Parent Resources

Miami-Dade Public Schools Parent Portal

Cick Here to Access the Parent Portal

Become a School Volunteer!

Click Here for a Step by Step Guide to Becoming a School Volunteer

PAMS Pay Your Child's Meals On-Line

Click Here to Access PAMS Homepage

Need Assistance Locating Free or Reduced Immunization Sites?

Dial the Children’s Trust 211 Helpline and ask to search under “Immunizations” or "Vaccines".

In addition, the list of free and sliding scale immunization sites including contacts, hours, fees, etc. can be accessed through the 211 website at by going to the Search our HELP pages section and typing the word “Immunizations" or "Vaccines” in the search bar.

The 211 Helpline is a resource and referral line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English, Spanish and Creole.
For additional information on health services, please visit the Children’s Trust website at


Test Taking Tips


for Parents to Remember

1. Make sure your child attends school regularly. Remember that tests reflect the overall achievement of your child. The more often the child is in a learning situation, the more likely he/she will do well on tests.

2. Give your child encouragement. Praise him/her for the things done well throughout the year. A child who is afraid of failing is more likely to make a mistake.

3. See that your child has a well-rounded diet. A healthy body leads to a healthy, active mind.

4. See that your child completes homework assignments. Homework supports classroom instruction and can help your child increase his/her comprehension of the classroom work.

5. Meet with your child’s teacher(s) as often as possible to discuss your child’s progress. Parents and teachers should work together to benefit the child.

6. Ask the teacher(s) to suggest activities for you to do at home with your child. Such activities can help your child improve his/her understanding of school work.

7. Make sure your child is well rested on school days. Children who are tired are less likely to pay attention in class or to handle the demands of classwork and tests.

8. Try not to be overly anxious about test scores. Too much emphasis on test scores can be upsetting to children.

9. Find out which tests your child will take and for what purposes. The school principal and counselor should provide you with a schedule of testing for the year and explain the use of the tests.

10. Make sure your child arrives on time for school.

11. See that your child dresses comfortably. Students should wear clothes that are comfortable and appropriate for the weather.

12. If your child wears a hearing aid or glasses, be sure he/she remembers to use them during all testing sessions.

13. Make sure your child receives any necessary test taking accommodations.

14. Remember, make sure that your child is well rested and has a healthy breakfast on the day of the test.



Florida Department of Education Bureau of Family and Community Outreach

325 West Gaines Street, Suite 544 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400 Phone: (850) 245-0847 or Suncom 205-0847, Fax: (850) 245-0849



Success Measures


The Florida Department of Education has developed an online tool to help parents and families throughout the state learn about changes to our standards and assessments.

This new resource, called Success Measures will provide parents and students with information on what is being taught and tested in our classrooms.

Log on today to learn more about:

•       The materials students will be learning.

•     When and how students will be tested.

•     Why our assessment program is changing.


Try these three easy steps to learn more:

STEP # 1 Go to

STEP # 2 Select a grade level and school year

STEP # 3 Submit the course(s) in Reading/Language

Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies,

Health or Physical Education


PTA News

Please speak to Mr. Constantino Hernandez, 5th Grade teacher, if you are interested in becoming a PTA board member. 

Member Name
Job Title
Trenyse Briggs President
Constantino Hernandez Vice President
Waldina Vallecillo Co-Vice President
Yamila Alfonso Treasurer
  Secretary of Correspondence
Yamila Alfonso Recording Secretary


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