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How would you rate your experience at this school?
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17 OVERALL RATINGS

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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Somewhat effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered School leader (1 response)
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There are 27 reviews about all of the school topics.

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Bain Elementary
Grateful to: School leader

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
The former principal, a man, was great and did a lot for Bain. The new principal is just a figurehead climbing the corporate ladder. She loves to bring in girls fresh out of college to fit Bain's image, but tries to push out experienced teachers who could be mentoring younger ones.

Bain Elementary
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
Some try really hard and fight to get extra help for kids, but others recognize that they can't fail kids who don't do the work or just pass the buck rather than jumping through endless hoops to try to get counselors and admins to do their jobs.


Bain Elementary
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
Far too much from Kindergarten on - it just creates frustrated kids who think they are dummies. There's no support for students in overcrowded classrooms.

Bain Elementary
Develops grit: Disagree

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
It's another CMS no-fail school. Some teachers try hard but a lot are burnt out by one b.s. initiative after another and no real help or support when dealing with parents of children who have behavior problems. Special ed help is very limited.

Bain Elementary
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
Respect for authority, maybe. They don't want kids developing critical thinking skills or else they might see a world beyond their own white, super-Christian upbringing.


Bain Elementary
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
They say they have a lot of programs to do this but the administrators and older teachers talk badly about anyone who's the least bit different.

Bain Elementary
Develops honesty: Disagree

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
The administration does not model this - it's all about who you're related to, from the top down.

Bain Elementary 2

Posted February 19, 2016
- a teacher
This school is not welcoming to students of color or children with disabilities. The new administration makes sure anyone who doesn't maintain the pure lily-white image of a segregated, affluent suburban school will be sent elsewhere.


Bain Elementary 5

Posted February 05, 2015
- a parent
Our son started at Bain (Kindergarten) in Fall 2014. He was previously diagnosed with sensory processing disorder. The "Team" at Bain has been exceptional in making sure our son gets the help and assistance he needs to be successful in school. Everyone from the Principal, EC teachers and his main teacher & assistants are all welcoming and very committed to helping him adjust and making him a success. My husband and I are very committed parents who have enjoyed working with the Team at Bain to help our son be successful. So far so good this school year!

Bain Elementary 5

Posted April 19, 2014
- a parent
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!

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Bain Elementary
11524 Bain School Rd, Charlotte, NC  28227
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. (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.
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