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557 Ronnoc Lane
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
(386) 424-2540 office
(386) 424-2500 fax
    Principal's Message

    Chisholm Elementary School is a very unique place for learning.


    25% of our teachers and staff have had children attend or have their children now at Chisholm?

    75% of our teachers have more than 10 years of experience in elementary school?
    Ms. Rosa, principal’s secretary, has been at Chisholm 25 years?

    Chisholm students consistently rank in the top 5 in VCS on State assessments?

    60% of the Chisholm students are involved in at least one of the 12 after-school clubs run by teachers?

    the Chisholm PTA is sponsoring all the clubs by raising funds for them?

    20% of our students are being raised by their grandparents?

    4th grade students have participated in a partnership with the Marine Discovery Center?

    2nd grade students maintain vegetable gardens?

    Art, music and physical education students are showcased throughout the year at community events?

    Kindergarten, first and second grade students participate in quarterly STEM project days?

    Chisholm will begin construction on the new school in 2018?

    Since arriving at Chisholm in July 2015, I have had the pleasure and honor to serve as the principal of this outstanding school. In this role I work with students, families, community members and the staff of Chisholm. May1-5 is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week and we will be celebrating their contribution throughout the week. As we express our appreciation to each of them, please know that each of you are also much appreciated. Your support through volunteering, mentoring, committees, PTA and each night as you work with your child ensures a better future for them.

    Please take note of the various programs occurring in May and join us. It is such a happy time as we recognize the accomplishments of our students. As always, please contact me with any questions or ideas. Thank you.


    Karen L. Beattie, Ed.D.


    Chisholm Elementary School