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Orange Park, FL
Students enrolled: 519

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1401 Plainfield Avenue
Orange Park, FL 32073

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(904) 278-2040
(904) 278-2045
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April 02, 2015
This school was amazing! The principal is close to retirement and not fighting for our school or the CHILDREN anymore. I am extremely sad. We are switching our child due to poor lack of communications with parents.

- submitted by a parent

September 26, 2014
This is a great school but there are no buses. You have to drive and pick up .

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April 21, 2014
I went to this school for 6 years. I can proudly say i will be graduating this year with straight As. The teachers help prepare you for the real world and high school. They help you be better organized in keeping up with all of your work. The teachers help the students to be better educated. Like myself who could not read or write till the 3rd grade. They helped me tremendously better understand reading and writing. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking for a place to send their children.

- submitted by a community member

April 18, 2014
My both kids are in this school for 4 yrs. Good , kind, easy going teachers. I gave 100% to school . Highly recommended

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2014
Absolutely best school.teachers put their complete effort to help a child improve their grades.my kid goes to third grade and I have seen how the teachers take effort to help the kids to qork hard motivate them to study.

- submitted by a parent

December 04, 2013
Best school ever, but you need to participate and be envolved in your child's education. Everyone wins then!

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April 07, 2012
Absolutely the BEST SCHOOL EVER! Its a public school but kids must be selected from the lottery held in early March. Every day teachers send home a folder that must be intialed. The folders provide a quick and direct communication with parent and teachers. Parents are required to do 9hrs of volunter time but items requested from teachers counts as time. So does having lunch with your child or attending a skating party. ITs sooo easy to get time. OPE has after school clubs for every grade such as chorus, jogging club, tumbling class, art club, yearbook, and much much more. Safety patrols will walk young kids to their classes after parent drop them off and there is patrols at the Kindergarder classes.

- submitted by a parent

March 27, 2011
This is our 2nd yr at this school. Our son is in 1st grade and we just are so pleased with Mr.U and everyone at the school.

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September 16, 2009
It has caring teachers, keeps grades up, teaches manners as well as studies and keeps winning awards!

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November 05, 2008
My daughter is in her 4th year at OPE. You will not find a better public school and I would say you would be hard pressed to find a competitive private school. Parent involvement is mandatory here and is what drives this school. The teachers are all dedicated and even the principal knows the name of every child.

- submitted by a parent
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August 27, 2008
This is our 2nd yr at this school. Our son is in 1st grade and we just are so pleased with Mrs. Stokes and everyone at the school.

- submitted by a parent

May 03, 2008
We are very happy with our decision to place our children here

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January 03, 2008
This is our third school in three years and we could not be happier. The administration and even other teachers know the students by name and really make each student feel at home. I have been so impressed with the personalized attention and love displayed at OPE. We don't ever want to leave.

- submitted by a parent

August 30, 2007
There are 4 classes for each grade. A school with a big heart. The principal and vice principal really try to learn all the students in the school.

- submitted by a parent

June 05, 2006
I have 3 children in school here , 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade. I have been very pleased with each of my children's progress. The campus is small and has only up to 4 classes per grade. The principle and vice principle know all of the kids by name. Academically OPE is among the highest scoring schools in Clay County on the FCAT. I feel that the school does prepare the students for testing but enriches their studies outside the the scope of testing as well. We have a great music program during school hours as well as a extra curricular chorus. Art is currently unavailable since Technology (computers) is mandatory. However there is talk of incorporating an after school art program. Sports are well-incorporated into the school curriculum and there are after school activities. Parents are what make this school what it is. I cant say that enough.

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2006
OPE is a wonderful school. The teachers and administration work together to help make it a successful school. OPE holds high expectations both academically and behaviorally. The small environment is beneficial to the students. Keep up the good work!

- submitted by a parent

September 28, 2005
There is a high amount of parent participation. This helps to make this an incredibly great school. The parents have a genuine interest in the education of the children. This allows the teachers to reach some great heights in academic progress with each child.

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August 24, 2005
This school is great. There are a lot of great opportunities for kids to better themselves. This school also promotes parent involvement.

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July 30, 2005
Parent involvement is a top priority here. I have been here with my kids for 12 years now and the parents are what make the difference. We are small and we are family ! Academically a great place to learn, could use more space for PE and art and music.

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2005
we have been very happy at OPE, every teacher has been wonderful. my son has scored very well on fcat and loves school.

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April 22, 2004
OPE is an excellent school. My daughter started there a year ago and I have not been disappointed. It is by far one of the finest schools in Clay County.

- submitted by a parent

January 21, 2004
This is the second year my grandchildren have attended this school. What a treasure we have found! Awesome faculty, committments enforced, extracurricular activities great. The physical education teacher at this school has set up an outstanding program! Quality physical education curriculum taught, student adaptations excellent, and an unbelievable extracurricular program. Well worth the long drive.

- submitted by a community member

January 20, 2004
This is my son's second year going to Orange Park Elementary. It has been an incredible experience. The faculty and the parents are just wonderful. I am so thankful that this is where my husband and I chose to send our son.

- submitted by a parent

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Orange Park Elementary School
1401 Plainfield Avenue, Orange Park, FL  32073
(904) 278-2040
Last modified Orange Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Orange Park Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top