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Principal: Yara Tavarez-DeLaFuentes
Asst. Principal: Valerie Martinez

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                  

NEW School Hours for 2019-2020

M,T,TH,F: 8:20am-3:20pm
Wednesday: 8:20am-2:20pm

STUDENT BREAKFAST: 7:50am-8:20am  

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



“At Thacker Avenue Elementary School for International Studies we are committed to sustaining an environment that promotes honesty, integrity, fairness, openness, transparency, and trust.

We promise to give friendly and efficient customer service to all who walk through our doors.”

Please don’t hesitate to ask for help.

If you ever feel you need to communicate a concern, please ask our office staff for a TAESIS Communication Form.



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