"Fine Arts Magnet School"
Students enrolled 765
Hours 7:45 AM - 2:20 PM
School leader Dr. Tim Wilcox
Transportation options Yes
District Columbus Municipal School Dist

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2217 North Seventh St
Columbus, MS 39705

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(662) 241-7180
(662) 241-7182
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4 stars
Based on 8 ratings

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October 03, 2009
Cook is a Fine Arts Magnet School and offers dance, music, violin, art, and theater as special classes in addition to library, PE, and Spanish. The teachers and administration are great. They have a fabulous new playground. Parents are involved.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
I am a retired teacher from Cook Elementary. Children, that have gotten their foundation there, have continued to be successful students and adults.

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July 04, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2009
We moved here and looked at all the schools in the area, including all the private schools. We chose Cook as we were impressed with the curriculum and it's Magnet School status which is focused on the Arts. While it's not a perfect school, we are so far really pleased with it. The principal is great and the school communicates well with parents. I have visited the school many times during the school day and have never come across any teacher screaming at students (as detailed in the review below)

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April 19, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 28, 2007
We moved here about 18 months ago, and have been very disappointed with this school, although we chose it as the best school in the area. If you walk down the hall, you will always hear one teacher or another screaming at the students. It is a very unfriendly atmosphere, and feels more like a jail than a school. Staff appear annoyed and do not appear to like children. If you child is a behavior problem, he or she may fit in. If you child is happy and enjoys school, they will soon be less happy and hate school after going to school in Columbus. If you are forced to move here, then home school. If you are not forced to move here, do not come. There are no good options for kids here. Stay away if possible.

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March 08, 2007
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December 07, 2005
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October 14, 2004
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Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School
2217 North Seventh St, Columbus, MS  39705
(662) 241-7180
Last modified Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top