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9010 Nw 178th Ln

Hialeah, FL 33018

(305) 512-9775

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 560

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

27 Parent Reviews for Mater Gardens Academy

Very good school! Caring teachers, caring families, good kids. My son started in Kinder and is now in 1st grade. His teachers have been excellent and he has learned so much. Love that it is a K-8 and that they have a high school.

Posted by a parent on 09/04/13

I really like the NEW assistant principle Mrs.Rives, she has alway been amazing. My daughter has been in this school since kindergarten and this up coming year she will be in 3rd grade and so far all the teaches have been great. Mrs. Martinez (kinder teacher which is no longer there cause she had a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/02/13

My my children are attending this school since the school started.The teachers are excellent, they are very preoccupied and they are very easy to contact.Some of them give their personal phone in order to keep the contact with the parents. Even when they had finished the course they keep the relation ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/29/13

This school is absolutely HORRIBLE. The teachers are okay but sometimes they pick on your child. My child says the school lunch is disgusting and unappetizing. One time he came back from school saying that he found a piece of hair in his spaghetti. The main lunch lady has no respect for anybody. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/23/13

This school used to be excellent. Now it has become a BUSINESS. The class rooms are over crowded. The Office is extremely disorganized. Looking to change schools. Very disappointed. Needs a new principal. The after care program is over rated. Charging an arm and a leg!

Posted by a parent on 08/21/12

Good school only for the teachers. The Principal it's always late and never answer a questions or e-mails. She only cares about money!! Disorganized office . The Mater Gardens Academy needs a new principal to be a great school!!!!

Posted by a parent on 08/12/12

"A great school has excellent teachers" but this one does not have that many great teachers, only the occasional educator seeking for a line in their resume. "Strong principal/leadership" is what is lacking at this place. It is normal to see seven or eight 12 year olds as a source of cheap/free labor ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/12

28-30 kids per classroom,disorganized office, unsupervised office and teachers. Teachers have as many breaks during classes as they want, poor academic content. The principal do not care about the students at all, the leadership of the school principal is very unsatisfactory, parents will find it is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/11

We have had our children in both Private schools as well as other public schools, and this school is amazing. First off the culture that is breed there is exactly what most organizations should strive for. The teachers are happy and all are aware of what is required of them. The children excel because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/26/11

The school has excellent student teacher ratios which enhance the learning atmosphere. Gifted Program coming soon.

Posted by a parent on 04/18/11

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Test Year: 2012
Mater Gardens Academy
Miami-dade 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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Hialeah schools — Mater Gardens Academy is located at 9010 Nw 178th Ln, Hialeah FL 33018. 9010 Nw 178th Ln is in the 33018 ZIP code in Hialeah, FL The school district for Mater Gardens Academy is the Miami-dade County Public Schools. Mater Gardens Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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