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Bessemer, AL
Students enrolled: 581

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9000 Tiger Cub Trail
Bessemer, AL 35023

(205) 379-2450
(205) 379-2495
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April 14, 2015
Oak Grove e is a wonderful school to raise your children.The staff is very kind and helpfull.,plus's dedicated to the children..

- submitted by a parent

June 30, 2014
Oak grove elementary is a good school. I have 2 children that go there. All the teachers they have had have been great with the exception of one 2nd grade teacher who was awful but I think it was because of her inexperience. Not going to let my children go to the high school though. There is a lot of negative things I have been told about the high schools academics.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2013
Oak Grove Elementary is a wonderful school. I have 3 children that went there for the majority of their elementary years. We moved away for 1 year. During that year they went to Hueytown, and were ahead of their classes in all subjects By the time we returned to Oak Grove, they had fallen way behind in all subjects. They are at the high school now and I presently have 2 in the elementary school. My soon to be 3rd grader is starting in the Gifted Education Program, and my Kindergartener is at a 2nd grade level in both reading and math. My opinion of Oak Grove is very high and very well deserved. The teachers and staff are kind and caring, the take the time to know their students' individual strengths and/or weaknesses and take the time to help them become the best they can be.

- submitted by a parent

November 15, 2010
I have 3 children in OGES. We have had nothing but great things to say about the school and the staff. It's a clean, kid friendly learning environment. All of the teachers that we have had, as well as the supporting staff, have all been excellent. A++ school.

- submitted by a parent

August 05, 2010
I have two daughters there and they love and I love the school it is new and cleanwith a friendly staff.Teachers who care if your child is getting there education.

- submitted by a parent

April 27, 2009
O.G.E. is the best school in the State. It amazes me how some of the other parents have said such negative things about Oak Grove. In my openion, you can easily go just miles down the road and experience get a lot worse teachers, plus drugs, gangs, and more crime than you would believe. Then, when you look back, you wont be so concerned about clicks, and small things such as that and you would be more concerned about the health and security of your child which at Oak Grove, I know I have nothing to worry about. I wouldnt go anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent

March 23, 2009
I have had 2 kids go through school here and it is a joke as far as academic difficulty. The teachers do not prep the kids for the high school, which is worse than the elementary as far as teachers. I am surprised that the school graded out as a 5 out of 10. I would think it would be lower. I wish I had a mulligan for my kids to get a better education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 26, 2009
I can't believe this school got as many good reviews as it did! AMAZING! Here's the deal......if you didn't go to school here and graduate with all the teachers that now teach here, your child is done! Stick a fork in em! As far as athletics go, I would have to agree with the other parent who said they stink! If you don't go to church with the baseball, basketball and football coaches, if you don't socialize with the cheerleeding moms, and if your daughter doesn't participate in the beauty pagents, then you might as well be dead! Trust me....your better off anywhere else!!!

- submitted by a community member

December 05, 2008
This school is wonderful! My child absolutely loves getting up every morning to go to school. The teachers are awesome and so are the other parents. I could not be more satisfied!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 02, 2008
As far as the teacher teaching and children learning great 8

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May 12, 2008
I have had two sons that excelled in OGES both were A- Honor roll every year. They are now at the High school and are in honors classes. I am a graduate of OG class of '90. I could not imagine my children any where else. Lots of support from faculty. Great place to have a child succeed. As long as a parent is involved a child excels to greatness....

- submitted by a parent

March 26, 2007
Academically, the schools are at best, poor. Sports wise they stink!

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June 25, 2004
I graduated from OGHS in 1996 and i loved the school then. Starting this next school year I will have two children attending OGES I couldn't imagine them going anywhere else. I love the way the whole school is involved with each and every child. You always know what is going on with your child and their classroom. I think this school is great. Sincerely, Jamie Kimbrell

- submitted by a parent

July 17, 2003
I moved from Alabaster to have my child go to begin her schooling at Oak Grove Elementary. I graduated from Oak Grove and I thought it was a wonderful place to go so I wanted my daughter to go there and get a great safe education.

- submitted by a parent

June 19, 2003
I could not imagine my children being anywhere else. I think 98% of the faculty are truly there for the kids. What I mean by that is they are there to teach and be there for them in any other way they can.

- submitted by a community member

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Oak Grove Elementary School
9000 Tiger Cub Trail, Bessemer, AL  35023
(205) 379-2450
Last modified Oak Grove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Oak Grove Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top