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  • Virgil Mills Elementary School8

    Palmetto, FL | Manatee County


    June 6, 2011

    The third grade team is very creative. The economics unit during the winter months is great lesson of supply and demand. My older children have come back and the teachers remember them and are genuinely interested in where they are and what they are doing. The school is very clean. There is a very good reason why it is the largest school in Manatee County.

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    October 25, 2010

    The school is great. My Kindergartener was telling me how Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes-Booth. A fact I did not learn until 2nd or 3rd grade and I am 42 years old.

    Submitted by a parent

    August 12, 2010

    My daughter has attended this school since Kindergarten (2006-current). I enjoy volunteering and they love having me. Our daughter loves this school which is very important to us. The teachers are well educated and continue to stay abreast on new ways to keep the children interested in learning. Since I volunteer in the classroom so often I see this first hand. They offer a lot of activities and the PTO is extremely involved, they raise soooo much money for the school by throwing some great fundraisers. For example they threw an auction that raised a pretty penny; everyone had a great time!!

    Submitted by a parent

    April 26, 2010

    it ok all the kids are not treated the same, i can wait for my kid to leave that school. i email the teacher and never contact me back, work in the comunacation that would be great.

    Submitted by a parent

    November 23, 2009

    Wonderful school and terrific teachers! I can send my daughter there knowing that she is in a safe and secure environment!

    Submitted by a parent

    October 8, 2009

    What a wonderful environment and support staff for my children to develop and explore. I love this school!

    Submitted by a parent

    September 15, 2009

    Just moved here and the school really lives up to all of the great reviews I've read on here!

    Submitted by a parent

    May 12, 2008

    my child goes to this school and she and I love it! there is fun and activity's that work with learning and health she tells me everything that happened when she gets home and she is excited to go to school everyday!

    Submitted by a parent

    August 7, 2007

    What an awesome place to go to work to everyday. The students and their families are wonderful. There is tremendous support from other staff members and administration. We're given excellent opportunities for professional development. This school is a fun place to be whether you're a student, a teacher, or a parent volunteer. We are a family. -Brenda Kern

    Submitted by a teacher

    August 29, 2006

    Mr. Rio and his staff contribute their hearts to the children.I can not think of a better place to put my children.

    Submitted by a parent

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