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PK-5
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Davie, FL
Students enrolled: 685
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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1130 Southwest 133rd Avenue
Davie, FL 33325

(754) 323-5700
(754) 323-5740
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November 07, 2014
I went to this school as a child and the teachers and principal were horrible. I sure hope its changed a lot since then. If your child ever complains about school and staff please listen to their pleads.

- submitted by a community member
March 01, 2014
I know the immediate area around the school leaves a lot to be desired. I was originally skeptical to send my children also. However, it really is such a nice school. Many of the staff has been there for years and years and feels like a little family. I am very happy that I didn't judge this book by its cover. Most students come from the Shenandoah neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2014
I will be moving to the area and our assigned school is Flamingo elementary, I've heard it's an A school, but a bit concerned about it's location???? Any helpful information would be greatly appreciated.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Staff seems to be very accommodating, so far. Children seem to be happy and the school seems to be very organized. I do think that homework for kindergarten classes in the first week is a bit too much. They need to acclimate a bit first before adding pressue of homework after a 6-8 hour day.

- submitted by a community member
August 14, 2013
Flamingo is a wonderful school. The teachers work very hard and put in many hours beyond what parents can see. The administration has also worked hard in working with partners and including many family nights in a way to allow the parents to be involved.

- submitted by a teacher
August 13, 2013
Flamingo elementary is the worst school I have ever seen..the principle is rude, no people skills.. the office staff talks openly in office your personal business for everyone to hear.. they are not interested in education, just gossiping. Most of the teachers are rude. Both my children detested going each day due to pressure at fcat time and miserable teachers.. They're only interested in bonuses and anything to benefit flamingos "name".

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2013
My child has attended Flamingo for the past 4 years and I have been volunteering in the classroom yearly as well. I must say that our experience has been good and even better now that we have a new principal. The AP is one of the best! The teachers are great and caring...

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2011
As I may agree with the issue on the Principal the teachers go over and beyond the fact of just teaching. Both my children have gone through Flamingo and have learned a great deal towards not only academics but towards their next steps into Middle school. They are not an "A" school because of the principal; its because of the teachers that teach!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2011
As a former parent and a volunteer for many years it's sad to see these ratings. The teachers are excellent and so the staff. These ratings and parents involment will definetely go up once the Principal Mrs. Jones finally retires this coming school year.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2010
Not happy AT ALL with child's first grade teacher. She is snotty on the phone and degraded my son. She has the I cant be bothered attitude. Doesn't like confrontations. Wrong line of work for this one. Will be speaking to AP with in days to remove my child from her class. Ever so sorry we moved into this district, was very happy at Sandpiper Elem.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2010
OK staff, OK office attendants, but horrible, horrible administration. The principal is a bully to parents, teachers,staff and students. Will the county please get rid of this lady already!!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2010
ZERO stars. Horrible school! At Flamingo all that matters are "looks". They'll manipulate the numbers in order to fit the statistics and appear to be good, but NO ONE CARES about your children's education. The principal has given all her power to another staff member and the school is completely ruined! I have to agree will all the bad reviews...so sad :(

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2010
I if I could give this school zero stars I would. I 100% agree with the last rating. This school used to be a great place but one principal was ruined it. Parents don't want to volunteer or join the PTO anymore. Teachers walk around with a ho-hum attitude and it's all because the principal has absolutely no people skills. Stay away from this place.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2010
How very sad that one principal can ruin an entire school. Notice how positive all of the parent comments are up until the day that Ms. Jones stepped in. Now all you see is how lacking the school is in terms of care and concern. So sad that such great teachers and staff have such a poor leader whose position makes her capable of destroying what was once so strong.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
Helps poor children in the area with their needs. Provides them w/uniforms when they can't buy their own.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2010
Flamingo Elementary School is an excellent school. My children have been doing so well at this school. I attribute this to the caring teachers and one of the best principals in the county. My child will have a wonderful middle school experience because of the caring natures of the teachers here.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2010
Flamingo Elementary is one of the worse elementary schools you could send your kids to. Their main focus is to brake all the records, i.e. - the school with the most certified teachers, most certified or higher degree paraprofessionals, an A school, a 5 Star school, Golden school Award recipient and so on. In paper it sounds great, but reality is light years away. All the real educators are gone and all that is left are the record breakers; the ones that are there to get their FCAT bonus funds. This school's main agenda is to appear to be the best, but there is little truth to that. It is all about who you know and who you befriend. There is absolutely no interest in having the children excel; only the few 'chosen ones' get the best. What a shame!

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2010
I'm glad my son is in Middle School now !! Most teachers are very nice and trying their best. The principal stayed way behind my expectations. She can't handle people and has no one on one communication skills. Because of her the parent involment is down to almost zero - really sad for kids and teachers in times of budget cuts !

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 03, 2009
Both of my children went to flamingo Elementary. Now my granddaughter attends Flamingo Elementary.It's a great school with alot of caring teachers!

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 07, 2009
My daughter went through all of the grades in this school. This school rocks! Your child will be 'educated' here. The office staff and teachers are great. We went through 3 principals and all were excellent. It's clean, organized, and safe. My son is now in 3rd grade and I'm still happy!

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2008
Great!! I had my son in Kindergarden and he was behind in speak when he started the year (I speak spanish and my husband english). He finished the year: speaking not only correct, also properly!, organized, disciplined, reading for himself, writing his own stories, great in math. Excellent feedback from his teacher, hard worker. And when I had the opportunity to speak with another parents about it, everybody had the same experience as me. My mother in law was a Teacher and Principal in NC and when she met my son's teacher she was very happy about her and the greatest teacher that she is. We (my husband also) don't have words to say thank you! Mrs. Molyneux for be an excellent teacher and lovely person. Thank you Flamingo Staff to be deeply involved with the kids education. Thank you too much!

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
March 12, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2007
Flamingo is a great school. The teachers are wonderful and there is a high level of parent involvement. I have a son in third grade and a daughter in kindergarten and I couldn't be happier with this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
August 10, 2006
Flamingo is not a bad school, it is just not a great school. It has too many kids in a class (20+ to 1 teacher) and there is no gifted program or accelerated program like Embassy lakes in Cooper city. They could do better

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2005
The teachers are mostly great and there is a high level of parent involvement. The curriculum is good, although there is too much emphasis, at times, on FCAT prep.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2005
Great School, Great teachers. Highly recomend!

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2005
My daughter is 8 and she has been going to Flamingo since she was in kindergarten. She is a hyper child and all her teachers until now would make time for one on one that she needed. She can do the work but could not always comprehend. She is doing so well due to all the help the teachers gave. Also they have 2 speech pathologist at the school. The school has a high parent volunteers. Which to my surprise is more than the normal. Also the school offered reading, math and writing camps on the campus to prepare the kids for the fcat. It was great. I put my daughter in the reading and math camp and she did great. She had no propblem focusing and stating on task with the fcat. The principal always has her door open and i really mean open when you need her.

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2005
A very good school in a traditional school environment. Offers stable staff and lots of extra programs for the children.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2005
Flamingo, like any other Fl school is mostly concerned with the FCAT and SAT scores. While this shows in their excellent performance--I think it detracts from the students overall experience. Music and art and even PE are only offered once a week , with no other extracurricular activities offered (at my sons 2nd grade level). That being said, I can say EVERY teacher, administrator and even support staff is top notch. Some have bee there for 30 years! My son has aspergers and requires a bit extra TLC and attention. I can always count on the staff to be there including a direct phone line to his teacher. It is also a uniform school, which is a nice touch.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2004
My son attended Flamingo Elem. from K to 5th and he had 6 great years there. The teachers were always friendly, helpful and most of all with many years of teching experience. The principal and vice-principal were also great with alot of innovative ideas on having parents and children involved. Also the academic standards of the school are great. My son learned alot and was 100% prepared for Middle School. The only thing that I was worried about is the percentage of low-income families and the effect that it would have on my child but fortunately it had no effect; nonetheless I would like to see that measures will be taken to have a school regulation for short hair and no earings for boys. Overall ratings are very positive for this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
My son will be going to Flamingo for his fourth year now. Flamingo is a great school with great staff.

- submitted by a parent
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Flamingo Elementary School
1130 Southwest 133rd Avenue, Davie, FL  33325
(754) 323-5700
Last modified Flamingo Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Flamingo Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top