Students enrolled 370
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School leader Ms Lisa Thompson
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District Randolph County Schools
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207 Trindale Road
Archdale, NC 27263

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(336) 431-9121
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4 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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July 23, 2012
I agree with previous review about the teacher. The principal nor administration will do anything about her. My children constantly complain about being bored because they finish their work quickly and easily. We have had a few great teachers who go the extra mile but many are just doing the minimum required. I want my children challenged not simply passing.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2012
First off if you look at the reviews most are from teachers (brown nosers) Most important if your child is going into the second grade find out who her teacher is and do your own background check with other parents who there child was in this particular teachers class she has been a teacher for over 40 years and from what I could gather from speaking with serveral parents they Do NOT LIKE HER she is very mean to the kids makes some of them cry, spends most of her time in the class on her cell phone me personally had to have a meeting with the Principal and teacher because my child keep coming home crying saying that Miss T. made her cry again by being mean to her. I have spoke with the board of education and obviously nothing was done. I tried to move my child but the county would not approve it only reason I could come up with is they did not want any bad publicity about there school and teacher.

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2010
We switched from a private school to AES, for financial reasons, when my daughter was in 4th grade. There was a period of adjustment as we got used to seeing 1st graders with mohawks and gages in their ears, kids swearing and disrespecting their teachers and several other things. AES is a poor school, not in quality, but that it has a high percentage of poor families, which shows in the behavior and dress of the kids. Also, they don't encourage the parents to be involved in the way that they did at private school, but I don't think that is just AES, I think that is all public schools around here. That is the bad part. The good part is what makes it all worth it! The teachers are wonderful! They really seem to care and go the extra step. They understand the situation that these kids are in and love them and support them to the best of their ability. I also like that there are alot of different ethnic groups and there doesn't seem to be any sort of racial tension that I've noticed. I with they were a little more strict in the "treat adults with respect" catagory, but all in all I am pleased. When the kids feed into the middle school, the AES kids are at the TOP!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 24, 2009
AES is a school where student's needs are met first. Our students drive instruction. We care about them as if they are our own children.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 20, 2009
AES is the best school because the teachers really love their students and want what is best for them. Therefore, the students seem to love being here and are willing to work hard.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 20, 2009
I love it becuase it is unique and small and charming.

- submitted by a community member
October 16, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2009
I work at Archdale and wouldn't be anywhere else. Mrs. Smith, the Principal, cares about each and every one of our students and the staff, too. When I have to be out, or away on school vacations & summer break, I 'miss' my AES Family. I truly feel that I am 'home'. The staff members are friends and it is reflected in the way we all help each other. The students and their families are a big part of my life. They make a tremendous difference in my life.

- submitted by a teacher
February 25, 2009
Archdale Elementary School is a wonderful place for children to grow up! My son has attended this school since Kindergarten. Every year, he has had teachers who care about him, not only academically, but personally. The teachers here really care about their students. Testing is not what drives instruction. Giving the children an education that they value is top priority. Teachers want children to love to learn. All that being said, the test scores are great because the children want to succeed, not only to please their teachers and parents, but to please themselves.

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating July 06, 2008
Wonderful school & faculity. Staff does exceptional with children and parents. Great community.

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2008
Lynn Smith, our Principal, is the best thing to happen to our school! She loves the kids and knows them all by name. She gives the staff full support and 'trusts' us to do our job as professionals. Wea are like a great big family at Archdale, and each student knows and feels that we are truly glad for them to be at our school.

- submitted by a teacher
February 23, 2004
We have 2 children attending kindergarten and 2nd grade. We feel it is an excellent school. The teachers are very caing and giving and give alot of one on one help with the students. They have a new principal this year and she is very good and seems to be heading the school in the right direction.

- submitted by a parent
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Archdale Elementary School
207 Trindale Road, Archdale, NC  27263
(336) 431-9121
Last modified Archdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Archdale Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews.