Summer Office Hours
Wishing all our BRE families a fun, safe and healthy summer break! Starting July 25th, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
Enroll Now for 2023-2024 School Year - Please click here for all information needed!
All PK-5th forms must be submitted electronically. If you do not have internet access, contact the front office. If you have any questions, please contact our registrar, Julie Danke at 941-751-7012 x57011
Volunteers are always needed. Little tasks, big tasks, 1-day, multiple days....many options to fit your schedule! Contact for more information on how you can help be involved with your school! firstname.lastname@example.org
School Supply List for 2023-2024
Lists can be found by clicking above or under Parents & Students. 1st Day of School Supplies company offering to shop and send supplies directly to school. Click for more info.
District Top Stories
We’re hiring teachers! Click to register for the 6/1/23 Teacher Virtual Job Fair.
We are interviewing for all K-12 grade level and subject area vacancies. We are a growing public school district with a highly competitive Teacher starting pay of $55,177 + Degree supplements.This event takes place virtually on Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 1pm-3pm, so please register early for your preferred time slot.
Free Meals for Kids starts May 30. Click to find a location.
The Summer BreakSpot program will provide FREE meals to kids and teens age 18 and younger at over 60 sites across Manatee County. No registration is required.
Summer VPK registration begins on April 3, 2023.
This free full-day program takes place Monday - Thursday during the summer at Bashaw Elementary. Space is limited.
Get Focus at your fingertips! Download the MySDMC Focus App.
The MySDMC Focus App provides parents, students and staff an easy and convenient way to get real-time notifications of grades, attendance and upcoming assignments.
Download the FortifyFL App.
FortifyFL allows you to report suspicious activity to law enforcement agencies and school officials. ——— Someone who knowingly submits a false tip through FortifyFL may be subject to further investigation by law enforcement, and may be subject to criminal penalties under section 837.05, F.S.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Teacher Virtual Job Fair
June 22, 2023
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM SDMC Operations Job Fair
July 4, 2023
District Hot Topics & Compliance
Notifications of Parental Rights in Education SY 2022-2023
Florida Statutes, Title XLIX, Chapter 1014, 1014.05 School district notifications on parental rights.
State-Mandated Curriculum (House Bill 545 Health Education)
Parents may access and review state-mandated instructional materials, and have a right to exempt their student from reproductive health education.
Florida Value Added Model (VAM) Fiscal Transparency Tool
The Florida Department of Education has released a web-based fiscal transparency tool intended to help taxpayers evaluate the financial efficiency of a school district with other similarly situated school districts.
Welcome to Braden River Elementary
Joshua Bennett, Principal
Tina Stancil, Assistant Principal
Our mission is to engage our school community with innovative ways of learning to best prepare for an ever-changing world. By promoting leadership, collaboration and inquiry, we will foster and strengthen Social-Emotional and Problem-Based Learning opportunities.
Sparking Innovative Leaders and Thinkers!