Nance Elementary School

Home of the Knights!

      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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        This year, our theme is "Knights are Ready to Conquer Level 20!" We are encouraging everyone-- students, staff, families and our community-- to "level up" this year in their academics, behavior, and attendance. Students have been engaged in culture-building and team-building activities during the opening days of school to learn about their classmates and teachers and create a positive community of learners. With many of our COVID-related limitations lifted this year, we are looking forward to holding more in-person family events and activities.


        Here are a few reminders for families for the first full month of the school year:

        • In accordance with district policy, students are not allowed to have cell phones visible or in use during the day. Phones must be stored in bookbags in classroom lockers each morning. In case of emergency, please contact the main office to reach your child.

        • Don't forget, Nance is a uniform school. All students should wear a blue, white, green, or navy polo shirt and tan, black, khaki, or navy pants each day. Jeans are only allowed on Fridays.

        • School hours are 8:05 AM-3:02 PM daily. Door 6 opens at 7:50 AM each day for student arrival. Students who are picked up will be released from the gym beginning at 3 PM. Parents are asked to remain in their vehicles when dropping off and picking up students.

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      Principal's Corner

      •  Dr. Archer






        Dear Parents and Families,

        It is hard to believe that we are a few weeks away from the end of the first semester! Students and staff have been working hard this year and will have an opportunity to celebrate their progress throughout the month of December. Information about our "Twelve Days Until Winter Break" is below. It's important that students attend school every day this month so that they can participate in our AttenDANCE on Friday, January 6th!

        We hope you will plan to join us for our Holiday Program on Monday, December 19th at 1 PM! Please enter the building through Door 2.

        Don't forget that the last day of school for students is Tuesday, December 21st and winter break begins on Wednesday, December 22nd! Students return for second semester on Tuesday, January 4th.

        Happy holidays and a blessed new year to you and your family!

        In partnership,

        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. 

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        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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