Sheyes founder Juanita Walker a native Miamian, is a graduate for Florida International University. The mother of three, enjoys traveling, reading and interior design. she also enjoyed a stellar 33-year career with the City of Miami Police Department. Ms. Walker rose through the ranks from an officer patrolling the streets of liberty city; retired as a major in 2007. Ms. Walker retired as one of the highest ranking African American females in the departments history.
During her law enforcement career, Ms. Walker sought out additional opportunities to go back to her community and decided that providing top quality childcare was an important way to serve. in 1988, she opened Sheyes #1 location at 6043 NW 6th Court. As the community's need for quality daycare grew, Ms. walker responded by opening three additional locations in Brownsville and Liberty City areas.

The most recent is Sheyes Elementary School, which serves children in kindergarten through 5ht Grades.

Sheyes Elementary school provided a safe, nurturing, healthy and happy environment to promote the child's natural curiosity and desire to learn. Sheyes hires teachers who are capable, caring and who possess values that enable them to be role models for our students. We accommodate children from diverse cultural, linguistic and social economic backgrounds. Classrooms ratios are small.

Sheyes Elementary is an affiliate of Sheyes of Miami Learning Centers, which are pre schools located in Miami, FL. Sheyes is the vision of owner/director Juanita Walker who began her centers in 1988 to provide quality early childhood education to the residents of inner city Miami.

Sheyes Elementary launched in 2013 and serves grades kindergarten through 5th grade. 

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​​Sheyes of Miami Elementary

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As your childs' first teacher, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in school.




We invite you to work with our teachers to help students get all they can out of their growing years.