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5995 Crooked Creek Rd
Norcross, GA 30092

(770) 448-8710
(770) 417-2451
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June 01, 2014
I went to this school all through elementary and I loved it, all the teachers would help me individually if I needed it. The kids there were always nice a friendly to one another. I have never gotten bullied until I started 7th grade, and most of the people that bullied me didn't even go to that school, most of the people from there are still so nice and love to hang out with friends, there's nothing bad about this school in my opinion.

- submitted by a community member
May 08, 2014
This year I wil register my son (kindergarten), but I read a lot of negative opinions about this school.Therefore, I please mothers who had experience to give me advices about this school and be honest with me. thank you.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Great, we love the work ethics of the teachers and how they encourage the students to do their best in all areas of the school curriculum. We love how the students are challenged through the curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2014
This is our 2nd year at Peachtree Elementary. Our daughter came home with 4 questions of home work. It took her 5 minutes to complete. She seem bored when we asked about her days at school. Nothing exciting to talk about it. I also noticed a teacher or a staff that worked in a lunch room saw a student who drop his lunch tray and pick up his food from the floor and ate it. She should have help him getting a new tray.i and another parent who were there having lunch with our kids witness everything.(This was last year) I also noticed the drop off and pick up are very sloppy. I have watch students get call out by sccident because they did not call out the right numbers. I am happy for those who are pleased with the school. I will pray for the students.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2013
So far this school year it's been another great journey. We are excited each day our little princess comes home with excitement; wanting to share what she's learned and how much she's enjoying her experience at PES. I hope the other students and parents are having a such a great experience. I hope their asking their child(ren) what their day was like and if their enjoying their teachers and classmates. If not, then I hope they are asking the right questions as to how they can help change it so they will and also remind them, sometimes it takes time, but they can look forward to having a great time at a great school. Then don't just stop there, but continue to show your interest in your child's education and make sure you as a parent, etc.. is helping in all you can do to make their education a happy experience.

- submitted by a community member
August 03, 2013
Peachtree Elementary is one of the best schools ever! The teachers are nice, they teach great, and have a good realation ship with the students. And the staff are very helpful! The students always come home with good grades and big smiles! And with alot of parents that come and teach and help the school do an amazing job.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2013
My son attends Peachtree Elementary School. I must say the teachers and the paraprofessionals are on top of thier game. My son when he first came to Peachtree Elementary he was having a hard time socially. The staff worked with him constantly. Later, they had him tested and found out he had Autism. In addition, they were supportive in finding ways to accomodate him. I must say he learned a lot. His reading level is excellent. I look forward to next year. I must say moving to Gwinnett county and having my son attend Peachtree has been great!!

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2013
Peachtree was a great school for my daughter last year, her kindergarten teacher was excellent. But this year it all went down hill. I am a very involved parent. All year long I thought that my daughters spelling looked kind of weird only to be reassured by her teacher (the expert) that this was normal for kids her age. Now that it 4weeks left her papers are coming home mark with x marks which were previously ignored. It ruining her confidence. I think that this year she ended up in a bad class because she would come home from being picked on or bullied and no one ever contacted me , I would have to contact the school and the problem would still go unsolved . After talking to family about the situation I found out that you never go to the school with your problems, but instead go to the Board of Education . Next year I'll see if that works. Hopefully she will have a good teacher and that will be .

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2013
Wow. I am really surprised at the positive feed back. Are these fake posts to boost the school rating? I had nothing but issues when my son was there. He is a gifted student, tests on a high school level in reading and math and he was denied entrance to the gifted program because "they ran out of spots." He told me about fights on school campus. He would come home asking strange questions about our religion saying his teacher told him that no one knows if there is religion is right and religion is really just a "nice cultural tradition." I was horrified. I don't think any parent of any religion wants their family values undermined behind their back! He literally had 5 questions of homework a night. One question in each subject. I never once saw a book in three years. The last straw was when my son was suspended from school for playing with a toy in class. As a teacher myself, I would NEVER suspend a kid for such a petty offense. It took me a WEEK to get a hold of the admin. after this and when I asked why he was suspended she blamed it on the ESOL program taking all their space and funding. TERRIBLE SCHOOL!

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2012
I have taught at Peachtree for 9 years. I believe our school is one of the best around. As a staff, we go the extra mile to be leaders in Gwinnett county schools. Peachtree prides itself in challenging its teachers to be the best for the children. Peachtree teachers go the extra mile to make accommodations for student s needs (struggling and challenging). I am proud to work at such a wonderful school and would not send my own children anywhere else.

- submitted by a teacher
June 23, 2012
I was a student teacher at PES during the fall of 2011 and I provided math support teaching 2nd and 3rd grades during spring of 2012. I have experience in private elementary schools and in 3 elementary schools in another of Georgia's counties, but none of these came close to Peachtree's total focus ( teachers and administrators alike) on educating children. There were no distracting agendas. At Peachtree, academics was always front and center.

- submitted by a community member
March 20, 2012
I was amazed at how fast my daughter was reading proficiently and by other skills she acquired at this school. By the middle of first grade, she was reading like a fourth grader. This is a great school with excellent teachers.

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2011
hello dear principal, i wihs you can give the best of yoursel to ower kids

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2011
All my children have attended Peachtree Elementary School. They have received an excellent education through out the years. If you note the leaders in Pickeneyville Middle and then onto Norcross High School, a majority are Peachtree Elementary alumnae. Leadership and Responsibility are are very important part of the IB program and Peachtree has instilled this in their students. Peachtree is the right road to take when your child is looking for a quality education.

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2010
The school is a candidate for the International Baccalaureate designation and the curriculum, teacher participation and staff leadership has really stepped up to meet the criteria! Once done, it will be an exclusive area for getting IB schools from elementary through high school. I have a son in the gifted program and it has done wonders for him!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
I feel that Peachtree Elementary should be rewarded because of its wonderful acedemic program and its diversity. Their method of teaching (more hands on) is beneficial for all the children. I believe that the teachers and all of the staff are genuinely interested and caring to all of the students. I love Peachtree Elementary!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
You are providing my granddaughter with a very positive, nurturing learning experience (she is six years old).

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 24, 2010
I have been happy at Peachtree this year only because of the teachers we have had. Overall, I believe there is little diversity at Peachtree.....while others may consider it diverse. I believe the quality of the school has declined a great deal. As a parent, I have safety concerns and also very unhappy with the cleanliness of the school grounds. I believe that so many essentials have been removed in the name of 'diversity'....PE should be everyday, year round. Spanish is year round...although on a rotating schedule. The arts 9 weeks each during the year. Children need recess....but if a teacher chooses not go take her class at all for the entire year...it is considered acceptable. I will say....on things that can be changed that you are not happy with....the administration is most always very helpful. Still....from 20 years ago.....you could say today, it 'ain't what it used to be'.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2010
Diversity lives here!!! Excellent!!!

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2009
My son had a great year last year in Kindergarten. The teacher and the staff are very professional and student centered.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 27, 2009
My oldest son has been going to peachtree since kindergarden, I have always loved the school, my concern this year around registration was the parents not the kids. Some of the parents were , well not very parenty mayby it was just those few I saw at the time I went but I just hadnt encountred cussing parents any other years. I am however pleased with my sons teacher! Mr Meeker is wonderful and is bringing out the best in my son. I am amazed at the progress hes shown in just a few weeks. Last year was I think the most stressfull year I had ever had, but this year is starting out smoothly *crossing fingers* that it stays that way! School is wonderful, love the staff, not their fault about some of the parents I guess.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 10, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating March 13, 2008
The staff at peachtree are excellent and I wouldnt have my daughter go to any other school

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2008
My daughter is in first grade at Peachtree and has had a terrific beginning to her education there. Her teachers for kindergarten and first grade have both been excellent. The administrative staff has been sensitive and communicative. I love the diverse cultural exposure my daughter gets there. I volunteer in the classroom on occasion and am always impressed with the self-control the students show as well as the quality of instruction the teachers give. My son will be starting kindergarten there next year. I have been very pleased with the depth of enrichment programs offered to students such as advanced reading groups and fun field trips to performing arts events.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 05, 2008
I think this is a great school. I have children here for the last 7 years and have been very happy.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2007
I have 2 children at Peachtree Elementary - a second grader and third grader. They both love the school. Peachtree is a Title 1 school (over 50% of students receive free or reduced lunches). Also, they have a lot of turnover due to a large population of renters and transient children attending. With that said, they do an amazing job teaching all levels of students. Their teachers are not transient and love to teach at this school. All subjects are taught in English and if children can't keep up, they are given extra help outside the classroom. I do the yearbook, so I am there a lot. The more I go, the more impressed I am. Volunteer somewhere (the media center/library for example) before your child even goes there. The more you volunteer, the more you will see what a great school Peachtree is. Talk to other parents who volunteer!

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2007
Our son is a 5th grader and has been a student at Peachtree since Kindergarten. He is our barometer for the school s performance. Throughout the years, we have checked with him to evaluate the school s effectiveness by his level of satisfaction in learning, and how his life is enriched by his school experience. Our children are the reflections and measurements that determine the effectiveness of a school. To determine the merits of Peachtree Elementary, you don t have to look much further than the student body. The students at Peachtree are academically-minded, well-mannered, courteous, kind, caring, and contribute to promoting a sense of family within the school. Peachtree is a model school that sets the standards for others to emulate in academics, character, and social development skills. The leadership, teachers, and staff are excellent. Students are always the first priority at Peachtree. Parents are actively involved and contribute to the school's success.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2007
I sent all 3 of my children through Peachtree. My oldest just started 9th grade at Norcross High School. He is in the pre-International Baccalaureate program, the gifted program and is taking AP World History in 9th grade because of the strong academic foundation he received at Peachtree, which was continued in middle school at Pinckneyville. Peachtree, despite its socio-economic and other diversity, somehow manages to cater to each individual student's academic needs. The administration is sensitive to assigning each child the teacher most suited to that child and making sure all appropriate academic programs are available to make sure each child is challenged. The teachers have lots of tenure and many have advanced degrees, which mean you get great teachers. Plus, your child learns in a real world, diverse environment as opposed to a homogenous environment where everyone has the same background and value system.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2007
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- submitted by a student
June 29, 2007
My son will be entering the first grade this fall at Peachtree Elementary and I was extremely pleased with his Kindergarten year. Mrs. McDonough is a wonderful teacher that takes the time to truly understand each childs needs. The school is a pleasant environment from the very moment you walk in the door. The adminisration is fabulous. -Christina

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2007
The quality of academic program are very good, My daugther is excelent Student and person and extracurricular activities she is very happy.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2007
My third grader does not get enough homework. I am concerned about the overall lack of organization I am experiencing thus far.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2006
I have had two children in school at Peachtree for the past two years. I have mixed feelings regarding both of their experiences, individually. One child 'flourished' under the guidance of a geniune, positive and caring Teacher, the other grew to be resentful..a once caring and academically driven child. For the most part, the school is strong in the areas of a few Teachers that go the extra mile to teach to and address the various needs of such a wide cultural mix of children....some outstanding mentions are Dr. Roberts, Dr. Tiajuana Ford, Ms. Cheri Griffin - AVP, Mr. Grant and Former 76'ers NBA Star, Andrew Toney. These are some of the great ones.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2006
I think it is a great school, my son has been there since kinder and has had some attention problems and the teachers seem very sincere in helping me deal with them, Mrs Weaver and Mrs Beck have kept me informed and have counseld me in what to do. The school also offer a variety of activities wich are wonderful for the whole family, I too have opted not to move from the area and decided to instead drive an hour to work just to keep my son in this school. It is very hard to find teachers that care anymore. I recomend it to everyone. Ohh and i do think that they apreciate different cultures and celebrate it. Arabela Lopez

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2005
Peachtree is a great school. The academic programs are higly structured and demand a high quality of work. Test scores are adhered to but only to keep the children preforming at the level needed to suceed. Extracurricular activities are communicated, and offered within the community. Parent Involvement is good but seems to be decreasing and is needed to ensure a continueing elite educational experience. Principle and teahers, care, run a beautiful scool, could provide the children with more engaging lessons, but on a whole have established a school of success. My daughter is much happier here than at Simpson Elementary not far away.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2005
I found Peachtree to be a disappointment. Most of the school year was spent preparing the children to pass standardized testing. There is a great lack of parental involvement. The school seemed to have no systems in place for crisis management. There was no feeling of warmth. Peachtree needs new leadership.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2004
Peachtree is a wonderful school. My grandson made a transition from Toccoa, Georgia to Norcross, this year. Because of Ms.Pam Karg and others at Peachtree, his transition was made much easier. He did very well in his academic and social development. My hats off to Ms. Karg and Peachtree Elementary. JJ

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2003
I believe this is the best elementary school I've visited. The teachers care about every student. They make learning a great experience. The principal has great leadership and remains involved in the students education. I have turned down a job offer in another city because I would like my son to remain in the school. I would highly recommend it to any parent.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2003
There needs to be more diversity within the staff at this particular school. The students are VERY diverse but it is not represented in the staff at the school. There needs to be more cultural awareness within this school and county. Also, there are no significant persons in place when the teachers are not performing to standards of excellence...they are more concerned with meeting test score requirements than the development of the child. The school is very safe and clean. The majority of the teachers and administrators have very good credentials, but do credentials outweigh the nurturing and diversity necessary for our children of today?

- submitted by a parent
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Peachtree Elementary School
5995 Crooked Creek Rd, Norcross, GA  30092
(770) 448-8710
Last modified Peachtree Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Peachtree Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top