This is a great school but there are no buses. You have to drive and pick up .
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.
My both kids are in this school for 4 yrs. Good , kind, easy going teachers. I gave 100% to school . Highly recommended
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.
Best school ever, but you need to participate and be envolved in your child's education. Everyone wins then!
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.
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.
It has caring teachers, keeps grades up, teaches manners as well as studies and keeps winning awards!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This school is great. There are a lot of great opportunities for kids to better themselves. This school also promotes parent involvement.
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.
we have been very happy at OPE, every teacher has been wonderful. my son has scored very well on fcat and loves school.
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.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Orange Park Elementary School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Orange Park Elementary School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.