School is fine for mainstream students but not so great for children with minor to moderate special needs or struggling students. No tutoring that I am aware of is offered until 3rd grade (you know for the all important F-Cats) until then your child will be left blowing in the wind feeling like a failure and beginning to hate school while your fighting for your child's educational rights. Contrary to other reviews parent involvement is not encouraged unless you consider being told over the P.A. System every day for 2+ years to leave campus encouragement. The silver lining is that there were some teachers that I dearly loved. (Gaskell, Rankin and Rodriguez)
We moved here from Germany and we have never seen a school like this: wonderful and caring teachers and a great principal. Everybody cares so much for the needs of the children and our kids love to be there! For us parents it is wonderful to see the progress in the education and we are very proud to be part of the Manatee Cove Family.
Our Child enjoyed her time at this school..she was sad to leave. Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Fratus were wonderful to have for teachers and were very good at communicating trouble ares to us.
Manatee Cove is a community of people working together to help every child succeed... teachers, parents, community volunteers, staff and administration.
Great school! I just love the communication I have had with my son's teachers over the last 3 years since he's been there.
My son attends Manatee Cove Elementary and I love this school! The Principal is wonderful, she cares and takes the time when there is an issue. She is always available to the parent. I feel that my son is ina safe, loving and great academic environment. And last but certainly not least, Manatee Cove has the best Extended Day Enrichment Program. Ms. Duckworth and her wonderful staff, from Ms. Lynn, Mr. D and Ms. April always have safe activities and of course they help the kids with their homework. Go Manatee Cove Elementary!!
I love our principal, Mrs. Gonzalez. She is the best principal I have ever worked for. She works very hard to make sure our school is the best. We feel like a family because of her. The principal, assistant principal, students, and teachers at Manatee Cove Elementary are the best!
Manatee Cove is a wonderful school that combines both high expectations for academics yet provides a nurturing atmosphere for the students to learn and develop in a positive way. The administrators of the school provide outstanding leadership to faculty and families.
I am a parent and a teacher at Manatee Cove Elementary. All of the staff truly care about each other and every student. My son loves going to school, his teachers, and learning - his only complaint is that it is not open on the weekends!
Manatee Cove....responds to students needs and adjusts curriculum and instruction accordingly, encourages parental involvement, supports teacher~student relationships, and fosters a love for learning for all students. We are truly one of the best schools around! WE ROCK!
Manatee has administration that is respectful and visionary, staff that is motivated and positive, and families that acknowledge these qualities and therefore choose to remain involved! This spells success and learning for our whole community.
I love Manatee Cove! I work with the most caring and thoughtful faculty & staff.
It's a great scool for my grandchildren. The teachers are wonderful and the staff is terrific.
i love at manatee cove elementary is that is a real family and also they give you the oportunity to grow up, i am a parent and also staff.
I am so impressed with Mantee Cove. The teachers are loving, the school is safe, and the principal really has her act together.
The teachers and staff are the most wonderful and generous people I have ever worked with!
I love Manatee Cove Elementary School because the office staff is very courteous and professional, very pleasant to communicate with. The teachers are very nice, very smart and just love children. My daughter is in the fourth grade and she loves getting up in the morning and going to school.
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