Open House will be Tuesday, August 8th from 5pm-7pm. Come meet your teacher and ignite your spark for the 2023-24 school year!
Summer Office Hours
Wishing all our BRE families a fun, safe and healthy summer break! Starting June 5th, Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm. Click the link for details.
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
Operations Job Fair is Thursday, June 22 from 2pm-5pm.
We're hiring Food Service Workers, Cafeteria Managers, Bus Drivers, Bus Aides, Mechanics, Plumbers, HVAC Technicians, Electricians, Equipment Operators, IT Field Technicians and more. We offer a competitive salary with great hours and benefits.Interviews are on-site at Wakeland Support Center, 1812 27th Street E, Bradenton, FL 34208.
We’re hiring teachers! Click to register for the 6/14/23 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 Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 9am-11am, 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.
Register to Ride a school bus for the 2023-2024 school year.
To control school bus capacities and keep our students safe, all students MUST register, and be assigned to a school bus, PRIOR to riding. Each student should be individually registered online.
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.
June 22, 2023
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Operations Job Fair
July 3, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Special School Board Meeting |Swearing-in Of New Superintendent
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 Life Skills and Problem-Based Learning opportunities.
Sparking Innovative Leaders and Thinkers!