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Tampa, FL
Students enrolled: 692

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8507 North Habana Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614

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(813) 975-7380
(813) 631-4153
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August 30, 2013
Love, love, love this school!! Great teachers, great principal, great learning! This school has a zero tolerance policy which I also love. The P.E. class is 1 hour long every day of the week. We never had that in regular public school. Anyway, I'm very happy with everything at this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2013
this school is the best the teachers are great they really care about the kids they keep you up to date on all things and paren involvement is great i would recommend this school to anyone and everyone

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2012
I absolutely love this school, from the office staff to the teachers and Cafeteria staff. My daughter has been going to this school for the past 3 years and she loves it. All of her teachers have been spectacular. I'd recommend this school to anyone who wants their child to get an excellent education.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2012

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2012
this is a great school..staff really worries about the students n they have a awesome commitment..

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2011
I remember going to this school five years ago. Great school, but some teachers were very rude to parents and students, because I remember once, my teacher was yelling at the student for no reason.

- submitted by a community member
February 08, 2011
Twin Lakes is a great school focused on education and family involvement. They have lots of extracurricular activities and field trips to keep the kids interested in learning!

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
My son Eddie is in the EELP class and since day one everyone on the staff has been very helpful. My son has autism and I was fearful of him not fitting in or getting lost in the school but the school is a very safe and organized school I love everything about it! Elizabeth Morales

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2009
twin lake have been a great school for my three children and my nephews thank you twin lakes your the best

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2008
My son loves this school. He loves the teachers and the fun extra curricular activities. I have personally never had any issues with them. My son is an A student and I believe they have always done right by him.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2008
I went to Twin Lakes for 6yrs and i loved it! I am a straight A student. I learned so much there ! Great school! I recommend it.

- submitted by a student
January 18, 2007
I absolutely love this school. I drove my children here for 8 years and regret taking them out for the local school here. My kids learned so much and the parental involvement is so much more here. At least once a month activities. the chorus program was always fun and entertaining.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2006
My daughter went two years here. Absolutely love the teachers and students. Teachers are firm believables of education. Constant communication with faculty. Also 'a' school. Your child will learn in this school

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2006
great teachers and staff. daughter learned a lot in fifth grade when other school slack. I think they made her ready for middle school

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2006
Twin Lakes Elm. has a great staff. Our son has attended for 5 years and has been enrolled in their ESE program; he has continued to excel throughout his elementary school career.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2006
This was my daughter's first public school. She is now in first grade. I have found the teacher's to be very caring however see that there may be issues in overcrowding. There are a lot of activities however I don't see that first graders are very much involved. The school is lovely and the teachers are very involved with the students and intuitive with my childs need.

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2006
My child goes to Twin Lakes/Tampa and boy O boy, was this the worst mistake ever. I am not pleased as to what goes on. My child is in the first grade there and every day my child comes home upset. I askes my child what did you learn today, response 'nothing much'. I sat one day and observed what is being teached, and my child was right 'nothing much'. Cell Phone use in the school while teaching class should be banned. There is no place to park. My child is in a learning center and learns more in 2 hours then they do in eight. I am signing my child out of this school asap, because you should feel as if you are leaving your kids in good hands--not me, I worry every day what she has to deal with. Teachers/staff are so disrespectful and so disorganized.

- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2005
Twin Lakes is a quality school. They have very fair teachers who care about the diverse population of students who attend.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2005
Both of my nephews went to Twin Lakes and received a great educational start! We loved our teachers - responsive, they cared about the boys, and teamed with us to get them ready for 6th grade. Whenever we had an issue it was addressed quickly. I had to get approval on a science fair topic on a day off (in 4th grade, last minute of course :) and our kindergarten teacher helped me track down one of my nephews teachers. Wonderful school and wonderful staff. Both of my nephews are A students and doing really well in middle school.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2005
My son has attended three schools in Hillsborough county and I have never been seen teachers act in such a disrespectful manner towards myself and other parents. I feel that the teachers and office workers that I have seen and personally spoken with are just not happy to be there. Now, if they are this way to me I am concerned how they are with my child. When you leave your child all day at a school you should feel comfort in that;and I do not. I am currently looking at some magnet schools for my son. I would like to say his teacher is doing a good job. Thans,Jessica Mead

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2005
I have been with this school for 4 years with my daughter and have found that they are extremely helpful with furthering my daughters education.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2004
This school is horrible. The teachers are inadequate, the Principal really has no idea what she is doing, and the school itself isn't really safe. The teachers are really bad, they don't pay attention to the children because there are too many kids in each class. The Principal has no idea what is going on, and doesn't seem to be able to control her own teachers. Don't make the mistake of sending your child to this school.

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Twin Lakes Elementary School
8507 North Habana Avenue, Tampa, FL  33614
(813) 975-7380
Last modified Twin Lakes 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.
Twin Lakes Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top