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1825 Oakdale Road
Charlotte, NC 28206

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(980) 343-6076
(980) 343-6134
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September 05, 2014
Oakdale has the potential for being an awesome school, but it definitely needs some restructuring and better leadership. The principal lacks leadership and relies a great deal on her support staff who are clearly not qualified for such responsibilities. A degree doesn't make you automatically qualified for such roles. If your child(ren) have any type of behavioral, mental or learning disabilities, please consider another school where they're willing to accommodate their needs. Last year my 6 year old son who is diagnosed with a mental disability had to experience being arrested by CMSPD upon the request of Dean Gaines-Montgomery. Her action clearly confirmed my child's future was not in her best interest. I was involved from day one but unfortunately it was like pulling teeth to receive the adequate support & effort needed for my son to be successful while at Oakdale. Parent involvement at the school is very low, therefore possibly my efforts were unexpected. Now that he is at a new school, receiving the support & encouragement needed to thrive, he's doing awesome! Never let anyone deny your child(ren) an education they deserve!

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2014
This school SUCKS!!!! SO unprofessional and very unorganized!!! Went and registered my daughter for school and I go to the open house and she is not even in the system yet. Then I call back on Friday and still nothing and she starts school on Monday. SO she doesn't even know who her teacher is or anything. Then I don't understand the schedule. My husband and myself have to go to work at 8:00AM but yet she cannot be to school until 8:15. What kind of elementary school don't start until 8:45. I wish my daughter did not have to go to this sorry school.

- submitted by a parent

October 08, 2013
Oakdale Elementary has alot of heart, my granchildren love it. Teachers and staff have always been open and freindly. When the school seen something that may be an deterent for learning, there was a meeting and more that one person from the school showed up for support, to ask how can we help. When I drop of my granchildren or visit the school, there are freindly smiling faces that I see-showing me the right people are here and enjoying their job with our precious children. Over all a great school, very happy with it. One thing to impove is the crosswalk to the school, sometimes the gate is locked and children have to walk around through the parking lot when crossing with the crossing gaurd.

- submitted by a community member

September 30, 2013
This school is terrible. The new principle lacks leadership and is oblivious to what goes on around her, nothing ever gets done. A lot of talking is done but no results. The staff have been rude and unprofessional on several occasions and I have witnessed teachers speaking to the students very rudely. PARENTS, if your children attend this school watch them closely and become active in the school. I have never experienced anything like this at a school and I hope I never will again.

- submitted by a parent

January 10, 2011
This is a wonderful school both my children attended school there all 6 years and it is wonderful the staff is welcoming and as soon as you walk in you feel great! its a homey feeling that every child deserves. Plus there criteria is wonderful!

- submitted by a parent

September 01, 2010
Enjoyed my visit! I think the assistant teacher had room for improvement, though. The office staff were friendly and made me feel welcomed.

- submitted by a community member

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Oakdale Elementary
1825 Oakdale Road, Charlotte, NC  28206
(980) 343-6076
Last modified Oakdale Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Oakdale Elementary Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top