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Charlotte, NC
Students enrolled: 845

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8330 Grier Road
Charlotte, NC 28215

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(980) 343-5671
(980) 343-5394
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September 22, 2014
My daughter attended JW Grier Academy from K-5, she graduated in 2014. Starting with kindergarten the school staff were very nurturing and ensuring us of the safety of our kids was first; this was not just implied but practiced. We only had two years of the previous principal Mrs BrandnFellan and I heard and experienced good leadership with her time there. Most of the years we were under the tutelage of principal Ms.Townsend. Ms. Townsend is a down to earth, tight ship running, takes challenges head on, academics first, no nonsense leader and loving principal. This principal has immersed herself into this school along with a top notch staff and teachers. I believe JW Grier Academy has played a great role in my daughters early years with a clear path to succeed in all she does!

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September 23, 2009
I love the programs, the teachers and the school is always clean

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August 20, 2009
The teachers really care, they strive to be the best school, and they are working hard to get scores up.

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January 28, 2009
I have been very pleased with Joseph W. Grier. I was extremely nervous at first; bringing my child from a private school into CMS. JWG has made this transition very easy for me and my son. They encourage parent participation and have an open door policy which I love. I visit my son's class when at all possible and his teacher is very welcoming. Also she shows great interest in his academics. Thanks Ms. Smith! (kindergarten)

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July 24, 2007
J.W. Grier is one of the most rewarding school,They believe in working hard and partying hard by recognize their student for excellent in every area of education from prefect attendence to excellent grades. This school encourage their students to be their best.

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January 25, 2006
My child has been at Joseph Grier for three years. He has been in Mrs. Stanley class every year. She has moved up with him from kindergarten to second grade and has really been an excellent teacher. I am told that the principal is one of the best in the CMS system. My experience at Joseph Grier has been a good one.

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November 15, 2005
My children are thriving at Grier. There is a comfortable atmosphere and the teachers are extremely dedicated to their students and each other. There is a strong push for extracurricular activities--in fact, every student is a member of a club of their choosing. The Talent Development program is well run and the media center is phenomenal.

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Joseph W Grier Academy
8330 Grier Road, Charlotte, NC  28215
(980) 343-5671
Last modified Joseph W Grier Academy is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Joseph W Grier Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top