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School leader:  Ms. Kimberly Dechant
241 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

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(828) 350-6500
(828) 255-5239
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"Arts and Humanities Magnet"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Humanities
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Instrumental and theory music lessons
  • World languages
    Spanish
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24 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · February 09, 2015
Count me as another who pulled her kids out. Breaks my heart too as my first child who went through had a lovely time. It all went downhill when the current principal arrived. She was actually the assistant principal when she arrived, so... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 31, 2014
Like many parents, I've pulled my kids out of Claxton due to the fact that the current principal has driven so many quality teachers away. Also, I doubt that Claxton keeps its high score considering that scores have plummeted since all the best... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2014
We are looking forward to school starting on Tuesday. My three children love Claxton, the teachers and the administration. My husband and I have been impressed with the education they have received as well as the enrichment opportunities that... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 30, 2013
How lucky are my kids to be able to go to a public school with kids from all different backgrounds, get a terrific education, AND experience arts-integration. Claxton promotes learning through the arts -- music, visual arts, dance, drama -- and... more

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Last modified: April 28, 2016
Claxton Elementary
241 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC  28801
(828) 350-6500
Last modified Claxton Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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