This school provides everyone who enters its doors a unique experience. It is an environment where the entire school works together to ensure the best education for all its students. Everyone is considered Family here.
We came to CLE mid-year from overseas and my Kindergarten daughter loved this school. At her old school,she learned her sight words, but at CLE she learned to read! Thank you Ms. Scott!! We are moving again and my daughter is very sad to leave this school, she loves the teachers, the activities, her classroom, and her friends. I specifically, stayed six months with my family so that my daughter could attend this school because her three cousins have all gone through CLE and are all reaching their potential in learning. I thought the homework was in line for a 5-6 year old, the classroom academics challenged my daughter and I thought they had fun field trips. Thank you CLE for giving my daughter a good start!
Student loves school, but question if she is just being passed through.
My son was able to read from very little to a lot within a matter of one grading period. His teachers from Kindergarten to 1st grade are so amazing...especially Ms. Yergin and Ms. Thompson. Well done teachers!!!
My Daughter has learned more at this school than i expected for 2nd grade it's a wonderful cultural magnet school
I was told about this wonderful school by another parent and we are THRILLED with our decison to send our daughter there! Ouf 5 year old attends kindergarten there and learned to read in just about 2 months. She can read just about everything!! It's amazing! She loves school! I sometimes volunteer at the school and have only witnessed happy, smiling children. You can also eat lunch with your child in a special area. Security of the children is very good. The school is completely locked down and EVERYTIME I've been allowed in I have been asked to show ID, sign in and wear a visitior pass. The few times I've had to dismiss my daughter early I was also asked to show ID and they pulled her card to make sure I was allowed to pick her up, even though they know me!
My kids love the school. Great teaching staff and afterschool program!
Overall my kids love the school. I have a 4th and 5th grader. I've never seen them so excited about school. One thing I was disappointed in was their programs. I thought there would be more art, music and PE. This was one of the reasons I wanted my kids there.
Chimney Lakes is a wonderful elementary school. I would recommend this school to anyone. The teachers have been outstanding with keeping parents informed of weekly assignments and tests. The afterschool program is a great safe place for the kids after school. This is my daughters last year there and we are going to miss it!
My son started at Chimney Lakes in the ESE program and has terrific teachers especially his last 2 yrs Ms Seldon and Mrs Mace were great with his needs and my son learned a lot from them we will miss them. Since my son is going into the 6th grade my daughter can not go to Chimney Lakes anymore but her teacher she had last yr Ms Yergin was great she help my daughter learn so much I feel that she had a great year with Ms Yergin I hate that my daughter can not go there anymore they have great teachers
chimney lakes elementary is a fine example of learning.it teaches kids in a way that they enjoy it and has an envirorment that makes learning worthwile.
My child has been attending this school for three years and I believe that the teachers are caring and very well trained. She has done very well at Chimney Lakes. The extended day program is awesome, Ms. Dawn Little is excellent!
very happy about my children attending this school. FCAT readiness was a priority. downfall is no full time art, music, p.e. programs. only attend these classes once a week
I currently have 2 children enrolled in this school and i can honestly say my experience with the school has been great. All the teachers i have came in contact with were great and very caring. The only thing that i wish this school had would be the International studies that they are supposed to have. They are a magnet for International studies but never have i seen them do anything or learn anything that falls in this category.
With all the budget cuts, Chimney Lakes is doing a great job to teach all students the standards and skills they need to know. The teachers are wonderful and they work so hard to be the best.
I think the parent with all the bad things to say about Chimney Lakes needs to go there him/her self! Trying to read it was impossible! On a positive note, Chimeny Lakes Elem. school is a great school. The teachers really care about the students. I couldn't ask for a better school for my child. I think his/her comments are far and few between. Thank you
1) princiapl leadership was none what so ever, they just push you off. 2) teacher quality very unorganized when she had one. 3) safety the gate was left open a stray dog got in and went after the kids and they stood there and did nothing, not to mention if a child is a constant threat to your child they take it as a joke let's keep up that magnet program
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