« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
K-5
Public
Charlotte, NC
Students enrolled: 951

Resources:The North Carolina education landscape explained. Learn More »


Contact this school

11524 Bain School Road
Charlotte, NC 28227

School website
(980) 343-6915
(980) 343-6150
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Bain Elementary address.

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
April 19, 2014
This school is great! I couldn't ask for better. My child started in kindergarten and is now in second. The principal always keeps you updated as well as great communication with the teachers. We love it here and it made my first child's school experience a great one. Thank you Bain!

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2014
If you have a child with learning disabilities or below average learning the school is very difficult to offer assistance or help. The resource team just wants to do the least possible work. I would suggest you stay on top of your child's progress.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2013
Bain has been a great experience for us so far. Great leadership, committed teachers and wonderful parents who truly want the best for all the kids, not just their own. Discipline is handled swiftly and fairly and the academic standards are high. My kids' teachers have taught them well and nurtured their individuality while expecting the best from them.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2013
Bain Elementary School. Great Second Grade Team. Very attentive Teachers. Want very much for their students to succeed.

- submitted by a community member
September 07, 2011
I have 2 sons at Bain. The teachers are wonderful! My children have progressed rapidly. The teachers have high expectations of all students and can differentiate instruction when students need extra help. There is a lot of parent volunteerism and fund raising efforts.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2010
Bain is a great school if your child is an above average student. If your child needs any help at all, that's when it becomes challenging. The teachers are so focused on testing that I'm not sure how much actual teaching is going on. This is a consistent problem in the public schools. Of course, the teacher that your child has from year to year also makes a difference. My daughter's 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Dalesandro was the best teacher she had at Bain. Mrs. D was able to quickly recognize when a child needed help and immediately sought ways to help that child. She was also a GREAT communicator as is my daughter's 5th grade teacher, Mrs. Pancia. Overall, I think Bain is a good school. I just wish the public school system recognized that not all children learn the same way and that shouldn't limit their trajectory.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 12, 2009
My daughter is been in Bain for 3 yrs now. We love Bain. The teacher are very helpful and the communication is always open between my daughter teacher and me. The school really focus on the children.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2008
we were parents at the local charter school for 2+ years until we went to bain. bain has made an amazing difference in our son. his confidence has grown tremendously and if i'd known this would have helped my son so much, i would not have agonized over the change. it is easier to get my son up to go to school for the 7:15 start time than it was for the 8:15 start time for the charter school and i know it was because of his stress level and not wanting to go to school. now he is excited and loves school, and it was in our backyard the whole time. i love, love, love bain and what it has done for our whole family!

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2008
It all depends on the child's teacher for each grade level. Some a very nice and love what they do and others should LEAVE. Teaching children is a HUGE responsibility and as parents we entrust our child is getting the best education given in the public school system. Meck. schools have a long way to go before parents believe their child is getting a good education but a teacher can make a BIG difference. Children can tell whether or not a teacher is a good teacher. You can't fool them. I only hope that every teacher there realizes what a difference they can make in a child's life by either teaching with their heart and devotion or just plain teaching. There is a difference and I would only hope that the teachers there would want to go down in history as one a child's BEST TEACHERS EVER!!

- submitted by a community member
February 12, 2008
Bain is terrific school where the entire learning experience is centered around the child.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 17, 2008
I have 2 children that go to Bain and the teachers do see that they get all they can from all areas. If it reading help or math. The PTA is very proactive and we love all our kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 08, 2007
Teachers at Bain are outstanding+. My child is attending her 2nd year there and the principle is having issues with parents. Also concerned with the cleanliness of the school. Alot of kids have been sick.

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2007
I am a parent of a 5 yr old kindergarden student and am very pleased with the education she is getting. I am absolutley amazed at how far she has come so quick.( not that i didn't think she could do it) I just think she has a wonderful teacher Mrs Kane, and don't think there is a better elementary school in the cms system. My daughter is 3rd generation to go this school. We have all had pleasant memories and look forward to making more happy ones.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2007
I went through the Choice Application process to get my son in Bain 6 years ago because of the research I had done to find the best school. He is currently a fifth grader. I would not send him to any other school. Bain is dedicated to preparing its students for Middle School. The committment I've seen from outsanding teachers (Ms. Ryalls, Ms.Spilde, Ms. Maes specifically) has been so beneficial for my son's success in school as a diagnosed child with inattentive ADHD. Wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2007
What a WONDERFUL school!!! I've been a Bain parent for 10 years and wouldn't send my kids anywhere else. Teachers, asst teachers, principal, cafeteria & janitorial staff . . . all go above & beyond each and every day! High expectations, respect, & accountability are demanded from staff & students. PTSA is always there to help out. Great parental involvement. Music & art teachers are fantastic. Add'l activities are added every year. Enrollment has increased tremendously in the last few years, but the staff has not lost its ability to reach out & touch every family.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2007
Bain is a great school. Each teacher we have had over the last 3 years have been terrific. The Principal is tremendous.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2005
My son is in kindergarten at Bain right now (4-11-05). We've been phenomenally please with the school in general and his teacher in particularly. We hope the new principal can maintain Bain's excellent atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: June 04, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Bain Elementary
11524 Bain School Road, Charlotte, NC  28227
(980) 343-6915
Last modified Bain Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bain Elementary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top