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Miami, FL
Students enrolled: 662
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David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted April 14, 2015
- a parent
This is a small community school with excellent teachers and administrators. The PTA is consistently upgrading computers and staffing the Reading Lab. The teachers are always available and go above and beyond to help all kids reach their full potential. Everyone in the main office is friendly and all administrators are willing to speak to the parents at any time. We moved here specifically for the school and I am so thankful that we did. The one negative is the cafeteria monitor/YMCA employee. She means well but has absolutely no patience with children. She screams constantly and belittles the children. It makes it unbearable for even the parent volunteers to sit in there. To top it off the children have just conditioned themselves to just ignore her so it is chaotic unless the principal is there. Besides that one issue, I am thrilled with the school, the teachers, the parents and the amazing children of DFE

David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted October 18, 2014
- a parent
This school is great! They have amazing teachers that truly dedicate themselves to the best learning for all the children. My kids have been attending for the past 4 years, and it has been great. I have dealt with the Vice Principal, Veronica Recio, and she is very compassionate and understanding.

David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted April 10, 2014
- a parent
This School is awesome! It has a very nice family feeling.The Principal is "on duty" 24/7. The teachers are great, very caring and well prepared. The PTA is amazing! All the Staff is great, except for one lady at the Cafeteria. (She is always yelling at the kids and blowing a whistle as mad) It hard at the beginning, but at the end of the day, most kids learn to ignore her Thanks David Fairchild for being a nice place for our kids to grow!
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David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted October 30, 2013
- a parent
We love this school! My daughter is thriving as a new 2nd grader. The principal is very hands on, faculty and staff across the board are professional and very caring. It has a private school feel at a public school cost, small so tight knit community, organized and active PTA and overall a wonderful place for children.

David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted July 15, 2013
- a community member
Best school in the United States. An "A" school for 14 years. Terrific staff, very involved parents, great community involvement. Located near the University of Miami and Miami Children's Hospital.

David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted January 14, 2013
- a community member
I went to David Fairchild in the early seventies. Back when us kids where droped off right in front of the school. No fences, no cops. just a beautiful little school. If anyone remembers Mrs. Hammond as the principal. Very classy lady. Even I as a kid noticed that. Fond memories. Will live in me for a life time.

David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted May 09, 2011
- a parent
Fantastic school. I went there as a kid and i had such fond memories. My kids were struggling at Ludlam with fights, bullying and lack of learning. I got fed up and we moved specifically to this area because of David Fairchild Elementry. My Daughter has excelled and is now going to a magnet program next year for 6th grade and my son (3rd grade)who was reading at a first grade level at the start of the year has caught up. Best school in Miami. A private school environment w/o the cost.

David Fairchild Elementary School 5

Posted September 10, 2009
- a parent
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David Fairchild Elementary School 4

Posted August 22, 2009
- a student
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David Fairchild Elementary School 0
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Posted August 05, 2009
- a parent
I've had 2 kids go to the school and cannot wait for the 3rd to start next year. Principal and teachers are excellent. 100% parent involvement. Best kept secret of the public school system. Should be rated a 10

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David Fairchild Elementary School
5757 Southwest 45th Street, Miami, FL  33155
(305) 665-5483
Last modified David Fairchild Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
David Fairchild Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top