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Diplomat Elementary School

7
14 reviews
Grades
PK-5
Students
968
Type
Public
School District
Lee
1115 Northeast 16th Terrace
Cape Coral, FL 33909
(239) 458-0033

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Diplomat Elementary School
Based on data from the 2018 school year

Community Reviews

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We started here in 05 and it was great at first. Kid #2 eventually started and despite being a bit behind developmentally his teacher got him caught up in a matter of weeks. As the years went on it became apparent he had a learning issue, which we had dx'd and was found to be Autism. But before his dx we were rushed and pushed through a 504 plan w/ the school before state testing began. Literally took a week or 2. His dx came in and then he was basically just abandoned in his 4th and 5th grade classes. Bullied a lot as well, but nothing ever done as the teacher never saw anything supposedly. My other children had amazing teachers except when #1 went to 3rd grade. Her teacher called the kids names in Spanish and mocked them, etc. She unfairly graded the kids and at some point a parent managed to get something done and she was fired. Caruso refused to do anything about this teacher at anytime prior. In the end we had some great teachers and some real scumbag one's. When my kids needed more than Diplomat could give we switched to a school with full time gifted. Just in time too, as a scumbag teacher took over the part time gifted class and it would have never went well for my 4th child in it. Now the school has dropped in their test scores, the principal changed before we left and was mediocre. She seemed like she was biding her time til retirement. Office staff changed too and the 2 that were super nice were gone, replaced with snarky one's.
Posted by a parent on 8/12/2018
I find some members of this school to be incompetent and unfortunately for them think everyone else is incompetent also, the excuses they make when there is an issue and if you expect people that work in a field to actually know the laws governing that field think again, retraining is needed. Almost at the end of the school year they send out surveys and they are very very bias, how can a survey be true iffff It's all positive? Where are the check box for the negative experience??
Posted by a parent on 5/25/2018
Amazing school! The administration is actively involved, the teachers extremely qualified and caring, and the students are successful year after year!
Posted by a parent on 6/28/2017
Great! Always ask for ID even if they know who your child is.
Posted by a community member on 3/16/2017
I agree with the previous review that the administration is disorganized, unfriendly, unprofessional and rude. The Principal and the office staff are especially RUDE. The children are pressed for time to eat lunch and don't have adequate seating in the cafeteria. Parents are not welcome to eat with their children. There aren't after school activities or clubs for the students to join. Diplomat is going downhill.
Posted by a community member on 12/9/2015

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Cape Coral schools - Diplomat Elementary School is located at 1115 Northeast 16th Terrace, Cape Coral FL 33909. Diplomat Elementary School is in the Lee. Diplomat Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-5.

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