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1550 Tynes Boulevard
Middleburg, FL 32068

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(904) 291-5400
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September 08, 2014
My Grandchildren love to go to school every day. The both talk non stop about their teachers and class. It is important that kids not only learn but are happy learning. Leep it up:)

- submitted by a community member
September 06, 2014
I have had nothing but great experiences at this school. I feel like EVERY adult working here really cares about the students. My daughter loves her teacher and she, as well as the other faculty, communicates very well. They encourage leadership by having a class assistant (a student) every day that runs a few class errands and hall monitors that care for the little ones when they need help tying a shoe or being walked to class. I just love this school and am so glad we are in the zone for Tynes.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2013
My child enjoyed fourth grade and grew academically as well as maturity level. Tynes has some of the highest expectations I have seen from an Elementary school, but the kids rise to meet that expectation. Mr. B was amazing and did a wonderful job keeping the kids happy, engaged and learning. The office staff was friendly and courteous. I have never had a need to meet with the principal, but I do like the recorded phone calls she sends through keeping parents up to date with information and the happenings at school. The only improvement I was GOING to suggest is a PFA so that parents can be more involved, but they brought that back this year already. Thanks Tynes!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
Overall Tynes Elem. School has some of the best teachers. As far as the front-desk is concerned I totally disagree with the remark - it has become better in the last year! I have grandchildren since 2006 in Tynes Elem. School. In 8 years of contact with the front-desk, they have ALWAYS been friendly, helpful etc. They deserve a 5 Star by itself. The person I give a 0 Star is the Principal LAURA FOGARTY! How for the love of God she became a Principal, is beyond me! It must have been School politics!

- submitted by a community member
September 25, 2013
I'm happy to say that I've noticed big changes in the front desk staff. They actually greet people now when they come in and speak in a friendlier tone which is nice. Thanks for listening! My son and I adore his teachers again this year. Overall, I am very pleased with this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2012
I have to agree with the other parents, LAURA FOGARTY, is very RUDE and does not return phone calls. In fact, she has the VP to do it for her. I DO NOT care for this woman and feel she's a downfall to the school itself. Most of the teachers and staff are friendly and compassionate. FOGARTY has no business trying to run a school as she does....in my opinion, as a parent, she's got no business being a principal at any school until she gets her act together and stop being rude to the parents.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2012
Our son attended Tynes last year for Kindergarten and his teacher was very helpful and worked well with us to get him through the year. He is a young kindergartener compared to the rest of his class so he did struggle a bit so she was great! The only semi complaint I have is the way they discipline with giving referrals out like you would a letter to home and also some inconsistancy with discipline. I am under the impression the new assistant principle was going to be working on this.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2012
Both my children attended this school. All the staff seemed very UN welcoming to any parent involvement and the school had a feeling of some kind of reform school/jail. Even worse my son had an IEP from his last school and I brought it up to his teacher and staff when we started there but it wasn't till the end of the school year when they finally wanted to address the problem...too much...too little...too late.... I am so happy we no longer have to be associated with this school

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2012
its a great school. but mrs howl is not a cool teacher did not like her. other then that its great. i love the kids and there nice to well most.

- submitted by a community member
January 19, 2012
I have to say the teachers do an alright job but the administrator and staff are pretty rude. Im concerned how they handle the children in the nurse's station. As for the principal, I'm glad she is retiring because I'm sure they will get someone who handles situations better if they arise.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2011
I recently relocated to the TYNES Elemntary school district. The office administration is terrible - very rude. Everytime I visit the office - the secretary/administrator gives me the same attitude - which is uncalled for.The parking lot is dangerous - in order to pick your child up from school, you have to travel back down the one way street you just came up - forcing you to face oncoming traffic and school buses.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2010
The administrative staff and leadership at this school has made our first 2 years of school miserable. Our kindergarten teacher was wonderful but our 1st grade teacher would have done better choosing to be a prison guard for hardened offenders than impressionable 6 year olds. The curriculum is fine. I think they focus too much on certain subjects but we have been able to supplement at home to keep him where I think he needs to be. My biggest problem is the office staff. I sometimes wonder if they sit around and try to find ways to make things harder for the parents. They are rude and discourteous. As soon as the housing market picks up, I hope to sell and move to another neighborhood not zoned for Tynes.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 21, 2010
my son loves school again. I love your circulium , reading program etc. He's learned more and has more challenging work. which he needed to be more challanged. tynes has done that! Thank you tynes

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2010
I had always been told how great tynes elementary was. I was excited for my children to attend. Now that I have been involved with the school a couple years I'm starting to feel different. I don't think it s the school that it once was. Few teachers are truly responsive to your questions or concerns. They tend to handle you as they do one of the stundents - very 'matter of factly' and send you one your way. Not to mention the numerous times i have offered my services to volunteer and they brushed me aside. You think they would appreciative the eagerness of a parent to be involved. I'd also prefer to see money from fundraisers go towards special programs that they are lacking due to cutbacks versus a new playground or teatherball equipment. And since when is recess considered PE? They need to be more well rounded.

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August 06, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2009
I have a 4th grader and a 1st grader both with ADHD. the staff is great and very helpful. My son also needs extra help, and they are right there to help him even on his bad days. Hate to see them have to make cut backs. We will see what next year holds.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 26, 2008
My Daughter is in 6th grade and has been at Tynes frpm the begining of pre-k. I am on the PFA and volunteer and have still been asked to provide my ID... The gate was added which made me feel better. Mrs. Scott was great and she really did know the students and the parents. I really miss her the new help is much less impressive. But I hope they will learn, I think Mrs. Scott did the job of 2-3 people. I love Tynes and my daughter and I will cry when she graduates. we can look forward to the the Cruddy JR highs and long commutes for them...

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2008
I would like to address earlier statements about the security at Tynes. Tynes is always working to become more and more secure and student safety is of the utmost importance. I personally can recognize many parents of whom I have never formally met, but I know which child(ren) they belong to. Just because you might think the front office staff doesn't know who you are doesn't mean they don't. Our staff would never let a child go with a parent without showing ID if they weren't sure that the child was yours. Our staff is very attentive to all the non-staff adults that are on our campus. We are more observant than most parents think.

- submitted by a teacher
August 08, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2008
I have a 5 year old son in PreK at Tynes Elementary. He has ADHD and had a problem with focusing & sitting still. Mrs. Corby, Mrs. Gonzalas and Mrs. Ganion all came together and helped him. They always keep me posted on his daily activities, how hes doing, what his attitude was throughout the day, etc. Its like I'm there! I love this school and I love his teachers! We live out of the Tynes district, but he is allowed to go to Tynes because of the PreK program. I really hope he can start kindergarten at Tynes and not have to go to Wilkinson Elem. And I do agree that security needs to be a lot better. I checked my son out of school and no one asked me for my ID and I've never even talked to the front desk people before.

- submitted by a parent
December 29, 2007
This is an amazing school where you will always recieve the upmost education from.

- submitted by a student
April 02, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2007
My children have been attending Tynes for 3 years now. The youngest one is in Kindergarten. The problem I see happening with this school is that there is no security. Regardless if my children have been attending for 3 years, does not mean the front office people know who I am. I walked in the front door, signed my child out on the signout sheet, had the office lady call my child (w/o asking for ID), the child came to the front and I walked out with her (Kindergartner mind you). Who's to say I was the person on the list that was not allowed to check this child out.......This school is awaiting an abduction. They have never in all 3 years asked me for my ID and checked to make sure I was on the list. That is scary.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2006
Hi, I just want to start by saying that I am very pleased with my sons kindergarden teacher mrs Carter. In the begining I was afraid for my son, because after reading the list of skills the kindergarner were going to learn, I was afraid my son would not do well. He did not even know how to write his full name, and now he's reading writing and spelling words. I kid you not. My son loves to read all the time. Tynes is by far the best school elementery I haver ever experience for my children. My Daughter graduated from tyenes in 2004. She stared in second grade with a below grade and graduated with AB honerole. Thank you Mrs. Carter! For giving my son the best start in his education. And for being patience, kind, and understanding.

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2006
The school has a well rounded academic program. Five resources are available including art, music, pe, computer, and media. The school has a large parent volunteer group and a PFA. The school is clean and welcoming. My children love their teachers and I feel great about the education they are receiving.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2005
My son had a great experience at Tynes. I wish he could continue to go there, but we had to move. His teacher was firm but friendly, what was just what my son needed. The teaching style at Tynes was very academically oriented, which is great for a strong student.

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2005
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June 02, 2005
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May 16, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2005
This schools curriculum is like getting a private school education in a public school. But it comes at a price. Very stressful for any student. But there is help for students who need it. The children are great, the staff expect a lot and recieve a lot. School spirit is high. The principal is very offstandish and parental support is not there. Ms. Chapman (the pricipal) is very strick and the children know there is a no tolerance policy which makes for a good student/student relationship. There are some great teachers and there are some that really should be monitored closely. And the response to these teachers who need help is horrible. Teacher/Principal relationship is very strong. Resource subjects are very good and well balanced. I have 2 children who I just took out of this situation because of the stress level. Both are A-B students but it just wasn't worthit.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2005
I have a fourth and a sixth grader in this school and have really liked it. This year it has become very crowded due to Oakleaf Plantation Subdivision opening before their school was ready. I think that this has really taken a toll on the teachers, students and the administration. I believe that once Oakleaf Plantation gets there own school things will get back to normal and Tynes will be a great school again.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2004
My daughter goes to Tynes Elementary for 1st and also went for Kindergarten. I think this school is great and the teachers are very patient and willing to help with any child. I would highly recommened it.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2004
My daughter started Kindergarten at Tynes and I feel she has learned a lot, not only in the classroom but about respect for others as well.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2004
This has been our second year at Tynes Elementary School, and it has been wonderful. As a 'first time' school mom the school staff was excellent in answering all our questions about their programs, teachers, and student expectations. First grade offered our daughter programs such as advanced reading and sunshine math without her having to take advanced level placement testing. She stared reading on her own in kindergarten, and is currently reading above a fourth grade level. Tynes Elementary sets high expectations for their kids, and the children meet the challenges eagerly. I don't only mean schoolwork, but their behavior as well. They expect a good 'citizen' from each child, and their behavior speaks for itself off school property as well. I am a proud Tynes parent, and my daughter is a proud Tynes student.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2004
I think that the school has a great program for reading in the Riggs program, but it is not for everybody. It was more confusing to my child to learn the Rriggs because it was opposite of everything Ii had taught her. This will be her last year there. I am transferring her somewhere else.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2004
My daughter will start Kindergarden in August and I am excited, yet a little nervous. I know that she will adjust well to her new school as she has been in a learning academy since she was 3 yrs old. I look forward to her being a student at Tynes.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2004
This is a well kept school with lots of structure and direction for everyone. My child has impressed me over and over with knowledge that I do not have. Every year is better than the last. Her mind is being fed as well as her spirit and soul. I just hope that this wonderful school will be the beginning of her greastest achievements.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2004
I feel it's the best school in Clay County! One of the top reasons we moved here! Teachers are terrific and students are well behaved.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2004
Tynes elem. is in my opinion the #1 school in Clay County. The environment is extremely conducive to learning while discipline is of the utmost importance. The Principal, Mrs.Chapman is the best at encouraging the children to be their best and to expect the best from themselves. The academics is superb, hard work is rewarded at every level while expecting more when the student is capable of giving more. I have 3 children who attend Tynes which is out of my district but due to 'Open Enrollment' they are able to attend, which I'm very grateful for. The teachers stay in close contact with parents as part of a 'team' to ensure the crucial elementary years are used as a sucessful launch into a lifetime of learning. Thank you educators, administrators and students.

- submitted by a parent
December 04, 2003
Tynes is a top notch school. Teachers are great and there are a lot of parent volunteers! It is a fun learning enviroment! Tynes is a very safe and organized school. The school does a great job provided individualized education by placing students in appropriate classes instead of just sorting them by grade. Reading and Math are done on their own levels. I feel students are treated fairly. Rewards, recognition and praise are always given and responsibility for one's own actions and character traits are expected from the students. The resource teachers are great at what they do! School spirit and patriotism are both big at Tynes. Also, the phonogram program is the best in my opinion - much better than sight reading. I would recommend this school to anyone. I have a daughter in 5th grade and twins in the first grade and they love their school and are proud to go there!!

- submitted by a parent
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Tynes Elementary School
1550 Tynes Boulevard, Middleburg, FL  32068
(904) 291-5400
Last modified Tynes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tynes Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top