Sarasota Suncoast Academy

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8084 Hawkins Rd

Sarasota, FL 34241

(941) 924-4242

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 470

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

30 Parent Reviews for Sarasota Suncoast Academy

We left this school for another about a year ago. I did not write a review sooner because I wanted it to be a fair review after I had to time to compare this charter school a public school, that has an A rating, high FCAT scores etc... Long story short, I was not happy with the teacher, and the principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/28/13

We have had all three of our children spend their elementary school years at SSA. I can honestly say that when my older two children graduated from 5th grade, I was sad that they had to leave and attend middleschool. I know that it's been challenging academically and through CARES there is an intentional ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/09/13

I am a parent of three attending SSA. Each one of my children are very different in personalities as well as capabilities. One struggles greatly with school but her teacher goes an extra mile to try different techniques with her to make sure she is understanding the information. This is not my experience ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/13

My rating will stand let me clarify! I have given my child every tool, & I mean every tool! I have been in contact with teachers daily for the last year! We have been to doctors therapists etc. Excuses! Actually it is quite the opposite! Completely shows your lack of respect for other's opinion.This ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/16/12

I couldn't disagree more with the parent that posted earlier. I am a parent of a child who is ADD and has had my child at the school for 4 years. Because my child is "not normal" and because he has "special" needs for him to be successful, I have to be in contact with his teacher so that there is a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/12

School is great for a child who is "gifted" I believe that this school while is definately great for a child who can conform, and who is above an average student will do well here. If you have a child who has ADHD or any other major type of learning disability be prepared to constantly be fighting for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/12

Love this school! My gifted kid is always challenged here with so many teachers having their Gifted Endorsements. The teachers always come up with innovative ways to teach and challenge while being loving and compassionate. Communication is Outstanding here at this school!! The principal is always involved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/11

I switched my child from a private Catholic school in Venice Fl to Suncoast last year. It was the best decision I have made regarding my sons education . The staff and teachers are truly commited to the students emotional and educational growth. Mr. Crump the principal is the most involved and visible ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/11

Hello parents. I am a mother of two who's children are struggling in a public school.They get A's-C's and my daughter has been getting a D in written communication on her report card. This fall my daughter may go into third and my son into fifth. They have been in the same school from the start, and ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/26/11

Suncoast Academy definitely deserves five stars! The teachers and staff at this school are amazing and genuinely care about the students. My daughter has attended kindergarten and first grade there so far and we have been incredibly happy and impressed with the school. In fact, I had a job offer out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/01/11

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Test scores for Sarasota Suncoast Academy

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sarasota Suncoast Academy
Sarasota 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 — Sarasota Suncoast Academy is located at 8084 Hawkins Rd, Sarasota FL 34241. 8084 Hawkins Rd is in the 34241 ZIP code in Sarasota, FL The school district for Sarasota Suncoast Academy is the Sarasota County Public Schools. Sarasota Suncoast Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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