A Message from Principal Dr. John Lesley, Jr. :

Welcome to Village Green Environmental Studies School—Home of the Manatees! Village Green Environmental Studies School is in the Southeast portion of St. Lucie County, located in the blue zone. Our school remains focused on providing quality, standards-based instruction through a challenging elementary curriculum for students in pre-kindergarten to 5th grade. Our teachers are dedicated to the promotion of engaging instructional strategies, while providing an exceptional educational experience for all students in a safe environment. We are also committed to our vision that all students are prepared to advance to the next level in their pursuit of college studies and careers through an emphasis on high order thinking and problem-solving. Additionally, Village Green Environmental Studies School offers concentrated studies that provide students with authentic opportunities to tackle environmental issues we face in our community and our world today. We are excited to meet and welcome you!

Email address: john.lesley@stlucieschools.org

A Message from Assistant Principal Jen Avellino:

Welcome to Village Green Environmental Studies School! We are proud to be your partners in education. Together we will set high expectations for academic success of all students. At VGESS we are proud to create challenging, engaging and satisfying work for every student, every day. We are a Kids At Hope school which holds these universal truths:

  • Children succeed when they are surrounded by adults who believe they can succeed.
  • Children succeed when they have meaningful and sustainable relationships with caring adults.
  • Children succeed when they can articulate their future.

Email Address: jennifer.avellino@stlucieschools.org