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PK-5
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Covington, GA
Students enrolled: 535

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460 Highway 81 SW
Covington, GA 30014

(770) 784-0023
(770) 784-5599
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October 03, 2014
I moved to Walnut Grove in Loganville in seek of a small, close knit, community. I found it...by way of their small mindedness. If you are from the area...you are accepted no questions asked. If you are not one of the "good ol boys"...you NEVER will be..no matter how hard you try, how much you do, or what you give. This school is FAKE. Fake nice and southern charm with a smile and talking about people as soon as they walk away. Bullying starts with the poor administrative leadership trickling down to the PTO and lastly the students. What kind of example does this set for our children? People falsely believe they are better than others at this school and it is picked up by the students. This is turn gives children more ammunition or "right" to feel as though they can bully. In this day and age...I am sadly disappointed by this school and their administration. Some teachers are great (notably the ones from outside this area) and others are a miss. They do a lot for the kids as far as activities...but you pay additional for that out of your own pocket. Parental involvement "seems" more here...but it's really just a "heckling" session for PTO members, staff, and parents.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2013
Walnut Grove Elementary is a fantastic school! My daughter is in First grade and enjoys her teachers as well as classmates. The after-school program, LEAP, is very effective- my daughter loves being able to do her homework then have someone to play with afterwards. I am very pleased!

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2010
Walnut Grove is a great school. I couldn't be happier with my son's kindergarten teacher. She loves her students and works very hard to keep them engaged.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
I love this school! It is great!!! The teachers and staff are awesome!!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2009
This is a wonderful school. Adimond in the rough the number of teachers that really love teaching outweigh schools everywhere.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 23, 2008
My kids absolutely love this school. They moved to walnut Grove after going to Youth Elementary for years, Youth is an awesome school and they were sad to leave there, but Walnut Grove is such a good school that they now do not want to leave there.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2008
My daughter has been going to this school since kindergarten. This is a great school with great teachers. The thing I like the most was the teachers allowed us to talk and ask questions at the parent teacher conferences and not just telling us what our kids did bad. They kept us informed on a daily bases, I never had to wonder what my child was doing or working on. Communication is great and is the key to any success.

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October 22, 2007
I am the mother of a kindergartener so this is a new experience with Walnut Grove Elementary. The staff is wonderful, my son only has 14 students in his class and they have a full time parapro. It is a small school with a very warm, caring atmosphere. They welcome parental involvement and have communication systems in place to keep parents informed, including online meal-pay program where you can monitor where your child's lunch money goes.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2007
I have three children that were attending Walnut Grove Elementary since the first year it opened. My careful comparison of the two schools have made me realize just what a great school Walnut Grove Ele. school is. The teachers are caring and concerned for the children at every aspect of their development. My son who was in 4th grade there and diagnosed with ADD and Tourette Syndrome. He absolutelty adored his teachers. Walnut Grove Elementary is definately the best school in Walton or Newton County in my opinon.

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2006
My children came to WGE from the west where the acedemics are slower. My son was also fighting with slow speach developement. Thanks to WGE my children not only caught up but excelled quickly and after only one year my son no longer needed special therapy. The communication between teachers and parents is far beyind anything I would ever have expected! My only concerns are for the after school events. With the Valentine's dance, for instance, I felt such an activity was far too advanced for children elementary aged and I felt it inappropriate.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2005
I absolutely love this school, it's the best elementary school in walton county .My children love it ,you can't ask for more than that!

- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2004
From what we've observed, the teachers at walnut grove teach because they really enjoy teaching (it's not just a job to them). The staff/faculty take the time to know each and every child. It feels like home. We love walnut grove elementary, it is an excellent school!

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2004
walnut grove is an excellent school. with a very good principal that is in involved in the students and school activity and also with the staff. The teachers are wonderful. My college student went to WGE also. We love WGE.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2004
Walnut Grove is an excellent school! The teachers care a great deal about their students! As with all schools I'm sure there is room for improvement. I am more than satisfied with parent/teacher communication & staff involvement.

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September 09, 2003
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Walnut Grove Elementary School
460 Highway 81 SW, Covington, GA  30014
(770) 784-0023
Last modified Walnut Grove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Walnut Grove Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top