Phone: 706-772-6240 x. 2016


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Gwendolyn Ivey

Assistant Principal


I am elated to have been afforded this opportunity to be a part of the Richmond County School System administrative team. I come with a wealth of knowledge and 28 years of experience having served as an elementary classroom teacher and an administrator in both McDuffie and Richmond Counties.


Deer Chase Elementary School’s mission is committed to providing a positive and engaging education through opportunities in creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. I believe this is possible and am committed to keeping in tune with our endeavor. This can be accomplished by forming a bond between the home, school, and community. Thus, continuing to strive for excellence in the quality of education for our students.


Our goal at Deer Chase Elementary is to ensure that all students are provided with the necessary tools to rise above the norm. With sincere dedication of teachers, earnest efforts of students, cooperation of parents, and the support of the community, everyone will succeed! Inevitably developing global learners who are academically ready for higher education and to become valuable citizens!


I look forward to a great year of academic success. If at any time I can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Thank you for all of your support!