Fishweir Elementary School

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3977 Herschel St

Jacksonville, FL 32205

(904) 381-3910

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 442

Students Per Teacher: 22

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16 Parent Reviews for Fishweir Elementary School

fishweir is a good school when i was there 2005 - 2010 . it started turning kinda bad when mrs. lee came as our principal .

Posted by a other on 11/27/13

I am disappointed with Fishweir. I liked the school several years ago, but I'm not currently happy. I feel like my child is getting only an "okay" education and her current teacher is at times crass and offensive. More than a few teachers are unhappy working under the current administration and many ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/28/13

Like most schools there is good and bad here. Meet your teachers and find the good ones. The school got an A this year. Some things are improving, but there is reason for concern. I can tell you several teachers here are among the best in the county. Unfortunately I have seen some of the worst here ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/12/12

I am here to tell you that all these reviews are way too old. This school is an abomination. That is all you need to know. DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD HERE. I am a teacher and I am appalled at the on-goings of this school and even more saddened that dcps clusters haven't done a thing about it. It is all ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/19/12

This is a good school where most of the children seem quite happy. I have had two children attend this school, and we encountered a different problem for each of them. First, as this is an arts magnet school, it is sad that my child became totally turned off in an art area, a passion my child had ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/09

My child attended Fishweir for K-5. It is truly what an Elementary school should be. It is a small, caring environment where your child will receive exposure to all arts areas, Dance, Music, Drama, Band, Chorus, and Visual Arts. The teachers are very good, with high expectations still while being ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/09

Is a small but friendly school. There is a lot of parental envolvement and the teachers and staff are always willing to assist you in anything you need.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/09

My child attends this school and I have found it to be a great place for him to grow and learn. The standards are at least as high as the area private schools, yet it is enhanced by the arts. The combination make my child excited to get up and go to school each morning. I have found the staff to be ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/07

Fishweir is an old fashioned school with high standards and an excellent teaching staff. It is worth moving into the district just for your children to go to this school. This is the way schools were meant to be and one of the few truly great public schools left.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/07

I cannot believe the level of incompetency in an alleged 'A' school. I am lucky that I was able to take my child out of this school to a private school. I was warned by parents who sent their children here years before that there was a problem but I had no idea how bad this school could be. Part ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/07

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Test Year: 2012
Fishweir Elementary School
Duval 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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Jacksonville schools — Fishweir Elementary School is located at 3977 Herschel St, Jacksonville FL 32205. 3977 Herschel St is in the 32205 ZIP code in Jacksonville, FL The school district for Fishweir Elementary School is the Duval County Public Schools. Fishweir Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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