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Mesquite, TX
Students enrolled: 867

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4836 Shands Drive
Mesquite, TX 75150

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(972) 290-4020
(972) 290-4030
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September 11, 2015
I like this school for for the most part but I strongly feel there is a lack in safety for my kids one being no fence around the playground like anyone can walk up to them while they are playing. and 2 the pick up is insane people are everywhere kids adults are just scattered all Over the place it's like every man for them selfs to pick up their kid and you don't need any identification To get them no card with their names and theirs teacher names you simple drive up or walk up and your kid tells their teacher bye and they leave i feel like anyone can walk away with my kid It's very scary...

- submitted by a community member

April 11, 2014
Very poor.... they do not communicate with the parents and the principal likes to send a third party to do their jobs rather than do it themselves. If you have a child in special education do not go to this school very unorganized and disrespectful...

- submitted by a parent

December 14, 2011
Love the school and the staff is great! My son has attended Shands since kinder and he is so advance in his work.

- submitted by a parent

July 01, 2010
My daughter loved this school. The teachers and staff were excellent. She learned so much at this school that once she transferred to another school she was too advanced for her class. We are moving back to the area so that she can go back to Shands.

- submitted by a parent

June 11, 2008
My child excelled so much this year. His teacher was wonderful, and the administrators are very supportive.

- submitted by a parent

May 19, 2006
This is not a good school. It is very overcrowded.

- submitted by a parent

January 25, 2005
There isn't much parental involvement- too many illegals. There is a lack of extracurricular activities, but I will say there are some outstanding teachers here doing the best they can.

- submitted by a parent
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Shands Elementary School
4836 Shands Drive, Mesquite, TX  75150
(972) 290-4020
Last modified Shands Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Shands Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top