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PK-8
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Spring Hill, FL
Students enrolled: 1,019

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3139 Dumont Avenue
Spring Hill, FL 34609

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January 22, 2014
The school lunch could be better!! between the cold over cooked food, it's not worth the 1.90!

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August 01, 2013
What a wonderful school I have found for my child!! From the office staff to the teachers, I am truly blessed! Very friendly and helpful!

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January 16, 2013
I totally agree with the post from 1/15 regarding Mr.Audette and Ms.Natale..they surpass expectations. I'm very blessed to have them teaching my daugher.

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August 26, 2012
My 2 children have gone here for 3 years. They were behind when they started due to the lack of effort that their previous school offered. School is beautiful and staff are very involved with reaching out to parents for involvement. Ive never seen so much involvement with parents before. A huge credit to this school. My children have done nothing but excelled in their education and well being. Lots of great communicaton. A+

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2011
This school is a hidden gem! The community atmosphere within the school is suberb. They take the time to recognize each student as an individual. They are able to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses and build upon both.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2011
JD Floyd is a great school. They provide a well rounded curriculum and try not to just teach the FCAT. Thee older classes go kyaking and this past year went on an overnight field trip to the Tampa Aquarium for up close coursework. Both my children are students, one in 2nd and one in the Middle School Magnet program. I love being able to check grades and see what homework/classwork has been assigned via Edline. It is a failproof system of communication and the staff and admin are always available.

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February 15, 2011
Ms. Grover and Ms. Pittman are EXCELLENT teachers! My daughter has been in their class this year and I have been very impressed by the two of them. They are very helpful and caring with great communication. They always resond any time that I have a question and this is a difficult trait to find in many teachers. My daughter loves the both of them and looks forward to going to school everyday to see them. She continues to have high grades in their class and as soon as she begins to struggle with something, both of these teachers give her all of the help that she needs. I would recommend these 2 to anyone! As for the school, I have loved JD Floyd. Great school with great staff!

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2010
As far as the school goes, this is the first year for my niece, so I don't have much to say about the school overall. However, two of the teachers really need to get their acts together. Patricia Pittman and Lisa Groover have absolutely no business teaching young children, and I use the term teaching VERY loosely. My niece needs extra help in math, and not only was that need IGNORED by her teachers, but when she got an answer wrong, they humiliated her in front of the class to the point where she was in tears. Teachers of young children should be NURTURING and ENCOURAGING and IN TUNE with their students NEEDS. My niece, fortunately, has been transferred from the class, but the damage is already done, her confidence is shot, and she received a failing grade without hesitation from her teacher after receiving NO HELP.

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no rating May 11, 2010
I think J. D. Floyd K-8 School of Environmental Science is an excellent school for children to grow both academically and socially. The Administration, teachers, staff, pta, and parents make it feel like one big happy family!!!! It is a very warm atmosphere but yet there is much discipline and there are rules!!!! J. D. Floyd was just the 'cool' school on Fox News, Go Floyd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2010
The kindergarten teachers Mrs. Bugner and Mrs. Lobianco are caring, patient, and kind. I have to be honest at first I was worried as this it's my first year dealing with school, my little girl don't ever stay away from me, but im very happy that our first experience was here at this school with the best teacher of all: Mrs. Bugner.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2010
My daughter attends J.D. Floyd and absolutely loves it. She is in 5th grade and she is getting the extra help she needs and it shows. She has an I.E.P and is an Honor Roll student. If that doesn't show what the school has to offer than I do not know what would. I am a very happy and proud parent.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2010
I can only say I agree with the last two postings. I've seen the same thing happen to my child and have been very disappointed as well. The attention and extra help is definitely not there for the students. I just hope the new principal is able to see some of the issues and resolve them.

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no rating December 20, 2009
I can't help it but I too but I am also comparing to Pasco County Schools. Pasco County Elementary schools are better than this one. Teachers are far more open to a parents input in Pasco than at Floyd. My son hates this school and doesn't want to go. I'm dissapointed.

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August 02, 2009
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no rating May 19, 2009
My son went to JD Floyd for K-5 and made A's all through. He went to another school after we relocated within the county and it was a cake walk for him.. This I felt was a direct result of the high academic requirements at Floyd especially due to the Math and Envir Science programs. He is going back to Floyd for Middle school due to school choice thank goodness. This school is very vigorous in their curriculum in Envir Science and Math, not to mention a lot of hwrk. My son is very grateful he is going back. I am thankful as well because I know he will be more challanged and better prepared for high school and beyond.

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April 08, 2009
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- submitted by a student
May 30, 2008
Great teachers and staff!

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2008
All of my kids have gone to this school and i am very happy and feel safe sending my two boys to this school.And they love the school.And are very happy there. Four of my kids went here.

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no rating March 26, 2008
In the past I have only dealt with extrodinary schools and teachers. Flloyd pales in comparision. Sub-standard classes, I had to pull my kids out because they were working below their level and their abilities. As soon as I did - they each soared! Ecah of my children are now 2-3 grade levesl ahead! So very sad, for a school that was tops 6 years ago. But the school board is shaking theings up a bit. Let hope for those who are still there, the changes are not coming too late!

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February 27, 2008
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December 11, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2007
I have 2 children in this school and let me tell you what, I am more than satisfied. My son almost did not pass kindergarten at a pasco county school last year and now that he is attending Floyd for 1st grade, he is making straight A's. My dughter was having trouble in math and now her math teacher is working with her one on one. I couldn't be happier with this school!

- submitted by a parent
September 29, 2007
number one a ++++ school and teachers!!!

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September 28, 2007
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September 28, 2007
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September 16, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2007
The school as well as the district has encountered poor leadership and a lack of forward vision. Overcrowded classrooms and poorly paid teachers do nothing for the morale of teachers, parents and students alike. It is disappointing as I have been here for 10 years and seen major changed in the school system. It is a shame to see a once great school (and district) go downhill!. China collins - parents of 2 boys who now do better in private school!

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December 12, 2006
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August 18, 2006
I had my child in this awful school for awhile before I had the good sense to remove her. I could not believe the amount of unprofessionalism that is apparent in everything - and it is all because of the poor leadership - the principal.

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August 02, 2006
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July 30, 2006
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June 16, 2006
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June 16, 2006
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June 14, 2006
I feel out of all the schools in hernando county, we landed in the worst one. The worst school experience ever. We will be going to private school next year.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2006
school is disorganized, lacks communication

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2006
Having been a part of this school, I can tell you that the disorganization and chaos you see from the outside does not even begin to compare to the mess and disunity within. Teacher's and staff are not given proper mentoring or guidance. There is a very low morale throughout the entire faculty community, and the Principal(s) as well as veteran teachers do very little to help the many newcomers. Needless to say, it provides for a tense environment for the students. Good luck J.D. Floyd...

- submitted by a teacher
May 02, 2006
I am totally disappointed in this school. I would never recommend anyone move into this school district. The academic programs do not teach the basics in reading or math it is some type of new math. The students do not have time to master anything before moving onto something else. This school year has been a nightmare and I am glad to be moving out of state.

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February 21, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2006
The level of parent involvement at JD Floyd is poor, as PTA President we have 185 PTA members out of a student body of 1350. My son is in K - and his teachers Mrs. Barrett and Mrs. Laurai are the best that a parent could ask for, and they work together great.

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January 24, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2006
After several years at JD floyd, I pulled my child out. When my child strated in 2000, the school was an 'A' schoo. In the last few years, the school has become overcrowed, Good teachers have left and are continuing to leave. The para-professonals grumble regarding administration and the teachers, a never ending cycle which breeds nothing but disrespect, contempt and discouragement among the adults. This, of course filters down to the children and the parents as we strugggle to get an understanding as to why the 'system' has started to break down. We also wonder why the county school board did not have the vision to recognize that the continuing influx of young families with children would lead to overcrowed schools, lowered learning skills and discontented educators. It is sad that J D Floyd among, other elementary schools in Spring Hill (Hernando county) suffer due to lack of creativity.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2005
Ihad two chidren in that sorry excuse for a school last year. Lets just say they are not there this year. They stole a year of my sons life,and he now will not graduate with his twin sister. Very bad school & principal,.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2005
My daughter is in Pre K ESE in this school and I have to say so far they have been absolutely wonderful. When I go to pick her up she really doesn't want to leave and that to me speaks volumes. The teachers are caring, patient, and kind. I have to be honest at first I was worried as I have a child with special needs, but now I am completely confident in their abilities to teach my child.

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May 24, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2005
I have two kids in this school, one in 3rd grade and one in Kindergarten. Teacher my son has now is good and so was the one he had in second grade. My daughters teacher I am not to crazy about. She doesn't communicate with the parents very well. The school is over crowded and I don't like the fact that the the auditorium and the cafeteria are all in one room. For Phys Ed. the kids have do go outside. It is not a fully enclosed school meaning the doors to the classrooms are outside the building as opposed to inside and there are several moblile units that they have to use as classrooms on the property. It does have an A rating which is why I moved into this area but I don't like the overcrowding.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2005
Frankly overcrowded classroms are an issue. It is a good way to lose good quality teachers and we are already losing them right and left. Music? Art? Sports? Extremely limited!! Very low on the priority list at this school. The jury is still out on the Principle, But so far, most of the teachers, paras and other parents I speak with are extremely disatisfied. I myself have been less than impressed. However, One of the assistant principles, Ms Harts has been a blessing for those kids! The front office staff is less than friendly and obviously personality challenged. Those unhappy in their jobs, should find another one.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2005
I agree that overcrowding is the biggest issue, But I attribute that to the Hernando County School Board which seems to push personal interests above the good of the children. My childrens teachers have been excellent and dedicated. However, many good teachers are leaving because of the lack of support from the county administration.

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March 31, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2005
My daughter and I are very happy with the education she is receiving in the 3rd grade. We relocated from NYC so I was concerned at first about the education at Floyd but there was nothing to worry about. She is way above average and the teachers all challange her to do even better. Music and art are also just as great and important as academics, unfortunately there is no sports that I know of other than the YMCA onsite afterschool. The school grounds are bueatiful with lots of wild life and gardens. The only thing I would change would be the class size. Even with the classes as large as they are due to the constant growth in the area and the excellent reputation it holds the school is still top rated at 'A'.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2005
the biggest challenge facing this school is the overcrowding issue.The administration of this school seems very caring and committed to their students. This would be an ideal school if it had half the number of students it currently has.

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November 18, 2004
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November 18, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2004
I am having problems with the science program at JD Flyod...tough situation when a child asks for help because they do not understand the subject and gets no help but only lectures. The Environmental Science project was to be a good thing....but if the children can not learn science what good is it going to be? One builds upon the other. Up until this year I was happy with the school overall.

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September 17, 2004
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John D. Floyd K-8 School Of Environmental Science
3139 Dumont Avenue, Spring Hill, FL  34609
(352) 797-7055
Last modified John D. Floyd K-8 School Of Environmental Science is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John D. Floyd K-8 School Of Environmental Science Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 54 reviews. Top