Hawks Rise Elementary School, located in Tallahassee, Florida, opened its doors in August 1995 with an enrollment of 383 students under the leadership of Penny Brinson. The school was dedicated on May 7, 1996. The projected enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year, under the leadership of Evy Friend, is for over 800 students in our PreK - grade 5 program.

School Times: 8:30am to 2:50pm
Hawks Rise Vision
Our Vision is to guide students to realize their full potential.

Hawks Rise Mission
Our mission at Hawks Rise elementary School is to help each student develop into a lifelong learner who is inspired with productive creativity, equipped with the skills of a critical thinker, problem solver and decision maker, and prepared to be a responsible citizen. This will be accomplished through the cooperative efforts of the entire community (students, parents, school and partners) as we work together to provide a nurturing, safe, secure learning environment where respect for others is celebrated, and our students achieve success through their diverse and individual talents.

Hawks Rise Expectations
Have respect.
Act responsibly.
Work hard.
Keep a positive attitude.
Stay safe.

If you are the parent of a student with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) who attends a Florida public school, and receives Exceptional Student Education (ESE) services, please complete the ESE Parent Survey by May 31, 2014.
The link is
If you know of someone who does not have Internet access, but who would like to complete the survey, ask them to call the school and a paper copy will be provided.
Thank you for your help!

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