Shalimar Elementary School

1350 Joe Martin Circle, Shalimar, FL 32579 | (850) 833-4339
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 560
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1350 Joe Martin Cir, Shalimar, FL 32579
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 560
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 231 (41.3%)
  • Females: 244 (43.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (9.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 234 (41.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 287 (51.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Shalimar Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Shalimar Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade9316.6%
2nd Grade9617.1%
3rd Grade9216.4%
4th Grade9416.8%
5th Grade9216.4%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Shalimar Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on February 17, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have waited many years to post this review. I believe that if you write a review about something while you are involved in it then it’s hard not to be subjective. Let me tell you about our children and you can be the judge about Shalimar Elementary.

    My wife and I have three children, two boys and one girl. They are each four years apart and they all attended Shalimar Elementary. They each were in skits and plays, they each loved their teachers, they adore Coach, and most importantly they love to read, perform math, and are very social.

    This year my daughter graduates from Choctawhatchee high school. After 20 years she is our last one to go through the Okaloosa county school system.

    So what have they accomplished? Let me share. Our oldest graduated from the University of Central Florida and became a teacher at Choctawhatchee high school. He decided to travel and is now teaching English in Korea. The education and confidence he gained growing up in our great school system empowered him to be able to take on such a challenge. Our youngest son graduated Summa Cum Laude from Choctawhatchee and is in his senior year at UCF. He will graduate with a computer science and math degree. Not bad huh! My daughter, well she enjoys a challenge. She will be on the stage for graduation this May at Choctawhatchee high school. She was on the homecoming court, like her brothers she was in the amazing CHS band, voted most fashionable, and the thing I am most proud of her for is she too is graduating Summa Cum Laude. It took only 4 days, two of them Saturday and Sunday, for her to be accepted to her college of choice…UCF.

    I know some of you might be thinking this is bragging. If you are then you need to take a closer look. If you knew me you would know my children are not genetically blessed with great intelligence. Their success is a direct reflection of their environment, of a commitment by this community to provide our children with an opportunity. I knew we were doing things right when our oldest son wrote us and said “Thank you; I didn’t realize how great of a childhood I had until I met people from other areas.”

    I leave you with this. It might sound harsh. If your child fails while attending school within the Okaloosa county school system…then you didn’t get involved and they will have to pay for your mistake.

    Little league coach, team mom, soccer coach, team mom, basketball coach, team mom, boy scout leader, scout mom, band parents, chaperones, press box announcer, flag wavers, and proud parents!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 26, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a very good school! The teachers are great and the staff is excellent! My son loves this school we are in the middle of planning to move and i am planning the move around this school. If he is not going to be at this school then we are not moving.

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