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information from the school & district boards

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    Free Lunch From Now Through October 20
    Due to the impact Hurricane Irma has had on our community, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has granted the Osceola School District's waiver so that starting Monday, September 18, no student at an Osceola District school will need to pay for their lunch until October 20th.
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    Climate & Culture Surveys
    For the purpose of the Osceola County School District’s Re-Accreditation Process throughout the 2017-2018 school year, we would like all parents, teachers, staff members, and students to complete a short survey is to find out your beliefs and opinions about your school. Please click "Read More" to begin.
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Principal: Yara Tavarez-DeLaFuentes
Asst. Principal: Amy Layton

principal's message

Welcome to Thacker Avenue Elementary School for International School (TAESIS)!  We are elated that you have taken the time to visit our website.  TAESIS is proud to be the only authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme Elementary School in Central Florida.  I am honored and privileged to be a part of such an outstanding school community.  I firmly believe that our children deserve the BEST educational opportunities.  TAESIS Wildcats are Thinkers, Knowledgeable, Inquirers, Principled, Open-minded, Balanced, Communicators, Reflective, Caring, Reflective!


Thank you visiting our website and come back soon as we have new exciting information to share!


Yara Tavarez-DeLaFuentes

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?”–Marianne Williamson

                National Honor Society                  


School Hours

      M,T,TH,F: 8:25-3:30
Wednesday: 8:25-2:30

 Office Hours


Mission Statement

 The Thacker Avenue Elementary School for International Studies community is committed to academic excellence within a safe, supportive and enriching environment focused on mutual respect and inquiry based learning.

Vision Statement

Challenging all to be responsible citizens and leaders in the global community



TAESIS Spirit Shirt

 To raise our school spirit, we are now selling "TAESIS Takes Action" Shirts.
Shirts can be purchased at the Front Office for $10.


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