Students enrolled 928
School leader MS. TERESA THELMAS
Transportation options Yes
District Broward County School District
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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13601 Monarch Lakes Boulevard
Miramar, FL 33027

(754) 323-5050
(754) 323-5090
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4 stars
Based on 44 ratings

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September 29, 2014
The school is great, especially the teachers. My son looks forward to going to school everyday and his progress through 2nd grade has been more than I can expect.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
My daughter likes the school. My experience has been very satisfactory related to the teachers that has been in charge of my daughter. The teachers have been always available whenever I need to meet them. My daughter is so happy to be there, she tells me and I also noticed it in her. Coconut Palm has the environment and attention that my daughter needs for learning.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2013
Coconut Palm is part of our family history..my son went there since kinder and now he is in High School. My daughter still there but this will be her last year at Coconut palm we love this school they have the best teachers and the principal is great!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2013
This school has some of the most amazing teacher's Ms. Rigby and Ms.Pons are the best. My child is lucky enough to once again have Ms. Rigby this year for third grade. She is what we refer to has a old school teacher. Teaching children the fundamentals of learning, i have never seen someone who care and teaches children like she does. Coconut Palm is very lucky and blessed to have these two teachers.. Yes the school is not perfect but what school is. The pick up and drop off are are pain but it is well worth it. If your child will be attending this school look into theses teachers..

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2013
This school has been nothing but great to me and my son. My son was on an IEP and they worked with him and did a excellent job. My only complain is that after next year, i need to find a new school since he will be in the 5th grade...

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2013
I was skeptical at the begining as my child had been in a private school since PK3-1ST grade, then for 2nd grade in a Charter and for 3rd in a Public Coconut Palm. Thankfully this school from day one gave me the impression it was going to be just fine. I wanted to go take my son to the classroom and the asst. principal finally gave in after my persistence and I saw him ok. Throughout the school year the support of the office staff and teacher was remarkably great and just want everyone to know who is considering bringing their child to this school. All walks of life will be fine.

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2013
On the surface it seems like a good school, but if you are having issues with the programs or events that happen, all you get is lip-service. Something happened with our daughter on the school bus. We tried to get information from the principal's office, but nothing really happened, then we went to the police to see if we could look at the bus video. That seemed to put some pressure on them and we finally got an answer. Our daughter is in the ESE program, and was held back in her grade because she failed the end of the year test. We had no idea if she failed the test she would be retained. She was getting satisfactory grades till then. No communication. They have a water safety class at the end of the year which lasts 2 weeks, and we didn't want her to participate because of health problems. The only thing we could do was keep her home with unexcused absences. They wouldn't help to give us another option.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2013
This school is absolutely spectacular! They do wonders despite the constant budget cuts. It is sad to see some programs go. But, they still maintain a high level of education. They have a security police officer. The place is Fort Knox safe, and anyone who drops off their child at that school, knows their kids are safe as they head off to work. The principal and staff are the best I've seen, they are visible, approachable, and they care a lot. They teach our children core values, and prepare them for an aggressive competitive world!

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2012
Not too thrilled about this school the office staff is very rude the principal and vice principal are very nice so sorry their office staff cannot take a page out of the book of their leaders. Dropping off the students is ridiculous. I get a headache just thinking about going through the tedious task of dropping off and picking up my children. The teachers are very nice and hard working, yet it does not compensate for all the other negative aspects of the school. Their AR program is no incentive to the students my kids were extremely happy to participate while in their other school because all students received an award for participation here only the top three students in each class are recognized. In my husbands words......it is a prison

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2012
The teachers are great !!, staff very friendly and open to speak with the parents ! The kids doesn't have any more Spanish, Art not Drama teachers, I am sorry for that. The aftercare program is mediocre but inside the school building Outstanding music teacher !!

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2011
The school is O.K. Totally F.C.A.T. oriented. Nothing else matters The school is very clean, safe and organized. The morale of the teachers is ok . None dress code, the kids looks chaotic. The in house aftercare program is not the best, but you have to live with it. The PTA is really involved and supports the school with big amounts of money. They have an outstanding chorus, art and drama clubs. The AR & Math superstar programs are tremendous motivators for our children to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2011
The teachers are great!, Art & music are awesome! the counselor is excellent, she's doing a VERY, VERY GOOD JOB with the kids!

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2011
The school is O.K. The organizational skills needs a little tweaking. The Kindergarten work isn't very challenging, but I don't blame the teacher as much as I blame the FCAT Curriculum. My Kindergartener entered the class doing double digit addition and subtraction, multiplication, and simple division while they where still counting blocks and squares. The only time they get a lot of homework is if the student didn't finish their classwork on time. The ONLY school in Broward County that doesn't teach to the FCAT is NOVA. They do tend to ask for more supplies than what the student needs. The morale of the teachers is way better than most schools, which made me feel secure in that teachers were not taking any personal vendettas against administration or school system out on the students, plus the door is open for parent involvement. They don't have a program where the kids learn how to play concert instruments like my kid's last school, but they do have a decent drama club that my son LOVES. This school is better than most.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2011
The office staff is great compared to others. Professional and friendly.Procedure for parent check-in is like adult babysitting. This was my kids first year at this school. 5th grader had an outstanding teacher, Mr. Nedorosick.Goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the education of his students. The K teacher, well that's another story.She tried.What I don't like is the multiple requests for teacher supplies and gift cards.Teachers get an allowance and tax right offs for needed things.Their main enterance to the school needs to be in the back so parents can exit at either direction.making parents drive 4 blocks out of the way to make a U-turn isn't very logical.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2011
My daughter is new this year. Very helpful and friendly staff. Very happy with her teacher.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2011
My daugther is in Kindergarten, I love this school, the teacher is excellente, the school is clean and they are involment about education. I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2011
Excellent security, very clean and organized, great location, this is a really really good school. I highly recommend it. My son is a kindergartner there and is very happy, even though he gets sooooo much homework!

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2011
My daughter is very happy. School is friendly and very clean. Many activities for the children to participate in.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2010
i think that this was the best choice i made as a school for ny daughter

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2009
Because it is a great school, amazing teachers, great staff, I am very proud of the formation and knowledge that my children are receiving in this school. My son that is now in middle school misses the school more than ever, he wants to wish every one of his teachers a great year.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 04, 2009
Children feel welcome every single day and that is the most important factor for us. The principal herself in in the forefront of activities and greets the kids as they enter. The art and music programs are outstanding. The AR & Math superstar programs are tremendous motivators for our children to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 04, 2009
Children feel welcome every single day and that is the most important factor for us. The principal herself in in the forefront of activities and greets the kids as they enter. The art and music programs are outstanding. The AR & Math superstar programs are tremendous motivators for our children to succeed.

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April 04, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 06, 2009
It's a good school. My daughter has attended since K and is now in 3rd grade. However parents need to be involved to make sure you get the most out the school. You must push to get answers and make sure your child is getting use of all the available resources. Extracurricular Activities are minimal at best and they don't have anything at all until 3rd grade. The in house aftercare program is not the best, but you have to live with it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 29, 2008
excellent school. great one on one attention. warm environment for kids and parents/family. simply wonderful.

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May 27, 2008
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October 08, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2007
We love Coconut Palm Elem. My son has been there for K & 1st grade and it has been a wonderful 2 years so far. We are looking forward to another wonderful year in 2nd grade. The school is very clean, safe, appealing and the entire staff is friendly, professional and very knowledgable from custodians, office, adminsitration and of course the teachers. The media center is beautiful and the technology in the school is great. My son got to use laptops in 1st grade. The PTA is also wonderful with many great activities and fundraisers through out the year. It is a great neighborhood school. I highly reccommend Coconut Palm and as parents make sure to always be involved. My son loves going to his school, is learning and is making great friends along the way.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2007
This is my child's second year at this school and we are all very happy. He loves his teacher, friends and the rest of the school staff. As a teacher myself, I know that my child is getting a good 'well rounded education.' They have lots of student/parental activities.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2006
I have 2 girls in this school.I am very happy with the teachers and the school administrators. Its safe and my girls feel good about going to school.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2006
Its the best elementary school. They are family. They treat your kid as uf they were your own child... Its just great allaround. I have 2 kids and one that just left. Its great school. I recomend it 100%

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2006
Great school, great programs.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2006
This is definately a 'A+' school. My son has been there for 3 years now & I have been very pleased. We bought our house based on the location to this school. I have never had to fear for my sons' safey at this school. My family loves Coconut Palm! There is a kickball team and a football team. The school resource officer runs both as part of the P.A.L. program. My son is involved in the SGA as VP of the Student Council. This has really helped with his self esteem. I was really scared to send my son to any public school, as he had only ever been to private schools. After moving to FL from NC we found private schools to be cost-prohibitive. We were very lucky to find Coconut Palm. It's been a real blessing!

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2006
Coconut Palm Elementary is an incredibly well run school. The administration is dedicated to the students as well as to the parents. Teachers are willing and available to speak to parents. I have been very pleased with the education that my children have received at this school

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2005
After moving from a great school district in new jersey i was apprehensive. but we feel coconut palm is comparable to the best of elementary schools in the country. My daughter absoultely loves her teachers and her school.

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October 10, 2005
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August 12, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2005
Coconut Palm is a fantastic school. It's curriculum map follows Florida standards and teaches towards the FCAT.

- submitted by a teacher
March 31, 2005
This is a wonderful school. We are truly happy that we choose to have our children attend Coconut Palm. Our children love it there and we wouldnt have it any other way. The teachers are wonderful and they are extremly organized. The teachers take pride in their students and work.

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January 11, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
December 31, 2004
I think Coconut Palm is a great school. They work very hard to ensure that the students are getting a quality education. They have a great reading program that parents can get involved with - on one particular night, they had a pajama party event where the kids were read books and our mayor was one of the volunteers. The parents were able to purchase books from the book fair and the kids had cookies and milk. What a great event to have before bedtime! Also, the fifth grade is able to use their own laptops provided by the school for certain class instruction. Coconut Palm was also one of the first schools to experience a field trip to Wannado City. I was a chaperone that was able to experience, first hand, the fun that they had.

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December 23, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2004
very good school high tech great teachers too.

- submitted by a former student
July 14, 2004
Coconut Palm Elementary is an excellent 'A' school. The staff and teachers really care about the childrens safety and academic skills. The school is clean and presents itself ready for learning and fun.

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January 22, 2004
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Coconut Palm Elementary School
13601 Monarch Lakes Boulevard, Miramar, FL  33027
(754) 323-5050
Last modified Coconut Palm Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Coconut Palm Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top