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Sarasota, FL
Students enrolled: 750

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4747 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231

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(941) 361-6424
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October 01, 2015
Could not be happier with this school. Excellent communication between teaching staff and students. The only downside is the lack of parking.

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September 09, 2015
I'm very disappointed. My daughter is in first grade and we are thinking of taking her out. 700 and something students and this is exactly how it feels and is- just a number- your kid is just a number in this school. The teacher can care less and the Principal is the rudest woman. Nobody really cares about the kids in this school. Do your research if you just moved to sarasota there are better schools out there.

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May 23, 2014
Phillippi Shores Elementary School I am not very impressed with this school. I have a second and fifth grader. I feel teachers and school staff don't worry much about kids' grades and how to help those who need extra help. I think they are more worried about kids running in the halls than the academics!

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May 23, 2014
Phillippi Shores Elementary My daughter and son go to this school. My son's grades are not the best. I know that teachers are not obligated to worry about "one" student only, but I feel that the school should have tutors available for the kids that need it. I spoke to the principal about having extra help for kids and she said that kids received help with their homework at the after school program and she said to go to some church in the neighborhood. I think the school should do more to try to help kids.

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May 15, 2011
Our daughter attended kindergarten, first and 1/2 of second grade. We moved due to my husband's new employment. It took a month and a half and several calls to Phillippi Shores for her new school in New Mexico to receive her records. Her new teacher showed me the folder containing four pages. There were NO test scores nor the records for kindergarten and first grade years. The principal, Allison Foster, is not concerned with students whose parents have to work and cannot be a part of the PTA. If you are not one of the PTA you are lower than dirt under her feet. Most of the teachers and staff are the rudest people we have ever had to deal with. I do not feel that the School Board is very concerend with dealing with complaints or concerns about the school.

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May 12, 2010
This school is awesome, and as far as the dismissal process it is one of the safestin the county,,I have 2 children that go here now and one who is in 7th grade who went here and have had nothing but the best teachers and principals who care..

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May 01, 2010
Best public elementary school in sarasota! Teachers are awesome!!!

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March 11, 2010
I am not a big fan f this school. This is the first year for the principal and she does not seem to have a good handle on the teachers and policies. There is a dangerous situation with the cars and student pick up policy. My daughters teacher is unorganized and the classroom is chaotic. I am hoping for a better year next year.

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April 14, 2009
My son goes to this school, and we love it, his teacher Mrs Saunders is amazing.

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July 07, 2008
Phillippi is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers and a wonderful principal! Parent support is the best I've seen. The IB experience is proving to be extremely beneficial to my son. He loves Phillippi as well!

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October 31, 2006
Phillippi Shores Elementary has been a terrific experience. She is in her second year of violin class and wants to take chorus next year. Her classroom teachers have been the best. Parent involvement is encouraged, active PTA!

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October 19, 2006
I think Phillippi Shores is a terrific school, my daughter is in the advanced second grade class of Ms. Calabrese. I think Ms. Calabrese is a great teacher and a very good asset to my daughters education. My daughter would like to be more involved in music class, not sure when u have choir for elem students? The academics at Phillippi are also very good!

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September 19, 2006
We have been very happy witj Phillippi Shores. My daughter is in the first grade and her class retio is 1:14! We are very impressed with the International Baccalaureate Prgram they are working towards.

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May 21, 2006
I think this school offers a great education in a caring environment.

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May 17, 2005
Phillippi Shores will begin the process of becoming an IB school in 2005-2006. It has a very experienced principal who is overseeing the building of the new school, teachers who have been there for years amd a full time gifted program. I highly recommend Phillippi.

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August 08, 2003
Phillippi Shores has great parental involvement. Every teacher invovled in my son's education has been exceptionally excellent! They really care about the students. They have a wonderful full-time gifted program.

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Phillippi Shores Elementary School
4747 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL  34231
(941) 361-6424
Last modified Phillippi Shores Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Phillippi Shores Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top