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1100 the Lakes Blvd
Kingsland, GA 31548

(912) 729-2940
(912) 729-2223
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April 18, 2014
This school is amazing.. My son started in 2nd and is now in 5th! We have had wonderful teachers and the staff is wonderful... They will go above and beyond for you. Now my youngest is in K and we love it even more. They open the doors for us parents and we feel involved! And he needed a little extra help and they have gone above and beyond for him! We will miss this school when we move I sure hope the next school is just as good but I doubt it!

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2013
My son started this school in Pre-K, and is now in Kindergarten. I absolutely love it. The teachers have always been easy to communicate with. They have very high standards, and those standards not only helped my son learn to read, but also enter the accelerated reader program. The teachers and staff have always made sure to make their expectations known as well, and as a parent, I find that helpful. The school itself is very clean, well taken care of, and is a very welcoming type of learning environment. My son loves it. The staff in general is also very friendly and respectful, and I appreciate that they know who I am and who my son is. Also, if we've had to send another family member to pick up my son, they don't just release him. They've made sure to check IDs and the list we provided of approved people allowed to pick him up. Overall, it's a pleasant environment to be in, and as a parent, I enjoy going to school activities. My only (minor) complaint is regarding the school policy that does not allow siblings in the building. As a stay at home mom, it makes it harder to volunteer and attend class parties.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2013
This is a great school. My son just finished 1st grade here and my daughter finished pre-k. They both loved their teachers and have enjoyed their school year. My son also attended pre-k and kindergarten here as well. We've never had a problem here. The staff is great!

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2013
Great school if you have a typical child. If your child is anywhere in the ASD I would look elsewhere! We are a military family who moved here to be close to the base, had we known all of the problems we would have trying to get our child the services he needs at school, we would have moved 3 miles down the road to FL. I love the teachers, the new principal is great too, they all really care about the kids and it shows. I just wish they had the funding they needed to get a good special ed program in place.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2012
This school claims to be the best in the area, yet really needs to reconsider only striving to providefor it's athletes. If your child is in gifted, or needs to be- there are only 2 teachers for the NINE elementary schools and it takes a YEAR to be tested to put into the program because the school won't dole out responsibility of the tests. In addition, the schools in Camden County receive money for (each of) the majority of the student body, since it consists of enlisted dependent's children. (Military area/base) Yet claim there is "no budget" for the gifted program. If there is no budget, then why are there 20 something football coaches employed at the HS? The HS football students have their own nutritionist & are bussed to & from practices. BUT, there are only TWO gifted teachers for 9 schools. Does that sound off to anyone else? The schools seems to me to be shuffling their feet, providing free breakfast to the entire county, cutting money where it shouldn't be cut from. If you send your child to any of the Camden County Public Schools, beware of this problem beforehand. I wish I would've known, we'd have moved to FL instead... There are also no field trips at this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2010
Nothing but problems since my child started! Everybody Says they are trying but aren't actually DOING anything! Can't wait to get out of this district!

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2009
The teachers are not fair when it comes to discipline. If a black child picks on a white child or a overweight child picks on a skinny child they do nothing to that child for fear of what their parents will say. On the other hand the child getting picked on gets in trouble if they try to defend theirself and will not be allowed to tell the child or vice principal what really happened. I think in this day and age we should all be treated the same. Not get away with stuff because of our skin color or weight. MHES should be ashamed!!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2009
We are very unhappy with this school. We have had nothing but problems and no one wants to help resolve them. We can't wait to move to get out of this ditrict.

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2009
Very wonderful staff. Principals are very friendly and helpful. The teachers are great. My daughter was reading 8th grade level books in 4th grade! I agree, MHES is a great school!

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
MHES is the best school in the area! My daughter completed the second grade this year and had an excellent experience. The staff is amazing they work so hard to make sure each and every child succeeds and is empowered. Mrs. Clark is an amazing teacher and her class shined because of it. The Administration is always available and makes each day a pleasure at this school. We love MHES and will remain in this neighborhood until each of our children has graduated from MHES!

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no rating April 13, 2009
I honestly have nothing good to say about this school. I have had nothing but problems from the get go. Due to all the issues I've had here, I may just homeschool my son next year.

- submitted by a parent
September 05, 2008
I cannot say enough good things about MHES. My daughter loves this school and has had an awesome teacher every year she has attended. The pricipals are great and very involved. I feel that it is one of the best schools in the district.

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September 04, 2008
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June 27, 2008
We transferred here and have loved the school. My son started in the middle of 1st grade and forgot his old teachers name within a week. He loves school. He is now going into 3rd and can't wait.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
My child has ADHD and everyone has been great. The communication between parent and teacher could not be better. Everyone wants to see your child excel and really go out of their way to see that it happens.

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April 21, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2007
Excellent school! We transferred last year. My child's new school is Ok, but not as put together as MHE. I keep comparing everything to GA schools. I don't have enuough room to talk about how wonderful the teachers and the teaching is. Thank You MHE for giving my child a good foundation to start her education! Bravo MHE

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2006
I really like the idea that the teachers are so involved with their students. They care about the students and how they excel in school. I know myself as a parent of 3 elementary school kids, feel very comfortable going to the teachers if my kids have any problems. The Principal and Asst. Principal are also very involved with their students as well. Matilda Harris is one of the best schools my kids have attended.

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Matilda Harris Elementary School
1100 the Lakes Blvd, Kingsland, GA  31548
(912) 729-2940
Last modified Matilda Harris Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Matilda Harris Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top