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Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro Elementary School9

Miami, FL | Miami-Dade County


June 14, 2014

I am a student at MCBE and i love this school! Everyone at this school is nice and very helpful. I am going to fifth grade and i can not wait to see what teacher i have because all the fifth grade teachers are GREAT! My teacher this year ( fourth grade)was an exceptional teacher! on the days of FCAT we had breakfast in the class with her. I cant believe the next year willbe my last year! I love MCBE and i am very excited to be in this school!

February 18, 2014

My daughter has been at this school since Kindergarten. She is about to graduate from the 5th grade. She's been there for 6 years and has only had two mean teachers and one of those does not know how to teach nor has the patience for children! Always a bad apple in the bunch! The schools guards are friendly. Office staff is very helpful and always around to greet you and help you within seconds. P.E coaches are great with the kids. lots of parking in school and around the school. Very High tech with their computers and smart boards. Cameras everywhere. Great playground for the younger grades. All around great school. Highly recommend!!

Submitted by a parent

November 5, 2013

My son graduated from this school and I can honestly say the last two years there in their special ed program were very disappointing. They didn't engage my child at all or prepare him for what was expected from him in middle school or the FCAT. They labeled him lazy in front of him and killed his self esteem. I am lucky enough to have found him a great Charter school that has helped him embrace education again and more importantly believe in himself. I was so disappointed that I actually took my youngest out as well and not expose him to this. I am happy I was able to act in time.

Submitted by a parent

May 29, 2013

I LOVE MY SCHOOL! im a student and im graduating this year going to middle school. I will surely miss this school when im gone. they have the BEST chorus there ( in my opinion ) they have very modern class rooms and great teachers there.... the lunch on the other hand, is OK but im sure it could be better...

May 20, 2013

I love the school and the teachers there. They are caring and nurturing. It warms my heart to see the students and how happy they are. It is a great community of parents, teachers and students.

Submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013

My school has a very caring and friendly enviornment. It's office staff always provides service with a smile. The teachers have high standards. There is a great PTO involved in the school. Dr. Manuel C. Barreiro's administration is very supportive. It is a child centered school where the students are encouraged to believe they will excel.

Submitted by a teacher

May 25, 2012

This has been my school since second grade it opened and i entered i have loved all my years now im in fifth grade abotu to be promoted to middle scool and i say this school iss awesome there chorus is proffesional just the day before yesterday our chorus performed grease jr (i was frenchy) if u want an elemantary that has the proffesionalism to be close to perfection but is fun come to this school u will love it i know i did another thing are there teachers are young and will help reach your goals it has many activities organized by this year and last years pta which at mcbe is known as pto i hope your child goes to this school too and will participate in the next wonderful production our music teacger has instore in an organized event or will meet our wonderful counsler or principal (which now is more invovled) or assistant principal - student (if i splled stuff wrong sorry tyoed fast)

July 17, 2011

What I like about the school: It is modern, great technology as far as computers, smartboards, televisions etc.,good after school program, centric to my area. What I dislike abouth the school: Poor organization, lack of communication with parents from office staff and administration, LACK OF ADMINISTRATIVE PRESENCE. In addition,they do not have a school nurse on site. It is a shame that poor leadership has brought this school down from a rating of " A " to " B ".

Submitted by a parent

May 31, 2011

My son was in a private school, was not a pleasant experience contrats MCB this school has been very good experience. Mrs Castillo is exceptional teacher,it has been a beautiful learning experience. The treatment for parenst and students is very good. Nothing to envey to a private school. I'm so glad to be a part of MCB. my son is very happy too. I recommend this school.

Submitted by a parent

May 13, 2010

Teachers have no idea about anything. Kids can be picked up by anyone , they dont have no security . The teachers busy talking with each other. The teachers have no experience how to teach and improve kids grades. New school and new teachers with no experience. I would rate this school FFF.......

Submitted by a parent

August 21, 2009

Academically, it is a good school, the facilities are very modern but the administration is deficient. Not one person can give a straight or consistent answer. Even though they refer to the website as the answer to all needs, the site is outdated most of the time. Parents are notified about activities at the very last minute. No extra curriculum activities for the kids.

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