Students enrolled 612
School leader MR. MARC RUMMLER
Transportation options Yes
District Orange County School District
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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2500 Cady Way
Winter Park, FL 32792

(407) 623-1400
(407) 623-5739
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4 stars
Based on 42 ratings

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April 28, 2014
Brookshire is a great neighborhood public school with a private school feel! The teachers truly care about the students.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
As grandparents, we attended the "Meet Your Teacher" on August 15th with our grandchildren (one in 1st grade and one in 4th). We were quite impressed with the new building and the students were well-behaved. Their teachers were informative and excited about the new school year. We also met the science, music, and art teachers and their rooms were filled with interesting equipment. We highly recommend Brookshire Elementary and look forward to our next visit.

- submitted by a community member
September 26, 2013
Brookshire Elementary is composed of a great team of caring teachers whose dedication to teaching can not be surpassed. Dr. Marc Rumbler is one of the best principals this school has had. The new building is very impressive along with the new technology. I am very proud of our school.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2013
Finally a great building to go with our great school! Brookshire is a super neighborhood school with great teachers and high parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2012
My daughter attended Kindergarten with Mrs. Maguire. I could not have asked for a better teacher with her positive fun attitude. I felt better knowing my daughter would be greated everyday with a her smile. My daughter still misses being in her class. Dr Rummler is a great principle keeping everyone update to date with the latest information with letters, emails and the ocps phone line. With my busy M-F work schedule, this helped out a lot. There is a lot of parent participation with this school and it made a huge difference with all the children who attends Brookshire. I would highly recommend this school to anyone with younger children.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2012
Brookshire Elementary is an absolutely fantastic school! Dr. Rummler, the new principal, makes himself available to parents and students and is always involved in Brookshire's activities. The school is in a great location with nice homes and a very peaceful environment. Parents are very involved in their children's education there. We are thinking of moving and this school is one thing that will keep me here. My son loves it. It will be hard to find another school like it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
Although Brookshire Elementary School may look tired on the outside, the magic lies within the fabulous dedicated teachers and fantastic involved families which come together to make Brookshire an exceptional place for young minds to grow.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2010
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August 02, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
I have been pleased with Brookshire, even keeping my child there instead of private school. That was my opinion through 2008. I don't know what has happened in 08/09 year but my child's learning decreased. It could be a reflection on the leadership of the new principal or the distractions from the budget fiasco. Either way, the 09 year at Brookshire was less than par.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2009
Very happy with the school. Parents and teachers are very involved. I have had no trouble at all communicating with teachers or administrarion. Really like how all kids are grouped according to ability. I was impressed with the gifted program when my third grader was required to complete an independent research assignment-complete with power point presentation. Now, if only we could get a brand new building!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2009
I heard great things about this school, but totally disappointed. This is nothing more than a mediocre school. I agree with one of teh parent about teh teachers and administration. In my experience they were quite uncooperative. If you have a child who is above avergae, do not bother to send him or her here.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2008
Brookshire USED to be a great school, but I know of several parents that have pulled their kids out and I am considering doing the same thing. The new principal, Mr. Moore, is judgmental and unmoving. The teachers rarely follow exceptional student guidelines. Many are preferential to 'good' students and let the slower students fall behind and fail. If it were not for the few excellent teachers left at the school and parental involvement, Brookshire would fail, as well.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2007
Excellent teachers and staff. The student to teacher ratio can't be beat. Brookshire was #1 in the county for Reading scores. They earned 100 points more than the requirement to be an 'A' school. They recieved a 'B' rating because the gains for the lowest 25% need improvement. They are making concentrated efforts to assist these students, and to regain the 'A' rating that they have had up to this point. Brookshire was ranked 19th (out of 200) in Orange County. We moved to the neighborhood 2 years ago, and we love it. The P.E. teacher has brought in great programs like bike safety, yoga, and swimming. Winter Park school children and families have access to a counseling program called 'Chill' that assists with any transition or difficulty.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2007
This is truly a great school! The teachers are all wonderful, the parent support is strong and the leadership is outstanding. No wonder my kids love Brookshire!

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2006
It is easy to say a school is wonderful when you have an academic loving child. I have the opposite with my youngest child. He was falling behind and in 3rd grade failed the FCAT. I took him to Huntington for an evaluation. He was reading at first grade level. After 4 months (6 hours a week)at Huntington, he was reading at 4th grade level and had confidence in himself. He felt like an outcast at Brookshire because he wasn't an easy student for learning by the way they teach. The teachers are dedicated and hard working, but only teach one way and that doesn't work for all students. They do not seem open to ideas, and have a very obvious preference for the easy students.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2006
Great school! My kids got a quality education from Brookshire! And are doing well in middle/high school.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2006
I love this school. The staff is very supportive and are willing to help you through any situation.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2006
Brookshire is a decent school, although it does not live up to the good reputation that it seems to have. The administration and teachers are not at all open to suggestions from parents, can be quite uncooperative, and have an attitiude of 'if you don't like it, too bad.' The P.E. program is a complete joke and music and art aren't much better. Children can get a mediocre education here, but I don't see how that justifies the 'A' grade that the school continues to recieve.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
May 19, 2006
Wonderful PTA! Parents are extremely welcome to be as involved as possible in class. All staff members are very nice. Beautiful campus small and quaint.

- submitted by a teacher
May 16, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
April 11, 2006
My kids have been in this school since pre- k and we have always been pleased!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2006
The principal is very caring and fair.The teachers are what make this school so great.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2006
This school is great- my kids have been here since pre- k and I have never had any complaints at all.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2006
I have one child attending Brookshire Elementary. Overall, I am fairly pleased with my experiences. There is a lot of parental involvement. The PTA is very active, so that's a great thing. Its also been my experience that the teachers welcome parental input, support, and questions. The extracurriculars are all there. Every week, the students have art, music, and PE. They also have clubs which meet before and/or after school for things like swimming, jump rope, yoga, etc. The only thing I believe the school is lacking is diversity. I'm hoping to move my daughter to a place where she's exposed to a more diverse population.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2005
Over all this school is good.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2005
This is the first time I place my children in public school. I have a k and a 3rd grader who are dramatically falling behind. My k boy has been learning colors in the last 2 months (which he learned 2 years ago) and my 3rd is 'learning' how to add which he learned 3 years ago in private school. I requested a conference with the principal 3 weeks ago and as of today no luck getting one. I am definetely trying to get back to private schooling, it is worth the investment, where my children will not be underestimated.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2005
Brookshire is the best elem. school in the winter park area. Great, caring teachers and a wonderful PTA. The school provides super programs for all grades. Mrs. Ackley has a great respect for the teachers and esp. the parents, there are countless opport. for parental involvement. I personally love the open door policy of the staff.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2005
The quality of academic programs is excellent.The caliber of teachers- Outstanding-The staff-wow- I am extremely pleased with the level of care and concern for all the students including my child. My child wants to be star pupil because it is expected of her both at home and at school. A-Class teachers produces A-Class students which produces a A- Class School. Way to go Brookshire.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2005
Brookshire is an extraordinary school with a warm, caring staff. The class sizes are small, the teachers are able to individualize the material for each student, the principal is exceptional, the majority of parents are involved in helping all of the students succeed... There's just not enough positives I can say for this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2005
Brookshire is a wonderful school. I found that the teachers were exceptional and the staff very friendly. I could not have been happier with the progress my son made there!

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2005
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March 31, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2005
Principal Susan Ackley is actively involved with all grade levels. The teachers provide interactive learning with the children and are receptive to parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2004
Best grade school in Orlando/Winter Park. Have never heard anything bad about it.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2004
Great school. You couldn't do better.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2004
Fabulous school! Great environment. Both of my children have excelled at Brookshire. The children that attend Brookshire are wonderful children and the principal is great. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 27, 2004
My son is starting Kindergarten here in August and we have heard nothing but good things about Brookshire. I am excited that he will be going to an 'A' school.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2004
My daughter is in Kindergarten, and I think she is getting everything she can. With the great support team that they have there at Brookshire. I would say its worth relocating to, for the best outcome.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2003
Love this school! Absolutely wonderful principal which helps instill great teacher morale. Children all seem excited and eager to learn. Some very outstanding staff. Always looking for new ways to teach. School seems to be a strong leader within the community.

- submitted by a parent
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Brookshire Elementary School
2500 Cady Way, Winter Park, FL  32792
(407) 623-1400
Last modified Brookshire 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.
Brookshire Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top