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PK-5
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Hazel Green, AL
Students enrolled: 952

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14250 Hwy 231431 North
Hazel Green, AL 35750

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(256) 828-6109
(256) 828-0827
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March 25, 2014
Teachers are great. Principal is ok. They are more welcoming than they used to be.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2010
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 16, 2009
Hazel Green is a good school with caring staff and teachers. My grandchildren go there and I am proud to cheer them on!!!

- submitted by a community member
April 11, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating March 24, 2009
I think with the number of students that attend HGES, we need discipline in the hallways to keep down on accidents and disruptive noise levels. I believe the teachers here do an excellent job of teaching and our adminstrators are generally supportive of us. Also, we now have GEMS (Girls Engaged in Math and Science) and Destination Imagination as extracurricular activities. I have to agree with some others in that this in an elementary school. Traditionally, extracurricular activities are outside of the school environment at this age.

- submitted by a teacher
August 30, 2008
This school is so far advanced than some other elem.schools. My grandson went to Owens Cross Rds. for a short time, and it said it was like being in kindergarden. He is in the third grade and reading at fifth grade level.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2008
My son attends this school. It reminds me of a private school. I think it's great that there are not only rules, but an administration that enforces those rules. I am a product of the Huntsville City Schools, where no one could guarantee my personal safety. I've seen girls pregnant at 13yr old, gang fights, and teachers carrying on affairs with students. HGE is not Russia for crying out loud. Let the teachers do their job. Parents should support by volunteering, and not by micromanaging. Can you imagine every parent on a field trip? Be reasonable folks.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2008
P.E. Class Sizes are way too big. The safety of children is not first rank here. P.E. teachers do a great job with all they have to handle though.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2008
My granddaughter is in the 4th grade at Hazel Green Elementary and she is a totally different child. She loves school, she likes all of her friends. Great place for kids.

- submitted by a community member
no rating January 24, 2008
My daughters attend this school. The teachers are awesome. The principal is the best. They are kind to the students and teach respect as well as the curriculum. I have nothing but praise for this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2007
My son went to this school. The teachers do a wonderful job with what they have, but I have to agree with the others...parental involvement (especially on field trips) seems to be 'discouraged'. As a parent who strongly believes in actively participating in my children's education, this borders on unacceptable.

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2007
My grandchildren go to this school, and I am very involved with them. You are right, they discourage 'parent' involvement. I feel the teachers are great, they do an outstanding job. Admin. needs improvement, yes they are responsive to input and they do act quickly to correct situations. Security stills needs work, but we have come a long way from last year. The lunch menu needs redoing, it may be healthy for some but not for all. It is too tasteless, bland, and not enough variety. Some of the parent's behaviors and driving skills are dangerous for our children and other drivers. Rules are there for a reason, but some parents feel they are above them! One way means just that! Speeding is for the race cars not the parents picking up or dropping off children. We love our children, so do they-slow down. We teach by our actions-be aware!

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2007
There is a lack of parent volunteers at this school. Our clinic only has about 8 - 10 volunteers, not enough to keep it open at all times. This is unreal, considering we have about 900 children in this school. I agree that the school no longer has a warm atmosphere, but that will not stop my volunteer work. Even my mother-in-law drives from Madison twice weekly to work with kids in this school who need extra help. So, therefor, getting in the school is not that hard. Our children need our involvement in our schools. As far as extracurricular activities goes, this is only an elementary school, we have rec. centers and parks for this.This way everyone gets a chance to play and not have to try out for a sport, then not make it.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2006
I understand the feeling that the environment is overly controlled; however, I think the rules are needed after years of apparent lack of control. My hope is that as the new administration settles in, things will become more family oriented. My son's teacher is amazing and the support staff is wonderful. There is definitely the feeling that the children are cared for. The facility is amazing and they have great resources.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2006
There's a new building and principal this year. The environment seems overtly controlling. The principal announced at orientation that there 'would be zero tolerance' for any noise in the halls. Students must walk on the perimeter of the hallways on the blue tiles. Parents are not allowed in the building before 7:50 am. There are many other new restrictions. On top of it, the staff at the front desk seem to be quite tense this year. These restraints are after a year of transition during contruction, and heavy restrictions were put on parent visitation. I completely disagree with the poster who said that parent involvement is lacking. I believe that parent involvement is not welcomed. I agree with the other poster who said that extra-curricular activities were lacking.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2005
i give this school a 5 because they need to rebuild the whole thing.

- submitted by a student
February 02, 2005
I think the teachers deserve 5 stars and find it hard to believe the principal got more than them. The teachers work way harder than the administration. Kudos to the teachers for making Hazel Green Elementary what it is.

- submitted by a teacher
June 03, 2004
I went to this school and it was of but they need to have more activities

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2004
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Hazel Green Elementary School
14250 Hwy 231431 North, Hazel Green, AL  35750
(256) 828-6109
Last modified Hazel Green Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hazel Green Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top