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1414 Chowkeebin Nene
Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 488-7322
(850) 922-2372
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April 26, 2015
The administration are all smiles, they will take you on a tour and "sell you" anytime, just stop by. Very friendly and welcoming. They have apple computer labs, smart boards, new windows, somewhat secure permitters (to the passerby). There's something wrong with the culture of the staff, they bark, shout, and punish children w/ grades. Children are not sent to the principal's office, teachers are allowed to give them no lower than a C grade when they act up. The parent/staff committee is fruitless. Parents are frustrated w/ the lack of common sense. Children do not receive regularly scheduled daily recess/unstructured play and if they do, it is less than 30 mins. The school day is 8:30a-3:50p. Their after school program also prevents them from playing on the playground. The school perks are only as good as the involved parents and the kids suffer from lack of involvement from non-involved families who don't teach kids outside of school. There's something wrong at the school as it starts from the top down - the kids are losing out because of it.

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December 13, 2013
my school meets all my need and helped me succesfully reach my athletic and acidemic goals

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February 25, 2011

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March 18, 2009
I love this school the teachers are awsome and the curriculum is wonderful too! My kids love the school also! the kids there will succeed to the fullest with help of their parents and teachers. love this school!

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August 27, 2008
I am very happy to say that I finally found a school that meets my son's needs. The administration and teachers are very well organized and caring. This is the best public school my son has ever been to in the State of Florida. Thanks.

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July 09, 2008
In my opion Hartsfield Elementary has the best ESE programs in Leon County now. The teachers and aides are so caring, but still expect alot out of their students no matter the students' ability. I feel at ease when my child is at school knowing that they are in good and capable hands.

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March 25, 2008
As a graduate of Hartsfield, I was excited to have my child attend the same school I did. Well, things are totally different. Kids are not be accounted for (lose), some teachers and the principal patients are unprofessional. I am very disappointed with Hartsfield, I expected more. Therefore, I could not recommend Hartsfield to anyone at this present time.

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September 18, 2006
As a mother of a child in second grade, I've been very pleased with Hartsfield Elementary. The school is very involved with trying to make the school a pleasant and educational experience for the children. They have an excellent accelerated learning program for grades 3-5 which provides higher learning one day a week for the upper level kids. There is a lot of emphasis from grades 2-5 to take accelerated reading tests throughout the week. This encourages ongoing reading. There are also educational field trips. Finally, the extended day care program is good and the children enjoy the activities and are given time to do homework. The faculty have a positive attitude and seem to enjoy their work. I mentor 1 hour a week, so I observe some of these activities first hand. So far, my experience, as well as my daughter's at Frank Hartsfield Elementary has been very enjoyable.

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March 07, 2006
I think the quality of the academic programs are wonderful. My son particular loves his science lab. He spends several minutes telling me about the snakes, mices and crabs, etc. He also is excited about the vegetable garden. I thinks Hartsfield has the perfect balance, a caring and learning enviornment. I think they nurture the whole student, academically and emotionally.

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March 31, 2005
If you have a pre-K or K special-needs child, this is NOT the school for you. Undertrained aides have no concept of behavior management; poor communication with parents; staff is unaware of state rules and regulations regarding accomodations for special children. Be very careful with your IEP and know your rights.

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December 27, 2004
Hartsfield is a wonderfully diverse school with teachers and parents who are committed. They are focused on academics, but manage to bring fun into almost every lesson in the form of special projects, etc. Hartsfield is serious about discipline and structure for its students. Although the classes are available, there is less focus on Music, Arts and Sports; however, there is a choral group for interested students, and violin lessons, as well. In the past five years, I have been very pleased with Hartsfield.

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October 06, 2003
Was hesitant to put my children there at first. Feeling like it was the right decision. Teachers are soft spoken but firm. Very concerned and loving, which is something I didn't expect in public school where teachers are so underpaid and over worked. I guess that is part of the reason the school is so successful. Most importantly my children are happy.

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Frank Hartsfield Elementary School
1414 Chowkeebin Nene, Tallahassee, FL  32301
(850) 488-7322
Last modified Frank Hartsfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Frank Hartsfield Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top