FCAT 2013-2014 School Grade

A School

A Message from the Principal

Dear Parents of Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center:
Welcome to the 2014 – 2015 academic school year! This school year, in our efforts to maintain high standards of excellence, we rely on the support of parents, students, and the community at large.
At Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center, we seek daily to educate and prepare our students to be responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners. I'm looking forward to the opportunity of working with you and your child as we make a difference in the lives of our children. Our focus this year will be on implementing a strong and challenging academic foundation and on creating a school where our students are safe and happy.

Once again, welcome to the 2014 - 2015 academic school year at Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center. I invite you to join us on our journey as we strive to be….”THE BEST!”


Marie P. Caceres, Principal

Our Mission Statement

The Mission of Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center is to provide an enriching educational environment where students can excel in academics, be responsible citizens, and become successful future leaders in our global society. With the collaboration of the faculty, staff, parents, and community we encourage and guide each of our students to strive for excellence.


In the Spotlight!

We are proud to announce our Teacher of the year and Rookie Teacher of the year representatives from Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center:

Our 2015 Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Claudia Perez, 5th Grade Teacher.

Our 2013-2014 Rookie Teacher of the Year is Mr. Ricardo Sanchez, Science Teacher.


2014-2015 Motto

"Learners Leaders Legends."

Anti-Discrimination Harassment

M-DCPS does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, disability, age, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, social and family background, linguistic preference, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by law in its educational programs, services or activities or in its hiring or employment practices. Please refer to School board Policies 5517 – Anti-discrimination/Harassment (Students) and 5517.02 – Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Procedures for Students for more information. Questions, complaints or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to: Executive Director, Civil Rights Compliance Office, 155 NE 15 Street, Suite P-104E, Miami, Florida 33132; PH: 305-995-1580 or e-mail address: crc@dadeschools.net. The District also provides equal access to its facilities to the boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.