BINKS FOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Go back
15101 BENT CREEK RD
WELLINGTON, FL 33414
Visit this school's website
Phone: 561-904-9800
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Palm Beach County School District
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 174.8
  • Number Students: 1049
  • Number Teachers: 68
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5518
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Michella Levy
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (51 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (43 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 9
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-04
    "My child has been attending this school since 2nd grade and we have had nothing but amazing experience. The teachers care about the students. The education is very high standard and may child has learned so much."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-24
    "This is our first year in this school. My daughter is in Kindergarten gifted program. Its a great feeling when she comes home to tell us about another great day...Praising her teacher all the time. School gives me many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteering keeps me updated to things going on in school and I feel good helping out too... I do not feel alienated here...I'm always welcomed by a smile from the receptionists."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-06-19
    "My daughter attended Binks Forest's gifted program for four years. First through 3rd grade were great. Now her fourth grade year was awlful. This is where I first noticed that this is not the school for my child. Her teacher would ridicule her infront of her peers consistently. I had many teacher conference at my request to try to understand her crazy method of teaching. What I was told is that if my child did not understand the lesson , she did not have time to stop and explain. I would ask my daughter to please ask questions if she was not clear on something. When she asked a question she was ridiculed. We finally made it through the year and my daughter did manage to get a "B" in her class. I was basically the math teacher all year. They really push the gifted children, which is fine by me as long as the children are also given the tools needed to suceed. I was basically told either they are born knowing it or the fall through the cracks. I did speak to two other parent's who noticed the same issues. To be fair to the school ,this may be just this teacher. Hopefully no one else has to endure a school year with her."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-08-22
    "Nowdays every school in Florida runs in order to get good scores at FCAT, this is the way our government has found out to clasify teachers and students which in certain way is good but then drive everybody to mainly focus on it, putting aside what the most important focus should be for the students to learn regardless of test results, we have become and our students will be "TEST TAKERS" not knowing anything and knowing a minimal bit just to pass those tests and pass them well. On the other hand since this is a generalized way, I am very pleased with Binks Forest Elementary teachers and staff, they all show being very well trained on what they have to do, just one concern Principal has been changed 3 times in 4 years!!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-05-12
    "Every child, every parent has their own unique experience. Your feeling about a school may depend on what your child's unique needs/abilities are. Realize this school offers a tremendous amount of academics and enrichment activities. Some parents may complain about letting up after FCAT and others complain there is too much work till the end of the year. Can't win. Hold your criticisms until your kid goes to middle school. You'll be grateful your child was prepared so well by Binks."
    Page 1 of 9
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Janice Nelson
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Ronnie Johnson
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­605.4122
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Theodore Porfiris
    CENTURY 21 Richards Realty
    954.­662.3424
    5400 West Sample Road
    Margate, FL 33073
    Ayumi Rodriguez
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Barbara Higgins
    CENTURY 21 Hansen Realty
    954.­830.6501
    3010 E. Commercial Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
    GEORGE GAMBLE
    CENTURY 21 America's Choice
    561.­689.6339
    2215 North Military Trail, Suite 100
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    Craig Appleman
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­815.8677
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Pamela Krammer of The Amazon Group
    CENTURY 21 Tenace Realty
    561.­740.2100
    3960 Hypoluxo Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
    Brenda Sansaricq
    CENTURY 21 Tenace Realty
    561.­740.2100
    3960 Hypoluxo Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
    Margaret Kasenberg
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    754.­245.4334
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Tania Abadie
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Josh Denahan
    CENTURY 21 Tenace Realty
    561.­740.2100
    3960 Hypoluxo Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
    Cate Alegre
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Liliana Cancino
    CENTURY 21 Richards Realty
    786.­380.2732
    5400 West Sample Road
    Margate, FL 33073
    Anthony Collins
    CENTURY 21 America's Choice
    561.­689.6339
    2215 North Military Trail, Suite 100
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    Lynn Chace
    CENTURY 21 Hansen Realty
    954.­200.4556
    3010 E. Commercial Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
    Benjamin Williams
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Leonie Vassell-Banks
    CENTURY 21 Tenace Realty
    561.­740.2100
    3960 Hypoluxo Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
    KMax Reid
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    LaShawnda Buckner
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­752.8007
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Ivonne Travieso
    CENTURY 21 America's Choice
    561.­689.6339
    2215 North Military Trail, Suite 100
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    Chandra . Lewis
    CENTURY 21 City Real Estate Corporation
    954.­594.6486
    4500 University Drive
    Coral Springs, FL 33065
    Lisa Gabler
    CENTURY 21 Tenace Realty
    954.­755.2100
    3960 Hypoluxo Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436
    Steve Caraccio
    CENTURY 21 Tenace Realty
    561.­740.2100
    3960 Hypoluxo Road
    Boynton Beach, FL 33436