Students enrolled 537
Hours no info
School leader Ms Jennifer R. Shelton
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District Henderson County Schools
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500 Howard Gap Road
Fletcher, NC 28732

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(828) 684-0580
(828) 687-1217
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4 stars
Based on 22 ratings

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May 29, 2013
Three of my children attended this school, and it was by far the best school, overall, that they have ever attended. My only complaint is one second grade teacher (who has won teacher of the year ?!) who gave my so SO MUCH homework that he would cry every night and she would make comments about me to him. However the next year he had Ms. Patton and she made him LOVE school again. He still talks about her as his favorite all time teacher (he is now in high school). My daughter's kinder teacher was also super awesome and even came to some of her track meets a couple years later. The new principle seemed strict but nice. Everyone else (other than Ms. D) was the best and when they re-disctricted the school zone and they had to attend a different school, they were heartbroken. I only wish there were more schools like this one; schools that made children love to learn and attend school.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2012
Fletcher Elementary is a poorly managed poorly led school that continues its tradition of just following policies and procedures. The school will not do something whether it is in the best interest of the child but will throw regulations and polices in your face. I wished we had chosen a different school district.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2011
There could not be a better school to send your child to. I have been very pleased with the progress that my child has been making and I'm blown away by all of the neat things that he is learning. I am very pleased with the staff at Fletcher.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2011
I consider myself very selective when it comes to my children's education opportunities. I had the option of enrolling my first child in a private school but decided to try out Fletcher Elementary. She loved it and now her two younger siblings are attending as well. They love going to school and the teachers are caring and attentive. The library is the nicest of Henderson County's schools. I wasn't expecting this from a public school and I couldn't be more pleased.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2010
The principle and teachers really care about our kids. They also go out of their way to encourage parents to volunteer at the school in many different ways. They let us know that they are thankful for our help. The teachers are great at comunicating with the parents about the strengths and weakneses of the children and will give advise about programs in and out of school that can help.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2010
Fletcher is the most amazing elementary school. From the Principal down to the students and on to the parents, it is truly a TEAM that works so well together. I have been a parent in this school and a substitute teacher and can't imagine a better place for my children to be a student.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2009
Teachers and staff are completely invested in each child and thier education! Very open to everyone and helpful whenever needed!

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 02, 2008
I have my first child in this school and I am very impressed with the level of learning and how much my child has retained. My only complaint is that the school is not 'new parent' friendly and I don't like that they do not call you if your child is not in school.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2008
My son will be in 1st grade this year at Fletcher and thus far I truly LOVE this school! Not only is the prinicipal very involved but the teachers are as well! I have had many opportunities to volunteer and be involved as a parent. I love being at the school and feel welcome and appreciated each time I am there. I am thankful that my son is part of such a quality school!

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2008
My daughter will be in third grade this year and has had loved every minute of attending this school. All her teachers have gone above and beyond to make her school experience be positive. I would like to be given more opportunities to be involved, but I understand that times are changing and that just isn't the norm anymore. You will love this school and the staff!

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2008
Great school. Outstanding teachers,staff and principal. The principal is new and shows great interest in the school and students. As parents, we could not ask for any more from the staff at this great facility.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2007
Great school, but we want to keep it a secret so it will not become over crowded. We love having our children here!

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2007
The school itself is a quality school. The principal, however, should be a little more tuned in to elementary children. I have dealt with her and find her rather unfriendly and unapproachable. I don't think she involves parents in activities enough. (ie quarterly awards ceremony, holiday parties). These are fun times for kids and parents should be allowed to share with them. We are looking for another school for 2007-08.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2006
Fletcher is an excellent school but it does have some short comings. The principal is lacking in the understanding of children. She is merely concerned with policies and procedures and is missing what makes a teacher truly great wich is really carinng for her students. They have some really great teachers unfortunatly the school will never be extraordinay due to its leadership. there are better schoold in the fletcher area do not be afraid to go to them.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2006
Great school! Very caring teachers and principal who g out of their way to help students and parents. My kids love this school! Yes, there are set policies and rules, but we love that the school cares enough to have policies in place to care and protect our children. First rate!

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2006
Great caring teachers and principal. Work hard to influence reading. Parent involvement is plentiful. Great environment for child's well being and importance in school. Kid of character program showing children the importance of generosity, kindness, respect, integrity etc. School of excellence!

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2006
My son started Fletcher Elementary in Kindergarten. He is now in first grade. I love the school and the teachers we've had so far! The teachers are very involved with what my son is doing and they do a great job of letting the kids learn at their own pace and have fun while they're working! My son always is excited about doing his homework and loves learning new things at school! They also are very good with teaching all the kids respect and good manners! I could go on and on about how great our experience has been with Fletcher Elementary. We love the school!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2005
Fletcher Elementary is an outstanding school. It has just been named an Honor School of Excellence for the 2nd year in a row. The teachers work hard to help students succeed and have high self esteem. There are many programs such as character education, assemblies to honor attendance and academics, and projects to help others in need. Parents are invited to come and volunteer on a regular basis. Our PTO is very active. I have noticed that the Fletcher area is growing rapidly. One reason is that parents want their child to attend Fletcher Elementary, so they move into the school district. The faculty and staff strive to make the school a warm inviting place for children to learn. The teachers and staff are always eager to help students or parents achieve a successful school year for your child. I highly recommend Fletcher Elementary School!

- submitted by a teacher
December 19, 2004
Fletcher elementary is all about procedures and following the rules. If you are looking for a school with compassion, warmth, a nurturing staff, Fletcher is NOT the place. They may have great scores, but once inside, it's a whole different picture. I've heard the office staff talk abrasively to the students, and the principle is only concerned with following policy and procedures. There are better school choices out there.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
Overall, I think the school is a very good one. Last year I had a few problems, but nothing that didn't get dealt with properly I do think there should be a better quality breakfast in the mornings. My daughter tells me they have pizza in the mornings. I don't approve!

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Fletcher Elementary
500 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher, NC  28732
(828) 684-0580
Last modified Fletcher Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fletcher Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews.