color Psychology Magazine Advertisement

Mrs. Dease

200

Grades 6-8

Visual Arts

Matthew Gilbert Middle School

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Football Fuel!

Coach Randall

200

Grades 9-12

Warmth Care & Hunger

Westside High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Snack Attack!

Coach Randall

200

Grades 9-12

Team Sports

Westside High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Civics Champs

Ms. Mcdougald

50

Grades 3-5

Civics & Government, Social Sciences

Annie R Morgan Elementary School

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Tell Me And I Forget, Involve Me And I Learn

Ms. Emel M.A. Ccc-Slp

10

Grades Prek-2

Literature & Writing, Engineering & Technology

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Handwriting Skills In Ot

Ms. Carleigh

50

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Reading Is Fundamental!

Ms. Robinson

65

Grades 3-5

Literacy, Students With Disabilities

North Shore Elementary School

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Prizes For Positive Behaviors!!

Mrs. Furey

175

Grades 6-8

Civics & Government, Economics

Duval Charter School At Flagler Center

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

You're Not You When You're Hungry!

Mrs. Taylor

20

Grades Prek-2

Warmth Care & Hunger

Highlands Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Bouncing Balls Off The Walls

Mrs. Phelps

80

Grades 9-12

Gym & Fitness, Team Sports

Edward H White High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Reading Game Days

Ms. Coutu

72

Grades 3-5

English Language Learning, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Prizes Made To Inspire

Mrs. Phelps

110

Grades 9-12

Mathematics, Students With Disabilities

Edward H White High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Classroom Essentials!

Ms. Kitzis

144

Grades 9-12

Science

Englewood High School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Kapow! Bam! Help Me Give My Students

Ms. Claudio Galarza

748

Grades 3-5

Clubs & Activities, Climate & The Environment

San Jose Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Bilingual Dictionaries Help Me Succeed: Learning English In The Classroom

Ms. Concepcion Lopez

90

Grades 3-5

English Language Learning, Literature & Writing

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Make It Warm And Welcoming!

Ms. Harrison

22

Grades 3-5

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Andrew A Robinson Elementary School

More Than Three-Quarters Of Students From Low-Income Households

Paper, Printing, And Supplies, Oh My!

Ms. Jordan

30

Grades Prek-2

Warmth Care & Hunger

Dinsmore Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Extra Classroom Supplies

Ms. G

15

Grades Prek-2

Students With Disabilities

Westview School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Language Is The Most Powerful Instrument Of Human Progress

Ms. Emel M.A. Ccc-Slp

100

Grades Prek-2

Health & Wellness, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Reading Is An Adventure For The Heart

Mrs. Mercer

20

Grades Prek-2

Literacy, Literature & Writing

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Stools And Learning Tools

Mrs. Gainey

22

Grades Prek-2

Literacy

Dinsmore Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Learning Language And Literature: Turkish, Russian And Ukrainian Chapter Books

Ms. Concepcion Lopez

90

Grades Prek-2

English Language Learning, Literacy

Kernan Trail Elementary School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

Back To Basics

Dr. Harris

200

Grades 6-8

Music, Performing Arts

Fort Caroline Middle School

More Than Half Of Students From Low-Income Households

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