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Bain Elementary

Public | K-5 | 951 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted Saturday, 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


Posted February 2, 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


Posted 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


Posted May 22, 2013

Bain Elementary School. Great Second Grade Team. Very attentive Teachers. Want very much for their students to succeed.


Posted September 7, 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


Posted 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


Posted 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


Posted March 5, 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


Posted March 1, 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!!


Posted February 12, 2008

Bain is terrific school where the entire learning experience is centered around the child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted 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


Posted December 8, 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


Posted 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


Posted 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


Posted July 7, 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


Posted 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


Posted 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


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
93%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
>95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
>95%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students68%
Female65%
Male71%
Black63%
Asian80%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities18%
Non-disabled students72%
Limited English proficiency58%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students70%
Female69%
Male71%
Black50%
Asian80%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities18%
Non-disabled students74%
Limited English proficiency33%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant70%
Academically gifted-95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students74%
Female74%
Male74%
Black74%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled students80%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English75%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students71%
Female73%
Male70%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities11%
Non-disabled students78%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant71%
Academically gifted-95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students84%
Female83%
Male85%
Black59%
Asian90%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students87%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%
Academically gifted-95%

Reading

All Students69%
Female65%
Male72%
Black41%
Asian60%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students70%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Academically gifted-95%

Science

All Students82%
Female79%
Male86%
Black64%
Asian80%
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Non-disabled students85%
Limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English84%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant82%
Academically gifted-95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 74% 52%
Black 11% 26%
Hispanic 7% 14%
Asian 5% 3%
Two or more races 3% 4%
American Indian 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 22%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

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11524 Bain School Road
Charlotte, NC 28227
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