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734 West Ohio Avenue
Orange City, Florida 32763
(386) 968-0004


    Welcome to the Manatee Cove Elementary School Website. Thank you for choosing to learn more about our Five Star school. Please take the time to browse through our pages to become more familiar with our school. Read more... ​​

    Accessing Student V-Portal

    ​​​To access the V-Portal you will need your student's alpha code. Their login in their alpha code followed by Their password is their date of birth in the following format MMDDYYYY. If you changed the password in the spring, you will need to enter whatever you changed it to. ​If you need your student's alpha code, please contact the school for assistance.​

    ​Does Your Student Ride the Bus?

    ​​Bus route information is now available in the Transportation Parent Portal on our district website. Here’s the link:​ Bus Route Information​

    Where's The Bus?

    Does your student ride the bus? Volusia County Schools purchased an app called Where's The Bus to help parents know precisely where the bus is! Download the app to link your student and start tracking your bus today!​​

    • Know precisely when your bus will arrive at your 
      bus stop.

    • Eliminate morning and afternoon stress rushing to the bus stop wondering when the bus will arrive.

    • Access arrival time instantly with Apple or Android apps or any Internet device (smartphone, tablet, 
      PC, iPod, etc.).​

    • ​​​You can opt for alerts and receive a message when your student enters their PIN when boarding the bus and when departing. So you will know when they board, arrive at school, leave school, and arrive at their stop in the afternoon.

    Live Hotline for Students, Families, and Teachers

    This hotline is for technical questions related to learning resources. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.​ The phone number is: (386) 626-0095


    ​​​​Field Trip and Volunteer Information

    Field trip season is upon us! As field trip and volunteer opportunities are becoming availalbe, please make sure that you are an approved volunteer BEFORE the event! Follow these instructions to complete the application to volunteer: 

    Volunteer Applications are available online. Please go to On the lefthand side of the webpage scroll down to "Related Links" and select " Application to Volunteer".

    EVERYONE will need to have thier ID re-scanned for the 2020-2021 school year as there was a system upgrade over the summer. Even if you were in our system from previous school years, we need to scan your ID. If we have scanned your ID since August 2019, we do not need to scan it again this year. And as always, please make sure that you have your photo ID with you whenever you are on campus!

    If you have any questions, please call the front office (386) 968-0004. ​

    School Supply Lists

    MCE Primary Intermediate Supply List.pdf

     Parent Pick Up and Drop Off Safety Procedures

    New Safety and Security procedures 2019.pptx

    Emergency Situation Guide​​

    During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner. Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency.

    School Emergenc​y Guide for Parents

    ​School Advisory Council (SAC) Meetings

    Our SAC meetings are held on the second Monday of each month. 

    Parents Have a Key Role in Emergency Response! During and following an emergency situation, school and district officials must act quickly and follow established emergency protocols to safeguard students and staff, secure schools, and communicate accurate information in a timely manner.  Parents can assist greatly by helping with preparation before the emergency. 

    Parent Portal

    If you need your child's student authorization code for Parent Portal you may call our main office at (386) 968-0004​. To access ParentPortal once the code is issued click on the link to Parent Portal. 

    You now have access to a wealth of information about your child.

    On ParentPortal you can monitor your child's grades, attendance and tardiness, discipline referrals, report card history, FCAT history, interim reports and much more, There is no more wondering, simply select the appropriate report! 


     Items Needed :
    • Original Birth Certificate
    • Florida Physical Form (DOH form 3040)
    • Immunization Form
    • Two Proof of Residencies (can be an electric bill, water bill, rental agreement or lease, recorded deed, or homeowner’s insurance bill) 
    • Driver’s license or picture identification card.
    • For more information call: (386) 968-0004 ext. 45408 
    • If a student is entering school in Volusia County for the first time, the requirements are the same as a kindergarten student
    • If a student is transferring from one Volusia County school to another, proof of residence is all that is needed.

    Student Handbook

     2020-2021 Student Handbook.pdf


    OPT Out Form/Media Release Form


    School Financial Report


    Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten

    Families of incoming kindergarteners who have not taken advantage of the state's Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program, should consider enrolling their child. Studies have shown that students who attend VPK generally​ do significantly better in kindergarten than students who did not participate in VPK. For more information call, 386-734-7190, 255-6475, 427-5223, or 860-3322, extension 33214 or 33210.

    Parent and Family Engagement Plan (PFEP)

    Manatee Cove Elementary School will offer a flexible number of parent/teacher conferences to accommodate working parents. In addition, we will host various training opportunities scheduled at different times to accommodate parents' varying  schedules and availability. Meetings may be scheduled in the morning, afternoon, or evening. Generally SAC meetings are held after school at 2:30pm and child care is provided upon request. Input for the School Improvement Plan and Parent and Family Engagement Plan is encouraged from our families, at SAC and PTA meetings and through our website. Please View our complete Parental involvement Plan here:

    2018-2019 Parent and Family Engagement Plan.pdf

    School Improvement Plan (SIP)

     2019-2020 SIP.pdf


    Click on the link below to view Manatee Cove's School Improvement Plan.

    We invite you to stop in the office for a copy of our school's' School Improvement Plan and we also invite your input.



    Your check is welcome at Volusia County Schools.  The District recognizes that occasionally a parent may inadvertently overdraw a checking account and a check may be returned by the bank.  In order to recover these funds in a private and professional manner, Volusia County Schools has contracted with CHECKredi, a company specializing in the collection of returned checks.  

    Each check written to a school or the District must have the maker’s name, address, and one phone number.  When a person writes a check to a school or the District, the person writing the check agrees that, if the check is returned, it may be re-presented electronically on the same account for the full face amount and a fee established by Florida law. 

    CHECKredi will contact you by mail and by telephone in order to make arrangements to pay before attempting to re-present the check electronically.  Payments of the check and fee may also be made online at  using a credit card, debit card or electronic check without any additional fees.  For a convenience fee, payments may be made over the telephone at (877) 524-7334​ by credit card, debit card, or electronic check.  Payments cannot be made at a school or the District.

    Full-time Virtual Instruction Enrollment

    Families interested in full-time virtual instruction for the2019-2020 school year should visit See the attached letter for full details on enrollment dates and options for students. 

    Virtual - English - Signed by Superintendent 

    ​Florida Kidcare

    If your child is uninsured and  you are interested in Florida KidCare please download this PDF for more information.

    Florida Kidcare.pdf 




    504/PST Contacts

          Tiffanee Cook-Grant​​

    Box Tops and Labels for Education

    If you would like to clip and save box tops from various products, classroom teachers collect them in order to receive incentives for their room.

    Box Tops for Education

    Labels for Education