The William Floyd Elementary school is an amazing place! The teachers are very loving and caring and are committed to helping the students succeed! All of my children's teachers have been wonderful! My kids have learned and have grown academically and socially. The Principal is a top notch administrator and is very involved in day to day situations. He addresses any problems immediately and is very approachable. The parent/teacher organization is very involved in the school and plan many fun and exciting events for the families in their building. Overall this school is great! The support staff is very helpful and courteous. This school gets an A+ from me!
I have two children in William Floyd elementary and I couldn't be happier. This school does so much for its students. I think it's great how the school recognizes each child's accomplishments, big or small. I have nieces & nephews in other districts(sachem, pat-med) & their schools don't come close to ours when it comes to the recognition the students get. I'm proud to say I live in Shirley & that my kids go to William Floyd Elementary!!!!
I love this school. The Administration, Supporting Staff and the Teachers are second to none. They are involved not only in school activities but community activities as well. This summer the teachers took it upon themselves to schedule weekly read-ins at our community library. This year was an extremely difficult year with New York State adopting common core standards. It was tough on staff and students and to reward everyone for their hard work this year the Principal, Assistant Principal and a Teacher got into a dunk tank and let the children have at them. This school feels like a family. They work hard and also play hard. Its an amazing balance for the children. They have amazing community service projects that the entire school particpates in. They have an incredible science fair. It is a well rounded, fun enjoyable learning experience.
My kids have flourished while attending this school! Both the principal and assistant principal as well as the teachers and staff truly care about their students and are willing to address concerns as they arise. Throughout the school year, there are many fun activities that are planned for the students both in and out of school. Parents and families are encouraged to participate in these activities as well.
My son is in 3rd grade he loves his teachers,So far our experience with this school is exellent....
Wish there was a 0 star button. Extremely dissatisfied with this school. Have had several issues with everyone from the bus driver to the principle( who happens to be one of the most unprofessional, rudest people I have ever met). Countless times when there was an issue, I was addressed in a manner that I was bothering them or "wasting their time". Really, if you care about your child's education do not send them to this school. Either switch them to a better school district, pay the tuition or find other means of educating your child. This school is very cold and the teachers are only interested in test scores on a whole and have no interest in your child. I am sure other parents have a different opinion of this school however this parent, who wants the very best for her child, cannot handle the factory educational commercial joke that this school is. My child deserves better and is now in a wonderful private school. Hope this school picks up the slack.
My son attended this school for K-2nd grade. He had an excellent experience and thrived academically. The principle was always involved in the day to day occurances with the children and if there were any issues he would contact me directly. Our overall experience with this school was very positive.
My kids have flourished in William Floyd Elementary School. We've had a very positive experience thus far.
There are so many stereotypes about the Wiliiam Floyd District. I am happy to say none of them are true. I could not be happier witht the education that my children are receiving. All their teachers have been dedicated and wonderful. For those of you that are so concerned about test scores, one must understand the high level of ethnic diversity this district has. HAve you ever heard the saying 'don't put all your eggs in one basket' well 'don't put all your stock in test scores' I am proud to have my kids attend Willima folyd E- Jen _Shirley
Willaim Floyd Elementary is a wonderful school where the teachers and principle really care. I have had the pleasure of getting to know my childs teachers and work together with them to help my child learn and develop on all levels. Your childs experience not only depends on the teachers. Its your job as a parent to be fully involved! there are no good experiences or bad experiences...... just experience. You learn as you go, just like your child.
I have taught in this district and am currently a principal in another successful Long Island district. Test scores are not the end all be all, and don't mean that your child is not receiving a quality education. We would be fooling ourselves if we didn't acknowledge that many children in this district don't have the proper parental support to help them be as successful as they can be, hence the low test scores. Floyd's teachers are as good and as dedicated as any I've seen in my career. As long as my child is successful and meeting state standards I really am not worried about how the school preforms against state averages. Hopefully, Mr. Fasciana will be around for a while and he is doing a great job. Also, all the schools follow the same curriculum, so one is not doing anything much different than the others.
My daughter attends this school and I am very disappointed in the quality of education. The fact that my daughter has had 3 different principals within 5 years is sad. Test scores are below State average in most areas. There needs to be after school help so the students can get better grades. What do the surrounding schools like Tangier Smith do?? Maybe we should check that out.
My daughter attends this school and I am very disappointed with the quality of education. The fact that my daughter has had 3 different principals within 5 years is sad. Test scores are below state average in most areas. What is Tangier Smith doing that we're not?? Maybe we should find out. Maybe there should also be extra help after school so kids can bring up their scores. Results are in and once again we are doing poor.
I had heard terrible things about this school. I don't know why. I met with the new Principal, Mr Monetti, to tell him how great things are going. He seems to have a gift that brings out the best in both the teachers and students. I couldn't be happier and more secure! I know this will continue to be a great educational experience. Ps. The school needs more male teachers.
I was very suprised at the previous comment. I love the school. The principal is wonderful (although unfortunately she is resigning), the teachers are fantastic, and the students are taught not only educational material, but also how to be good citizens and peers to each other. I would agree that I would like to see more extracurricular activities, although I absolutely love the music program! -Lynda Montgomery
This school is horrible! My daughter was moved to this school because the district re-routed. She used to attend Moriches Elem.(which by the way was fantastic).In this school there was a problem with a special ed child that was molesting other girls. When I found out about this in Novemeber I went down to speak to the principal and she told me that this child had done this five times already this school year. I was shocked to find out that it took 5 times(that the principal knew about)for this little girl to hurt others before any real action was taken. Children write on the bathroom stalls about eachother. There is too many negative things to list. If at all possible do not send your child here. My child was extremely interested in school. Now in third grade she is affraid! I am looking into private schools for Sept 2004!
the teachers are caring, the principal takes care of matters that need attending to.
I love my children's school and most of the staff. If I could change one thing it would be the lack of extra curicular activities for the younger grades.
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