Nance Elementary School

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      Welcome to Nance

      • Nance School




        8959 Riverview Blvd.
        St. Louis, MO 63147
        Office 314-867-0634
        Fax 314-244-1847

        Principal: Dr. Tyler A. Archer
        Hours: 8:05am - 3:02pm
        Grades: PK-6

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        School Hours and Attendance:

        Daily, on-time attendance is critical for your child’s academic and social development. All students are expected to attend school 95% of time or more! Nance will return to the traditional hours of 8:05 AM-3:02 PM during the 2021-2022 school year. All students will enter the building through Door 6, Howell Street, beginning at 7:40 AM. Breakfast is provided for all students each day. The school day ends at 3:02 PM. Students who are pick-up may be picked up beginning at 3:00 PM from Door 3. If you need to change your child’s transportation on any given day, please communicate this change to the main office by 2:00 PM.

        Social Distancing & Mask Wearing:

        All students will be expected to adhere to social distancing guidelines and wear a mask at all times. The safety measures that were put in place last school year including visitor restrictions and breakfast and lunch in the classroom will continue until our community is further along in controlling this pandemic and vaccination rates are higher.

        School Uniform Policy:

        All students are expected to come to school, in uniform, each day. The Nance uniform is as follows:

        •  Shirt with collar (Powder blue, White, Green, or Navy) 
        • Pants, Shorts, Skirts, and Jumpers (Tan, black, khaki, or navy) 
        • Students should wear athletic shoes on PE days so that they can participate in all activities. Sandals and flipflops are not allowed. 
        • On Fridays only, students may jeans (may not have holes) and a uniform shirt, Nance T-shirt, school/college shirt, or shirt representing an extracurricular activity.

        Cell Phones:

        In accordance with district policy, students are not allowed to have cell phones visible or in use during the school day. Violations of this policy may lead to cell phones being confiscated. In case of emergency, please contact the main office to reach your student. 

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      Principal's Corner

      •  Dr. Archer




        Dear Nance Families,

        Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year at Nance Elementary! This year we are celebrating our 20 year anniversary of service to our community. We have been Nance Strong for 20 years!

        As you are aware , COVID-19 continues to play a role in our community. All students will return to in-person learning this year and we are committed to making this as safe as possible for everyone. Regardless of what this year brings. we will continue to provide your child with a school enviroment and an education that you can be proud of! If at any time we can assist you with making your experience better, please do not hesitate to contact us.

        Please continue to review our website, Class Dojo, and check your e-mail for updates as we get ready for what will be a truly memorable year! 

        Dr. Archer

        Tyler A. Archer, Ed.D.
        Earl Nance Sr. Elementary
        (314) 867-0634

      Mission and Vision

      • The Mission of Earl Nance, Sr. Elementary School is to empower students to have a voice within our community. Each student will achieve success through literacy, innovation, and having culturally responsive classrooms.

        Vision: Nance Elementary students will be empowered as change agents to make a positive impact on the world. 

      • A Vision for 2021 and Beyond

        Click here to see a summary of Dr. Archer's entry plan which looks ahead to the 2021-2022 school year. Please contact Dr. Archer at to share your feedback!

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