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1101 Charles Street
Port Orange, FL 32129

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(386) 756-7130
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January 28, 2014
My daughter go there in kindergarten and she 5 like all kids in kindergarten ,but teacher think they are older then 5..not happy at all. Wish i can go difference school and never put my daughter thru this experience.

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August 12, 2013
My child has attended Sugar Mill Elementary since 2012 beginning in the summer for VPK, transitioned into Kindergarten, and now a first grader. His kindergarten year was a complete success. His teacher always communicated with me about my child and I made efforts to continue education with him at home. The administration is very involved with the students, they make sure there is a resolution to all problems. After school pick up, children have various locations for pick up YMCA, BUS PICK UP, PARENT PICKUP, and bikers and walkers, etc. . . Each pick up area has administration watching the area and children must notify administration before leaving the school. I also have a cousin who attends school here as well and he was a second grader now going to third grade, he was put in after school tutoring for reading by his teacher, she recognized a problem and brought forth solution. I love the staff and the parents that actually get involved with their students to be sure they are making the best of themselves academically. BRAVO to the NEW SCHOOL YEAR!! YAYAY!! for 2013

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February 09, 2013
My kindergarten son is having a great year at Sugar Mill. The administration and teachers are both highly skilled and dedicated to the academic, social and emotional well being of students. Communication is outstanding. How do we thank them?

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January 15, 2013
My daughter has been at SugarMill since kindergarten and is now in 5th grade. I love this school and I am sad because at the end of this year it will be her last. My hat goes off to the Pricipal and all the Teachers and PTA members. It really does takes a village to raise a child and I am greatful she had the oppourtunity to attend Sugarmill. Teachers are a big influence on our children just like parents. I truly believe we all try to lead by exzample because after all our children are our future and we all have to work together.

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September 18, 2011
MMy daughter has entered her second year at SME as a first grader. So far so good although last year was a nightmare! As a kindergartner she would take the bus daily to school and after about 2 weeks we were notified that she was showing up late to class although her bus was listed as arriving on time. I met with the principal since NO ONE could seem to locate our daughters where abouts for a 30 minute time span. Well the principal did NOTHING to address the issue, didn't even receive an update phone call. Its a bit concerning that a 5 year old was unsupervised on school campus. Needless to say we discovered what was going on but it took us as the parents to "spy" on her once she arrived at school The bus system is also horrific. They dropped our daughter off at the wrong spot once and drove by her pick up twice. Regardless of all this the teachers are outstanding. Mrs. Gresham was fabulous and Mrs.Marshall really inspires the kids to want to learn. Recommended for the teachers but the administration and bus system are very concerning!

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May 10, 2011
Are you kidding me??? Mrs. Marshall should not be teaching children period! Perhaps you should have visited the classroom!

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April 20, 2010
This school is the best school ever, we had custody of my nephew and he went there, and at his oll schools he was recieving nothing but F's and then we got him and got him into sugar mill and then they had him bringing in A;s. I love that school soo much my daughter who is 4 yrs old will be attending that school next year.

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June 08, 2009
The principal is the best in volusia county and you couldn't ask for more help from him whenever needed. Plus the first grade teacher Mrs. Marshall is the best cause my son has special needs and she treated him like one of her own kids and loved him dearly and he loved her. If you want to send your kids to an awesome school with great teachers and even better principal then this is the school. It should have a 10 out of 10 cause it is totally awesome and I feel very blessed to have my son going to such a wonderful school. The best one in volusia!!

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June 08, 2009
Best school around. My son has been going there for 2 years now and love everything about it. The prinicipal is the best anywhere and couldn't say enough about him or the school.

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May 23, 2009
This is by far one of the best schools ever!! I have two children that attend this school! I have never had one problem and my children have come so far! The whole staff is outstanding! I can not wait for my other two children to start school!

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May 14, 2009
It really makes me sad to hear about your experience with your child --- parent with a disabled child. I must say that my child is blessed with Mrs. Harris. She is grand. Although she has had many obstacles this year, she did not quit. I like her very much and she cares about all her students. I like the Vice Principal also, Mrs. Ross.

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May 13, 2009
My son is a special needs student and the principal would not do anything to help me with his problems. I have been to schools with grades lower than this one and got more help for my son then this school. They always tell you to talk to the prinicpal but whenever I did nothing was ever done the prinicpal could care less about the parents as long as he gets paid.

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May 28, 2008
This is where my son went to Kindergarten and the teachers are the best and I do believe that my son was very lucky to go to such a great school. The principal is so nice and will help you with anything possible in a split second. My son's teacher, Ms. Schultz was always nice and kind and caring and answered all my questions and one of the best teachers around volusia county today.

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May 08, 2006
My daughter is just finishing up 2nd Grade at Sugar Mill Elementary and I could not be more pleased with the school, curriculum and staff. She is currently not involved in any extracurricular activities, but I am hoping that she will develop an interest within the next year or two. The staff is friendly and helpful and will meet with you any time you request it. I highly recommend SME to any Port Orange resident. C. Lasky Port Orange

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March 31, 2006
Our son is in the ESE PreK class at Sugar Mill and we couldn't be more pleased. He has come so far! The teachers are wonderful and devoted. What an excellent experience. I can't rave enough about our ++ experience!

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March 01, 2006
My six year old daughter attends first grade ESE at sugar mill and also attended kindegarden there our experience with the school has been a mixture althoug her ESE class has just three other children I found that the amount of educational progress she has atained from the class setting is minimal and I also have found that the inter racial mixture is low

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December 07, 2003
My grandson is in Mrs. Gladden's class, where I am a Tuesday morning volunteer. This teacher is awesome. She exhibits caring, patience, control; she listens, observes, responds, instructs, corrects, disciplines; she guides and encourages each child....and each Tuesday I am amazed and thankful for her preparedness and expertise and am thankful that my grandson is in her class. A puzzle to me, though, is the absence of teacher aide's. Mrs. Gladden does an awesome job with only unskilled volunteers assisting; what other miracles could she accomplish with trained aides? It boggles the imagination!

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Sugar Mill Elementary School
1101 Charles Street, Port Orange, FL  32129
(386) 756-7130
Last modified Sugar Mill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sugar Mill Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top