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Burgaw, NC
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400 North Wright Street
Burgaw, NC 28425

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(910) 259-0145
(910) 259-0148
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May 15, 2014
This is the second year that my child has attended BES and I have to say that I am LESS impressed this year with the school overall! Last year, after pre-registering and speaking directly with the principle in regards to specific concerns about my child's behavior and making sure that this child was carefully matched with a teacher that can not only handle this behavior but also keep my child engaged while in class, I find out at back to school night that my child somehow was overlooked in the classroom assignment process and was placed into the only class that had room for my child. Which just so happened to have the most passive teacher that I have had the pleasure of meeting to date; which made for a very frustrating and over-challening school year! This year has been WORSE! My child has a teacher that is just a passive but also disorganized and is a self admitted adha adult with focus issues! There are also a handful of children in this class that have behavior issues and my child has been physically assaulted three times while at the school with no consequences to my childs assaulter and bitten twice on the bus with no consequences to the bitter! We WILL be moving this summer!

- submitted by a parent

April 21, 2014
Great school! Teachers are caring and compassionate! Principal updates parents frequently on need to know happenings. Couldn't ask for better!

- submitted by a parent

June 26, 2011
My son is in the first grade. Mrs.Garner and Mrs.Kibbey was the best teachers. They went over and beyond to help care for my son, when his health was bad. He never got behind on his work with their help,compassion, just motherly teachers. My son my ready school even on his worst days

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September 19, 2006
My son is in third grade & he really enjoys school.The teachers he's had every year have been very helpful and have let me know when there was a problem.When it comes to safety and discipline they are very strict. All in all it is a very good school.

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October 18, 2004
This is my childs 3rd year at BES. We have always been very happy. This year is very different, I feel like I don't have much knowledge of my childs progress or lack of, since I do not get graded papers sent home on a regular basis. Overall BES is a good school, they are just going through a rough time, because of personal problems of a staff member. The teachers seem to have have low morale because of the situation.

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August 02, 2004
My son has gone to this school for 2 years and I have encountered some great teachers but I also feel that the admin. staff does not keep parents as involved as they should especially if you do not have the correct last name. If it was not for the teachers, some parents would be lost. I work and stay as involved as I can but can not be there everyday. There needs to be more activities for children. I gave books to the library and felt like it was an inconvenience to them.

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May 04, 2004
I believe that BES is a great school,my child has been there for the last 3 yrs.He has improved in all levels.BES staff makes all academics fun,that's the way to learn..I see more happier faces at BES each school yr.,Great Job to all...so if you are a parent who has not been involved with your childs acdemics,please get involved,it a makes better student...Thank You

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February 23, 2004
BES needs to improve on the way they teach values in the school. This is a learning enviroment. Children should not have to witness their assistant teacher chasing after a teacher. When such acts become the gossip of children as well as the community, then the school needs to take action instead of turning its head and accepting this behavior. BES teacher's need to realize that they are our children's role models and need to behave as such.

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January 09, 2004
BES is a great school. I've had children atttending there for 5 years. There staff is sensational. They're all very caring and helpful with the students as well as the parents. Improvements- Parents need to get more involved.

- submitted by a parent

December 17, 2003
BES could be a great school if there was more control over the kids. Lots of underlying racial issues that are not addressed. Not a very good social environment which in turn doesn't allow for a great 'learning' environment.

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Burgaw Elementary School
400 North Wright Street, Burgaw, NC  28425
(910) 259-0145
Last modified Burgaw Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Burgaw Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top