Oceanway Elementary School

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12555 Gillespie Ave

Jacksonville, FL 32218

(904) 696-8762

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Oceanway Elementary School

I feel this is a great school now that it has been around for a few years now and has a stable principal. I feel this school is going in the right direction and is a great school to send your kids

Posted by a parent on 05/20/11

Leadership keeps changing and continued focus on FCAT and not necessarily learning. They are not given enough physical education and a select few of the teachers are far too impatient with the students. There is definitely room for improvement.

Posted by a parent on 11/07/10

I use to go there i liked it a lot but the new PRINCIPAL is not nice at all Mr.**** is a whole lot better than she is i am sorry to say this but she is not all good in my opinion. With all due respect Former student

Posted by a other on 10/20/10

We were a little nervous about our daughter attending Oceanway Elementary since everyone I spoke to about it said it was a bad school. My husband toured the school and liked it though so we decided to try it out. My daughter is now going into 2nd grade there and we are very happy with the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/10

This school needs more 1 on 1 time with the 2nd grade classes that have special needs. There is only one teacher that teaches this program and is only in the class rooms one time a week.

Posted by a other on 10/27/09

Excellent commitment to children and education, bravo! job well done.

Posted by a parent on 05/31/07

This school is now under new management. Mr. Cobb has taken control and is beginning to turn this school around. The teachers work as a team now, and their voices are being heard. Together, with the PTA, they are changing the direction of the school, bringing it to a better place. The school does ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/06

We recently enrolled our son in Oceanway when we moved to Florida in March 2006. I am very disappointed with the quailty of education here and am just as frustrated with the teachers. It may be a new school but the leadership, academics, and activities are almost non-existent. There are no sports ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/06

If it wasn't for the fact the teachers here are great, I would have pulled my children out. The leadership here is non-existent, and any attempt to make things better are squashed by the principle,who lucky for the school is leaving. we will be going to Sheffield Elemetary because of district changes. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/09/06

The teachers are very easy to work with and have tried very hard to keep my child challenged.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Oceanway Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Oceanway Elementary School
Duval 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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Jacksonville schools — Oceanway Elementary School is located at 12555 Gillespie Ave, Jacksonville FL 32218. 12555 Gillespie Ave is in the 32218 ZIP code in Jacksonville, FL The school district for Oceanway Elementary School is the Duval County Public Schools. Oceanway Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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