Military Family
  • Transition Planning for Military Families

      • Welcome Military Families!

        Thank you for choosing to be a part of Team Duval. With Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport in Duval County, we are home to hundreds of military families and look forward to helping your children thrive academically. 

        The district’s Office of School Choice serves as the link between base commanders, military families, and our school. They will assist you with completing the initial enrollment process. Upon choosing to enroll here at Chimney Lakes Elementary, our military transitional staff will support you with completing your school-based registration process. Our student transition team has received specialized training in supporting our military students.  We look forward to welcoming you to Chimney Lakes Elementary, an International Studies Magnet School. For transitional enrollment support, please reach out to our school’s Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC) and our Military enrollment lead, Ms. Williams, for school transitional planning and support.  Ms. Williams can be reached by phone (904) 573-1100 or by email at to schedule your student-led transition tour of our school today. 


        Student Registration

        Families new to DCPS must create their Parent and Student FOCUS accounts by visiting the online enrollment process @

        We know that transitioning into a new school can be stressful, so please reach out to our Military Transition Team after you have completed the initial district enrollment process with the Office of School Choice. To further support and distress your family’s introduction into our learning community, active-duty service members of transitioning military students, can request a one-on-one orientation session. The school military transition team will guide you through the enrollment process here at Chimney Lakes Elementary. To request to schedule your student-led transition tour of our school today. 

         The SLO serves as the primary link between school districts and school-level personnel, commanders, and military parents. SLO’s serve as the installation subject matter experts for outreach educational support of military children in grades PreK – 12.

        DCPS MIlitary Enrollment Liaison:  Manlinka Covin, Office of School Choice, (904) 390-2082