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730 S. Parsons Ave.
Deland, FL 32720
(386) 943-9651

    ​​Registration Opening for Volusia County Schools' Summer VPK

    It's not too early to start thinking about summer VPK programs. The School District of Volusia County will provide a free Voluntary Pre-kindergarten Program this summer for families of incoming kindergartners who have not taken advantage of the state's free Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program. Read m​ore...

    Parent Guide

    We Love Our Volunteers!

    ​Thank you to all our Volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a Volusia County School Board Volunteer at your child's school, please take a few minutes to complete this Online Volunteer Application. For assistance, please visit the campus where you wish you volunteer.​

    ​2016 - 2017 SAC Meeting Dates 

    ​Wednesday​​, September 28th

    Wednesday, October 26th

    Wednesday, November 16th

    Wednesday, January 25th

    Wednesday, February 22nd

    Wednesday, March 22nd

    Wednesday, May 3rd

    ​School Improvement Plan

    ​​School Improvement Plan for Edith I. Starke 2016 - 2017

    Parent Involvement Plan

    ​Anti-Bully Campaign

    Be a BOSS

    BOSS powerpoint

    Zika Virus Information

    Zika - What Can Be Done

    Mosquito Bite Preventi​on for Travelers

    Starke's New Afterschool Program 

    ​Starke Elementary will be offering a FREE afterschool program this fall. Registration for Starke's Night Alive afterschool program is open. First come, first serve. Forms are available at the front office.

    SNA Student Registration Application

    Starke Elementary School Supply List

    K - 5 Supply List.pdf

    Starke Elementary School Uniform

    Starke Elementary Dress Code Flyer

    Starke Elementary Dress Code Flyer Spanish

    ​Starke's School Chant

    Starke is on the rise,

    Growing leaders in every size!

    Who's a leader?

    ​I'm a leader!

    ​​Who's a leader?

    ​​You're a leader!

    The chant grew out of the school's slogan:
    Starke is on the Rise!


    This slogan began 2 years ago when Mr. Copeland came to the school as the new principal.Read more...  

    ​Attention, Parents!

    In order to minimize classroom disruption​s, we ask that you call the front office no later than 1 hour prior to dismissal if you need to relay a message to your child about how they are to get home on a particular day. Please try to work out the arrangements with your child prior to the start of the school day.

    School Uniforms

    ​On March 29, 2016, the School Board of Volusia County adopted a student appearance, dress and uniform code for all elementary, middle and high school students for the 2016-2017 school year. Read more...​​


    This link will direct parents to the parent portal. Parents should use their assigned user id and password.

    ​Community Flyers Available Online

    Ever misplace a flyer announcing a great activity for your child and wish you could find the information again? Now you can! Flyers are now posted on the district’s website at . New flyers will be posted on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Be sure to check back frequently for events and activities occurring throughout Volusia County.​

    Don’ t have computer access at home? A computer is available for your use in the Family Center and at every Volusia County Public Library.

    Right To Know

    2016-2017 NCLB English.pdf

    2016-2017 NCLB Spanish.pdf

    Florida Parental Information and Resource Center (PIRC) of FND    

    Notifications of FL PIRC of FND.pdfNotifications of FL PIRC of FND Read more about the Florida Parental Information and Resource Center at
    School Emergency Guide for Parents
    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. In the event of an emergency, Starke's media staging area will be the DeLand​ Public Library.​Primary The primary emergency evacuation location is Southwestern Middle School and our secondary location is Woodward Ave. Elementary.

    School Lunches

    For information regarding the Free and Reduced Meal Application, meals and lunches, prices​ and wellness news and policies, ​please visit our School Way Cafe​. ​

    ​​Florida KidCare 

    Children with health insurance miss fewer days of school, and applying for Florida KidCare is easy.  Any family can apply, and many pay $20 or less per month to insure their children.  Most pay nothing at all.  Click ​he​re for additional information.  ​​​


    School Advisory Committee

    The School Advisory Committee is composed of parents, school faculty, and staff, and community members who meet on a regular basis to help establish goals for the school.  Parents/Guardians are urged to become active members.  Contact the school principal for additional information.

    School Improvement Goals

    Goal 1:  To increase academic achievement in reading, writing, math and science

    Goal 2:  To improve student attendance, health, fitness, and indoor air quality