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1812 27th Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208

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(941) 741-3358
(941) 741-3549
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February 15, 2015
Each year, under the current administration, this school falls further behind. I believe it is currently a D school (2014) after being a C school in 2013, and a B school in 2012.

- submitted by a community member

August 04, 2013
I went here from 1st through 5th grade, and it was a great school. They handled bullying (When it happened) really well, and I learned a lot. I am going into Algebra this year, and it is in part because of Wakeland.

- submitted by a community member

July 29, 2013
Change in leadership and county cut backs have caused us to rethink our choice of Wakeland. We believe in the IB methodologies, but staff turnover and reduced funding are taking their toll. Factor in that Johnson Middle's IB program is struggling and the incentives to choice to Wakeland are not what they were two years ago.

- submitted by a parent

June 12, 2012
As I look back at my sons first year of school, VPk, I am overwhelmed with the knowledge he has learned. My 4 year old is making sure he is a Risk Taker when trying things for the first time, being principled and caring, and learning how things relate to his own body by the choices he makes and how that personally effects him. The principle is awesome! His teacher was AMAZING. Every Friday you receive a weekly review of what the children has learned. Each child also has a daily agenda to communicate from teacher to parent. I am so thrilled and honor to have my child attending Wakeland !

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October 21, 2011
Wakeland Elementary is a wonderful school. Great staff, teachers and administration that truely care about each child. I highly reccomend it to anyone looking for an amazing education for their children.

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July 17, 2011
I cannot say enough about this school.The principal and entire staff are 110% committed to the kids. My children love being there and they are growing and becoming internationally minded young people, while being constantly challenged in academics.

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October 11, 2010
Can not put into words how amazing this school is. You have to be part of it to undstand it! LOVE WAKELAND

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October 11, 2010
My grandson as improved his math, reading, science and all other skills since he has attended Frances Wakeland Elementry School.

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no rating
October 10, 2010
I love Wakeland IB, because of the whole world learning environment and real world diversity. We have extremely dedicated teachers and a principal that it out of this world.

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December 20, 2009
IB program in general is pretty good as it more closely resembles international standards. This school has an excellent leader in principal Dr. Fradley and the teachers follow the leader. The faculty's commitment and energy is obvious. The IB program in other states have been well known and draws so many students that the waiting list could be so long. We feel lucky to have one within reasonable driving distance. Our child is in 2nd grade, had been here since K.

- submitted by a parent

December 15, 2009
This year I moved both my kids to this school and they are loving it. The school is kinda far from our home and we do our own transportation as the school bus does not arrive at our community but it is definitely worth it. Being in technology industry, I consider myself a global worker and not quite sure where my job would take me next, so I wanted my children be taught in such a manner that they could survive anywhere. I believe Wakeland's IB programme provides such skills and exposure to my kids. Principal is great and he knows every kid by his/her name and very hardworking teachers and staff.

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no rating
August 19, 2008
This school has been great for my son--challenging, and lots of one on one!

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July 08, 2008
The staff and faculty at Wakeland are excellent. My wife and I chose this school because of the World IB Program. The Principal Dr. Fradley is excellent and very involved with the students on a daily basis. I recommend this school to all.

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2008
I am very satisfied with this school. The teachers are dedicated to the students.

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no rating
April 25, 2008
I love this school. The staff goes above and beyond to be on the cutting edge of the latest research in the different ways to teach our students. The campus is gorgeous and very peaceful.

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2006
I feel the acamedics at our school are excellent We are highly trained not only in developing literacy in our classrooms but implementing the IB PYP program using the inquiry method in which students decide where they want to take their learning.

- submitted by a teacher

July 22, 2003
My boy had lot of problems. The teachers worked hard with him and now he do great! He read and write now, and he like school now! Thank you everybody!

- submitted by a parent

June 24, 2003
I was amazed at how quickly my daughter learned to read while attending kindergarten at Wakeland. Her teachers are excellent and have great communication with the parents.

- submitted by a community member

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Frances Wakeland Elementary School
1812 27th Street East, Bradenton, FL  34208
(941) 741-3358
Last modified Frances Wakeland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Frances Wakeland Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top