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Deerwood Elementary

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Challenger News

  • Deerwood Elementary School Car Loop Procedures

    Please take a look at the information to learn about how our car line will run, and join us in welcoming our friends at the Bezos Academy!

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  • Stop Bullying Now! ✋🛑

    Take a Stand, Lend a Hand. Standing together with love, support, and attention, we can prevent bullying and protect our children’s well-being.

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  • Network Acceptable Use Policy

    Users of the network system of the School District of Osceola County are responsible for their activity on the network. The School District has developed a network acceptable use policy.

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  • Code of Student Conduct

    Principles, expectations, and rules that are given to students and parents to make sure that the expectations that our school has for behavior are clearly communicated to them.

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  • Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

    The goal is for parents to know how your kids are using the internet, set careful controls, and educate them.

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  • Challengers School of Innovation

    Where each Challengers' holistic needs are met so they can explore pathways, reaching their own most innovative potential.

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  •  Adult Learning Center Osceola

    Adult Learning Center Osceola

    Interested in learning English language skills or earning your high school diploma? Registration for fall classes at ALCO is open! ALCO is grant-funded, so the cost is low and affordable! Visit today!

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  •  Keep Osceola Safe

    Keep Osceola Safe

    The Osceola School Board is committed to the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors. The Osceola School District has detailed comprehensive safety and emergency plans for every site, and all schools regularly conduct various drills, such as fire drills, severe weather drills, and intruder drills, to prepare students for an emergency.

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  •  Let's Talk

    Let's Talk with the Osceola School District

    The Osceola School District is committed to engaging all stakeholders in the education of our children. Only when we build strong relationships with our staff, students, families and community members can we best meet the needs of each and every student.

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  •  Share Your Great

    Share Your Great

    Have you been inspired by someone in our schools? Is your school helping us build our legacy as we move from Good to Great? Do you have a teacher who has made a difference on your life or the life of your child? Share the good news with us!

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  •  Here Comes The Bus

    Learn More About Here Comes The Bus

    ​Here Comes the Bus is easy-to-use school bus tracking software that gives parents and students the ability to track the location of their school buses.

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School District News

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    Camp Osceola: Learning, Fun, and More!

    The Osceola School District will be offering a number of programs for students in all grade levels this summer as enrichment opportunities. Please click on the buttons below to see what opportunities are available to your child.

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    ESE Parent Survey

    Each year, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) surveys parents of children with an individual educational plan (IEP) to determine how well your child’s school is partnering with you and promoting your involvement in your child’s education. Click to read more!

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    2024-2025 Academic Calendar

    The Osceola County School Board has approved the 2024-2025 academic calendar for all public schools in the Osceola School District.

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    School District Accreditation

    The School District of Osceola County will be working through a rigorous process of District Accreditation in 2022-2023 through the accreditation agency Cognia™. Cognia is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits districts throughout the United States and internationally.

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    Student Response Survey

    In order to learn more about student experiences at school, we will be asking for your child’s feedback via an online survey they will be completing at school. The survey shouldn’t take more than 20-30 minutes to complete. For more information and dates, click the link above.

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School Upcoming Events

Principal's Message

  • Principal Dr. Millie Torres

    Challengers Families, 

    I am excited, inspired, and honored to serve as your new Deerwood Elementary school principal where our students RISE to meet our targeted goals, and our faculty and staff are committed to working collaboratively to meet the needs of each individual child. Challengers do hard things, and we will continue to work together to be 1% better each day.  
    Dr. Millie Torres

    Familias Challengers,


    Estoy emocionada, inspirada y honrada de servir como su nueva directora de la escuela primaria Deerwood, donde nuestros estudiantes se ELEVAN para alcanzar nuestras metas específicas, y nuestra facultad y personal están comprometidos a trabajar en colaboración para satisfacer las necesidades de cada niño individual. Los Challengers hacen cosas difíciles y continuaremos trabajando juntos para ser un 1% mejor cada día. 


    Dra. Millie Torres

    Fanmi Challengers,


    Mwen eksite, enspire, ak onore sèvi kòm nouvo direktè lekòl elemantè Deerwood ou kote elèv nou yo LEVE satisfè objektif vize nou yo, ak fakilte nou yo ak anplwaye nou yo angaje nan travay an kolaborasyon satisfè bezwen yo nan chak timoun endividyèl. Challengers fè bagay sa yo difisil, epi nou pral kontinye travay ansanm yo dwe 1% pi bon chak jou.


    Dr. Millie Torres

Welcome Challengers!

  • Mission
    It's our mission here at Deerwood Elementary School to prepare and empower our students to be life-long learners, and to be respectful to others. Our staff is committed to work collaboratively to meet the needs of each individual child in order to reach their highest academic potential. 

    Create a collaborative community that cultivates and empowers future leaders by delivering academic excellence by using Osceola School District curriculum and materials, celebrating diversity, and providing a positive, safe and caring community in which all learners are valued.

    Our philosophy is very simple: We combine a learning-focused culture with outstanding customer service, in order to create a successful and supportive school community.


  • Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year!!

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    CogniaTM offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement solutions to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in 90+ countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and five million educators every day.