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PK-5
Public
Weston, FL
Students enrolled: 956
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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2300 Country Isles Road
Weston, FL 33326

(754) 323-5250
(754) 323-5290
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September 12, 2013
I moved to Weston from Miami because of the great school reputation. I am alittle when I compare CIE to the charter school they attended in Miami. No Spanish or second language class ( great disadvantage considering the global community we live in), dismissal is too early and grading system for k -2 is confusing and vague. Odviously these are all broward county issues, but I wanted to address. As far as CIE, their dismissal system is completely chaotic and which makes me concerned for my child's security. Their last school had the child with their teacher the whole time until they were handed to their parent and used a dash board and walkie system to move the Car lines along.

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September 11, 2013
My child attends CIE. She loves the school and her teacher. My biggest issues would be A) lunch is at 10:30AM for 2nd grade B) Lack of security during release C) it seems the PTA solicits quite alot from families. I have seen actual emails and handouts requesting $ for a teachers gift. In my opinion uncalled for and puts those with less in a bad position. Outside of that great school and environment.

- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2013
Great teachers and school staff. Not to happy with the attitude of some PTA members but not all of them are the same. There are people that is doing a great job for the school and as a parent Im grateful with them. I just will love to see a little more of security in the campus for the children. Thanks Country Isles Elementary. Great job!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2013
I have two kids at CIE, and they both enjoy it, immensely. The teachers are experienced and and do a good job focusing on the individual student, even in a group setting. My kids are in 2nd and 4th .

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2013
my daughter just started 1 st grade and she loves her school and teacher. After a month i can say the teacher is very nice and cares about all her students. I meet other staff members from the school and everyone seems nice and helpful. I'm so pleased my daughter is part of the school now.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2013
Our sons school is amazing. The PTA is made up of some amazing,dedicated, loyal people. Every teacher my stepson had from K-3 has been, Challenging, Interactive, Engaging, Creative, Aware, Involved with Patients. The dedication that the entire staff at Country Isles Elementary has is moving and inspiring.

- submitted by a parent
February 05, 2013
Friendly, innovative teachers who truly care about developing each child's potential. I deliberately moved to this school district so that my child may has an opportunity to go to this school.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2013
Bad teacher quality, if child not in gifted class, child is a problem, there label as a problem. I do not recommend this school terrible experience and poor quality staff they don't care if the have to teach is a problem they want the kids learned already...guess is for rate pay they get. GIVE THE SCHOOL A SAD FACE.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 16, 2010
It starts with the Principal and V. Principal's positive attitude that spreads to the teachers. This positive attitude is contagious and the students thrive helping them to be confident about themselves. The strong family involvement and the open communication with family is priceless. This attitude continues in the after care program.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2010
Country Isle Elementary School is a beautiful school that offers its students the very best in education as well as special events to enrich the childrens' lives. It is obvious the teachers really care and love the students. The PTA works hard to offer physical and fiinancial support I simply adore my daughter's 4th grade teacher, as well as every teacher she's had to date. You can tell that the principal, Mrs. Tonya Frost is passionate about the welfare of her students and staff. Even though CIE is an older school its creativity and commitment overcomes every obstacle. My daughter is a straight A student and that's because CIE nurtures her and helps to develope a young lady who will make a difference in this world... because CIE makes a difference in her.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
My son and I love Country Isles because of their outstanding and knowledgeable teachers and staff. They are very structured and detailed oriented. They have an entusiasthic attitude that makes the kids happy to go to school and I think that is what is all about.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
I love Country Isles Elementary School because of the very devoted teachers. They are excellent and really go out of their way to help each child with their individual needs. You can tell that they really care. They also accommodate parents very well also. The staff is also very professional and always helpful. The school is also very unique with its special programs like Winterfest. It is also very well maintained.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2010
We love this school because it has a great sense of community, great layout with the central area being a wonderful outdoor quad with a garden, and the teachers and staff have been there for years and seem happy. All that and an A+ school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
Because the teachers and staff make our kids their number one priority.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
It's a wonderful place for our children to grow and learn. The teachers and staff are dedicated and enthusiastic and take the schools motto, 'educating responsible citizens' to heart.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2010
In Country Isles everybody truly cares, great staff and dedicated teachers. For my family this school is a special blessing.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 11, 2010
Because Teachers and Staff are working hard to guarantee that they 'Teach to the whole Child' and NOT just to the Test! Parent Task Forces have been created to run independent Art & Reading programs to leave no child behind and to compensate for Budgetary shortages. We are developing a Legislative arm of the PTA to stay abreast of new laws, budgets and reductions so as to be able to be proactive and find ways to supplement so our children don't pay the biggest price of bloated Government waste and bureauocracy. We have a heavy emphasis on Recycling and are focused on using our Corporate and Community resources to make sure that every child has the same enriching programs to supplement their core subjects.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2010
I like this school. I was a bit nervous after reading all the reviews but after half a year with my son in Kindergarten I am very impressed. I love his teacher and believe he is learning at a great academic pace. Great school!

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August 25, 2009
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no rating May 24, 2009
i think this a good school,i am not to impress with the 4th grade this year.My daughter is not gifted but she is not being challenged enough. I also feel some of the 5th grade teachers donot prepare the kids enough for middle school unless you are in the gifted class. My daughter definitley did not recieve enough in 4th grade this year,i purchased a book to give her extra work.Overall it is a great school to start off,i just think it needs to step it up in the higher grades.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 19, 2009
I can not say anything negative. Country Isles Elementary has been wonderful in my daughter's education she had special needs and the school was able to provide her with all the tools and experienced teachers to make her succeed and level up. She is going to second grade. She is doing GREAT!. Great communication with the teachers.

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no rating June 01, 2008
My daughter is going to 4th grade. The teachers and staff are excellent. I like that they get the parents involved in alot of things. The aftercare is excellent. I love this school and would recommend it to anyone

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2007
My son attends Country Isles Elementary and absolutely loves it! He is in his second year and I feel confident and comfortable with the academic curriculum and the with the teachers.

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August 28, 2007
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July 01, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2006
two of my children attended this school for 1-5 grade. we loved the teachers, all of whom gave special attention to our children when they needed it. the teachers were very good at alerting us to school activities and telling us when our children needed some help with a subject. the staff can be a little stuffy at times (the Weston Effect) but overall, a great school.

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June 09, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2006
Experienced teachers and friendly staff. Music, art programs are very good. Safe and quiet atomosphere. Parent involvement is good.

- submitted by a former student
January 23, 2006
Country Isles has been a positive experience for my daughter, largely because of the teachers she has had so far. Most of the teachers are very good, and some are superstars. She is in the gifted program which has been 'overhauled' recently. Without this effort we would have moved her to a different school, but the new principal seems to be very committed to making this school the very best it can be.

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January 16, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2005
Excellent school woth exceptional programs for challenged students.

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2005
Country Isles is a good school which offers an array of programs. CIA offers quality academic programs with qualified teachers to implement the programs.

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August 07, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2005
The teachers at Country Isles are wonderful. They care about my children and both of my children are getting an excellent education. This is a terrific school. Also, there is a very active parent association at the school so I always feel included and welcome to help in classrooms and in school activities. This has been a super experience for my kids and me!

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2005
My son has been through K-5 at this school mostly in the special ed environment. Now my younger son is finishing first grade. I have nothing but great things to say about this school. The teaching staff and administration are the best!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2005
Our children have learned a lot at Country Isles. The teachers are very good and the children are behaved for the most part. The lunchroom is very scary. I have no idea how anyone eats. The tables are so dirty, as is the floor. The noise level is unbearable. There isn't any teachers to supervise and the children go crazy. Also, the teachers are very impersonal toward the parents. They show little empathy in a variety of situations. They believe rules are rules without ever considering trying to understand or hear out individual circumstances. School has become a more of an impersonal factory, everyone at Country Isles is a number not a person. The cold impersonal attitude is reflected in the front office. Don't expect to see a smile or be remembered from one day to the next. I think this school is an unfortunate sign of the times.

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May 17, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
March 22, 2005
Don't be fooled by the Fcat scores. Country Isles is the only school in the area with special programs for kids with learning disabilities and the scoring doesnt discriminate this fact. Probably one of the best schools in Weston, Country Isles provides a healthy eviroment for growing kids. Most teachers are excellent; others fall on the average category but with a good overall support of the schools this has very little effect on the overall picture. You can sense a lot of good will among staff and parents making this school a pleasure to belong to.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2005
Wonderful teachers and suppport staff!

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2004
I think the administration sets the tone of the school. It's a very nurturing environment for my first grader. My child's teacher this year and her kindergarten teacher always made my husband and I feel so welcome. Amazing shows put on by the music teacher. It's a school as I remember school to be!

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2004
At Country Isle Elementary my kids did pretty good. They have good teachers, the only thing is that sometimes they can be a 'little cold', if you need some information specially at the main office.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2004
At Country Isle my kid sometimes felt he was under a microscope, he felt he should be a robot and not able to express himself several times. Discipline is perfect, but when it goes to an extreme, it can create in a kid the idea that discipline is equal to stay quiet.

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August 17, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2004
My child enjoys attending this school although we have had a few teasing incidents with some 'problem kids.' I think the teachers should tighten up on the discipline.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 19, 2004
This is a great school and am very glad to have come here. My son and I were very weary of changing schools for his last 2 years of elementary, but it all worked out fine. His 4th grade teacher was wonderful and was there for him a lot during very tough times in a tragic time for our family. His 5th grade teacher I was a little leary of (never having a man teacher before) but he is the absolute best. He makes the kids want to learn and come to school everyday. Mrs. Murray (even though this is her last year) is wonderful to the kids and parents and always goes that extra mile to get all things done for all. Our school is able to go on field trips thanks to her and all of the great teachers here that work the overtime (with no pay) so that they can all benefit from this wonderful school. I would say to all, this is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2004
This is our first year at Country Isles. My child is in Kindergarten. We just love the school. I haven't had any problems with the teachers, PTA or staff. Everyone is very helpful & friendly. My child has learned alot in Ms. Bavuso's class and I wouldn't trade her for anyone else. I really like all the parent participation that is allowed. All of the extra activities are great too...keep up the good work.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2004
My kids and I have been at Country Isles for four years and can only say positive things. The teachers and staff continually go above and beyond and that is a reflection of the leadership of the school. I came to Florida thinking that the only way to a good education was through private school and boy was I wrong. It is my opionion that Country Isles has taught us that a good education may be at a private school but a GREAT EDUCATION can be found at our school. Sure, I stay on top of what is going on at school but any well concerned parent plays that role. Additionally, I continually comment to our educators that I have never before met such well-mannered, respectful young people. There's obviously something going on right at Country Isles Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2003
I was sorry to read one of the comments about a child not having a good experience at CIE. We have been associated with this school for 5 years and have had nothing but a great experience. The teachers go above and beyond what is expected of them. Country Isles is a wonderful school. You can't go wrong choosing this school for your child.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2003
My child has been here since Kindergarten and it has been one hell of a journey. My child did very well because I stayed on top of it as a parent. The principals and teachers were okay, not the very best though. This is our last year, can't wait to leave and move on.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
My daughter has been attending Country Isles since kindergarten and it's a great school with great teachers who really care about our children.

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August 26, 2003
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Country Isles Elementary School
2300 Country Isles Road, Weston, FL  33326
(754) 323-5250
Last modified Country Isles Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Country Isles Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 51 reviews. Top