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School leader MR. ROY SHAW

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37205 Manatee Avenue
Myakka City, FL 34251

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(941) 708-5515
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2 stars
Based on 8 ratings

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January 30, 2014
Transferred my child here from another school in the district since moving,big mistake! This school is far behind times in comparison, they do not have the updated technology to teach kids for the future. I requested a conference from the teacher and after 3 months of not hearing from the teacher we called in. The class room was in complete disarray, stacks of papers everywhere and completely unorganized. Teachers dressing like their clothes come from a thrift shop, how professional is that?. The front desk acts like its a bother for you to ask them anything. This is a poor excuse for a school in general. I would recommend parents make the drive to another school if they are able.

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December 05, 2011
This school is not a good school my son Was so behind the whole time he was there. We recently moved him to another school in the same district 30 minutes out of our way but he has improved 90% and actually has teachers and administrative staff who cares and he loves it. I would not recommend this school.

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no rating April 13, 2010
Teachers are wonderful,great Principal and staff is very helpful and friendly...

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no rating September 16, 2009
This school has the best teachers around! My daughter just left there for 6th grade and my son is now there-I can't say enough about the expertise and caring environment! The teachers will go out of their way for their students!!! Go Myakka!!!

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no rating February 12, 2008
I have one child in Myakka and we love it. I plan to switch my other child there for next year. We are very happy with this school.

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December 27, 2005
I'm a grandparent of a child in this School. This School doesn't test for ADHD/ADD or Dyslexia. This maybe why our younger students have inabilities in reading, writing, classroom behavior and many other important areas. I know several 5th grader in this school that started here in Kindergarten. They have been held back at least 3 times each and still cannot read or write. I have spoken with their parents and heard the story's of fighting to have the child tested. The parents are never told to take the child to their Doctor for ADHD testing. As in my daughters case my grandson that has Dyslexia and ADHD is finally getting the testing he needs because of my research. He is 9 years old in the 1st grade unable to read and still writing b's & d's backwords.

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August 22, 2005
Thank you Dr. Nichols and Ms. Cottingham for making my son Luke feel comfortable during his kindergarten and 1st grade schooling. It is through Dr. Nichols leadership that makes Myakka City Elementary what it is. There is a 'team' effort at this school. 'Together Everyone Always Makes it happen'. Ms. Cottingham and Ms. Kinyon have made learning a positive and fun experience for my son and I am forever grateful for this. Myakka City Elementary is the best kept secret in Manatee County. Mike Heckerman

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2005
Excellent school! My daughter struggled in another school until we moved her here, and in just one year she excelled beyond grade requirements. This is partly due to the incredible teachers at this school who make the environment warm and friendly and fun. It's a smaller school out here in the country, about 18-20 kids per class. No big city traffic or masses of people outside of school grounds. A beautiful place for a positive start for your child! We love this school!

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Myakka City Elementary School
37205 Manatee Avenue, Myakka City, FL  34251
(941) 708-5515
Last modified Myakka City Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Myakka City Elementary School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top