About Our School
Who We Are
Poplar Grove Elementary School is a community of creative and passionate learners committed to continuous success and driven by the vision of our district of "Excellence in Teaching and Learning for All."
At Poplar Grove Elementary, we embrace the unique differences of our students, welcome the involvement of families, and support continuous learning. Strong faculty and staff collaboration, paired with a relationship-building philosophy, is rewarded with happy and engaged students and outstanding achievement scores.
7:30 – 2:30
Poplar Grove School began in July 2000 as a preschool through eighth-grade school of choice. It operated on a balanced calendar with 9 weeks in school and 3 weeks off. These two fundamental differences from the other six schools were intended to draw students from all FSSD schools, many of which were beginning to see capacity issues emerge.
In 2011-2012, the Board of Education saw the benefits of merging all schools to one calendar, enabling Poplar Grove to become a zoned school.
Common Sense Schools are certified after completing professional development, student instruction, and family outreach to demonstrate a commitment to responsible, effective technology use.