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Rockledge, FL
Students enrolled: 542
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1700 Clubhouse Dr
Rockledge, FL 32955

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(321) 617-7700
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August 13, 2014
I am excited about the new principal and all he has to offer. We attended Suntree Elementary a couple of years ago and he was so wonderful there. I was disappointed with Williams, but soon learned how to navigate to make it work for us. I am looking so forward to this year and Mr. Reed's involvement.

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August 06, 2014
My daughter has been attending this school for several years now and I have two more that will be joining. I am happy with the school overall. There are areas that can be improved but I have never felt like me child was being denied an excellent education. I am very involved in the school and as such am aware of the dynamics. I have made it a point to do so because I am my child's advocate and the only person that will stand up for her. The teachers she has had have been wonderful and it is clear they are doing this job for the best interest of the students. With the new changes in the administration, I know that only better things can come and our family of five is looking forward to it.

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May 02, 2014
We were very disappointed with the administration and teachers at this school. The staff seems very unhappy working there and it is noticed by the children. My child asked me how the teachers and staff could go an entire day without breaking a smile. We were very disappointed with my child's teacher. The school seems very "institutionalized." During a conference with my child's teacher, I expressed concern over my child's safety after witnessing a fight on the playground while the two teachers on duty didn't notice because they were laughing and talking among each other with their back to the children. When I brought this to the school's attention, one of the teachers on duty became very aggressive towards me and called me a liar. I contacted the principle concerning an issue with my child's teacher, but the principle was absolutely no help and expressed no concern towards my issue. My child was removed from this school, which we are extremely happy with our decision. I am aware of other students that changed schools due to similar concerns.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2014
This is an ok school, not an excellent one.the principal has to be changed, as she doesn't do much. Some teachers are horrible, some teacher are okay and a few are really good. 4th grade is not too good, 5th grade is the worst and disorganized, other grades are fine. Some reviews are written by the staff, if you read them you know which ones are written by the parents! I will have to move my kids which is frustrating as we live close to the school. I am right now thinking really hard on the right thing to do for my kids.

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October 02, 2013
I have had nothing but positive experiences with this school so far. This is our first year attending, and I am completely satisfied with the level of support and services we have received. Communication with my child's teacher has been prompt and attentive, which is important to me. Having a student with special learning needs and services, it feels great sending her off knowing she is in caring and supportive hands who can help her learn, grow and reach her full potential. I also am impressed with the amount and variety of after school activities they have for the children!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2012
Ralph Williams is a great public school for students with parent involvement. Teachers are receptive when parents ask questions and expect the best guidance for student achievement. There are many extra-curricular activities offered after school. The school is nestled in a community that encourages walking and biking to school. RW is a Glasser model school and has also won the national blue ribbon school award.

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August 27, 2012
I can't think of one good thing to say about this school. The front office staff are rude, the principle is very unapproachable and unwilling to help children that have problems... it's just a shame. Our neighbors feel the same- in fact a few of us are planning to move to get away from this school.

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December 06, 2011
Ralph Williams Elementary is holding up wonderfully in an environment under flex, due to the closing of the space shuttle program! The teachers, staff and administration know most of the students by name and there is a strong sense of community! My kids have really enjoyed their time at Ralph Williams!

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December 05, 2011
This is a TERRIBLE school. Take your kids and run! I had heard some bad things about the school and its teachers before moving in the area, but figured it was just hear say. Boy do I regret that! My kids went from A honor roll students to D's and F's and we aren't even out of the first grading period. The teachers will not work with the parents at all, Communication is rare. I found that the school board has also had several complaints and we aren't the only ones with these issues. The principal always backs the teachers instead of believing the students or parents account. I can't believe that anyone has had any good experiences at this school. I wouldn't recommend this school to my worst enemy.

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July 21, 2011
We were very impressed with Ralph Williams Elementary and have had only positive experiences with this school. Our children's teachers showed excellent compassion and enthusiasm, and they had a great ability to make our kids excited about learning. Parental involvement is outstanding, and we were very pleased with the strong sense of community.

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June 23, 2010
Ralph Williams has not been a good school for my son. He has focusing issues and all the school faculty want you to do is to put your child on medication. I ended up having to do this because they were not helping him get through this tough time. My son had problems in Kinder and he was moved to 1st grade which was ok. (I would rather him repeat 1st than Kinder). But If the school noticed this problem in Kinder, you would think that if he started out his 1st grade year having difficulties they would have stepped in to help him.......definitely not the case!!! I had to push for him to get testing done. It was to late in the school year so now he is repeating 1st grade. What happend to "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND"?????

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no rating July 31, 2009
Ralph Williams is an excellent school. My oldest daughter just left last year and I have to say she was well prepared for Middle School. My youngest daughter is currently attending and completely enjoys attending. The staff is nothing but excellent and the administration make you feel completely at home. It is well kept, very clean and the children are taught to be respectful of not just the facilities but of each other. You cannot go wrong with this school.

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September 10, 2008
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May 12, 2008
We have been at this school for 3 years and have been very happy. The school has high academic standards for the students and the 'A' rating shines through in all areas. There is tremendous parent involvement and the community that surrounds the school is a fantastic family oriented place to live and raise a family.

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March 11, 2008
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February 27, 2008
We have been at Ralph Williams for two years and are very pleased with the school envirnoment, teachers and education our children our getting. There is a lot of community support for the school with a lot of parent volunteers in the classroom. Our children have really enjoyed the teachers they have and the teachers make sure they stay challenged and work to their potential.

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April 25, 2007
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May 19, 2006
Williams is a wonderful school. The teachers and staff are dedicated, committed to excellence in achievement and individual potential as well as truly caring for the children. The quality of the academics is high. There is strong support for the school by the PTO and the community of Viera. Truly an A+ school.

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June 09, 2005
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May 29, 2005
Ralph Williams Elementary is a school that has great pride in its student body. The quality in the teachers are high, but the style in which the curriculum is taught is boring. The curriculum is very text book based. This can cause a problem for children who learn better in a hands on environment or in groups.

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August 16, 2004
We have had several wonderful years at Williams and it only gets better. The teachers are top notch in their academics, training and care of their students. The Williams community of Viera is very warm and welcoming. My children have both exceeded grade level expectations through the quality instruction. Williams is great at making families feel right at home at their school.

- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2004
I had an excellent experience at this school. My son's kidergarten teacher made his experience with schools wonderful. He had so much fun at school and learned to read at a second grade level. The other parents were all very supportive and I felt like a real part of a community. We were sad to move.

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June 08, 2004
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May 06, 2004
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School Mascot: Sandhill Crane School Colors: Dark Green and Maroon School Vision Statement:" Students at Ralph Williams Elementary discover that learning adds quality to their lives."

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Ralph M Williams Junior Elementary School
1700 Clubhouse Dr, Rockledge, FL  32955
(321) 617-7700
Last modified Ralph M Williams Junior Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ralph M Williams Junior Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top