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PK-5
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Temple Terrace, FL

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6700 Whiteway Drive
Temple Terrace, FL 33617

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September 11, 2014
Academically we have been very happy at Lewis. This is our second year and I had planned on sending my 4 year old there for kindergarten next year. however we are having issues now with bullying. It seems like in the past, the teachers and admin have handled the incidents with a "band aid" rather than going to the root of the problem. I spoke with another mother about it today and her child has had the same problem with the same 2-3 students. I have also heard that there are problems at the bike lock. My child is having problems in the cafeteria and playground. I plan on emailing the principal tomorrow and seeing if that helps. It is very upsetting that I have to worry about my child all day.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2014
This school is amazing! I love the teachers and all of there programs. My daughter enjoys it very much. I would recommend this school to everyone. Especially because it is a Dual Language school.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2014
I love Lewis school and my son he proved A lot and I am proud of him

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2013
The most unpleasant experiense I ever had. Staff are not helpful when comes to bullying. Child comes home in tears every single day. Emotinal bullying could be more devastating to a young child then phisical. Child reported to teacher, but no one ever help. Staff just ignore the facts.....

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2013
We love Lewis! Wonderful teachers and support class. I think the new core standards are great and the teachers are definitely working hard to implement them. Lovely community school. I will say that parent involvement is key for your child's success because they will have homework and have to understand the curriculum, but I think that's probably true for any school.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2013
Lewis Elementary is an excellent school for kids to attend. Not only is it rated one of the best elementary schools in the area, the sense of community and togetherness that you have when you are at the school is overwhelming. The teachers and administration strive to make this school one of the best in Tampa. In turn, the students that attend the school are excited to attend and want to learn so they can be high achievers.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2013
We have returned for first grade. My daughter has excelled at this school and is above grade level. The teachers are excellent and the staff has been very supportive and works hard to make sure its students have what they need. We have friends in nearby A schools and private schools and my daughter is on or above their reading and math levels. PTA is also outstanding and very involved which is extremely important. We love Lewis and my daughter is getting a top notch education!!

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
I really love Lewis. The staff and students are awesome.You can even take home animals from your teachers. Even though there are a few arguments here and there but that was a long time ago. I would suggest that you take your child to that school.

- submitted by a community member
January 02, 2013
My daughter is starting in 2013 we are looking around for a good school in temple terrace area

- submitted by a community member
November 27, 2012
I love lewis elementary. I went from kindergarden through fourth grade and i wish i couldve finished it off with fifth grade. Its a wonderful place to be and scince third grade i was in the a.g.p program which is a program for gifted students. I have learned so much from there. We took field trips to silver springs and the straz center, st. Augustine, ybor city, and more. The teachers are amazing and the kids are fun and sharing andscince there are only five stars i hae to give it five but its more like a billion and one! My name is ruh abdullah and lewis elementary is the best!!!!!! P.S i am a student but there were no tabs for student so i picked other:)

- submitted by a community member
July 29, 2012
We have been part of the Lewis family since the 2008-09 school year. This past year (2011-12) we welcomed the arrival of a strong principal and new AP. The new leadership has brought positive changes to Lewis, including after school enrichment programs. The commitment level of the teachers and parents has not waivered. The teachers are experienced and communicate clearly with me regarding my children. The PTA is supportive of the school and there is a strong sense of teamwork among the administration, educators and parents. This sense of teamwork/involvement is what makes Lewis unique. There is also a shared belief that we can continue to improve and excel beyond the Florida DOE standards. At Lewis the focus is on the whole child....academics as well as character. Lewis will continue to perform well as long as the educators, parents and community support each other and the students.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2012
My two children go to this school: 2nd grade / 4th grade. They love the school and their teachers. The principal is great! We are originally from New Jersey and this school has been really wonderful. My children tell me I am not allowed to move again because they don't want to leave this school. The teachers do their best to encourage the students to do their best which includes awards after each Marking Period.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2011
WIth our move to Florida, this has not been the best of experiences. There is a general miscommunication with staff... that being said, I can see how the school might have been good in the past and agree with the previous post of "thank god" it is over.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 05, 2009
Lewis is an incredible example of a public school that really goes above and beyond in every way. The faculty is exemplary, the student culture is active and diverse, and there is an extraordinarily high rate of volunteerism . My daughter attends and has had the best time doing so many things: chorus, science fair, student council, patrol. She is in her last year and hates to think of leaving and so do we. What a great place to learn and grow!

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June 26, 2009
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November 14, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
October 23, 2008
Both of my children have attended Lewis.It is a good schhol but communication between ap and parents stinks.She does not hesitate to talk to your child and never inform you.I miss the old ap.Thank God this is our last year at Lewis

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2008
My child has been at Lewis k-5 (current yr 5th). I will miss them dearly. The only gripe I have is communication could be better. They foster a very loving enviroment and are very family oriented. Its like being a part of a small town school. My son has grown so much in every area due to the love and patience of the teachers. Go Panthers!

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February 26, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 19, 2008
Lewis has proven to be a very good school. My child enjoys going to class and enjoys school activities.

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November 08, 2007
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August 14, 2007
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March 04, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 16, 2006
I think that Lewis is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 13, 2006
I have 3 children @ Lewis Elementary School. We love Lewis and the teachers, staffs. Our kids come home with such learning experience. We have bright kids, that is the reason that Lewis Elemetary is the school of choice. Special thanks to the Principal and her staff, Mrs Sekoulis(2nd grade), Mrs. Capwell(1st grade), all the 5th grade teachers, library staffs, kitchen staffs, maintenance, etc... Thank you Lewis for giving my children this great opportunity to excel. Lewis is truly # 1. Pierre's Family

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January 10, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2005
My daughter is in Kindergarten at Lewis and her teacher, Mrs. Rivera, is exceptional. She is caring and attentive, yet firm. She promotes independence, which I love! My daughter learns so much each day. I could not have asked for a better teacher. The entire staff is terrific! My daughter will remain a panther throughout her elementary career!

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2005
Great School in Beautiful Tampa Suburb of Temple Terrace. Rated an 'A' school repeatedly.

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September 07, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 15, 2005
My child's kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Androleweicz, has already impressed me with her attentiveness to my five-year-old. One day she was acting like five-year-olds sometimes do, and Mrs. A not only spoke to me after school, just to inform me what happened, she also called us at home later that evening to make sure my daughter was alright. She has already given assessments- within the first full week of school! She's a great person in general, and has already proven to be a great teacher. Lewis is lucky to have her!

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2005
GREAT SCHOOL!!!! The teachers at Lewis Elementary really show their 'Panther' Pride! Their teachers are innovative and excited about their role in shaping our children's future. Lewis also supports the 'Arts' with various music, theater, and craft programs. Lots of after-school activities to keep the children's social side elevated. Parent-Teacher meetings are available and encouraged.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2004
My son is a kindergartener at lewis and i love it. The staff truly has a passion for kids, and the principal is amazing. My son could not have a foundation stronger then the one he has gained at lewis!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2004
I went to Lewis. I thought it was a great school with great teachers! I wish my daughter could go there now.

- submitted by a parent
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Lewis Elementary School
6700 Whiteway Drive, Temple Terrace, FL  33617
(813) 987-6947
Last modified Lewis Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lewis Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top