Students enrolled 488
School leader Matt Harris

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87 S Burnt Mill Rd
La Fayette, GA 30728

(706) 638-2432
(706) 638-0122
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4 stars
Based on 7 ratings

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August 11, 2014
i am weary because of the last year that my grand child will be attending Gilbert. The leaders are simply terrible. I remember this school being a wonderful place in the past. What has happened to this place? I have heard bad stories from parents and teachers and witnessed a few near misses myself. The scores are going down in all the grades except fifth. I am just thankful that the fifth grade teachers will have my grand this year or I would make my child pull him/her out. I can only hope for the best for the rest of the little kids coming and going from there. I feel bad for the teachers also. They are so sad and I think they want some leaders who know what they are doing. Poor leadership reflects throughout an organization. Established teachers not included, I would have to give the leadership a 2 rating. Putting pictures on the site does not make people great leaders. Truly do your homework before choosing this school.

- submitted by a community member
October 30, 2013
Gilbert is the worst school. Every thay put almost put my child in the wrong car 4 times and I had the car rider tag hanging up to I had to literly yell at one teacher to let her know that she was puting my child in the wrong car. Last week I had a teacher fuss with me that I was not my child's parent when I walk past that same teacher twice a day. Gilbert defiantly don't have thar things in order. And my child is geting transfers asap.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2013
So sad to see the new report card rating about Gilbert. Such poor leadership with that principal. When I pick my kid up and go in the school I never see the principal and when I do he never smiles or talks to anybody. The school has definitely gone down the last 2 years and these scores prove that! Our kids deserve better!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 09, 2009
The greatest place to work. Great teachers, Principals, Office staff, cafeteria ladies, and the greatest people who keep our school shining.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating March 09, 2009
Gilbert Elementary School has the most dedicated staff in the state. The students come to school with a desire to learn and the teachers encourage this and make sure that their experiences are positive. There is no other school that compares. The collaboration is ever-present and so very effective. The sense of family is second to none. Gilbert is truly the educational setting that rests on the cutting edge in all areas.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating February 26, 2009
Gilbert is more than a school. It is a family. The school has been around since 1994, but it looks brand new. The school has been blessed with great teachers and long line of awesome administrators. The current principal is Brad Hayes. He is a positive role model for our young people. I rank Gilbert a the top of the list in Georgia. You always feel welcomed at Gilbert. I love being apart of the Gilbert family.

- submitted by a community member
June 29, 2008
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- submitted by a student
June 30, 2007
Resources are very tight at our school. Parents must pick up the slack and provide what the school simply cannot afford. no one where I live would complain about that though. we all do the best we can for all the children and hope for better times in the future.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2004
I dont no much about the school but my son said it was a good school and the teacher Quality was #5 and Mindy Poindexter was a good Tercher. Keep up the good work.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
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Gilbert Elementary School
87 S Burnt Mill Rd, La Fayette, GA  30728
(706) 638-2432
Last modified Gilbert Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Gilbert Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top