I opened DLE in 1982. I planned, developed and wrote the grants to finance the Sand Pine Nature Center that Deltona's current mayor burned to the ground following the 5 hurricanes of 2004. Next to Deltona Middle School its the worst place I ever worked. Even the Supt wants out of Volusia County, but no one else will take the job!! Douglas Bowman / retired
Great school. Teachers do love to help. They are very friendly and fun. A lot of parents volunteer as well. Over all my child has learned a lot in a very short time. and there is great comunication between teachers and parents.
we just moved here and i am far from impressed with the office staff and the efficiency of how things get done.
My nephew attends this school. He is happy and likes his school. The teachers and principals are very accomodating to parents and students.
Both of my kids went to DLE. If parents had a problem with either the teachers OT the office staff they must not be easy to please. DLE is a very homey environment and everyone is always so friendly and warm.
School has very low educational level. After moving away from this school into a good school system in Texas my kids are much behind the kids here. Teachers don't communicate to parents hardly at all. We also have a sun with Asperger's and the teachers counselor and principles knew nothing about autism and/or how to treat and react to my son . This ended up being a daily call at about 9 am to come pick him up from school . I would avoid all Deltona schools if you value your kids education
I am a student here... I LOVE THIS SCHOOL. Its awesome! I totally recommend anyone to go here... I love it... Great staff,great principals,great food,VERY NICE TEACHERS! I have been in this school for 6 years I think.. Kindergarten-5th grade. I am now in 5th grade. Miss Vogel is my teacher and she is amazing! Every teacher is super nice! ;) Please if you live in Deltona,make sure you child goes here!!
This school has some great teachers. The principals are no good. They spend more time in the parking lot moving cones than they do being involved in what's going on in the classrooms. We need a new staff at this school.
My third grader is required to be quiet and sit in her seat all day long with little movement. Expectations are not age appropriate, and the teacher points out student weaknesses in front of their classmates, humiliating the student. I've tried working with the school and have gotten no where. It breaks my heart to have a child who comes home crying because her teacher treats her poorly. Add to it homework which asks subjective questions and then demands exact answers, and you've got a sure disaster on your hands. My A/B student has been getting D's and F's because of this.
I am very happy to have seen the great improvements on my daughte'rs reading and math skills. I only have DLE to thank! They have helped me with tips on how to work with my daughter's school work, while we work as a team. The teachers and staff at DLE are very nice and helpful. I can't wait to see what develops when my daugther goes onto the 3rd grade.
We recently moved from Jacksonville, fl to Deltona, fl. not knowing anything from this school but I am so thankful that my son attends this school he came from not reading at all to reading a whole entire book all by himself in just 3 months all thanks to Mrs. Lynn. :o) looking forward for his next year there. So far I really like this school :o)
As a former student here, I like it. Great staff, great teachers, the lunch ladies can do a little better, and the special area teachers are amazing. I only had one complaint- the bathrooms. There are broken tiles, clogged sinks, and profanity. I hated it. What are these children doing to this amazing school?
We transfered to this school during this year. The home work is intensive and the curriculum challenging, but the kids learn. The school could do with better front office professional etiquette. They are usually not very polite. As always elementary school teachers don't like email or the phone. I continually suggest they follow middle and high school standards and move into the technology age. "Note" in the backpack is not an effective form of communication, not in the past 20 years any how.
My daughter goes to this school and I think this school needs some extra funding to get these kids the education they need. Especially in this economy!
Great School Wonderful staff all over Everyone is helpful and friendly
Both of my children attend DLE and I could not be any happier with their teachers. Mrs Reynolds and Miss Vogel have been amazing. Also the office staff is very, very helpful. They are always willing to help and I feel welcome every time I am there. Administration is a weak but overall a great school.
My child has attended this school for 2 years and she has learned so much. Most important is that she has been very happy. Keep up the good work!
This is the second year at Deltona Lakes Elementary for both of my children. While my experiences have been mainly positive with their teachers, I have concerns about the administration and front office staff. I believe the principal has her own agenda and is not truly committed to the safety and success of her students. Some of the teachers appear to have their own cliques and are not all responsive to parents' needs and concerns. I am grateful that my son will be moving on to a new school next year and am exploring other options for my daughter at this time.
I have taught in 4 schools and 3 districts in central florida and this is the worst that I have been in. The administrative leadership is completely lacking and most teachers are over confident and care only about test score as opposed to the children themselves. On a postive note, this school can come together as a community like no other in times of need for others! I would not have my children go to this school! I would not have my child go to any Volusia County Public School for that matter!
Both of my Two Princess goes to this School,We moved here from Miami,and what a difference.This is the best School from THE school Principal Ms. Rivera to Their teachers Mrs. Shock wow she is so happy with Ms. Shock the great things that she teach them at class.To Mrs. Pallady, Mrs. Brule...Great Teachers Blessing to all of them.The front Office and their staff their always go above and beyond. I am very gratful for this School if you read my review and not sure ...GO for it,its a great school I am their with them at Breakfast..and I watch the Ms. Rivera and her Assitant with the kids...Wonderful. The School is Excellent from the Principal to the Staff.
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