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Kissimmee, FL

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800 West Donegan Avenue
Kissimmee, FL 34741

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(407) 935-3620
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June 02, 2015

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July 28, 2014
the principal is dis honest and doesn't will say one thing to you and not keep her word doesn't not have your child's best interest even if they had AB HONORS like mines

- submitted by a parent

March 21, 2014
I have to choldren in highlands and i just have to say...very DISORGANIZED for everything!

- submitted by a parent

February 18, 2014
Doesn't help the special ed. students enough. Doesn't offer enough alternatives for them and keeps going on even if they stay behind!

- submitted by a parent

November 22, 2009
my school is there to help the kids grow,teaching outside the box

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
Highlands Elementary School Staff and teachers are very polite and the communication amog the teachers and me as a parent can not be any better. They encourage my son to not only meet but exceed goals. Great Job HES.

- submitted by a parent

June 22, 2008
Highlands has gone through alot of great changes.With a new principal and a whole new team there has been great improvement.They all really care about the students and take pride in all of them

- submitted by a parent
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March 26, 2008
My daughter currently attend to highlands elemantry Kindergarten I have no regret of her attending to that school she already knows how to read and she really love her teacher.

- submitted by a parent

May 19, 2005
Highlands Elementary is a school where the teachers really care about students. More parent involvement would benefit the school greatly.

- submitted by a teacher

April 19, 2005
I feel that the majority of the teachers don't spend enough time with your child to give them the quality of help our children need. It takes them way to long to notice if your child is hurting academically!!!! my child has been a student there four 2 years & now they are just begining to notice he is having difficulty in reading math & other areas when I told them personally lastyear that I saw him struggling even gave them a sphyc assesment & they still haven't gotten him the help he needs. I wish I knew of a better school to put him in I don't know to much about the schools in kissimmee. In n.Y. The education is so different from here!!!!

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2004
I am completely dissatisfied with this school. The upper grade teachers spend more time assigning, than teaching. After a few observations, I noticed the lack of teaching within the classroom. The students appear to be 'On their own.' Disorganization, on behalf of the administration, is also to blame. I believe teachers have to put forth more effort in the classroom.

- submitted by a parent

May 13, 2004
We are not happy with the teacher/student education. Too many students and not enough teachers.

- submitted by a parent

October 06, 2003
My son and stepdaughter have been attending Highlands since kindergarten and my daughter has just enrolled in the pre-k program this year. I am a working mother who is also enrolled in college, but I have had the opportunity to spend time in the classroom and also talk with quite a few teachers and staff as well. Courteous, polite, helpful and always putting the children's needs first. Parent involvement may be lacking, but not for lack of trying on the school's part.I can't say enough good things about this school. The only complaint that I have is the disorganization of student pick-up and drop-off. Construction is underway to correct the problem, however, there needs to be a better plan to incoming and outgoing traffic. The flow of traffic seems to be the problem, especially after school. One way in, one way out, and no left turns would keep the traffic flowing so much better. There are too many cars parked on the side of the street from parents who wish to avoid the traffic jam, but are only helping to contribute to the problem.

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2003
My daughter is currently in the first grade at Highlands and my son will by entering kindergarten next year. I am confident that the school is a safe place (thanks to Officer Fred) and the teachers seem to genuinely care about all their students. There is a lacking in parent involvement, though. Volunteerism is very small and its usually the same parents all the time. They need a PTA(O) or some sort of rally for community involvement.

- submitted by a community member
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Highlands Elementary School
800 West Donegan Avenue, Kissimmee, FL  34741
(407) 935-3620
Last modified Highlands Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Highlands Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top