Garden Elementary School

School Overview


700 Center Rd

Venice, FL 34285

(941) 486-2110

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 610

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Garden Elementary School

My 9 year old loves this school. We recently relocated from Philadelphia and he has never had any complaints. I'm not sure why the other parents on this page complain. At my sons old school he had to fight everyday and protect his cousin. These parents don't know what a bad school is. My son got all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Terrible. The teachers were lazy and anti-social. My daughter, who is now 11 years old and in 6th grade private school despised it. She would get no homework and wouldn't learn a thing! Her F-Cat test were below average due to the lack of teaching! The school she is in is way wonderful and teaches alot! ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/28/13

Super service and good communication with us parents. Our kids thrive at this school and enjoy their classes. The focus is very much on learning. Their teacher is very enthusiastic and competent. Great school.

Posted by a parent on 08/31/11

I love this school. My daughter learns a lot academically. But I miss a little extra activity where the kids show their talents and the family is invited to watch. This is usually done when the schoolyear ends. Also, an appreciation day for the students' achievements is done around this time and the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/11

Teachers are O.K, but kids get no home work!!! Many other little things too. Plus my child doesnt like it!

Posted by a parent on 05/10/11

Couldn't be happier!! The staff is wonderful! The teachers are the best! My children are happy here, parent/Teacher communication is excellent, and their dedication is amazing. and would recommend this school to any parent who is looking for a wonderful, reputable school, with the utmost qualified teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/09

Garden Elementary is like a large family. The staff, all staff..not just teachers, are great to our children. The Teachers do work hard with them to insure their learning. All of the staff, every single person that is working in Garden, are all very excellent and care greatly about the children and family, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/06

Excellent academic programs. Adequate availability of extracurricular activities and a high degree of parent involvement. Five star school!

Posted by a parent on 09/26/05

I have two children who attend garden and I found that the two years they where there I found the teachers where very good with working with parents and students very good comunication.

Posted by a parent on 04/13/05

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Test scores
Test scores for Garden Elementary School

FCAT2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Garden Elementary School
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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Venice schools — Garden Elementary School is located at 700 Center Rd, Venice FL 34285. 700 Center Rd is in the 34285 ZIP code in Venice, FL The school district for Garden Elementary School is the Sarasota County Public Schools. Garden Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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