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6280 Watson Rd

Riverview, FL 33578

(813) 740-4182

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

22 Parent Reviews for Symmes Elementary School

My son absolutely looooves this school. He started kindergaten and we were concerned about his adjustment but he had no problems at all, the teachers are awesome and we have great communication. I was concerned with the content and curriculum, but then I realized that not at all since it keeps my son ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/14

THIS SCHOOL IS AMAZING!!! I am a former student and i went to symmes for grades k-5, and i have nothing bad to say about it! all the memories i have from this school are great ones and i will always remember them! :) and for all the people who are saying that there are hairs in their food and that ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/14/13

I AM REALLY WORRIED ABOUT MY KID>>>>The 1st grade teacher she only concentrates on how to get the job done always complains about students and so narrow minded , I am really worried about my kid , if she can not handle students what is the purpose of being a teacher , she is only bothered about her job ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/28/12

I know for a fact that the person who posted on April 18th 2012 is a disgruntled former employee who was fired for her incompetence and bad attitude. My youngest just graduated from Symmes and I could not be happier with the education my children received at this school. They address parental concerns ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/08/12

I would never have my kid attend this school. While there might be some good teachers, they dont really care about the kids. In the cafeteria the children keep finding hair in there food and nothing is being done about it. The custodians yell at the kids. Dont send your kid to this school.

Posted by a other on 04/18/12

My daughter went to Kindergarten through 2nd grade at this school. For 8 of 10, they must be paying someone off. They only teach for the FCAT in this school. Most of the teachers in this school are glorified babysitters and do not go outside the box to teach the children anything extra. I am sorely disappointed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/12

I have a 4th and 5th grader attending this school. Throughout their years of attendance, my children had their struggles, but have eventually overcame them. A new charter school opened nearby. I am contemplating enlisting them there, not because of any negativity with Symmes, but to challenge them ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/11

I am seek of this school my son is in 3 grade have every day a test I am working with him every day but the teacher is seems like she dose not explain I am very worry about my son I push him very hard but is seems like he dose not make any progress ....

Posted by a parent on 03/15/11

Symmes is a great school,My son is in 4th grade & very well motivated this year,thanks to Mrs. Richie & Mrs. Scoggins for giving my son a lot of encouragement & support.I just wish the school will have a dress code just like before.

Posted by a parent on 11/12/10

This school is great with my daughter--pushes her to excell. she enjoys going there, and i am happy with her progress and all testing scores. Mrs. Brown of second grade is an awesome teacher.

Posted by a parent on 05/13/10

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Test scores for Symmes Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Symmes Elementary School
Hillsborough 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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Riverview schools — Symmes Elementary School is located at 6280 Watson Rd, Riverview FL 33578. 6280 Watson Rd is in the 33578 ZIP code in Riverview, FL The school district for Symmes Elementary School is the Hillsborough County Public Schools. Symmes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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