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Lawton, OK
Students enrolled: 319
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2805 Southeast Flower Mound Road
Lawton, OK 73501

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(580) 353-4088
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October 29, 2014
I have had 2 children in Flower Mound and for the record I am in the Flower Mound district unfortunately. My husband who is from the area lied and said it was the best in Lawton. Well if that's true I feel really sorry for Lawton's children. Teachers never call,write or address you in any way if there is a problem. But the principal will threaten to use a paddle on your child. Yes that is exactly what she did when I called for a meeting with her after getting no answers from the teachers.( I called leaving messages, and notes in my child's agenda) She blamed all lack of communication on me even though I could prove I had contacted the teacher with no answer then called my son down and told him she would use the paddle on the shelf in her office on him. At that point I ended the meeting speechless, and told her if she touched him I would file assault on her.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2014
Great school!!!! So glad my children were able to attend school here. Prepared them well for middle school.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2014
We too are a military family that actually live in the Flower Mound district. I too have had issues with the administration. I agree with the review about not being a military friendly school directed at only the principal and select few office workers. Both of my children had wonderful teachers thoughout the years. The cafeteria workers, secretary, librarian, teachers, aids to the bus driver have been wonderful. I think this school would thrive if it had a new principal to run it, that's my opinion. I believe that's where the frustration of some of the negative reviews are coming from.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2014
I totally disagree with the last post. We too are a military family and our last child just completed FMS and is heading to Middle School fully prepared to excel. Posts that are negative on this site are not about the children receiving poor education or not being ready for middle school and that makes sense as the site itself gives the school a 9 out of 10 in this area. The negative posts are all about ADULTS who can't seem to get along with other adults. GREAT NEWS for you adults that are so unhappy, the school district where you live, you know, the one you transferred your child out of because you wanted him/her to come to Flower Mound, still has to let your child attend. Looks like the last couple of negative comments were just posted in the last few days. School has not started yet. I suggest you take your child to your neighborhood school and be HAPPY. Our kids time in elementary school went by far too quickly and we were busy enjoying it. I can't imagine why anyone would want to spend any of their child's elementary years unhappy with a school they CHOSE to move to. Move back to the neighborhood school and be HAPPY!

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2014
Flower Mound school is an average school when it comes to teachers, you either get a good one or a terrible one. The principal is unethical, and unprofessional. If you never have an issue with her or the staff you may believe this is a wonderful school. Once you have any issue she will show her true colors. I used to be involved with volunteering in the classrooms, field trips, and extra activities until I felt like I was being used for free labor. We are a military family, Flower Mound is not a military friendly school. I had a friend's husband have the general called on him for a disagreement with a staff member(after being asked for help). The principal didn't even get his side of the story before trying to ruin his familes livelyhood. She and the staff member embellished the details of dissagreement to be spiteful. Thankfully they were unsuccessful so be warned if your a military family. I would not recommend this school to anyone it needs new leadership an a new building.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2014
The school environment is highly cliquish, competitive, and socially exclusive. Based on my observations, the PTA runs the school and all extracurricular activities. The administration appears to be bulldozed by a select group of parents who, according to one father, are part of Lawton's "high society." In all my life, I have never seen so many parents loitering in hallways and classrooms during the school day. I was highly uncomfortable with this practice and believe it to be a huge distraction for the children. Teachers are reluctant to discipline the so-called "popular" students. Staff are unprofessional--my wife was jumped by one staff about her place of work and another commonly disclosed her personal problems to me at pick-up. Confidentiality is commonly broken, as well. I would recommend another elementary school.

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2014
My granddaughter has attended Flower Mound for 2 years in PK and Kindergarten. She loves school and her teachers. She is reading and learning so much! Her teachers love and care about her. I'm so happy that we have found a quality school for her education. The school has installed a security system which comforts me. I know that she is safe at school. Many apply to go to this school but there are limited spaces. I am glad that she has one.

- submitted by a community member
May 26, 2014
As an involved parent for multiple years, I have chosen to take my children and run. Until there is an overhaul of the administration and certain teachers, this school will continue to deteriorate. The principal runs a dictatorship in which the teachers and many students are left helpless. The principal sporadically shows up at school, and when present, is often ready to snap. Work and evening functions are delegated to teachers. The principal handpicked the board, and they defer instead of making independent decisions. Teachers receive no support and are told to keep quiet about serious behavior issues in the classrooms. The principal and several of the teachers can talk a good game, but don't be fooled. This school does not put children or education first. Your only hope is to be one of the chosen few, in which case you will be able to do as little as possible while taking credit for the hard work of others.There is a reason why this school is losing its best teachers, and the school will continue to do so until major changes take place.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2014
I am a very involved parent ,volunteering in classroom as well as field trips, Spring fling and other school activities. The PTO does wonderful things for the school and the children. This schools most obvious fault is it's leadership, it needs a major overhaul. The principal is a politician she tells parents one thing aand does another. I've witnessed her being rude talking to some of her employee's in a mean demeaning manner. The school board needs to consider making a leadership change. This will not happen because the school board is set up with the principal's allies. As a parent when you speak up on an issue you have with the school the principal treats you like you have the plague. Which in turn makes you feel uncomfortable being at the school helping out.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2014
It seems to me that when a school has voting for PTO officers, every office should be open. I understood these positions were voted on every year (or should be), We, as parents are willing to step up, but the same few seem to stay over and over. How can new parents get involved if no one allows it? This is not a happy school.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
I would like to start out by saying that we have had nothing but a positive experience for my children at Flower Mound. I also respect that everyone is entitled to their opinion. What concerns me about some of the posts I have read on here is the fact that 80% of the students that attend Flower Mound are transfer students, meaning those parents make a choice for their children to attend and if they are so disgruntled with the way they feel things are being done or run, then they should exercise the right to take their children back to their home school, because there are plenty of parents who are on a waiting list and would love for their children to receive the superior education this school provides my children as well as the rest of the student body. There will never be a perfect school but I couldn't be more blessed to have my children attend Flower Mound

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2014
This school is full of good teachers, but the superintendent/principal has let the PTO take over too much control and this has helped a cliche of friends run the school. If your student isn't athletic they will be bullied. Either you and you kid is in the "in crowd" or your nothing. The school is going broke they say, but that doesn't stop the sports from being a top priority and growing. I have heard that they had things going on the the gym/cafeteria/class/ everything room, all winter because of basketball and archery. I used to love this school, but now I'm just overly excited that my kids will not be there much longer.

- submitted by a parent
March 14, 2014
I wrote a review yesterday it was a negative review on my experience that listed no names, no allegations and no inapproprite language. If you can't give a honest review on here what is the purpose of this site? How is Flower Mound able to take off truthful reviews that are negative? With that said I would not reccommend Flower Mound school it has several issues which apparently I'm unable to comment on or my review will be deleted.

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2014
I'm amazed how several of the negative reviews have been removed from here about Flower Mound. I get updated when a review is posted through email and have noticed many reviews that were blunt and truthful have been removed. I guess Flower Mound had these removed because they struck a nerve. Another reason for parents to look elesewhere for their childs education.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2013
Flower Mound is the ideal elementary school that parents want for their children. My son has some difficulties with ADHD and SPD. Flower Mound took great care of him and all his needs to help him succeed for the school year. We saw big improvements with him. We were always kept updated and knew that he was cared for and loved by the staff of Flower Mound. Not only his teachers, but a lot of the other staff kept in touch and helped us continuously. Never once did my husband or I have any doubt about this school's ability to care for my child and his education. Hands down, one of the best schools in Lawton. We recently moved and Flower Mound definitely "spoiled" us. It has been really hard for us to accept the fact he is no longer in Flower Mound.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2013
Flowermound School is a JOKE. There is NO leadership! It's only a Dictatorship!!! The building itself needs to be torn down or completely renovated. Majority of the classes don't have air. Some of the 'classrooms' are mobile buildings outside. The playgorund always smells like sewer. The toilets never flush properly. The auditorium serves as an 'all purpose' room. Some of the teachers don't have your child's best interest at heart. I really don't understand why they're even teaching. This school says "Striving for Success No Matter What It Takes", but that's a lie. If you are a parent that takes an interest in your child's education and you are willing to stand up for your child when they are being unfairly treated.....DO NOT ENROLL YOUR CHILD IN FLOWERMOUND!

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2013
Teachers so far have been great, as far as the leadership I'd say it's lacking. The principal needs to be replaced, I believe this one is burnt out. I've noticed through the years the demoralization of this principal. She lacks the integrity needed for this job, which is a must when dealing with our children. I have spoken to many parents and they have agreed this school would be much better with the right leadership. We need someone in there that doesn't fold to politics. Placing the parents or their family members with money in charge of the PTO and School Board.It's public record, just take a look for yourself and compare staff with school board members.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2013
the school needs definately a building that can accomodate all students and their needs, as classrooms are small, and not enough! Cafeteria should be easily accessible, without children going outside of building - in bad weather this is a disadvantage! Teachers are wonderful, and their program in both pre-K and K is great. Kids love it and are doing great. I do provide 100% of parent involvement in my children's education! I am a strong believer that the child should learn both at school and at home and parents guidance and assistance is the best way for kids to achieve success in everything!

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2012
When my children started this school in Pre-K, it was a great school. Over the last several years, the Principal has managed to run it into the ground. The school board members are hand selected by the Principal so that she can manipulate them into letting her run the school without oversight. The classes are over crowded. The gym is the lunch room, music room, and anything else they can squeeze into it. The kids have to have PE in a covered bus area that is covered in bird droppings. The library is also a 4th grade classroom. The annual State test scores reflect the fact that educating the kids is not a priority. As history has shown us in the past, one person can make a difference in a positive or negative way. Unfortunately in this case, negative is an understatement. I would look to LPS instead!

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2012
Pre K teachers amazing after that all goes away. Classes are too big teachers don't have time for one on one. Class rooms are too small for 35 kids in one class. Principal does not communicate well with the parents.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2010
This is one school where you have wonderful leadership and teachers who clearly put children first. The education they receive is second to none. I have two kids attending there, and absolutely love it!!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2010
If you want a school where bullying is ignored and sour attitudes from teachers and students are the norm, then this is the school for you.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2009
I love this school and so do my kids!! I have never found anything lacking, from teaching my children to excel in the class, classroom activities, Parent's Night, to the various sports programs offered. They are always kept busy, active, and happy. The entire staff is wonderful, everyone is friendly, and are continually watching out for our children, and looking for new and better ways to help them meet their goals, and excel academically, physically, and socially. Thank you so much for all you guys do.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
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- submitted by a student
September 25, 2008
Switched my children from Crosby Park. More caring & sincere here. All 3 of my children's teachers are fantastic & care about their education & well being. Mrs. Coy, Mrs. Sims, Mrs. Parker, Mrs. Heckert & their assistants have all been great. I just wish that they had more curricular activities. Overall, 100X better than Crosby Park!

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2008
I love this school. Ms. Coleman & Ms. Tally are amazing! Thank you Flower Mound!

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2008
My son goes to this school. Of course every parent thinks their kids are smart but i can honestly say my child is beyond his age level and I owe it to Flower Mound! We have a school right around the corner from our house but I drive 15 minutes to take him. Its worth the extra time and gas!

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2008
I have my kids in this school. The teachers are great with all the students. It's the best choice I have made for my kids.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2008
The best decision I ever made was to send my daughter to Flowermound. We moved from Dallas where she was in Montessori schools, and I was concerned about her development in Lawton. She started Pre-K at Flowermound and is now entering the second grade. I couldn't be happier. Not only are her grades wonoderful, she is encouraged to excell in areas of special interest to her. Additionally, the school celebrates diversity. The before and aftercare programs are a blessing. Plus, the school is small enough that everyone, staff, teachers and students, knows and looks out for your child. I almost hate to post this review, as it might be more advantageous to the Flowermound family to keep our little school house a secret -- enrollment is starting to sky rocket.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 11, 2008
I sent my kids here for two years because I heard it was a great school. When I switched them out because of disagreement with staff, I found out how behind they are compared to the Lawton Public schools. I wish I would have never started them there. My kids are exceling at there new school and are much happier.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2008
We transferred our child into Flower Mound from a small, private Christian school in Lawton. The difference has been like day and night! Flower Mound's teachers and staff are fantastic! Mrs. Jackson is a caring administrator that truly believes all children can learn. Education is their top priority, and everyone goes above and beyond to make sure the best is done for the students. Qualified teachers and staff make it easy for us to drop our child off into this caring environment each morning. We can't imagine being at any other school!

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2008
Excellant school! My child came from Elgin schools where he had ALOT of trouble. Here he is excelling and giving all he has. All his grades have raised to A's and B's and he loves it here! Thanks to the wonderful caring teachers and principal. This staff took time to get to know my child and work with him one on one! I recommend this school to anyone! Smaller classroom enviroments that are structered are what has helped us tremendously! Thanks to a wonderful staff!

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2007
I love this school! My kids flourished under the sincere caring atmoshpere offered in this school. The teachers are outstanding, patient, take time to individually work with your child. I would highly reccomend. Bravo Mrs.Coleman,Mrs.Talley,Mrs. Klein and Mrs.White!!!

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2007
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Flower Mound Public School
2805 Southeast Flower Mound Road, Lawton, OK  73501
(580) 353-4088
Last modified Flower Mound Public 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.
Flower Mound Public School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top