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K-5
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Vero Beach, FL
 

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6850 81st Street
Vero Beach, FL 32967

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(772) 564-5300
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June 24, 2014
I have had 4 children go through Liberty Magnet since 2002. It has been a great experience for all of them. My children have had wonderful teachers every single year. Sadly, my youngest just graduated this year from 5th, so it was my last year there. I would highly recommend Liberty Magnet, because of the dedicated teachers and staff. Liberty is truly a great school.

- submitted by a parent

May 09, 2014
The 2013-2014 school year was terrible in communication unless you had a teacher who was very on top of everything. The PTA and the school are both siting issues with the e-mail servers. I think it goes beyond that...there is more than one way to get information to parents especially if they know there is a problem. The PTA is exclusive to those who question them or do not go along with things. The Facebook page did finally become unlocked about January. This school claims to offer a second language starting in Kindergarten. Really it has is a Spanish class of 20 minutes once a week and also incorporates Spanish into the art class for a maximum of 40 minutes per week. There is no way a student learns to speak fluent Spanish at that rate. Some parents do not feel that learning a second language is important; however, in my research I have found that the earlier a student becomes mufti-lingual the better projection they have for the future. Next, is the sheer lack of clubs for all students. Clubs must be teacher sponsored. Well I guess they are too busy or don't care. The grade slipped to a B and I see no attempts at improvement. What a shame, they could do so much better.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013
We have been at Liberty for 3 years now. And I have to admit that I agree with many of the unhappy comments from 2011 when my kids started there. However, the principal has changed and we have had the best principal for the last 2 years. In fact, this last year, we have had an amazing administration between the principal and vice principal. It was a dream team. The teachers are amazing. The love the students and want them to be successful. As a parent, it is nice to be involved in my children's school. It is nice to see so many involved parents. It is nice to get to know the families of the kids who go to the school. It is such a good community. I am glad my kids go there and that I did not give up after the first year to go to our zoned school.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2012
Our two children have been attending Liberty for now 3-years. We are very pleased with the teachers, school programs and the participation by parents. We are glad to have our KIDS at Liberty especially when you hear the horror stories about the other surrounding public schools.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2012
I've had the opportunity to send my child to both our zoned regular public school and Liberty. When first accepted to Liberty, I vowed to keep an unbiased opinion of the school, as I listened to too many Liberty parents talk down to us non-Liberty parents. After my child now being at Liberty for 2 years, I can solidly say that I am very pleased with the school. Have had no issues with teachers or administration or anything else. In reading some of the other posts... There are always gonna be folks who complain about schools. (Most times, people typically DON'T write a review unless they have a complaint.) But find me a school --- or anything --- that pleases EVERYone... Not gonna happen. If there were such serious issues with a school, it wouldn't still be open. Parents at my child's former school liked to trash Liberty's name, and vice versa. Happens everywhere. But I have no regrets and would recommend the school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2011
Wow what a horrible school the only people who like it do not work! Dale Klaus is a nightmare he walks around like hes big something but he has a bad attitude himself and some of the teachers oh my that is all I will say. What a mess Liberty is!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2011
poor poor quality this school has many bullies and the teachers will not help the principle is horrific I agree with the last post HORRIBLE!!!!!! LIBERTY MAGNET IS NOT A PLACE TO BRING YOUR KIDS!

- submitted by a parent

November 04, 2009
We are in our 2nd year at Liberty and we are happy as could be! The teachers are great, very caring! The administration is great also. Very fun!

- submitted by a parent
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December 18, 2008
I love this school! I have 2 children currently at Liberty and I am VERY pleased. Communication is excellent. The teachers are wonderful! There is always something going on at the school.

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2007
This school is very disorganized. The teachers are very rigid and there is a lack of communication from the staff to the parents.

- submitted by a parent

September 14, 2005
Communication between parents and the school administration/PTA is very poor. As a parent of a new student, I found the orientation to be anything but orienting. I was more confused when I left than when I entered due to the poor organization of the event. Overall, I've found the school very unfriendly towards and unaccomodating for working parents. For instance orientations were scheduled in the morning or only until 6:00 at night (I work 30 minutes from the school). If you miss these meetings, it is impossible to get the information. I'm not impressed with this school or their IB program. Mr. Klaus should have better control over his PTA Board.

- submitted by a parent

May 23, 2005
I am not happy with Liberty Magnet. Why are the test scores so low!? I am tired of this idea of 'charter' schools. Liberty is no different. The teachers have no experience, the academics are not accelerated and the behavior problems are a major issue. I would like to see a charter school that requires testing in order to get in.

- submitted by a parent

November 23, 2004
All magnet schools are not created equal and do not have to adhere to any more rigourous standards than a normal school. I am happy with my son's teacher - but the administration appears disorganized. In addition, I expected an IB school to focus on learning another language; this is not true. My son is exposed to Spanish for about 40 minutes each week - not enough for him to learn the language. I'm sorry to say but I am trying to arrange for my son to attend private school; there is a reason Florida public school's have a bad reputation.

- submitted by a parent

December 31, 2003
The staff at Liberty Magnet seem to always work together and are willing to help in any way. I'm glad my child is attending this school, I feel he is safe and well cared for here. The staff really does care. Mr.Klaus listens to the kids and is for the kids.

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2003
Liberty is a great school with a wonderfully supportive staff. It's like a big family!

- submitted by a teacher

August 10, 2003
Awesome school great opportunites for students, to get involved.

- submitted by a parent

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Liberty Magnet School
6850 81st Street, Vero Beach, FL  32967
(772) 564-5300
Last modified Liberty Magnet School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Liberty Magnet School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top