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K-3
Public
Birmingham, AL
Students enrolled: 674

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5251 Valleydale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242

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(205) 682-5240
(205) 682-5245
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July 25, 2011
Inverness is a phenominal school! You know how you are worried if your kid will get the "it" teacher...not to worry here! Every teacher is equally talented! My daughter LOVES coming to school and is challenged in a nurturing environment. She could read fluently 1/2 way through kindergarten and is well on her way to a wonderful educational career! Thanks Inverness for being a wonderful place to learn!!

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2010
Inverness is great!! I would choose Inverness over ANY private school!! They are wonderful! They do an exceptional job with every child, but especialy children with special learning needs!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 21, 2010
Love Inverness! The teachers and staff are terrific! The school has a nurturing environment while teaching a quality education to prepare them for Intermediate School. I also enjoy the freedom for parents to be involved.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 21, 2010
The teachers and staff are the best!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 21, 2010
It has been great for our son. He has enjoyed his time there.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2010
Inverness Elementary is a great, small school with lots of opportunities for parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 21, 2010
I love Inverness Elementary school because they have a wonderful and caring staff. The staff members are the best and absolutely love the children, their jobs and get along with other faculty. You can definitely tell they work well together!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 21, 2010
I always feel welcome at IES and the atmosphere is pleasant and the surroundings are safe. The office staff are helpful and my Grandchildren enjoy school. Each of them displays an eagerness to go to school and share their learning experiences with us with great enthusiam. I enjoy the programs that include the parents and the grandparents. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2010
They have the most amazing teachers. My daughter loves going to school everyday. Also, there is so much parent involvement. Great diverse environment!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Incredible teachers. My 2 children love going to school everyday. It is a fantastic environment that enhances the children's ability to learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
I know the teachers and staff have my child's best interest at heart.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
My child is learning more in a better way than at any other school he has attended, AND he's happy there. My son's teacher is fantastic, and there is a very positive, upbeat feel to the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
My son has been there since K-5 and I can tell you that they love there job. They have the most outstanding teachers i have ever known. Thanks to the principal and Mrs.Williamson for being the greatest.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2010
The teachers are excellent and really care about the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
They help each child get the education they need for the years to come...

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
I love Inverness because it has teachers that are dedicated to the students and thats not in words only but they show this with their actions.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating May 20, 2010
the teachers have been great since we've been there and my child has learned so much!

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2010
Teachers & staff are loving & really care about the students & their education.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 20, 2010
We know that our children are in a nurturing, safe environment. The teachers consistantly display their love for their job. Every person in the school works together for the good of out children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
This is a very well run school. It also has the benefit of high parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Inverness Elementary has been a great experience for our son. The teachers have taken initiative early on his first year there to insure he had every resource he needed to succeed. We love Inverness and wish we could stay there forever!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers are amazing, the Principal, Vice-principal, & staff really care about the kids! They are always looking for ways to improve the school and work with the parents to provide a high quality learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers provide a nuturing environment for our kids to blossom.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Both of my children have had an excellent educational experience at IES. The teachers, staff, and administration make IES the best elementary school with their dedication and creative approach to learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers and administration are loving, caring and have high standards not only for themselves, but our children. I moved to my home just so my children could attend Inverness.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
GREAT School... The teachers and staff are so loving and caring!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers are great and fun. The parents really put in alot of time to make the events even better.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Inverness is a wonderful school. They truly care for students and differentiate between students' needs. I love Inverness!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers, administration and parents all care about the children and their education. It is a very inviting school and you always feel welcome to join your child for lunch or special events.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Administrators, faculty and staff care about the well being and future of ALL of their students.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 20, 2010
My son is in kindergarten this year and has had a great experience. They seem to really do their best to meet the kids right where they are.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Inverness is the best!! All my children have had wonderful experiences and we're always sad when they have to move on. As a parent, I've always felt welcome and it's a pleasure volunteering for such a great school! What a blessing to have teachers who really care and love the students. We're so thankful to be at IES!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Inverness is a friendly neighborhood school and the children love it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers and administrators are the best. They love the kids and their jobs!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The principal goes to the trouble to match each student with the teacher who will bring out the best in each child.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Great school, great teachers.. Very friendly and great academics..

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
I moved from a Birmingham inner school to this school since they excel in education and the teachers and staff really care about the kids.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2010
Great school with great teachers! They love the kids and make the experience of going to school super!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
IES is a great school, My son has improved in everything from reading, writing and math; since we moved here last year!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
It is has been a great educational experience for our three (3) children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
The teachers and faculty go to every extreme to help children love learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Inverness is terrific! The staff even seems to know all the kids names-it's amazing! It's like family there. I could not wish for a school any better.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2009
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January 15, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 28, 2008
Inverness Elementary rocks! My son attended IES from K5- 3rd grade and we were so happy to have the priviledge to experience such a fine school! I actually moved into the community so that he could be a part of this school. The teachers are fabulous and very caring toward the students ...my child looked forward to going to school each and every day! The classes are a good ratio for student/teacher and the homework assignments are right no target. The early years are critical for developing the small minds and Inverness does that hands down! The Fergusons

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 10, 2008
This school is poorly staffed by smart mouth teachers who only seem to be there to collect a paycheck. My child will definitely not be attending this school next year. The teachers give too much busy work and not enough personal attention. What a let down big time!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2007
Inverness is a high quality school. The children are happy, the parents are HIGHLY involved, and the teachers are qualified, loving, and energetic.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2007
Patsy Scott teaches 1st grade at Inverness Elem. & it absolutely does not get better than her anywhere! She is the most structured, academic, caring teacher and individual. Anyone lucky enough to have their child placed in her class, should consider themselves more than privileged. She is the one all teachers should obtain mentoring from.

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2006
Having moved in the middle of my daughters Kindergarten year, I was worried about the transition for her. The teachers helped her to feel welcome and adjust very quickly to her new school. This girl that did not like school before LOVES going to school every day here. She was behind the other kids coming from a school that did not have full time K classes but caught up in no time. We love this school and the teachers!

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2005
Exceptional teachers in all grades. Very concerned about individual students. Great Special Education program. Involved and caring prinicipal and staff. I've been very pleased and chose this area to live in because of this school.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2005
Inverness Elemnetary School, overall, is a child friendly facility. However,the faculty and staff do not seem to support one another. Faculty involment in school activities is minimal. Many teachers were not at Open House night. There is a wide range of teaching abilities at Inverness. There is not the consistency among faculty that one would expect from a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Much of this may be due to the school's administration. There has been many instances of micommunication between faculty and Administration that directly effects students and families. The school prides itself on being a great 'private' public school. In the same regard they tend to make up their own rules on basic operation matters. Again inconstency stemming from administration. Parents need to be involved and known in order to ensure their child is reaching their full potential, is being challeged on all levels and recieving more than testing basics.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2005
The school has some very good teachers, Paterson in K, Scott in 1st ect. But it also has some teachers who do not focus in on the basics.

- submitted by a parent
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Inverness Elementary School
5251 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL  35242
(205) 682-5240
Last modified Inverness Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-3. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Inverness Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 52 reviews. Top