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Fayetteville, NC
Students enrolled: 407
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3395 Dunn Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

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(910) 483-2425
(910) 483-1842
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April 16, 2015
I am very pleased with Armstrong. This is our second school year with a new principal and I think she has been an outstanding change for this school, just what the school needed. You can find the principal and assistant principal outside greeting families in the morning or walking through the building checking on students. While the children know that they mean business, they also know that the administration cares about them. The teachers truly care about the children and want every one of their students to be successful. I think that our teachers are the very best! Each grade level has a strong veteran teacher that helps to make sure that each grade is on track and is providing the students with what they need to learn and grow. The assistants, resource teachers, and support staff all work hard to build on what the school stands for and to support the mission and vision of the school. I know that when it comes time for my child to move up I will not be ready and will miss the Armstrong family dearly.

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June 22, 2012
We would have to dissagree with the comment below. Our principal is amazing and her leadership skills are super. Her open door policy lets anyone speak their mind and answers are given if you seek them out! The teachers, staff, bus drivers, lunch ladies in this small town is a place that we are proud to call home. Remember when you see a score of a "5" this is avg....and EOG's are a VERY stressful time for students and the staff. Its a tiny part of what they really learned.....so we would advise to look at the 'big' picture. All of our schools really are superb and we will stay here as long as possable!

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December 21, 2010
I gave this rating of average because while the teachers are all excellent, the principal leadership needs improvement and/or change. Let's just say, dictatorship comes to mind where all is feared to speak their minds for fear of losing their jobs. It's pretty sad, because it ultimately comes back and effects the children in their classrooms. As a military family ourselves, we have chosen to not attend this school in the next school year so that another school with better leadership can benefit better with our Impact Aid relief fund from the federal government.

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December 12, 2004
My son has been a student at Armstrong Elementary for two years and is thriving. The internet is updated regularly by the staff and allows me to follow the class and school activities, reminding both him and his father of important dates. We are all exceedingly pleased with our son's progress.

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April 18, 2004
My daughter has been enrolled at Armstrong for 2 years now and she really enjoys the teacher and staff at the school. She really enjoyed being in pre K last year and kindergarten this year. I think she is in one of the best schools in Cumberland County. I truly am happy with the staff and teachers and look forward to the next 5 years at Armstrong. Keep doing a good job!

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February 23, 2004
A very good school, however they are being penalized in their standing by the fact that they are being forced to take slow learners from other areas. This causes their performance to be somewhat tainted. The principal and staff are efficient, courteous, and professional. As I have stated in my rating of teachers they are of the highest quality. The school is much better than reported by the North Carolina State evaluation. On the other hand, Eastover Central Elementary School is rated so high, the honesty of the reporting is questionable. Some of the Cumberland County School Board members have really been critical of Armstrong's performance, especially during the time that the Year Round program was being decided for Armstrong for school year 2003-2004.

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Armstrong Elementary
3395 Dunn Road, Fayetteville, NC  28301
(910) 483-2425
Last modified Armstrong Elementary is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Armstrong Elementary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top