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7300 Kara Drive
Sacramento, CA 95828

(916) 383-0530
(916) 383-6404
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October 17, 2014
after first grade...............go to another school. one third grade teacher stated she dealt with the children because she could drink at night................

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August 23, 2013
I thought this was a great school initially My kids got great grades here. The problem was going to JHS it turns out they didnt learn much. And based on testing after poor performance they were both way below grade level. I think they are giving out higher grades to offset the curve. Honor roll students dont generally enter JHS with 5th grade placement testing results!!

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August 22, 2013
My Children have been attending Florin Elementary for three years now and i have seen many improvements among staff and overall environment.

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June 19, 2013
When I finished 6th grade here at florin it was an amazing school!! Throughout the years I've been here ( k-6) it has been awesome! And well now I'm in 8th grade LOL but yeah. The only teachers I didn't like were Ms. Rivera and Mrs. Hansen, because they're so mean to the kids and I've had ms. Rivera for 4h grade and I me she was a good teacher but my friend who also had her said that when she opened the door to come in she accidentally hit her in the face and it looked like ms. Rivera was going to hit her. Anyways, I absolutely loved my 6th grade year especially my teacher Mrs. Drager c: she was a fun teacher! But I'm sad that ms. Perry isn't going to teach 6th grade. I loved being at florin!

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March 08, 2013
I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Pasley, the school principal. I like the fact that he cares for his students. I go to work after dropping my kids to school and I don t always have the time to stay there with my kids till their teacher comes for them. I do feel comfortable knowing that the principal is keeping an eye on students all the time. He will NOT leave campus till the last child is gone to their classroom. He always makes sure no child is left behind campus without supervision. Now, that is very important. Thank you Mr. Pasley!

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September 08, 2012
I am so grateful to all of the teachers that have helped my kids through this school. It truly is the hidden "gem" of the district. The teachers are wonderful and they go above and beyond what it takes to help kids. Even though our neighborhood is considered somewhat tough..I feel that the teachers do whatever they can to help my kids prepare for middle and high school. The Friday assembly is my favorite part of the school. Parents, teachers, and students come together to celebrate kids!! Mr. Pasley does a great job trying to learn the names of all of the students and he's always there whenever I need to ask him a question.

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November 25, 2011
Florin Elementary School is the best kept secret in the Elk Grove Unified School District . The office staff is amazing. The principal is approachable and easy to talk to..the teachers are hard working and do what's best for kids even when their paychecks are getting cut every year..The school-wide activities are amazing and the after school program is incredible. You won't find a more supportive school anywhere. We recently moved and I truly miss this school. I read the last two posts and I'm sure it's from the one angry parent who has

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April 17, 2011
This school has the lowest test scores, and some of the teachers are just plain evil!! I can specify the teachers names are Mrs Hansen, and Mrs Rivera. Mrs Brown gives out prizes for test scores and Honor roll etc...My daughter is in High School now, and still has yet to receive the tickets to the River Cats or the gift certificate. I find it hard to believe that anyone could be so mean to children!! I am appalled that they keep these people working there. Obviously the principal and other supportive staff are just completely apathetic. I wish there was a better school for my children to attend. We have one year left with this school and we are done forever!! I would suggest...urge you if you are thinking about sending children to this school to look for a better choice.

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March 12, 2011
Florin Elementary is a very "family friendly" school to work at. Staff often refer to it as the "Florin Family". We have wonderful students and families and the teachers take the extra steps to make sure their students are getting a superior education. Guest teachers often comment on how friendly our school is.

- submitted by a teacher

August 16, 2010
My three children have gone to this school for the last couple of years and are just beginning their third year. I am active in the school and have found most of the staff very kind and caring with their first priority being the wellbeing of the students. The Principal, Mr. Pasley is very hands on and on top of things while being active in most school activities. I do not understand the low rating for this school; as a very hands on parent with my children I would highly recommend Florin Elm. to anyone wanting their children to get a good education while creating great childhood memories at a caring but no-nonsense atmosphere.

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March 31, 2009
Comming to a close in a long year, I have to say that the new principle at Florin is awesome! It seems that much more attention to the students safety has encouraged a supportive enviroment for the students to take in all the teachers are offering to them as oppose to concerns of their safety. Mrs. Brown continues to be an asset to our children in the after school program. Mrs. Drager and all other teachers continues to offer high expectations and the chanllanges of each student. Mrs. Bernachi continues to have a way to support and encourage students to do their best and offer a learning toward science that encourages even the student that may not of been interested. I love this school and am so glad my children have been able to have such a supportive and positive result in attending this school.

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November 26, 2007
Mr. Givens is an awesome principal. I am going to miss him. He is always out on the yard with the kids. This makes me feel my kids are safe at school.

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November 21, 2007
Actually there are still some clubs. They have the Chess Club, Scrapbooking, Choir, and a few others. Just ask someone in the after school program. There are many changes due to funding this year, but the class are still going strong.

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October 30, 2007
There seem to be less clubs and programs for our students this year. Is this because of budget cuts or is the money used for other things? A little disappointed!

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September 29, 2007
Truly a diamond in the rough! The staff is amazing and I love how friendly the office staff is! I know that I don't live in the best of neighborhoods, but I'm happy to say that I love having my students at Florin!

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September 14, 2007
My children just left Florin School last year. I can say without a doubt that Mr. Givens, Mrs. Rodoni, and Mr. Lew were very supportive. I had my kids enrolled in the Twilight Program and they benefited from all of the after school clubs they had. Mr. Maher also did a great job with the P.E. Program. It was always a very family oriented program, with BBQs, Ping Pong tournaments,and other activities that brought the families together. The principal and vice principal always supported my children when discipline or safety concerns arose.

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Florin Elementary School
7300 Kara Drive, Sacramento, CA  95828
(916) 383-0530
Last modified Florin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Florin Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top