Welcome to Walt Disney Elementary School!

  • Dear Walt Disney Elementary School Families,

    Welcome to the 2022-23 school year at Walt Disney Elementary School! 

    Walt Disney Elementary School is a diverse, friendly, and close-knit community that embraces our rich traditions and history. We are committed to fostering a welcoming and affirming environment for our students while preparing them for success in the 21st century. We invite you to join us in our efforts to create an exciting and engaging environment for our students to learn about their community, their world, and themselves.

    Our staff is committed to creating a welcoming and affirming environment for all school stakeholders. There are many ways we can work together to teach and inspire our students to achieve individual excellence

    Here are a few ideas for you to consider as we work together to establish a strong home-school partnership focused on each individual student’s success at Walt Disney Elementary:  

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    • Check your child's take-home folder daily
    • For intermediate students, check your child's agenda daily
    • Attend Walt Disney Elementary School events found on the district calendar (www.gateschili.org).
    • Find out the best way to communicate with your child’s teacher
    • Attend our Walt Disney Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (WDPTO) meetings.
    • Sign-up to be a volunteer at gateschili.org/Volunteer

    Costa TavelarisDr. Dan ZdanowskiIf you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us by calling the main office at (585) 247-3151, or by sending us an email.

    On behalf of the Staff of Walt Disney Elementary School, thank you very much for entrusting your students to our care.


    Dr. Daniel Zdanowski                          Costa Tavelaris
    Principal                                               Assistant Principal