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K-5
Public
Rockville, MD
Students enrolled: 462
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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4615 Sunflower Dr
Rockville, MD 20853

(301) 924-3135
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May 13, 2014
I too have had a very difficult experience at this school. My child was in the deaf program. She came home with bruises (bullying). When I took it up with the school asking why the teacher in charge allowed this to occur, they fought me vehemently. I pulled my kid out of the school as I could not afford attorney fees. The teacher in question is still at the school

- submitted by a community member
May 12, 2014
If you have a child with special needs, be very wary. The IEP process is rigidly controlled and your rights as a parent, if contrary to the school's decision, ultimately may not be regarded. The school is very driven by liability (they say safety), and there is high degree of liberal elitism at play. Otherwise, the level of education provided was very good and my child's needs were addressed. But your decisions as a parent will be overridden if they decide to the contrary.

- submitted by a community member
September 13, 2013
We have three kids in Flower Valley, 5th grade, 2nd grade, and Kindergarten. Flower Valley is a wonderful school and my kids LOVE it here! I like that there are Special Education programmes for kids with Emotional Problems, along with special classes for Hard of Hearing, ESOL for kids who are not fluent with English, and much more! The teachers are wonderful, and the new principal, Mrs. Melnick, is striving to make FV one of the top schools in Montgomery County. I recommend bringing your children here! (:

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2013
We have two kids in Flower Valley one in K and the other 3rd. We have no experience with any other school since both of them go to FVES from day one. Any way FV has everything we need from a school. Great teachers, a wonderful principal, involved parents and very talented and smart kids. Our kids love going to school and we are really impressed with their day to day progress. School has a very warm and welcoming atmosphere all the time and there are so many events in the school to enhance teacher, student and parent interaction, such as the International night, science fair, Bingo nights, movie nights etc. Principal knows almost all the kids by name and most of the families as well. It's one heck of a happy place. We are so happy our kids are going to FV. Go Flower Valley.

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2013
Flower Valley is awesome. The current principal has a great vision and mission for her entire school body. The school climate is welcoming, the staff are knowledgable and effective, the counselor is involved with designing & offering prgrams that meet the needs of the whole child and the students seem happy there. I enjoy the open communication between stakeholders & the study of disaggregated data to determine the school's next steps in meeting the needs of all students. The successful use of technology in the classrooms makes me believe that my child will be prepared for middle school instructional & technology use expectations. I feel that FVES is on its way to becoming one of the top elementary schools in the MCPS district.

- submitted by a teacher
March 30, 2011
My children are in kindergarten and first grade at FVES. I have been very happy with their classroom teachers and particularly impressed with the Art, Music and PE teachers. I think FVES has great school spirit, on display at International Night, the Parent vs. Staff Basketball Game, the Talent Show, and various events during the year. I think the Assistant Principal is especially outstanding. My children have made great academic progress in reading, writing, spelling and math, and have built strong friendships along the way. PTA is active, many parents volunteer in the classrooms and at events.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 18, 2010
This school has a class that only has children with emotional and behavioral problems. My issue with them is that they do not know how to deal with black children with emotional problems. They fear them, pacify them, are just afraid of them.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2008
This school has me begging for the ability to pay for private school. There is no school spirit, very little parent involvement, and the leadership is apathetic. Some of the teachers are absolutely wonderful, which makes it hard to put down the school. Maybe all Mont Co schools are like this, but P.E. is limited to twice weekly, art only once, and very young students are reprimanded for talking during lunch. Feels like a lot of bureacracy and not a lot of caring here.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 21, 2007
This is my local public elem school. We took several tours to find out more about it for our son entering kindergarten. There were some good things about it--music program, specialized programs. Also the test schools seem a bit low for the area. We decided to put our child in a private school in the end.

- submitted by a parent
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Flower Valley Elementary School
4615 Sunflower Dr, Rockville, MD  20853
(301) 924-3135
Last modified Flower Valley Elementary 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.
Flower Valley Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top