Henry F. Kite Elementary School

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9430 Lem Turner Rd

Jacksonville, FL 32208

(904) 924-3031

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 309

Students Per Teacher: 16

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9 Parent Reviews for Henry F. Kite Elementary School

This school is a International Baculaurette Primary Years elementary school. The motto for this school is' Global Leaders and Learners' which means the school's focus is on developing students who are internationally minded but who also have an academic foundation built on rigor, relevance and positive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/10

This is a great school my kids come home every day with a postive additude

Posted by a parent on 04/07/09

Wondeful school under strong leadership!!! I've observed positive behavior from caring/concerned teachers and motivated students. Students have many cultural fieldtrip opportunities. Parental involvement exists, but more should participate (especially get involved into PTA). The PTA (the few who make ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/31/07

Overall H.F.K. is a good school. My son has always made the honor roll. He is in 5th grade this year and isn't as excited as he should be because he says the principal takes away a lot of their activities. Now this came from my son, not me. As a parent I am very strong on education, however we must ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/31/07

I feel my child s teacher is working above and beyond her call of duty. She cares about my child both academically and personally. There is nothing that is going to change that our children will have to take the FCAT until someone figures out how to keep students, teachers, schools, and parents accountable ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/06

I think that the emphasis on FCAT is way too much. The teachers are so concerned with preparing for the FCAT that more attention is not given to the needs of the children. I think this overemphasis stressing the children out and affects their scores.

Posted by a parent on 10/10/06

I think this school concentrates too heavily on the FCAT. They have an 'oh well' attitude & an 'sink or swim' philosophy. My son is miserable at this school, and Duval County Schools refuses to allow me to place him elsewhere or approve him for any type of scholarship to a private school.

Posted by a parent on 08/30/06

academic programs are good and well rounded art is well taught however extracurricular activities and parent involvement needs some work

Posted by a parent on 02/16/06

It's a wonderful school to send your children to. I love it. Academic programs are great. The teachers really love what they are doing, and that matters alot.

Posted by a parent on 08/19/05

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Test Year: 2012
Henry F. Kite 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 — Henry F. Kite Elementary School is located at 9430 Lem Turner Rd, Jacksonville FL 32208. 9430 Lem Turner Rd is in the 32208 ZIP code in Jacksonville, FL The school district for Henry F. Kite Elementary School is the Duval County Public Schools. Henry F. Kite Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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