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Locust Grove, GA
Students enrolled: 697

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1655 New Hope Rd
Locust Grove, GA 30248

(770) 898-7362
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August 01, 2014
This school nurtures each child to be their best! They have the best test scores out of every elementary school in the county! Education is a team effort and as long as you do your part as a parent, the teachers will pull your child to the top!

- submitted by a parent

December 05, 2013
The principal is horrible, and it trickles down from there. I have heard many stories of students being pulled out to be homeschooled or placed in private school. As a substitute teacher, I have seen a lot, and this school has potential, but is very sad and fearful for staff and students.

- submitted by a teacher

October 10, 2012
I have mixed feelings. My son was lucky to have a great Kindergarten teacher who really understood her kids. Most of the kids that passed the test for the advance program (SAGE at that time, now called TAG) came from her class. I was hoping my other son would get her when he entered Kindergarten, but unfortunately, her husband was military & she moved. I didn't like my son's first grade teacher. I felt like she was very judgmental & didn't treat every kid fairly. My son was complaining about how his teacher blamed him when it was the other kids who were acting up. I decided to have a parent/teacher conference & some of her responses to my concerns were very questionable. I had my son tell her what was bothering him & her response directly to him was "you need to worry about you." She didn't address it any further & it made him feel worse like it was his fault. In 3rd grade, with changes to the program, the advance kids stay in the same classroom for the year. His 3rd grade teacher is very welcoming & she cares about ALL of her kids. I haven't heard my son say he doesn't want to go to school. Most of the staff is great. They got rid of the rude school nurse from last year.

- submitted by a parent

June 24, 2012
My son's K teacher is the best! Mr. B is the best in the business!

- submitted by a community member

July 11, 2011
I have been very dissappointed with this school. I agree with some of the other parents on here that there is an overall "coldness" here. I actually ended up pulling one of my children out and homeschooling her after she attended NHE. I also had never seen my children so stressed and worried about passing tests. My third grader could not sleep well the night of a test. I really feel like children are losing the ability to truly enjoy their childhood.

- submitted by a parent

June 26, 2011
I have had children attend 3 different elementary schools in Henry County (because of all the rezoning the past several years) and New Hope has been the best by far. Great parental involvement, caring and supportive teachers and staff. My youngest will be starting 3rd grade in 2011 and I hope that all the rezoning is over and he will get to attend all 5 years at this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2011
Good years have been completely hit & miss.Thankfully, we've been blessed with great 5th grade teachers.We've had 2 great years, 1 average, & 2 horrible.(Issue = teachers)I m familiar with the "coldness".It's widespread at NHE.It's not about "coddling".It's about encouragement & positivity to increase learning.I've been told from many including those within the school system that their bad attitudes are related to the principal.From my experiences with the principal, I can see how miserable the teachers could be.The vice principal is great!I know that some teachers have been forced to transfer to NHE & were not happy about it.Once again, there are some great teachers at NHE, but there also are some that I wish I could remove completely from any school.My advice to parents is to choose another school.Elementary school should be learning from good memories.More than likely, you will have at least one awful year.If you have no choice principal=waste of time & viceprincipal=resolution I give NHE only 2 stars.The bad times have been stressful on our family & I feel that our child was continuously treated poorly."Learning for All...Whatever It Takes" (NHE motto)...I don't think so.

- submitted by a parent

October 18, 2010
It's amazing what parents will write on here. If the truth be told, some parents need to grow up and be parents. I am a parent of a first grader at New Hope. My child's teacher couldn't be better and I am thankful for the hard work these teachers put in. It is unfortunate that parents do not realize that it is not the teacher's job to "coddle" their child, it's the parents. cold??? are you kidding... so what...are they learning?? I've never been so embarrassed to be apart of a community that does not back their teachers. If we ever want to compete in this global society, then we will push our kids to be better than the best! It's time to stop believing everything that comes out of our children's mouths about teachers and start looking to them to fix whatever they did wrong!

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2010
I am very disappointed with the attitudes that my child's 5th grade teachers display. I get the feeling that the homeroom teacher is irritated when I ask questions concerning my child's grades and policies. My child has always had a love of learning and enthusiasm for school. However, the 2010-2011 school year has been daunting. My child refers to her teachers as strict and cold(the same sentiments that I get when I speak with them). I am aware that teachers wear many hats but an important one is showing a sense of caring. The presence of caring teachers or lack of it, can make or break a child's spirit for learning! Thank God I am an educator and know how to keep my child motivated. However, I am saddened that other students' academic progress may be hindered in that cold environment.

- submitted by a parent

March 23, 2010
I have never been more of a proud parent. New Hope Elementary is just an overall great school. My daughter is always coming home with so many stories that are great to hear. I have met her teachers and other staff and just think that they are very generous and on hands with my child and every child for that matter. I wouldn't want to change this school. New Hope Elementary is really great!

- submitted by a parent

March 23, 2010
Awesome School! my daughter is learning so much and the teachers are great!

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2008
Great school and we are down to one trailer!!! The teachers are awesome my daughter loves it there...

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April 09, 2008
My kids go here and the principal and vice principal are super!!! You all have the wrong city listed for New Hope Elementary, we are in Locust Grove, GA, 30248, New Hope Road, 770-898-7362

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New Hope Elementary School
1655 New Hope Rd, Locust Grove, GA  30248
(770) 898-7362
Last modified New Hope Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
New Hope Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top