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Marietta, GA
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1410 Kincaid Rd
Marietta, GA 30066

(770) 578-7238
(770) 578-7240
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January 28, 2015
This is our first year at Kincaid and we've been very happy. My daughter's teachers are wonderful and she enjoys going to school each day.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2014
Kincaid offers an excellent environment for students to achieve great levels in learning and social interaction. Teachers and staff really care about the students, and the positive parent involvement improves the quality of conditions to that comparable to private schools.

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2013
This is our last year at Kincaid, after beginning here with our oldest in 2005. Excellent teachers throughout the school and grade levels, very involved principal, asst. principal, and PTA. Very warm, family-friendly feel. Strong music, arts, PE programs. Kincaid Foundation, funded by parents, supports a half-time Science lab and the kids love it. Kincaid is really committed to developing the whole child and our oldest was well-prepared for middle school. Our youngest is in 5th grade and will "graduate" in May 2014. Leaving will be bittersweet and we'll miss our time at Kincaid.

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2013
We will greatly miss Kincaid. Most discuss negative drama when they have anything to say about any schools. The most important in our mind is the experience and education our child receives. Both of these have been incredible for our child. We are so thankful for the commitment of Kincaid and will greatly miss the school and teachers! Keep up the great work!

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
We have 2 kids attending Kincaid. One in the 3rd and one in the 5th. My 5th grader has had some difficulties in learning due to his ADHD. The school has been somewhat helpful in assisting us with helping him to succeed. I think your child's success depends on the teacher you get for them. For my son, he had some good teachers and some not so good. My daughter has been lucky to only have one bad teacher. A great amount of teachers there act sidity (pardon my slang) and look at the parents like they are beneath them. So if the teachers are like that on their personal time, they will surely act that way at school. SOrry for the rant, but there are a few and I mean a few teachers that really do care and are helpful. If you are a teacher reading this and are offended, then you might be one of the sidity teachers!

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2012
We love this school! My son just finished kindergarten and I can't say enough about the teachers, staff, PTA, etc. The Foundation does an excellent job with fundraising and providing the teachers with extra teaching materials. My son loved going to school every morning.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2012
Front office: Check + Staff: Check + Facilities: Check + We have two children @ Kincaid; one in Kindergarten and one in third grade. We have been extremely pleased with our experience @ Kincaid. We have one young-in that has been diagnosed with PPD-NOS thus creating I.E.P on an annual basis. The teachers are some of the finest. The front office is super and the overall attitude of the school's personnel is excellent. Very positive environment for our kids to grow up. The special help that our 3rd grader receives has made a a huge difference and helps him learn, grow and receive the essentials that he needs to stay on track with his fellow classmates. The PTA here, has been modeled for other schools in Georgia. The parents are involved and this is a fine choice for any parent to consider raising their kids!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2011
Mediocre to a fault; faculty leans strongly toward indifference (and egalitarian wishful thinking). Was so utterly uninspired we now home-school our son rather than have him attend Kincaid.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2011
I have a child who was diagnosed with ADHD 6 years ago. Unfortunately my child had to attend Kincaid. I highly recommend you not moving into this district if you have a child with ADHD. I have had nothing but heartache since day one. They talk to you as though you are incompetent, and push the medication issue. If your child acts like a "child" they blame it on the "ADHD" In their one track mind ADHD is the source of everything your child does. The principal does not care about you nor your child, only that she is not bothered with any issues. The front office staff is extremely unprofessional, gossiping about other staff and parents while parents/guests are sitting in the reception area. I wish we would have never moved to this schools zone!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2011
We love Kincaid! Both my children went to Kincaid and both had wonderful experiences. The teachers are so dedicated and loving, the staff know all the students in the school and work with parents to solve any problem that might come up, the PTA is awesome and the new school Foundation is working hard to help fund classroom technology, writing and science labs. Parental involvement is high. It's a great community of teachers, staff and parents working together for our children. Best kept secret in East Cobb!

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2011
Both my children attended Kincaid. It is a wonderful, nurturing envrionment. Teachers and staff truly care about the children and preparing them for middle school. The faculty is experienced and creative. The programs allow the students to express themselves in a variety of ways and discover their strengths.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2011
Kincaid has a fabulous PTA and foundation which shows how much parents and the community support education and value students. In addition, the teachers are constantly undergoing new training and adding new information to the curriculum to keep the kids competitive and excited about learning. There has been a renewed focus on math, writing, and reading which raised test scores and student learning. The administration is capable and responsive. The school has a "small school" feel with lots of individual attention and great specials (music and PE especially). Great school!

- submitted by a parent
December 06, 2010
My child has attended Kincaid for the past two years. I think that it is truly one of the best schools in Cobb County. The teachers, support staff and administration have really taken the time to get to know her and her needs. As far as the last comment about the front office staff, they are extremly friendly. They did ask me for identification when picking up my child from school, but that is only for our protection. The lunchroom is very inviting, my child loves the salads. The cafeteria ladies run contests and decorate seasonally for the children. The curriculum is delivered by some amazing and very caring teachers. I love this school and so does my child!

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2010
At first I was very hesitant to send my child to a public school...however I feel that Kincaid is an okay school. Pros-Very involved parents and PTA seems very well run. Cons- The front office staff is who you see when you walk in...they should be pleasant and helpful, even friendly. Only one lady in the front will even say hello when you walk in..some others...totally rude! . Just some bad attitudes, not what you'd like to see in an elementary school. The lunches-Well, I guess it's only 1.60 so not a bad deal, but the food is just poor quality. Some of the teachers seem very nice and positive, but many seem stressed, tired and overly critical. And the silent lunches...give me break! They told us its because the kids wont eat their food if they are allowed to talk....please! Look around...we have an obesity problem...kids are not suffering from lack of calories around here! Overall, I am somewhat in the middle. Several of our teachers have been very patient and supportive. This is our first yeat at Kincaid....still on the fence about returning next year.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2010
My grandson attended Kincaid before moving away to a new city and hated leaving his school. He loved his school and the teachers. The administrators were very helpful when needed and there was a great sense of comfort to know the children would be safe while at Kincaid.

- submitted by a community member
July 27, 2010
We moved into this area because of the amazing reviews we heard from people about Kincaid. We were so sorely disappointed. The teacher was disrespectful and unwilling to work with us; the principal allowed the teacher to interrupt and belittle my husband and I in a meeting. It was such a shock to us.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
So true, we experienced the same when we moved last year.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 01, 2010
We moved to Marietta when my son was 3, and we chose our neighborhood based on the ratings of the elementary schools in the area. He is now in 1st grade and I cannot say enough about how wonderful Kincaid is to its students. The staff and the principal are extremely dedicated and have treated my son like he is only one of 10 students. I have been amazed at how well this school functions, the organization, the attitudes, the quality of teaching, etc. I highly recommend Kincaid Elementary!

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2009
This is a great school for kids of all types to feel success, acceptance, and love.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 27, 2009
My daughter is now going into the first grade... Her last year was so wonderful for the both of us, Im very pleased with her school....

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2008
Kincaid is a wonderful school. My three kids all attend, the teacher's are all exceptional. The new principal is exceptional as well as the assistant principal. We could not be happier. The office staff is helpful and nice. If your a parent that needs help with something, the principal is right on it, immediately. As busy as she must be she helped us right away with a stressful school bus-stop problem. The principal, the staff, and the many teachers that my kids have had have all gone above and beyond what you'd expect the average person to do when it comes to helping my kids learn. The math teacher is brilliant. Even the music teacher is really awesome. We have been involved with Kincaid for over 5 years, involved with many teachers and they are all exceptional, fair, wonderful people who love children.

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2008
Our son attended Kincaid for two years (Kindergarten & 1st) and we were consistently dismayed throughout. The teachers were over-stretched (18:1 ratio) and sorely under-motivated. The PTA is fabulous, but sadly they don't teach the children. Facilities are fair; the building is a rabbit-warren but once familiar becomes less intimidating. The new Principal is approachable and hands-on, so hopefully she'll remedy the indifferent and uninspired approach of the teaching majority. But until that time, I could never in good conscience recommend Kincaid.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2008
I have been pleasantly surprised at how much we have enjoyed Kincaid. I think it is a wonderful school. I have had issues here and there but a perfect school doesn't exist.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2007
My son is currently in the 1st grade at Kincaid. His teacher, Mrs. Glass, has been engaging and inspiring. His class size (16 kids) is small and it's something the school tries hard to maintain. When he was in K the principal recruited a new teacher to reduce class size and it was very beneficial to all K classes. My son, who is one of the youngest in his class, struggled a bit in the middle of the year. His teacher, guidance counselor, asst. principal and principal were so supportive and offered thoughtful suggestions. The PE, Music and Art programs are very good and my son looks forward to participating in each. The PTA is second to none. The parental involvement in this school is great and adds so much to the school. This is one of the smallest schools in E. Cobb & one of the best kept secrets.

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2007
I have two children at Kincaid and have been pleased with their experiences. The teachers are accessible, responsive and motivated. The use of weblogs to keep us appraised of assignments, tests and upcoming events was very beneficial since our children sometimes forget to tell us. The PTA is very active which helps us by providing additional resources and activities as well as promoting our school. This year they chose the theme 'Get on Board with Kincaid' and had many successful events for the children. The music teacher deserves a special mention as he has inspired both children and parents with his development of a chorus program and scheduled public performances around the community. The Aladdin performance this May is expected to sell out all seats. In short Kincaid is a great school and we, as parents, fully recommend without reservation.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2007
We love Kincaid and am sorry to read the first response because no one I know has had the same experience. I have a 5th grader and 1st grader both of whom have had excellent teachers each year. PTA and parents are very involved, which the school encourages. It's the best kept secret in East Cobb!

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2007
My daughter has done nothing but struggle since she arrived at Kincaid. Her teachers are rude. The principal donesn't seem to care about the down fall of this school. I have personally tried to contact the principal but I have never received a response back. My review seems to differ quite a bit from the others, but unfortunately my daughters experience has been horrible. We are moving this summer just so my children do not have to go to this school. My other daugher will be starting school next year and I would not be able to sleep at night if I started her at Kincaid. Think twice before entering your children into this school!

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2007
PTA is excellent and getting better and better, we love our school! The Music/chorus department is also- awesome, with the relatively recent addition of Mr Bush, who is an engaging and very creative sort- all the kids adore and love him! My Kindergartener also adores her teacher, Mrs Molley. We are sure glad we moved from Atlanta to Kincaid's district!

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2006
im in 5th grade at kincaid and it is a wonderful school the music,art,amd pe teachers are amazing and so is there chorus!The teachers are very good to!I will be sad when im going to 6th grade because i have to leave this school!

- submitted by a student
December 13, 2005
The 2 previous reviews are congruent with my own expirience. The target-classes are remarkably good and open the childrens minds far beyond normal schoolwork.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2005
This school is wonderful! I enjoy the staff concern for the students and the love they show for their job.

- submitted by a parent

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Kincaid Elementary School
1410 Kincaid Rd, Marietta, GA  30066
(770) 578-7238
Last modified Kincaid 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.
Kincaid Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top