Buck Lake Elementary School

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1600 Pedrick Rd

Tallahassee, FL 32317

(850) 488-6133

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 720

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Buck Lake Elementary School

I absolutely regret choosing to buy a house in the Buck Lake school district. My child went to an amazing private school through kindergarten so I knew there would be an adjustment period but I am completely disappointed. For supposedly being one of the better public schools here, my child's teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/10/13

When me and my family first relocated to the Buck Lake community I thaught they would be attending an excellent school. But I was wrong. I had a 1, 3 and 5th grader there and was not impressed with any grade level. The school is mainly made up by upper and middle class families and thats all. The school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/11/13

Buck Lake is a wonderful school,this is really great school. Teachers and the staff are responsive, and above all demonstrate daily their love of children and learning.Thank you all for teaching the children. I

Posted by a parent on 08/04/13

My child is in 3rd grade there and has been a student since Kindergarten. I lke the school alot and feel the teachers genuinely care about the students. The after school enrichment program is also a great asset to the school.

Posted by a parent on 03/11/12

We have had a generally good experience with Buck Lake. Our children's teachers have been very good at what they do - some even exceptional. I agree to some extent that there seems to be a bias towards those with hyper-involved parents, yet we do not have a full-time parent at home and have still been ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/02/11

Buck Lake Elementary--a big disappointment. The 3 years my 3 children attended there, we were also struggling in a battle against cancer and depression, with very little support from teachers and administration. Buck Lake's flaws begin with the fact that Leon County school districts are inequitably ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/10

My two oldest children go to BLE and I have always been please with the teachers and the staff. They are always in good spirits, helpful and so wonferful with their students.

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

The teachers and staff are always looking for ways to improve learning, they make it fun and they are very committed to our children.

Posted by a parent on 04/26/10

Each morning I drop my children off to smiling teachers in the car loop. There are a minimum of 6 adults greeting each parent and child as they are dropped off. A child greeted by a smiling teacher has already started their day off on a positive note. The rest of the day is no different. Well educated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/13/09

My son is an ESE student and buck lake has the most amazing program for them. They dont treat them as if they are different from the others. They let be the amazong kids they are. Thank you buck lake!!!

Posted by a parent on 02/18/09

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Test scores for Buck Lake Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Buck Lake Elementary School
Leon 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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Tallahassee schools — Buck Lake Elementary School is located at 1600 Pedrick Rd, Tallahassee FL 32317. 1600 Pedrick Rd is in the 32317 ZIP code in Tallahassee, FL The school district for Buck Lake Elementary School is the Leon County Public Schools. Buck Lake Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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