Griffin Elementary School

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3315 Kathleen Rd

Lakeland, FL 33810

(863) 853-6020

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Griffin Elementary School

My child has gone to grffin for 4 years now and she absollutly loves it. If I even give her one day to stay home even for family she has to go to school.She would not leave for anything.Unfortuanetly she's in fifth grade now.But I love how the school always does fundraisers to help raise money and the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/07

I taught at Griffin and loved the kids and many of the dedicated teachers who stay each year. It was a great experience, but I personally would not send my child to this school. There is little offered for special needs students or ESOL students. This is not beneficial to them or the class as a whole. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/10/06

The school has high turnover in teachers, but that is due to the nature of the principal. She will be retiring this year, so the mood of the school should change.

Posted by a teacher on 01/11/06

Good School. Seems overpoputalted, but good teachers. Not providing enough curriculum for my first grader.

Posted by a parent on 01/21/05

Griffin Elementary school has an 'A' rating and it deserves it. The teacher staff has been there a long time and works well together. The P.T.A, is amazing and parental involvement is very high. Everyone involved in school from administrative to cafeteria to staff has one goal - to ensure that the children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/04

I have a son that has been at Griffin Elementay for 3 years now. I have been very satisfied with the committment of the pricipal. Ms. Henderson has never made me or my child feel like a problem is too small or large for her to handle. I feel thay she is definetly the glue that holds the school firmly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/03

Mrs. Mckenzie (1st grade teacher) is really great. She works with the children!

Posted by a parent on 10/18/03

Teacher turn over is very high.

Posted by a on 06/17/03

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Test scores for Griffin Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Griffin Elementary School
Polk 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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Lakeland schools — Griffin Elementary School is located at 3315 Kathleen Rd, Lakeland FL 33810. 3315 Kathleen Rd is in the 33810 ZIP code in Lakeland, FL The school district for Griffin Elementary School is the Polk County Public Schools. Griffin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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