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155 School Rd
Locust Fork, AL 35097

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(205) 681-9512
(205) 681-8479
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April 23, 2014
Locust Fork Elementary is a wonderful school. It has a loving faculty and stay who care deeply about their students. I am thankful my girls have such caring mentors in their lives.

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April 23, 2014
Locust Fork Elementary is an important part of our community. The school has made so many academic improvements over the last few years. I know why. I see teachers working at the school late into the evenings and even on weekends. My child's teacher is providing a loving and safe environment for my daughter to not only learn but thrive. I am proud to be a hornet!

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2013
I don't have a problem with the majority of the teachers there but the ones my daughter has for this year is awful. I don't believe they care enough about the students to help them along the way. I know one teacher brings her child to the classroom with her and she gets away with it because of who she is. She is too busy with her child and her "softball team" to worry about our children in this classroom getting an education. If she wanted her child be with her then she needs to be a stay at home mom and let a teacher that really cares about the kids teach. I'm sure there are several out there that need a job. Just my opinion.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2012
Love Locust fork elementary school it is a great school and Locust Fork is a great community to live in.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2011
Locust Fork Elementary is a caring school that has excellent teachers. Students are in a challenging academic learning enviroment. Students are loved and nurtured in a safe and clean enviroment. My children adore their teachers and I am very pleased with the education they are receiving. Teachers go out of their way to challenge my children and show them they are loved. Their self esteem as increased tremedously upon entering Locust Fork Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2010
You can tell one of these parents attended Locust Fork as a child!! LOL!!! "lieing" pitiful...Just look at their test scores...and yes...there are too many teachers there just to get a paycheck...my children (3 of them) have also come home and told me about their teachers text messaging and I have some as friends on facebook and have seen them online while they are supposed to be teaching!!! Trust me... these people are not lying.....

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May 02, 2010
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- submitted by a student
February 22, 2010
I absolutely love my son's teacher Ms. Hughes (1st Grade), she is wonderful and works great with my son. I have never had any problems out of this school, with these reviews I have read, the only thing I can say is that you can't please everyone. I moved to Locust Fork from the Trussville area because I love the country and when I drove by the school it made me feel more comfortable moving. Everyone is so great and so nice, I am very thankful my son is going to this school and will until he graduates. After school is awesome too, teachers are so sweet.

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2010
The standard of academics is an absolute joke! The entire organization, or so called organized way of operating the school is unsatisfactory. I am glad I withdrew my son and put him in a real school. He had always went to Jefferson Cty Schools until moving to Locust Fork. This was an eye opening experience. I now know that you should really find out about the school you are enrolling a child in.

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no rating December 28, 2008
Implying that the 'kids must be lieing' is ignorant and inappropriate. Our experience with Locust Fork was negative from almost every aspect. There were a couple of great teachers...we loved Mrs. Hicks and Mrs. Brand who, I believe, has since retired, but with three children, we had very negative or at least nuetral(neither good nor bad) experiences from almost every teacher we had. We even had one teacher refuse to have a parent/teacher conference over a situation that we felt was a real concern. The school advocates a program that encourages Parental involvement but the more we tried to get involved the more resistance we encountered. My middle child was already starting to hate school in the 3rd grade. Now in his new school, he is very happy & grades are excellant. He even received a Superintendant Scholar Award this year. Locust Fork is NOT a school I will ever recommend.

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November 21, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2008
These parents kids must be lieing the teachers are nice most kids here are very smart and making a b or a honor roll my child has gone here for 6 years and been very happy here i dont get it these is a great school mr.Carter is very coopertive please dont believe these parents lf is great go hornets

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no rating November 06, 2008
this school is the worst school i have ever encountered in my 30 years of life. it is the worst achademic system ever. the teachers (most of them) are rude, dont take time with the kids, and are more worried about their lives than they are the children. i hate the school. mr cleveland is really nice. i love him. the principal and vice i dont care for. my daughter has had nothing but problems since we got there. her self esteem is low, shes been through a lot at the school, and noone even wanted to listen to her side. she wasnt a cheerleader or in any sports so to them she didnt matter. thats how we took it. my daughter is now enrolling in pinson and we cant wait til he life and ours gets back on track

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May 08, 2008
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April 24, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2008
We have been very unhappy with this school. We have removed 2 of our 3 children to other schools & have only left the one because this one doesn't want to leave friends & is now in 6th grade. We have found teachers to be uncooperative (refuse to address our concerns...sometimes ignoring us altogether). The VP has been rude & uncooperative & Mr. Carter spends more time denying his teachers ever do anything wrong then addressing some serious concerns including teachers leaving class unattended & teachers on cellphones during class. The first child we moved to another school has improved dramatically in the new school & is now an 'A' honor roll student & has had no problems. We have just moved our youngest child & he has already told us how nice his new teacher is & that 'she is not mean'....unlike his old one who constantly yelled. Overall...very unsatisfactory!

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July 11, 2007
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May 16, 2007
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May 08, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
Locust Fork Elementary is a wonderful school, most teachers are helpful and willing to work with your child to help reahc his/her goals. The principal Mr. Carter is an excellent principal and all the children love and respect him.

- submitted by a parent
October 04, 2005
This school is great and the teachers are sweet.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2005
this is a great school what principal would coach basketball.

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August 27, 2003
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Locust Fork Elementary School
155 School Rd, Locust Fork, AL  35097
(205) 681-9512
Last modified Locust Fork Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Locust Fork Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top