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Margate, FL

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6300 Northwest 18th Street
Margate, FL 33063

(754) 322-6900
(754) 322-6940
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April 16, 2015
The Principal and Assistant Principal are amazing! The teachers are also great! The school in general has wonderful school spirit, activities, and fund raisers the kids really enjoy. However, the teacher's assistants in the morning cafeteria are Mean and Unprofessional! They yell at the children in the morning during breakfast time as though these kids are in some sort of penitentiary center (jail). As parents we work hard to get our children ready for school in the morning, trying to set a positive tone for a great day, just to have it crushed by an "angry at the world " attitude from an assistant. They need more training on how to speak to children! If they do this behavior in front of parents, I can't imagine what they do/say when we aren't there!

- submitted by a parent

November 09, 2014
We reassigned my son to Margate Elementary School 2 years ago and we couldn't be happier. Very community oriented, the principal is outstanding and my son loves it.

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January 15, 2014
Margate elementary school is a good school.The staff is very helpful and friendly.The teacher's are really down to earth and fun with my children

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January 14, 2014
My daughter just transferred to that school and I don't like that much.. No communication so far between parent/ teacher. No daily activity worksheet her backpack always empty. Parking in the morning is terrible and stressful. When you enter the office administration the staff doesn't look friendly at all. We don't feel welcome and we miss our old school witch it "Bennett elementary school" .

- submitted by a parent

September 21, 2013
Margate Elementary is an amazing school, with the most incredible faculty and staff. Children are provided with a top-notch education in a true family atmosphere. All are welcomed at this great school!

- submitted by a teacher

September 21, 2013
I love this school!! We are all like family and principal Schroeder is phenomenal!! He knows each child by their name and most of the parents as well!!! I couldn't ask for a better school for my son!! My son is challenged every day and he is pushed to success in just the perfect amount!! His teacher mrs reisner is the best teacher ever we love her teaching skills and I am thrilled that my son has her as a teacher!! Panther pride all the way!!!

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2013
I would highly recomend this school to anyone going into elementary school in this area. I love this school! Very warm and welcoming small community feel and Mr. Schroeder is a wonderful principal. The teachers are all great are really care about the students here and allow the children embrace their unique talents. .

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2013
My son has attended Margate Elementary since 1st grade (he is now a 4th grader) and I am extremely pleased with the quality of education he has received from the staff. Mr. Schroeder, the principal, is a true example of commitment to education and to the success of the students. It is heartwarming to see him, on a rainy day, come to the front gate and greet students with a smile, and an umbrella. The teachers truly enjoy what they do, and I constantly feel that I am in a partnership with the teachers to help my little one thrive! I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 02, 2010
My daughter started kindergarten this year and we love it. They have tons of family events and my daughter is doing great. In preschool at a daycare center she was not learning as i would have liked her to but ever since she started at ME she has been learning very well. The staff is awesome and teachers as well. I did hate when they had to reduce the classroom size because my daughter was one of the children that was switched to a new teacher but she seems to be doing great still.

- submitted by a parent

July 23, 2010
this is the best school wonderful teachers i know many of the staff & lots of kids I'm one of many parents who r very involed with the school. hands up to margate elem.

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May 26, 2010
Margate Elem. School is a great school because the acting principal, Mr. Schroeder is a GREAT Principal! Parents are literally praying that he is assigned to our school!!! We have a greater number of truly caring teachers then any other school I've heard about! Yeah for all the Margate PANTHERS!!!

- submitted by a parent

October 13, 2008
I feel that any review below 5 stars has not been actively involved in this caring and wonderful school. They are amazing and the saddest day will be when our son move on.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 26, 2008
I am so impressed already with this school. My son just started elementary school there and he keeps saying it is awesome. I am in touch with a parent of a kindergartener who attends Atlantic-West Elementary also in Margate and they have been surprised by all that I keep telling them. I love the level of organization and care they have taken with the kids.

- submitted by a parent

April 25, 2007
Our first kid went to Margate Elementary from 3rd to 5th grade. She did fantastic in all national standardized testing by scoring over the 90th percentile in reading & over the 96th percentile in math. My wife and I currently have two kids at Margate Elementary. These kids, 8 & 9, are both in the gifted program at Margate elementary and score very high in the standardized testing as well. The leadership and teaching staff at Margate are a tremendous asset to our community. We dearly appreciate them for there tireless smiles, cheerfulness, kindness, and patience. The parent cooperation here is very good. I had the privilege of serving on the PTA board this year. I am very impressed with the level of the PTA program here. Here again, we have excellent leadership from a core group of Parents who bring out the best in everyone around them. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent

February 09, 2007
I believe that this school does not have a strong discipline policy. My child has been repeatedly harassed and administration has not cared or tried to resolve the problem.

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2006
I am very happy with this school. Parent involvement is huge.

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March 30, 2006
Loved this school! Very family oriented, great acdemics

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July 30, 2005
My daughter is just starting her 3rd year at Margate Elem & she just luvs it. Started from K & now entering Gr 2. As parents we thought we made a good decision in sending her there & our daughter just luvs it. The teachers are very caring & attentive, and constantly challenges the students. They go on several informative field trips for the year which the children just thoroughly enjoys. When we entered this school it had an A rating & we can see why. Sports & extra activities could be improved but I think that's due to a lack of space on the school compound (school located within a decent neighborhood). But coming from a British style ed. system, where it's been said to be more advance we think Margate has substituted nicely for our daughter's education. Hope we do as well finding one for our 13 yo.

- submitted by a parent

June 27, 2005
Love this school. Friendly staff, parking has it's downside.

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June 01, 2005
I love this school! Everything about it! I have a 3rd and a 5th grader. They have attended for 2 1/2 school periods. They both love the school. There is alot of parent involvment and alot of social gatherings, bingo is our favorite! I would recommend this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2005
The principal of this school is wonderful. The teachers are very involved in their students' lives. There is amazing community within the school and it is obvious that the students love it there.

- submitted by a student

May 16, 2005
the pta is the best their is. classrooms need to be updated---mold mold mold. school has many family related gettogethers that are always a hugh sucess. teachers work together with the parents well only idea to get better would be to communicate by email.

- submitted by a parent

April 07, 2005
No parent/teacher/school communication. Minimial experienced teaching professionals. High class distruptions and interruptions due to poor behavioral issues.

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December 30, 2004
I had fisrt moved to Pompano Beach and my daughter attended to Palmview elementary. My daughter is the type of child that woke an hour early because she wanted to go to school, however after a month she was complaining and didn't want to go. it was a struggle every morning. I found that the school did not include music or art. I was very disappointed! I search for other schools i heard a lot about. I Moved into the Margate elementary area and my daughter started to be her old self after a week of this new school. I also did my part as i do and joined PTA and found a lot of parents involved. It also has several things that the last school did not have like art and music. Unlike the other school, it was fun, and thats when my daughter learns best!

- submitted by a parent

August 30, 2004
Cypress Elementary has been a wonderful experience for my three children....They were apprehensive at first having to change schools but everyone at Cypress made the kids feel welcomed.

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April 24, 2004
My child has only been at this school this year and unfrtunatley it is her last. She has had a great year and I find the school to be very old fashion you find they do things that make you feel like it is a small school. I think that is rare. And a good thing. I wish she would of had more years there but onward to middle school!

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2004
I think the school is poorly managed. The women in the front office are rude and do not offer any helpful information at their own will. It seems that everything is trial and error. The parking there is a zoo in the morning with police ticketing all the moms in front of the children which makes it very stressful for a small child. My daughter is afraid to go in the morning bec. of all the comotion-very unorganized. However, once school starts, it is well run. The teachers are understanding and the curriculum is good. I feel that the children could use more adult supervision as I have had problems with our kids. Overall it is average, but probably one of the best in the area.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 22, 2003
I think that the school is poorly kept up with my child comeshome complaining about the bathroom.

- submitted by a parent

May 12, 2003
My daughter goes to this school I wanted to get the word out about this school first off the kinder garden classes and teachers are awesome they are great cant say enough.... but the school it self is not managed well there is no parking any where unless you want to park very far from the school good luck getting your child on a bus if your to close you cant get on the bus if your to far cant get on the bus. if your dropping off your child and picking up your child expect to be there an hour before school starts and ends to this I find this very very stressful. and other parents have made many complaints and they have done nothing to correct the problem. there are police there morning and afternoon constantly giving out tickets I find this very stressful to see every day and afternoon and for my child to have to see this also. I can only speak about kinder garden class if you walk or get your child on a bus you are golden if not get ready for a very very stressful year of school... I can speak from experience the teachers there are great!!!!!!! managment at this school is rated poor!!!

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Margate Elementary School
6300 Northwest 18th Street, Margate, FL  33063
(754) 322-6900
Last modified Margate Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Margate Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top