Students enrolled 542
Hours no info
School leader Ms Susan Spencer-Smith
Transportation options Yes
District Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Before school no info
After school no info

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


Contact this school

1601 Park Drive
Charlotte, NC 28204

School website
(980) 343-5475
(980) 343-5474
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Elizabeth Trad/Classical address.

5 stars
Based on 9 ratings

Let others know what you
think about this school

July 27, 2013
ETES is an amazing school with a wonderful staff that encourages parental involvement. I am so glad all 3 of my boys will get to experience the atmosphere that ETES offers.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2011
This is an amazing school that offers a quality education to the children and a staff that embodies the ethics needed to produce higher learning. The school offers a diverse ethnic environment, which encompasses the 'real world' to prepare students for higher learning, becoming an ambassador for their communities and personal achievements. Certainly, one of the best learning institutions offered in Charlotte-Mecklenburg County schools.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2010
My kids have been there since they were in Kindgergarten. My son is in 5th grade and my daughter is now in 4th grade. I love the school. Mrs. Sprencer-Smith (principle) and Mr. Slattery(VP) are always there in greet the kids in the morning. The teacher are all outstanding. Absolutely no complaint. The parent are highly involved in school activities. Especially the main fund raiser for the year "Fun Run". Wow.. parents are all over the field. Great school.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
We have only seen positive things so far. There is a diverse group of students (I have seen students of Black, White, Arab and Asian decent). Teachers and staff are always friendly and the school communicates well with parents with weekly emails and through backpack folders. School/PTA events seem to happen monthly and they always encourage parents to come and get involved with the school thru volunteering (tutoring) or donations m negatives (small but noteworthy). Parents must pay for certain supplies mandatory for each grade. In 2009 Kindergarten parents had to pay $30 for 'letterbooks'. Each grade has different requirements. Its a small price to pay for a terrific school though. Their busing is later than many CMS schools and those who pick up students in the car line have to be very weary of congested downtown traffic! Without a doubt 5 stars!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 14, 2009
This is our 3rd year at ETES - we have two children enrolled now - and we love it! The teachers are wonderful, dedicated, loving, nurturing, and have high expectations of the children. The parents are involved and friendly. The staff is wonderful and the principal/asst principal are both very involved. Highly recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2009
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
no rating June 10, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a student
no rating August 22, 2007
My son has only been in the the kindergarten class so far, and what he has learned there amazes me. he recites his school pledge all the time and awes people everyday. What an impression this school has made on my family. His brothers will join him in two years and I cannot wait. Thank God for the Magnet program!

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2007
My daughter has been at ETES for 4 years. The staff, teachers and principal are the best! They care so much for every child's academic success. Parental involvement is so high. The school size and class size is small compared to many CMS schools. Absolutely the best elementary school in Charlotte.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2007
Superior leadership and parental involvement combined with students who are fluent in their second language by 4th or 5th grade makes this one of the top international language schools in the country for its grade level--and it's public.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2006
Our 2 children were lucky enough to have been selected for this magnet program. This is simply the best of CMS. Parental involvement is so important to the students and the staff. I wish there was more quality like this in CMS.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2005
ETES is simply the best public elementary school in Charlotte. We recently left for a full-time TD program and decided to come back to Elizabeth. (Thank goodness for that amazing principal.)

- 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 »

What does this school offer? Arts? Sports? Share what you know »

Student diversity

Ratings help families find and compare schools. Families should also use other factors when choosing a school.


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 inspire and support families to champion their children's education - at school, at home and in their community. We are a national non-profit with offices and programs in Oakland, Milwaukee, Washington D.C. and Indianapolis.


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

Elizabeth Trad/Classical
1601 Park Drive, Charlotte, NC  28204
(980) 343-5475
Last modified Elizabeth Trad/Classical is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Elizabeth Trad/Classical Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 12 reviews.