School Colors

Red and Gold
(Symbolizing energy, self-confidence, and enthusiasm!)

School Mascot

C.O.L.T.S.
(Community of Learning, Teaching and Succeeding)

School Creed

Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 School, Failure Is Not An Option! We Know By Working Together, We Can Achieve Miracles.

Who is Samuel S. Gaines?

Samuel S. Gaines served on the St Lucie County School Board for more than 34 years. He strove to ensure the excellence of education for the communities in St. Lucie County. He targeted to improve scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test as well as busing issues within the school system. Having an Academy that bears his name is fitting for his long commitment and dedication to children and education.