Destin Elementary School

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630 Kelly St

Destin, FL 32541

(850) 833-4360

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 811

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Destin Elementary School

I have had two children attend Destin Elementry School. The teachers they were assigned are very good, pleasant and very accommodating to each students' needs. I only having good things to say about the outstanding teachers at this school. As with any other Florida public school, there is an overall ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

I totally disagree with the post on April 27 2010. The principal is exellent! Very responsive and cares about the children above and beyond. We have a child that has a learning disability. She recieves everything she needs to succeed. We valso have two other children who experience the standard class ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/10

Teachers have done a great job rating this school here. My child is in a class with thirty children and it's chaos! They learn more at home doing tons of homework. The school is overcrowded and all the principal cares about is FCAT testing and more money. After all the fences put up it looks like a prison. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

All 4 of my children have attended Destin Elementary from 1989 to present. This is the best public school experience your child will ever have !

Posted by a parent on 07/23/09

Cream of the crop when it comes to schools! Can't praise the staff enough! They all are caring, knowledgable, and challenge their students to excel in all they do. There is terrific communication between parents and teachers and the amount of parent involvement is phenomenal!

Posted by a parent on 01/11/06

Awesome academics, wonderful teachers, superb staff and a super caring environment. DES surely meets our high standards!

Posted by a parent on 08/12/05

Destin Elementary is an absolute wonderful school. I have noticed a drastic improvment in my sons reading ability, and math knowledge. The teachers are wonderful and helpful, the Principal acknowledges everyone by name. The teachers are knowledgable, understanding, and go the extra step for the children. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/01/05

Wonderful school. My children have excelled and been challenged to continue to excell.

Posted by a parent on 12/10/04

Wonderful school! Tremendous parent/teacher involvement. We were forced to relocate due to the military,and miss Destin Elem. greatly. The teachers are exceptional and genuinely care for their students.

Posted by a parent on 03/23/04

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Test scores for Destin Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Destin Elementary School
Okaloosa County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

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Destin schools — Destin Elementary School is located at 630 Kelly St, Destin FL 32541. 630 Kelly St is in the 32541 ZIP code in Destin, FL The school district for Destin Elementary School is the Okaloosa County Public Schools. Destin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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