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N O Nelson Elementary School

Public | PK-2 | 309 students


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Posted August 18, 2010

Mrs. Patton is a wonderful principal. The teachers do a great job with the students. My daughter excelled at this school.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 21, 2010

Committed and caring staff, diverse student body, supportive community.
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Posted March 9, 2010

I love the principal most. She is proof that good things trickle down. She spends 15-30 minutes every morning engaging the children with interactive activities and reading. This 15-30 minutes doubles as a grace period for parents who are still arriving to drop children off. She is always present. Her car is the first there and the last to leave. She is a mom and it shows in how she demonstrates her stern but loving care for each student. Bus service drops the kids off at school early enough for breakfast and is almost always prompt down to the minute. Tutoring is available and free. My only complaint is that it only goes to 2nd grade. :(
—Submitted by a parent

Posted December 12, 2006

This school is a great example of 'it takes a village to raise a child'. A loving and caring extended family. The welcoming of diversity and amazing parent involvement make it so sad to move on. Plenty of EC activities. Wish they had an 'advanced' program but a great academic program none the less. My children love school!
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 81% 51%
Black 8% 18%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Hispanic 3% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Tanya Patton


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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1225 West High Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone: (618) 656-8480


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