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Birmingham, AL
Students enrolled: 367

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5110 Grantswood Rd
Birmingham, AL 35210

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(205) 379-3700
(205) 379-3745
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April 10, 2015
My child is finishing up her 2nd grade year at Grantswood. The teachers are great, super sweet. Somme of the office staff could use a personality. My only complaint with Grantswood is the fact they are suggesting I hold my child back but her grades don't reflect the need. I am just not sure holding her back will benefit her. I am contemplating sending her on to third a hope she is prepared.

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July 14, 2014
Grantswood Community School is hands down one of the best Elementary schools in the state. The teachers take time with the children, know each of them by name and actually care and love them. They are great to the parents and keep us informed. Our son has been at the school for 2 years and we have NEVER had one single problem with anyone. Mrs. Foshee the counselor is amazing and really goes above and beyond for the children as does Mrs. Tillman the Principal and all of the teachers. My son went from hating school, getting in trouble at his previous schools to making straight A's, no behavioral problems and being tested for gifted. The changes in him are dramatic and all it took was a school that made him feel safe and loved. Thank you Grantswood , my family can never repay you for the peace you have given us.

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April 07, 2014
My daughter attended this School for Kindergarden and the Teacher she had was AWESOME AND CURRICULM GREAT, but the staff is mostly unfriendly and some rude! You walk in the office and they dont speak, you have speak to them, not used to that! I took my daughter out and never looked back. If you can help it, DON'T DO IT if you are about kindness and friendliness.

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March 05, 2014
My daughter is in Kindergarten and this has been the best experience for her and a the staff is exellent

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May 05, 2011
My son went to Grantswood for kindergarten where he did very well. Then he went to Leeds Elementary for 1st grade where he was held back-he made very little progress that year. He's back at Grantswood this year for 1st grade and it has been an awesome year! The teachers and staff were so pleased to see him back and we were all greeted warmly. We have had very good communication with the school. My son is reading at a 2nd grade reading level and has made huge strides in every area. I definately credit this to the great work of his teachers, a terrific curriculum, and an appropriate homework regimine.

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January 04, 2010
I really liked Grantswood. The teachers really worked with my autistic son. However, the administrative staff is very unprofessional.

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December 08, 2009
The school has a great academic program. However I'm not impressed with the staff. This is my child's 2nd year at Grantswood and I have not experienced the 'ever so friendly' atmosphere from the falcuty that I've come in contact with but as far as the academics, it's a great school.

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February 11, 2009
My daughter is almost done with Kindergarten at Grantswood and I am so impressed with this school. She is a sponge for knowledge anyway and with her accelerated learning she is already reading at a end of year 1st grader. The teachers and other facility are just amazing and so caring about all the students under there wing. I would recommend this school for K-2 to anyone new or old in the area!

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October 17, 2008
We just moved from Pinson to Trussville and Grantswood has made the transition great for our son .

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October 02, 2008
My son just started K-5 at Grantswood and the whole staff has made it so much easier to transition for me and my son. We were very concerned about how he would in real school. He is a very resistant to change and gets upset very easily, but he wakes up each day ready to go to school because he loves it. go.

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January 17, 2008
This is a very friendly school. They speak to you, not down to you! The really like being around the kids and care for them. They continue to improve and add programs. The principal is very level headed and she is very approachable. My twins attend Grantswood now and their father, aunt, uncle and older sister also went there. We love this school!

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July 18, 2004
We have just completed three years at Grantswood and could not have asked for a better beginning for our son's academic years. The teachers and administration and caring and professional. They LOVE what they do and it shows in their attitudes and the attitudes and love of learning they have instilled in our child!

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August 26, 2003
This school has been a gift from God for our family. Coming from California, we had concerns about the public education system in this new State. Our daughter has learning delays, sensory integration disorders and high end autism, all of which demand a great deal of effort. Grantswood special education program has already made an impact in our daughter's skill levels within the first two weeks. She is receiving speech and occupational therapies weekly as part of the curriculum. The administration couldn't be more cooperative or helpful. The limited grade levels make the school a welcoming and safe atmosphere for the young children. We feel as if this school is a 'best kept secret,' and that it could go toe to toe with any private or wealthy public school. Many thanks to all the educators and administrators at Grantswood.

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May 19, 2003
I love this school!! My son has reading disabilities, the teachers at Grantswood have been so great with him, he has come a long way over this past school year. I'm so proud of him and of Grantswood for taking an interest and caring about my son...thank you so much.

- submitted by a community member
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Grantswood Community Elementary School
5110 Grantswood Rd, Birmingham, AL  35210
(205) 379-3700
Last modified Grantswood Community Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-2
Grantswood Community Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top