Academic programs were excellent, especially the gifted programs, that are completely bilingual. The school played an important part in making my children bilingual and biliterate. It was actually a bit top-heavy, in that i would have preferred more hands-on activities. The teachers were very dedicated. The principal was also exttremely dedicated, and knew alot of the children by name.
My son has attended this school for two years and it has been a great improvement for him compared to his previous school. His teachers have been very helpful in his advances. He loves this school.
A great school, it was a very nice experience for me and my daughter, the school has all it needs to be a great school, i have the experience with the PLC and i can tell you that the teachers are excepcionally good.
Great school, I had a great experience with my daughter in the PLC. The teachers were great and I loved working together with them.
A traditional school with competent teachers. A lot of kids! Very nice and inviting atmosphere, although it seems overcrowded
Coral Way is a great school. It is a Bilingual school and I believe that learning two languages it is and advantage to children now a days. It also has the SIPA program for advance Spanish speakers wich is also and advatage to kids. I believe that my son is going to benefit from this school which he loves.
I have had my children in this school for 5 years (ranging from my 13 year old-which is no longer there) to my 1st grader. They have excellent teachers which are very dedicated and they have a new principal on board which is fantastic.
I was very happy when my daughters first started in this school. Since then, my view of the school has changed. I had a child in first grade last year which was not taught to read or write. Despite my efforts and my request to the school Principal, my child was left in the first grade with two teachers who were planning on retiring that year. Subsecuently, my daughter has struggled through second grade. I am now having to take my daughter twice a week to tutoring because of her lack of instruction in the first grade.
As a special education major I currently am going through teacher training courses that review the latest educational trends and research. What I have observed at Coral Way Elementary school is that it actually applies the latest in education theories inside it classroom doors. The facullty and staff are quite friendly, and overall the students look content walking through the halls of this beautiful school
I have my child attending this school. My child is in the 5th grade and his grades are okay. My child attended Coral Way in the 3rd grade and he didn't know anything in reading/writing in the spanish language and I was really please in how my child learned the Spanish language. My child's grade(s)in his other subject were fine. But the only thing that bothers me as a parent that my child needed more help in his important subject reading/math and the teacher(s) didn't want to give him help. I spoke to the teacher(s) and all they told me that the parents needed to help the child and help them every evening. I thought that was so shocking when I was told this by a teacher. I thank god that I did what I had to do for my child to give him the opportunity that his self-esteem can be high as it should be and that he can make it through his school years with his parents help. All what the school members really was interested that the students all attended school so the school can have a great school score as an 'A' school. It's a shame that our children gets help in subject(s) when is best for the teachers/school members.
I, have two kids in this school..and only have very high things about this Institution. Most of the teachers are bi-lingual and teach in English and Spanish, in every school room are both teachers, which I, think is great. There is also a gifted program that have three bi-lingual teachers. I, saw kids learn Spanish and English with great facility. My kids both read and write English and Spanish. There is also a pilot program to learn Spanish after school hours 'International study Program' and at end of program 5Th grade the Spain Education Goverment, send an invitation to students to go to Spain schools for 2 weeks.
This school is very oriented toward families that do not speak English but it is the school that is in our area. Spanish is not my child's first language and it is affecting her grades. Three of the classes are in Spanish. If you do not know Spanish you are at a disadvantage and should consider another school.
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