Royal Kids Academy

12503 W Okeechobee Rd, Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018
(305) 557-5437

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Private Grades PK-4 189 students 14 students/teacher (FL avg is 15)

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About this school

Royal Kids Academy is a private elementary school in Hialeah Gardens. 189 children attend Royal Kids Academy and identify mostly as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. The ratio of students to teachers at Royal Kids Academy is 14:1. Youth Co-Op Charter School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 100% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    My son started this school year at this wonderful school. Academically the school is great. My child has learned so much this year. This school does follow the same curriculum as the public schools. The staff is amazing from the front office director before school care. I have only had positive interactions with all of them. My son has a wonderful teacher Ms. Lopez she is a caring enthusiastic and always available to help. My son is very happy here. I love the small class size. Their door is always open. I see his teacher daily. It is wonderful to be able to walk my child to class and see him interact with his peers.

  • (2 years ago)

    Royal Kids Academy...This is by far the best school my girl has attended..The teachers are wonderful and caring. I have never heard a complaint. Everything they do is for the kids. Love it!!!! A++++

  • (3 years ago)

    I have been blown away by how amazing this school is! They really make you feel loved and at ease knowing your children will have a great time and be cared for. I have seen drastic improvements in both my children in the few months they've been there. They are learning so quickly and are more confident and excited to go to school everyday! ALL of the teachers are excellent the staff goes above and beyond normal expectations and the curriculum puts the students ahead of their peers in public schools. I plan to keep my kids here as long as I'm in Miami. o)

  • (4 years ago)

    Royal Kids Academy is the best school in Miami. The principals Mr. and Mrs. Barimo are always ready to help and go out of their way to help each parent and student in whichever way they can. I've had my children here for 3 years now and I am glad I put them in RKA. Students come first and the administration and faculty really fulfill the school's slogan.....A high quality educational program. The school also holds a 5 star quality counts rating which I believe is well deserved. I recommend RKA to all of my friends and even to strangers I see on a day to day basis. RKA stands out TALL among the other schools in the surrounding areas because of the quality the pride in teaching and the helpfulness. If you're looking for a top notch school then RKA should be your choice my children love it they learn a lot and fast they never waste the children's time here at all and they have many different strategies so your child is guaranteed to learn no matter what. -Danielle

  • (6 years ago)

    I have a son and daugher enrolled in Royal Kids Academy and I am very happy every aspect of the school. In the two years that I have been there I saw the amazing progress my children have made. The teachers are caring and loving towards all the children and the curriculum is excellent. The administrators Mr. & Mrs. Barrimo always do what ever it takes to provide the best for the children. I also like how you can call the school or show up any time. Mrs. Baro is always there for you when you need her. Thanks Royal Kids Academy!

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter attended Royal Kids Academy and she loved it. Her teacher was Ms. Gundar which is the best teacher. The administration is not good but the teachers make the school great. They should appreciate the teachers more. If it was not for the teachers I would have pulled my daughter out a long time ago.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter attends Royal Kids Academy for Pre-K. Her teacher Ms. Sanchez is the main reason my daighter is still attending this school. Administration is not good at all but Ms. Sanchez and the other teachers make it the great school it is. My daughter can read small words and write and she's not even 5 years old yet.

  • (7 years ago)

    All the teachers are great. However the principals has been cutting off a lot of activities and field trips because it's a pain for them. Also they never have a backup plan if a teacher calls in sick. All the teachers there are not appreciated by their administration staff as well as the principals.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter is in RKA and it's great. Her Teacher is Ms. Sanchez which is a great teacher she is very caring nurturing and knows how to teach the kids. My daughter by the 2nd week my daughter knew how to spell her name. Parent involment is great and I speak to my daughters teacher every single day.

  • (7 years ago)

    My daughter attended RKA from the age of 2 until the 2nd grade and it is the best school in Miami-Dade County. Betty Hendl

  • (7 years ago)

    This may have been a good school in the past however the overall education is subpar. Students' mostly work with handouts instead of concrete examples. There were many instances where my daughter received the same handout.

  • (9 years ago)

    All 3 of my children attended Royal Kids Academy. The teachers are caring and very involved. The individualized attention is superb. RKA provides a nurturing environment where children enjoy learning. The leadership and involvement of the school principal is outstanding. I highly recommend RKA to any parent who wants their child to have a strong educational foundation.

  • (9 years ago)

    great fre-k program and even better elementary

  • (9 years ago)

    This is an excellent school. My son began attending this school in pre-k4 he had an awesome teacher Ms. Gondar. She is a jewel. That was a stong base in my sons education. He has continued in this school until so far 3rd grade and he is doing assignments that my neighbors kids two grades ahead of him are also learning. Academically it is very advanced they have art and Music classes but not much of a PE program. Parent involvement is also superb. I would not hesiatte to recomend this school to anyone that asks me.

  • (10 years ago)

    Academic programs are overall very good and so is discipline. However over the past two years we have noticed a decline in quality of teachers many of which have left to teach at public schools for better salaries.

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