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11010 Nob Hill Road
Parkland, FL 33076

(754) 322-9150
(754) 322-1977
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August 14, 2015
Some people are rating this school poorly because of a district boundary issue. The boundary is set by the district and has nothing to do with the school or the school staff. Heron Heights is a wonderful school!

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August 14, 2015
I love this school! There are so many activities that other schools just aren't doing anymore! The teachers go above and beyond! In in love with the multiage program!

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August 14, 2015
I have nothing but love for Heron Heights. The parents are extremely involved and the teachers. My daughter's 4th grade teacher recorded lessons for her to watch later on. Who does that?

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August 13, 2015
I think the foundation of this values begins at home with the Parent -Child relation and family connection. The school can reinforce that by teaching them what are the smart decisions to make in different situation that they found day by day.

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August 13, 2015
My kids attend this school and We all are happy with the experience. The teachers, administrative personnel , cafeteria and volunteers make the difference. If you have the opportunity get involved ! :) It's an excellent opportunity.

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August 12, 2015
The attention of the front desk staff is excellent, always very friendly. Participated as a volunteer in many school activities and had an opportunity to interact with many friendly, cooperative and caring teachers. Teachers Take care of the car line and children pickup carefully and with enthusiasm. Very happy with the environment and academic performance of our daughter.

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August 12, 2015
Great school, a lot of parent involvement. Wonderful staff and Teachers. School is neat and clean, super safe for kids. Parents and kids are a great group, lovely neighborhood.

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August 11, 2015
My son and daughter are currently attending this school and we all love it!!! They've had great teachers who have always been there to answer any questions or concerns. The administration is great and has never hesitated to assist us when needed. The front office ladies are always very friendly and helpful. One of the reasons we moved to Parkland was because of the school and we are happy that we did.

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August 11, 2015
Friendly /profesional staff : front end ladies, teachers, cafeteria personal... Everybody is Excelente ! Good teachers Excelente Afer care program Great PTA They have good activities through the yr for the kids Clean school Great facilities

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December 17, 2014
This school is closed out, it is no longer open to students. We moved to Parkland within district in December and we are not allowed to send our child to the school. We spent a fortune to live in Parkland just for the schools. Now we have to send our child to a neighboring B rated school. The rapid population growth of Parkland is putting amazing stress on it's schools. The test scores for Heron Heights has been in rapid decline since it opened. Great Schools shows the class size as nice and small but it's actually 22-24 students per class.

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September 11, 2014
I am VERY disappointed with this school! People think that just because you are in Parkland the schools are so much better , this school is no different than the rest of this community it has a flashy exterior with no real substance. Honestly, the curriculum is the same all over the county. I have not been happy with the teachers and the treatment I have received thus far from them and the staff. I have had real concerns about my child and the last thing I want in return is avoidance or defensiveness. I couldn't agree more with some of the other not so nice comments on this site. The Principle is untouchable; serious concerns brought up to higher level staff regarding teachers etc, is treated again with defensiveness and excuses. In Broward we pay a lot for taxes and our dollars are really put to poor use. Our kids deserve better!!

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August 22, 2014
I would give this school zero stars if that were an option. We bought a house in Parkland with the understanding that the area has excellent schools. However, they fail to inform you that the school is only excellent for those "gifted" children. If your child has any type of disability or learning difference for example, learning disabilities, ADHD, mild autism spectrum, CP, speech-language etc the school does not have the ability to teach children with learning differences nor do they want to. I provided them ample time to educate my child and he has regressed educationally under their care. I would advise strongly not to buy a home in this area. If you are going to spend 800K plus on a home, go to Boca and send your child to private school.

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June 22, 2014
Parkland is known for it's schools. I have been highly disappointed in the quality of the education at this school. My child can barely read and the school did not provide any interventions to remedy this. Would not recommend moving to Parkland for this school. I would save up for private as it's the only place your child will get a real education that is comparable to anything up north.

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May 30, 2014
If your house is the correct size? Are you are a member of the correct synagogue? Do you have your child enrolled in the correct sports at the correct facility? Then your family will do splendidly here. If not, you should probably look elsewhere. My kid was bullied and was subsequently diagnosed with depression at age six. The way it was handled was wildly inappropriate. The way "room moms" are allowed to speak to children as if they are trained staff is outrageous. I feel incredibly guilty for leaving him there for as long as I did, but I believed in them. How could this big, beautiful, fancy school not do the right thing? Because it's all smoke and mirrors. The principal seems like a decent guy that cares...but good luck getting access to him. You have to get through the real strong arms there first. The parents are possibly the worst part of the entire place. I'm not sure what's worse: the way they allow their children to be pushy, entitled brats or the way they walk around like they own the place. How about you go out and get real jobs/hobbies instead of helicoptoring around your kids' school all day, every day?

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October 08, 2013
I believe Heron Heights Elementary is one of the best school in Broward County. The principle is an amazing person. His cooperation with parents is outstanding. He is a problem solver. School is very nice and clean. Teachers and office administrates are very helpful. I love this school.

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October 03, 2013
It is my daughter 2nd year she started in Kindergarten and she loves the school and her teachers are very good

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September 17, 2013
Our son attended Heron Heights since its opening. He just graduated 5th grade in May. It is a great school and he had great teachers. I cannot say enough nice things about Ms. Balbier, Ms. Brown, and Mr. Gibson. They are phenomenal and he learned so much despite his slight Asperger's. He is now breezing through middle school because he was taught such good study habits. The front desk staff is so sweet and always knew us even though we were not able to volunteer hardly at all. I am glad that he received such a good education, and I wish them continued success. We have now moved to Tampa, and are also having a great experience at the new school.

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September 17, 2013
Does anyone else have a problem with parking or an hour line to drop off children? I sold a home to a client in Heron Bay and they don't get busing so they are upset that the situation at this school is dire. I know Forbes magazine rated Parkland schools #1 in the US so I gave Parkland 5 stars not to mention I raised 2 boys from kindergarten to college in Parkland.

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September 16, 2013
I have my daughter in second grade and son in kindergarten are super-happy! super friendly people found many friends. I am very happy with the school! facilities management staff and highly qualified teachers

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August 21, 2013
My daughter had attended this school for four years and I can't wait to move! There is inadequate parking.. or should I say NO parking to pick your child up. The teachers seem unenthused and should have retired ten years ago. Front desk secretary is rude and uninformed. Five stars to deputy Ware! We love you!

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August 20, 2013
We took our son out of a private school to attended Heron Heights for 1st through 3rd grade and it was an excellent school. The teachers were excellent, the front office ladies are awesome and the principal is one of the best I ever dealt with. The school nurse took excellent care of my son who suffers from Asthma and the police officer is so kind and sweet... It is a very dafe school. Parents are very involved in the school and I met lots of nice parents which is unusual in South Florida... We moved out of the area last year, and I still drove 30 miles back and forth for my son to finish out the school year. If we had not moved, my son would still be at Heron Heights. I highly recommend this school for any parent moving into the area.

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August 17, 2013
My child joined this school in 4th grade and the teacher was pathetic..There are some good teachers ..but there are bad apples too. This particular teacher is Mrs. Srebnik. Not at all interested in teaching. The principal doesn't respond to your emails. If you get a good teacher, the school is good..New modern facilities.

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August 15, 2013
This is one of the best schools in Broward County. A+ Staff, Administration, Students and Parents.

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July 30, 2013
I am interested in any community activities at Heron Heights Elementary School. My sister will be teaching there this year.

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May 24, 2013
This school may be in an affluent neighborhood with great parental involvement, but this school is seriously lacking in terms of challenging the students. My son has attended Heron Heights since Kindergarten, and his teachers in K and 1st were okay. There was nothing exceptional about those two years. His 2nd-grade year was the absolute worse! We ended up putting him in enrichment classes outside of school. There was no depth to the instruction, homework was ridiculous, and the teacher clearly had no expectations of the students because what my child did bring home was an indicator of that. Needless to say, we refuse to go through another year at that school as he did not learn anything. We decided to pull him and have him reassigned to Tradewinds. Looking forward to a new year with solid academic growth in the coming year! My only regret is not pulling him sooner, but fortunately our daughter will not be going to that school.

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April 29, 2013
Coming from New York, this school is the best around. Parents are very involved and the teachers are very well experienced. Foreign language is offered as a special. I know in New York a foreign language was not an option in elementary school. Also, there are numerous clubs after school to further your childs education. Overall, a great school and community.

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April 11, 2013
2 stars is based on only one year in 5th grade, at this school in the "gifted" program. Being a New Yorker and comparing to prior years learning there...I can tell you that there is NO COMPARISON. Waste of a year for us. As someone said...looks new and pretty on the outside - no substance on the inside. Parents are definitely very involved...but must not really realize what's going on here.

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March 18, 2013
Good faculty that goes out of their way to help their students and is very proactive , especially with gifted students.

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August 23, 2012
Overall,I am impressed by the teachers at this school. The teachers keep parents informed and have the students best interest in mind. Great P.T.A. as well. However,the administration is inadequate. The principal does not respond to e-mails or telephone calls. Good luck in dealing with the principal!

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February 26, 2012
My child is in the gifted program. Each child is given an individual gifted plan, however, to my knowledge all are taught the same. My child never brought home different assignments from the rest of the class to highlight areas of giftedness. I feel my child could have been more challenged and am disappointed with the program. No foreign language is taught which is also a disappointment.

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December 28, 2011
Useless and arrogant administration. All politics and no substance. Throwing money into a situation does not correct the problems.

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April 09, 2011
We have two students at this fantastic school. The facility itself is less than two years old, is full of amenities, and provides an inspiring place to learn. The parental involvement is very high, which is always a positive in my opinion. The administration is open to ideas and is able to recruit top teachers. Both of my kids have first time teachers this year, something we were concerned with going into the year. Both have been great. Again, the administration was able to recruit top new teachers and did an excellent job setting up a mentoring program for them. The school attracted and retains some excellent and very experienced teachers as well. Many top teachers jumped at the opportunity to work at this new school, in an affluent area with a great reputation. The school offers several after school enrichment programs for every grade level. As a graduate of Florida public schools I can only imagine how much more successful I would have been in life had I attended the great schools of the northeast. But for those of you that choose to live in lowly Florida, it would be difficult to find a better school than Heron Heights.

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February 03, 2011
If this is your first school and you have nothing to compare it to, you will probably be happy with this school. Or if you are comparing this school with other Florida schools, you will likely be happy, because it is better than other public schools in FL. However, if you have had any experience in a decent school in almost ANY state outside of Florida - you WILL be disappointed. Though there are some wonderful dedicated teachers, the education level is 1 to 3 years behind other state's public schools. There is good reason why families leave this state, in mass exodus, in order to give their kids a better education. If education is a family priority, run like the wind.

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January 17, 2011
The best elementary school in broward and palm beach counties,on par with the North east schools

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November 10, 2010
Not at all impressed with this school. Looks good on the surface because it's all new and "green", but look deeper and you'll see that it's all bells and whistles; no real substance. Leadership is unorganized, unresponsive, and untrustworthy. There are some great teachers, however specials - such as art, music, NO foreign language, etc. - leave too much to be desired. Go elsewhere if you have a choice.

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May 22, 2010
My son is in Kindergarten this year and we are very pleased with this school. The teachers are fantastic and academics are top notch. It's a brand new school and the campus is great.

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Heron Heights Elementary School
11010 Nob Hill Road, Parkland, FL  33076
(754) 322-9150
Last modified Heron Heights Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Heron Heights Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 60 reviews. Top