Kimball Wiles Elementary School

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4601 Sw 75th St

Gainesville, FL 32608

(352) 955-6955

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 720

Students Per Teacher: 13

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21 Parent Reviews for Kimball Wiles Elementary School

We have been at Wiles since March of Kindergarten year and are starting the 5th grade year. We have had GREAT teachers; however, the Principal is horrible. The teachers, PTA and staff are afraid of her and to say anything even if they know the students best interest is at stake. She cares about the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/13

I think Kimball Wiles is a great school . If you are a parent looking for a great school, got to wiles . I have read some negative comments on this website from wiles. Don't believe what they say . Most likely , the had a bad expieriance with a teacher , or wants to get back at someone . Please remember ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/08/13

Both my children currently attend Wiles Elementary. I am very pleased with the effort the teachers make to help children do their best each day. I noticed some negative comments about Wiles spending too much time getting ready for the FCAT. This has nothing to do with the teachers or the principal. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/13

I was a student at wiles from kindergarden to 5th grade, and after 6 years, looking back I recall the teachers to be horrid and they dont give a bloody squat about the students. All this school cares about is FCAT. It prepared me for FCAT, but not for my middle school years. If you would like to be prepared ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/06/12

The school teachers are not trained to deal with students that have any type of learning disability, and do not have any other staff to support children with learning disabilities. Homework and responsibility of learning are constantly being shoved to the parent because the teachers are busy teaching ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/12

It's a school to teach the parents how to home-school their children. I have never seen a school with such poor teaching abilities. True teachers that care for the student are not found here at all. They have no tact or care when it comes to a child with learning issues. I am completely disappointing. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/08/12

I am extremely disappointed in this school. I find the teachers and principal to be lacking in knowledge about disorders such as ADHD and dyslexia and unwilling to voluntarily help my son get the IEP he so desperately needs, which I have been requesting for the past 2 years. They are slow to respond ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/11

My 3rd grader attends Wiles and has since Kindergarten and he LOVES it there. The Principal, Barbara Buys is exceptional. The staff is super friendly. PTA participation is very strong. The after school program ran by Mrs. Norris is great. I don't really agree wuth thesecurity issues mentioned in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/10

I have 2 children at Wiles and love it, so do my children who have amazing teachers and they love school, The school has a lot of events for the children, and they have a wonderful PTA. The only issue i have with the school is the security, They need to have more of it, Anyone as any time can walk onto ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/09

We currently have one child at this school and are admittedly underwhelmed. The biggest concern is the safety issue. Anyone can wander through the halls through 7:45 p.m. Worse is the traffic situation, which school officials make no effort to regulate. Third problem is the lack of incentive programs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/12/09

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Test Year: 2012
Kimball Wiles Elementary School
Alachua County Public Schools
Florida
* 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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Gainesville schools — Kimball Wiles Elementary School is located at 4601 Sw 75th St, Gainesville FL 32608. 4601 Sw 75th St is in the 32608 ZIP code in Gainesville, FL The school district for Kimball Wiles Elementary School is the Alachua County Public Schools. Kimball Wiles Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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