W E Cherry Elementary School

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420 Edson Dr

Orange Park, FL 32073

(904) 278-2050

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 7

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for W E Cherry Elementary School

My school is awesome! I love W.E. Cherry!! My daughter and nieces and nephew go there and have for years.

Posted by a parent on 05/03/13

And....as a W.E. Cherry alumna, I can correct my typos as well...."I am well aware there are many variables that play when it comes to a child's success."* I would never want to shame those excellent teachers I had.

Posted by a other on 02/24/12

All three of my grandchildren have attended W.E. Cherry. Each one has received a superior education, had wonderful and caring teachers and made life long friends. The youngest grandchild is in third grade at present and loves to go to school! The personal commitment to each and every student sets ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/22/11

This is a quick reply to the lady who said "I have never seen a school whose principal and teachers assure kids are given exposure to the extra and remain safe". The reason they do that is because of Somer Thompson's kidnapping.

Posted by a other on 07/10/10

I have never seen a school whose principal and teachers assure that kids are given exposure to the extras and remain safe. They often provide programs on their own time and dollar to assure that music and arts are not lost in these times of economic cut backs. They even assure our childrens safety by ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/22/10

I have one child at W E Cherry and another that just left to go to the OPJH, and I truly love the faculty and staff here. There motto they tell you when you walk in the door is W E C where everyone cares! They have the best school around.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/09

W.E. Cherry is an absolutely amazing school...from the teachers to the falculty to the Principal. I have never seen a principal so caring about her students. She really is always looking out for them and really cares about their education. The teachers are wonderful. I have had such great experiences ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/08

10 We have a graet principal and a staff like family. We love our kids and do anything to provide a safe and loving place for them to learn.

Posted by a teacher on 06/10/08

My child loves W.E.C. The teachers communicate well with the parent. There is a lot of parent involvement, which helps a school. The school is well diversed and the teachers and faculty really do care about the child more than on an academic level. This school is one big family. Your child will not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/17/07

Both of my children went to this school from k-6 and we have had no problems. The faculty and staff are excellent and most have been there the entire time my kids were there. I hate to think that this is my daughters last year there. The school has gotten better each year and with the new Principal Angela ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/16/06

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Test scores for W E Cherry Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
W E Cherry Elementary School
School District Of Clay County
* 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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Orange Park schools — W E Cherry Elementary School is located at 420 Edson Dr, Orange Park FL 32073. 420 Edson Dr is in the 32073 ZIP code in Orange Park, FL The school district for W E Cherry Elementary School is the School District Of Clay County. W E Cherry Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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