Florine J Abel Elementary School

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7100 Madonna Pl

Sarasota, FL 34243

(941) 751-7040

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 543

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Florine J Abel Elementary School

Very problematic school. My daughter, a very bright girl, experienced a lack of attention due to greater attention paid to high need students. The experience slowed her educational attainment in this school and in my opinion, the leadership in the school should attend to this issue. I transferred my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

My son is Autistic and has been at many different schools. The staff at Johnson changed his life. He grew more in the years at Johnoson than all of the others put together. Despite the trouble and trips to the principal's office, they never gave up and constantly looked for ways to help him. Now ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/09

I am disappointed in this school. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children, but in reality are sent very different signals of 'not welcome'. This comes from the administration. The priority communicated to me is the desire for Title I which seems to come at the expense of children through ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/10/09

I am glad to see other parents' reviews. They give me courage. I have a fourth grader at Abel. I feel this school tries to be inclusive of diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds. I think there's a great deal more for the administration to do, like accept there are equivalent views in Christianity, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/09/09

I have a child who attended Abel this year. I have never seen a school with quality this school claims.Teachers practice with hope, resilience, and optimism while the staff provides emotional support and encouragement. Parents & teachers show dedication: They apply their personal and office supply budgets ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/09

My daughter started first grade in 2008. The teachers are compassionate; also very young & inexperienced. They resort to threats of yellow and red cards, which removes some privileges. Curriculum is very strict, moves lockstep with No Child Left Behind. Lots of testing with pressure on students to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/29/09

My daughter has attended Abel since Kindergarten and this school is one on the best schoolsin Manantee Co. The teachers are caring and the princpal and vp are very involved with the students.

Posted by a parent on 09/23/08

My son started at Abel in second grade. This school is great. The teachers and the principal & VP all work extremely well together. My son starts 5th grade this fall and my daughter is starting Kindergarten. I'm so excited that I'll have 5 more years with the school.

Posted by a parent on 07/28/08

I Love my Able!!! Both of my sons go there and they have the best of care. My older son has teacher Mrs Buch and my other son has Mrs King -both teachers give the highest quality of education and love to them. I also have never had anyone keep in touch with me about all issues -Thank you SOOO much

Posted by a parent on 04/30/08

My older son went to Able K-5 and it is a great school. My younger is now in 2nd and is doing well.I highly reccomend this school. The teachers are very caring and enjoy what they do. Mrs. Bayer & Mr. Richardson are great!

Posted by a parent on 03/14/06

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Test scores for Florine J Abel Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Florine J Abel Elementary School
Manatee 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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Sarasota schools — Florine J Abel Elementary School is located at 7100 Madonna Pl, Sarasota FL 34243. 7100 Madonna Pl is in the 34243 ZIP code in Sarasota, FL The school district for Florine J Abel Elementary School is the Manatee County Public Schools. Florine J Abel Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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