Students enrolled 805
School leader MS. NANCY URBAN

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1500 Twin Rivers Boulevard
Oviedo, FL 32766

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4 stars
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March 13, 2013
The office staff is wonderful and very helpful. We have loved our children's teachers so far. The only negative for us has been the current principal. While she pretends to be friendly, she really isn't and can make it very uncomfortable for you if you disagree with her for any reason. A person who speaks in absolutes shouldn't be running a school.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2012
I agree the ne principal is friendly but the past principal is the one who made Partin the A school it is today. She had high expectations and those expectations can be seen in all the ways we love the school. I have four children two of them were there when the past principal was there. I always knew what was going on because the communication was great! I have watched the FCAT scores increase every year. Now, with the friendly principal we will see how the school continues to perform. Remember we bought houses because of what the school has done in the past. I feel there are problems with the cohesiveness of the teachers and see a lot of disorganization. Teachers do not get along. These are going to be issues if the principal does not have the back bone to correct things. Being nice is one thing running the school is another. Not all the needs of the students are being met unless you might be gifted. New gifted teacher has issues too! My children are soon to be finished with Partin and I feel it is just in time!!!! I agree the principal needs to get a handle on the staff.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2012
Excellent school! We chose to have our children attend Partin and have been very pleased with our decision thus far. Although, we have seen the school go through both a principal and an asst principal change they have both been for the positive. We have been very happy with the teachers and the staff. Parent involvement is always high each calendar year and they encourage your voice to be heard. We have no complaints about this A rated school.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2011
LOVE the new principal, so happy that the VP is out for 2011 - I heard so many things from the teachers- not just parents- who were unhappy with him. I will say that I am a little disappointed in the communication. As we go along, we are finding that there are several different programs and options available, which is great - but we either hear about them too late or not at all. I saw that the website is new and I am hoping it stays more up to date and serves as more of a resource for parents - which it hasn't in the past. Either that or they need to start an email list for those that want to be on it with periodic updates. They have used auto dialers in the past and I know that costs $$

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2011
Seriously, the last principal was hands on? LOL Very funny. Not at all! The entire staff was horrible with her running it. I think you must be mistaken. We are finally thrilled to have a new VP coming this year as well. Change is good. We welcome the new VP and are thrilled. We love Dr. Katz. She is fabulous. As far as special needs and diets, the teachers 4th grade also leave a lot to be desired. The entire fourth grade is a mess. They all don't get along and it is caios! I hope Dr. Katz and the new VP get a handle on the staff for the 2011-2012 year.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2011
A large school with not much attention given personally to students except if they are one or two of the 'chosen' ones. 5th grade teacher indifferent to my child's medical diet. Didn't praise or encourage anyone except her 2 favorites.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2011
I agree that the past principal was not hands on...Very pleased with our new principal...she is more visable and easy to talk to...Even with her handicap she can be seen walking around the building checking the classrooms etc.. and very pleasant...at all times...

- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2010
Not all of us have kids who are gifted. Some of the teachers at this school has no patients for kids that has some kind of learning disability. I do feel they discriminate not only against the black kids with disability but the white kids too. I have had nothing but frustration dealing with certain individuals in this school. So to lady who has a gifted child consider yourself fortunate, because you would be singing a different song if you where in my shoe with a kid with a disability.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2010
As a parent of a black child who has been at Partin since kindergarten, I must totally disagree with the last comment. As my son now enters 4th grade he has received nothing but support and encouragement from all his teachers K thru 3rd. This past year his 3rd grade teacher recommended him and he was selected for admittance in the Gifted program. I realize that every one's experiences are different however, I have never once felt that was child was treated any differently than any other.

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2010
If you are African American this school is not for you. They don't really help our kids. We almost always have some kind of learning disability. Plus I think some of the teachers are racist. The administration I consider racist to. I f you look at the 2010 yearbook not one African American Child was represIf you are African American this school is not for you. They don't really help our kids. We almost always have some kind of learning disability. Plus I think some of the teachers are racist. The administration I consider racist to. I f you look at the 2010 yearbook not one African American Child was repres

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2010
I don't think the school is very parent friendly and the office staff is not friendly at all. The admistration are not hands on with the students.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2010
We have been with Partin for almost 3 years now and love it! The teachers are fantastic and the staff is amazing. They also have a challenging gifted program. We moved here from CA and could not be happier with the school. I also take it upon myself to teach my child at home in addition to their school homework. I think the collaboration between myself and school has made a huge difference in my child's capabilities. 5 stars from this mom!

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2009
I agree, Partin is an excellent school. This year has been wonderful for my daughter. She is in third grade and has a great teacher. On the Open House day, you can feel the pride the staff has as they all wear the same shirts. You feel the excitement and the professionalism by all. The things my daughter is learning is by far more that I did in elementary. I am pleased the school addresses the high and low learners. My daughter is gifted and I feel she is being challenged. The school is doing the 21st century techniques. We love Partin!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2009
Partin is a top notch school. The staff is very professional. The teachers my children hd and presently have are outstanding. The principal is extremely friendly and welcoming to parent input. She and the teachers have the children's best interest at heart. The school is in good shape and the technology is up to date. Parents are very involved and supporte. We moved here so our children could attend Partin. We made the right choice!!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2009
Excellent school! Haven't had to deal with admin much, but the school couldn 't run any better. Teachers are professional. My chilren love going to school!

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2009
This is an outstanding school! The Principal and the teachers are very professional and seem to care about the students. My children have had wonderful teachers. My experience with the Principal has been great. All I can say is we wouldn't go anywhere else!

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2009
I am a parent of fifth grader that just finished his last year at Partin. I am very sad to see him leave. When the assistant principal became principal back in 2005, the school changed for the better. It was more focused on meeting our childrens needs academically, which is the reason we send our children to school. I feel my son received an excellent education at Partin and the gifted program is wonderful, as well as, the special projects the student were involved in. The principal is really moving the school into the 21st century. The teachers are amazing! Everyone is very professional and caring, especially the front office and the teacher assistants. Parents are welcomed! The principal is sweet but not someone who seeks attention, she always gives her staff credit but we all know a great school starts with a great principal. We will miss Partin!

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2009
A+ Principal, A+ Teachers, A+ Staff, A+ Students, A+ Parents! We moved to Partin from another school down the road and were very pleased we made the move. Our daughters love their teachers. We met with the principal and she could not have been more pleasant. I always feel welcome and just get a kick about the car line. The teacher assistant knows everyone s car and name. The PTA programs have been a lot fun for our entire family. The test scores are outstanding as well as the curriculum. My daughters finally enjoys going to school. Top notch school! Thank you to the Principal and the Teachers!

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2009
My son is in the fourth grade and I have had the opportunity to dividend and hold a position on the PTA board. Partin is a wonderful school. Parents are welcome in the classrooms and on campus. The staff is wonderful and extremely dedicated to the education and welfare of the children. The principal has made many welcome changes at the school and has brought Partin to the next level. She is very approachable and willing to work with the parents. She often seeks teacher input as well as parent input. I feel very fortunate to be able to send my son to Partin with such an outstanding staff and principal!!

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- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2009
I just found this website and read the reviews. I have three children, one that had attended and two that are attending Partin at this time. After reading the reviews, it is very surprising the negative comments that are made about the school. Partin is a wonderful school with a great principal, great teachers and great staff. Everyone is very friendly and caring towards our children. The principal sincerely cares about our children and I have never found her to be unfriendly. She is always trying to do what is best for the students and holds high expectations for the school. If you attend a SAC or PTA meeting you would really know what happens behind the scene. The teachers are outstanding and if you think they focus on FCAT to much then think again. This A school helps your property value, move on if you are not happpy!

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no rating May 08, 2009
We think this is a great school,the involvement by everyone gives this school in my opinion a 5 star rating.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2009
My daughter has been a student at Partin for grades 1st through 3rd. 1st was painful, 2nd was unbearable and 3rd is my breaking point. We moved to this area based on test scores and word of mouth, which I now know is a HUGE mistake. If this is an A school than be very afraid. I am assuming the principal is good although I have only had one conversation with her in which I think she was coaxed into doing because she appeared very uncomfortable. There are some very nice teachers but they don't have the resources (1 barely working computer in a class) to challenge the children. I give up and will now pay for private school in addition to property taxes that is supposed to go toward education.

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January 06, 2008
Good School. Changed alot though over the past year. Teachers are nice except some of them are mean.

- submitted by a community member
November 09, 2007
My child was very fortunate to have wonderful teachers like Mrs. Cahill and Mrs. Sparrow. He looks forward to school everyday. Impressed with parent involvement in all areas. thank you.

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- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2006
Teachers do a great job but are tided up with the politics of the fcat curriculum. The whole school year revolves around the fcats, science and social studies are put on the back burner. Another problem is that florida teachers are grossly under paid. They need more respect $. Partins principle and assistant seem to keep there distance from parents, don't get a warm feeling from them at all. The 2006 scores from the high schools s.A.T. And a.C.T. Test... Florida's rank remained among the lowest. Florida ranked 48 out of 50 states. So i look at my kid in partin elementary that is suppose to be in an 'a' school but what good is that if by h.S. Fl. Ranks at the bottom compared to other states. So i guess if must go to a fl. School, go to partin. They say it's an 'a' school ?

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2006
We've enjoyed the teachers our son has had in the ESE program and feel he is getting above standard attention with learning disciplines that are practical for his age. Much better than the other VPK programs in the area.

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- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2005
I'm very impressed with the quality of education at Partin! We moved here last year and have had two wonderful teachers. They both have really cared and put extra effort in my child. My son's teacher this year is Mrs. White. Although we really enjoyed our last year's teacher, Mrs. White is amazing! I've never come in contact with such a caring, dynamic teacher. My son adores her and is doing so well. It seems that no matter what teacher you get, you can't go wrong! I love Partin. I wish my middle schooler could have gone there as well.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2005
Used to be a great school until a new Administration took over this year. It is no longer about the children!

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October 07, 2005
We have a now first grader who has gone from a private Montessori to Kindergarten at Partin. Very good school, heavy parental involvement. Our son has been challenged, content and is learning fast. We were concerned about the quality of FL schools having moved here from the Northeast. Great Place.

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August 03, 2005
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March 02, 2004
I have been proud to be a Partin parent for the last six years. I now have two children attending and have the opportunity to get to know and work with many of the outstanding teachers and staff. The teachers spend a lot of time planning lessons that capture the children's interest and makes learning fun. I have been welcomed into the classroom and our PTA meetings/family fun nights are consistently fun and informative for the whole family. There is a real sense of community pride in our school among all who are connected with it and I would highly recommend it to anyone relocating or just searching for the best school in Seminole County.

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no rating September 09, 2003
I am proud to say that I am a Partin parent! My children go to school everyday with a smile and enjoy learning! The teachers and parents work so well together and that's what makes Partin an 'A' school!

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
I agree with the parent who said 4th and 5th grade is more about discipline what a shame. I think they shouldn't put the young teachers with the older students they aren't experienced enough.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
With our daughter coming out of a private school in Illinois we were concerned about finding a highly rated public school.After a year at Partin under Mrs Huff last semester and Mr Russo this semester we are very happy with what our daughter has accomplished and with the level of teacher involvement.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2003
From the perspesctive as both a parent and teacher this school is excellent. The administration and staff are committed to the educational needs of the students and are willing to go the extra effort to make sure their goals are met.

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Partin Elementary School
1500 Twin Rivers Boulevard, Oviedo, FL  32766
(407) 320-4850
Last modified Partin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Partin Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top