Students enrolled 1737
School leader DR. ROBIN P BEHRMAN
Transportation options Yes
District Dade County School District
After school Yes

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15901 Northwest 79th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33016

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(305) 557-3303
(305) 826-5434
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4 stars
Based on 40 ratings

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September 15, 2014
I don't know how is a 5 star school, maybe because of great students and great parents. ... my daughter has been there since kindergarten she's now in sixth . Most of the teachers expect the parents to be the educators. Lots of homework, Internet research ect. Bottom line they make easy money from us taxpayers I'm not complaining of being a father but is tough seeing science teacher saying that 50 percent of a semester grade is based on what we do at home when she's the one that get paid 100 percent for teaching

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
Bob Graham is an amazing school. My oldest who is 21 now graduated from Bob Graham and now my twins are about to graduate next year. The teachers and staff are amazing extrememly caring and committed. I am proud to have all my babies be a part of Bob Graham.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
This is the first year my kids attend this school eventhough i have lived in the community for 2 years. Initially i was hesitant to put my kids in this school because its a very big campus and my kids were attending a small Charter school that promoted an international education. At the beginning of this year I started interviewing different schools and interviewed BGEC a few times.Academically they are very good. i have also spoken with many different parents whos kids go to BGEC. and there is not 1 single bad comment about the school. I am extremely pelased with the School staff. . The teachers show interest for my son to do better and easily meet with me to discuss any issues that may be helpful for my son to succeed. summarizing, my experince the last 3 years my son has been in the school system and comparing the 2 previous schools with the BGEC, i can only say my kids are very happy as well as the mom. I am thankful i made the decision to put them in this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2013
Overall is a great school. Like everything else in life is not perfect. However, it has more positives than negatives.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2013
This school is pure amazing! It's so fun and full of great teachers! I'm a eighth grader who recently just graduated from this school and I miss it so much! I highly recommend this amazing A+++ school!

- submitted by a community member
June 12, 2013
If I could give a negative star rating, I would. I HATED attending this school so much, and I can tell you the full truth because I got to fully experience this school from a students point of view since kindergarten all the way up to eighth grade. Now, this school is considered A Grade based on one thing, test scores. Most of the teachers are okay, but several are over the extreme and either: 1)don't teach 2)bombard students with homework 3) are disrespectful to students in a inappropriate manner. I have personally gone through all three but majorly No.3 this year. If you have an issue like No.3 and advise the administration, they will do NOTHING about it. Bullying is a major issue at this school and I have personally been a victim of it. I have been threatened and verbally affected by some of my peers and even after reporting them, they just get away with it. Several good classes like music and chorus have been removed and all students including those who get perfect scores on the FCAT must give up an elective for a mandatory reading class. The only good thing I can say about this school is that they have a good ESE and ESOL program. I cried of happiness on the last day of school

- submitted by a community member
July 18, 2012
This school only depends on their image. They dont care what happens with students as long as they look the best. The teachers barley teach us throuout the year and expect us to get a 5 on the fcat. in this school the parents or students can never win an argument the staff and administration is always correct even if it tis there fault. i am super glad it is my last year in this school so i can graduate and go to highschool already. i just hope that i have no problems in my 8th grade year with the principal and im not a bad studetn its just the little things that i do like not pay attention in class or forget to tuck my shirt in or wear my id that gett me into all sorts of trouble. they once accused me and my friend of cutting our hair in the bathroom. this school SUCKSSSSSSS I DO NOT RECOMEND YOU TO ENROLL YOPUR STUDENTS HERE........

- submitted by a community member
June 23, 2012
I have never been more disappointed of this school. I have attended this school since kindergarten and this up coming year will be my last. Everyone is always saying how great the teachers are, but in reality there are very few good teachers. Most of the older teachers just need to get up and retire instead of harassing the students. In addition, every year our choices for electives become a less and less variety and we must all now take a mandatory reading class, even those students like myself that recieved a perfect score in reading. Another issue would be bullying. I myself have been a victim to bullying and i reported the girl several times and she was never punished and she continues to bully me. I just cant wait to leave this school for highschool.

- submitted by a community member
January 12, 2012
This school is fantastic! Our kids are in the "Team Program" and are eager to go to school evety day. Teachers stimulate their brains in many ways each and every da. They are critical in having the parents involved... which might make all the difference when comparing to other schools/teachers that do "just enough". They pulled many of the best people from PSN when they opened and though struggling due to govt cuts like many other public schools their creativiyy and dedication to the kids puts them in an A categoty with us and 99% of the other parents we know.

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2011
I am happy with the overall experience of having my child at BGEC. The school is well kept and thank God no big problems have occured. abouth the ONLY bad thing my child has encounter was the fact that being in middle school if he forgets his lunch..he was told to put his lunch back and settle for milk and cereal (at that age thats noe enough) the left over lunch must go to the garbage..so why not give them a chance and give them the food. I complained but they said they could not do anything because the cafeteria had their own rule. VERY wrong since we pay sooo much taxe and $2.50 is not going to close the cafeterai down..it's not thier child coming hhome with a migrane after a day of only eating cereal..

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2011
I have two daughters in this school, both have attended since kindergarten; the oldest graduates this year from 8th grade. This is an excellent school. There is a mandatory uniform policy which is enforced (at times a little too much), the student body is of very good quality. Althought I am sure fighting and drugs exist, my children have up to now never been exposed to either (thank God). I see children that respect their peers (special ed kids are not made fun of, for example) and their teachers. Through the years I have seen and known many high quality teachers (Mr. Millares, Ms. Ottaviani, Ms. Ruiz, to name a few) and some not so great ones. But there is good communication between teachers and parents and a sense of wanting to do well by the kids. The school is in a great neighborhood and is therefore always trying to weed out children who should not be going there because they do not live in the zone, so it is always fighting overcrowding. But overall, administrators do a great job in keeping everyone in line and listening to parent input. I highly recommend this school. It is not just a public school. It is an A+ school.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2010
My son has been attending BGEC from Kindergarden and all I have are great things to say about the school, faculty and education. I am happy to be a Bobcat parent!!

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August 17, 2009
I have gone to this school ever since I was in Kindergarden. And sadly this will be my final year in the school. The teachers are amazing!! and the students are incredibale people they make you feel like the schol is a home away from home. I would reomend this school to any one. I truly love this school

- submitted by a student
August 12, 2009
I love this school it is very nice an welcoming and the teachers and parents are so involved here my daughter loves to be in all the extracuricular activities overall a wonderful school

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August 11, 2009
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no rating July 03, 2009
I recently Graduated from BGEC class of 09. i started off at BGEC in the 4th grade. i have to say i am so glad i went there. The electives & sports were great. The PTA did everything for us. we couldn't ask for more. The school dances ; Like Prom, were awesome ! I loved this school & i highly recommend it. The teachers were very helpful & Cared about us dearly. Although some teachers in particular were a little off hand. But other than that, its a great school ! Go Bobcats !! Class of 09'

- submitted by a student
no rating May 19, 2009
I am extremely happy with the school. Excellent teachers, discipline and administration.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2009
This school is unreasonable. I have taken both my children out of this school and moved out of the area. The sad part is that at first i thought it was my dauther, then i received complaints about my son. This school and its teachers are rude and unreasonable.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2008
Overall I am extremely happy with the school. I have two children there whom I transferred from Catholic School. Best decision ever made!

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2008
My daughter loves school! She has loved all her teachers, and they are very concerned about all the children. Their hard work and dedication really shines through.

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March 08, 2008
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September 20, 2007
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August 28, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 16, 2007
The discipline is excellent. As a parent, we need to understand that discipline is love because children just don't know. That is what makes this such a great school. Discipline in a loving atomsphere.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 15, 2007
Administration and Teachers are very dedicated at Bob Graham Education Center, This is an excellent school where teachers care to increase children confidence and success. Mr.Jesus Mesa Assistant Principal he is highly qualified and very involved in student success, He is a very organized person making this a very good experience for our children. I highly recommend this school !! Mary Buonomo

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2006
I am very happy with the quality of the education at Bob Graham. It's also very reassuring to know that the administration does a good job at monitoring who is coming in and out of the school, making it a safer place. I would recommend it to other parents. Most of the teachers are good and easy to communicate with.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2006
A few teachers are disappointing, but overall the quality of education is great, the PTA is awesome, and the administration is incredible.

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May 14, 2006
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- submitted by a teacher
April 28, 2006
The teacher at this school are highly qualified and very involved in their students' successs. I highly recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2006
The school environment is safe and the teachers are very dedicated.

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December 12, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2005
Bob graham school is an excellent school. Teachers are very involved with students education and personal involvement. My son was a bit shy and the teachers care enough to get him involved in the class to increase his confidence. P.E. Classes are very organized and enjoyable to students. Dancing is also enjoyed.

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May 16, 2005
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March 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2005
I have to be honest. This is a beutiful school but the majority of the staff I've delt with have been extremely rude and incompetent. There is no compassion to students with needs and exceptionality.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2004
I could say I feel safe sending my girl to BGEC,I do worry at all times,but just knowing the faculty is always checking who's coming and going in the school,it gives me some releaf that my girl is in a safe school.

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May 25, 2004
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February 23, 2004
I think that Bob Graham Education Center is a great school. My son is a second grader in this school and I am really happy. They are very organized, they have very good teachers, the school has good programs and a curriculum that is very educational. I am really happy for this school.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
I thank God every day that my son is in such an excellent school. I was very worried for a while due to not having the resources to pay for private schooling and noticing what a poor, non-caring and low tolerance system there is in place in Miami-Dade County. Working in the mental health system is when you mostly realize what is really going on in our schools and how teachers and counselors are abusing the ADHD diagnoses.

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December 09, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2003
I had my reservation about Dade county school, and with my childrens enthusiasm at BGEC, and the teachers dedication, and concerns it has completey changed my mind. I am very pleased with their overall learning program and staff.

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2003
Great school, teachers, and a very safe environment. My children love being students at Bob Graham.

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Bob Graham Education Center
15901 Northwest 79th Avenue, Hialeah, FL  33016
(305) 557-3303
Last modified Bob Graham Education Center is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bob Graham Education Center Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 44 reviews. Top