Temple Kol Ami Emanu-Elementary Day School

  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 199
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1.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
  • Address
  • 8200 Peters Rd
  • Plantation, FL 33324
  • Phone
  • (954) 358-4200
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Temple Kol Ami Emanu-Elementary Day School enrolls 199 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5. It is located in Plantation, FL, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $53,746.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
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  • Jewish
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3 reviews for Temple Kol Ami Emanu-Elementary Day School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 12, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The 4 years that I went to Kol Ami were some of the most traumatic of my life.
    Due to the divorce of my parents, I went through a little bit of a "goth" faze.
    This lead to open mocking by stereotypical, preppy, spoiled, white girls.
    Having not a single friend because I didn't like dress the same or enjoy hip-hop music seemed a bit drastic.
    The teachers did nothing.
    Also, since the only goal of going to Hebrew School was to get you ready for you Bar/Bat Mitzvah, at least 2/3 of or time was spent learning the Hebrew language.
    However, there was no emphasis place on comprehension. As long as you can properly pronounce your Torah portion no one will notice. The sentiment seemed to be, that you'll only ever need to know how to speak the language again 4 holidays a year.
    In fact my class of 18 quickly dropped to 6 after everyone turned 13.
    At which point the focus changed to why Judaism is a more superior religion to all others. The change of focus towards anti-religious freedom brain washing made me uneasy. I stopped going to Temple Kol Ami, after it was suggested that my gothic make-up and black dresses were inappropriate for Friday night Shabbat services, (which I attended alone every week), and that perhaps I should only come on the high holy days. I was at the same time told my presence at Hebrew High School was no longer required and therefor I should not continue on and go to Israel as I had intended to do.
    This contributed directly to a complete crisis of faith, and a hatred for organized religion that continues on to this day.
    I still can read Hebrew perfectly, I still have little clue what I'm saying :)
    Last year my sister was Bat Mitzvahed.
    She said all the other girls talked about was "what they were going to get", and "how much their parents were spending on their parties." She didn't have the hurdle of going through a goth faze like me, however, she found she had little with the materialistic mean girls.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 14, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Horrible school. They have no regard for bulliest children. All they want is your money. They do not care if your child is tormented, physically abused or threatened. Bad place to be!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 14, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Kol Ami acts like an A school, however does not deal well with children who cause problems. All, we think, is that they want your money. My son was beaten up, called names and told he was going to be killed. They have done nothing over there to make it better. Now I am going to put my kid in public school. VERY unhappy with their standards.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 199
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.4
    Full-Time Teachers: 17
    Part-Time Teachers: 7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.9
  • Percent Minority Students: 5.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 65 (32.7%)
  • Females: 134 (67.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Temple Kol Ami Emanu-Elementary Day School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic105.0%
White13165.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Temple Kol Ami Emanu-Elementary Day School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten5829.1%
Kindergarten3115.6%
1st Grade2814.1%
2nd Grade2311.6%
3rd Grade2613.1%
4th Grade105.0%
5th Grade2311.6%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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