Waterford Elementary School

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12950 Lake Underhill Rd

Orlando, FL 32828

(407) 249-6410

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 643

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

34 Parent Reviews for Waterford Elementary School

I had so many issues with this school this past school year. The teacher my son had shouldn't be a teacher. He came home crying on a weekly basics. When ask to test my son for a learning disable I was always told that "it wasn't needed" and that "he's a boy, and he'll grow out of it". When I finally ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/09/14

I have 2 kids at Waterford: one in the Gifted program, one in a 504 Plan (and retained in 3rd Grade). So far I am very happy with the teachers, my child is NOT medicated and has been doing great with a lot of support and encouragement. Good and bad teachers, like anything else, can be found anywhere, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/13

Absolutely horrendous! I was told by the asst. principal they would not work with me until I put my 5 year old on medication. The PTA is a joke. My son's teacher was more concerned with getting him out of her class than teaching him. I had to fight to get him tested for gifted after a year of telling ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/28/13

Waterford Elementary is pretty terrible. Part of their failures are not their fault. Rapidly changing demographics of the east Orlando area have led to a more 'diverse' population and cultures that do not value education nor discipline. The growth of the area apartments nearby full of transients and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/17/13

Worst public school. If you can get your child into a different school you should really consider. Spelling gets tossed out after second grade and they believe that it is ok b/c they can use spell checks.

Posted by a parent on 06/16/13

Mr. Lindlau is the best thing that has happened to this school in 15 years.

Posted by a parent on 10/11/12

My son received speech services from 2009 to 2011 at Waterford Elementary. His speech pathologist was wonderful! Loved her. However, the front office staff were unfriendly and didn't even greet you. They acted as if they were doing you a favor. Also while waiting for my sons sessions to be completed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/12

This school is great. The principal is awesome. He is very open and I have seen his interaction with the students. It is great. His fith grade teacher is super. My son enjoys going to school and is challenged and the meet his educational requirements.

Posted by a parent on 03/25/12

My children have been at Waterford for the past 5 years and I could not be happier. We have had amazing teachers and administration. The principal knows all 800 children by name. He is very involved and responds immediately to any questions I have. The school has created classes for children that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/24/12

I Have my son in third grade at Waterford lakes elementary, and I have to say, my disappointment goes above and beyond. His teacher not only does the bare minimum but also has not interest in listening or working with the parents. Also the so call Principal of the school has no intention of helping ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/28/11

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Test scores for Waterford Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Waterford Elementary School
Orange School District
* 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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Orlando schools — Waterford Elementary School is located at 12950 Lake Underhill Rd, Orlando FL 32828. 12950 Lake Underhill Rd is in the 32828 ZIP code in Orlando, FL The school district for Waterford Elementary School is the Orange School District. Waterford Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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