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Garner, NC
Students enrolled: 915

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11755 Cleveland Road
Garner, NC 27529

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(919) 661-6184
(919) 661-6192
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April 23, 2015
West View has challenges, specifically with communication. Some teachers use email and some do not. If there is no teacher response, there is no follow up or accountability. The principal is very friendly BUT does not respond to email or phone calls. There has been several issues with bullying. Usually the victim is blamed and the bully is not dealt with. Again, no follow up. Overall, communication is poor regarding days off, activity cancellations, extracurricular activities...unless you are a parent who volunteers daily.

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August 31, 2014
My biggest complaint with the school is lack of communication. The website is lackluster even though it has been "improved". I sent out many emails to my child's teacher and principal over the last year that we're never returned. We moved to this area because the school was highly rated, but we have been under impressed.

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September 03, 2013
I am very impressed with the professionalism and knowledge of the teachers at this school. Upon entering the school you immediately feel safe and welcome. The teachers and staff are knowledgeable and nurturing. My daughter absolutely loves going to school each day.

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September 24, 2012
My son has been attending since he started school. i substitute, volunteer, and am part of the PTA. I'm a single mom on limited funds, but I love being able to do whatever I can for the staff, teachers and the kids. They are the future and this school is blessed to have such caring teachers!!!

- submitted by a community member

April 30, 2012
Before moving to the area 4 years ago we researched and visited many of the schools in the area. We were impressed with the leadership, staff and program at Westview (and it's secondary schools), leading us to buy a home in this district. Now, with 3 school years behind us (with 2 children enrolled), we are extremely happy with our decision. There is solid instruction by caring and vested teachers with many opportunities for growth- they work to meet your child at their level and help them excel. The principals are always available and are involved in the many programs going on in the school. Thank you Westview!

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March 21, 2011
Apparently my child got the wrong first grade teacher. She was nice and all, but failed miserably at teaching my child handwriting. Now he has habits we're struggling to break. And of course, it's the parent's fault.

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February 23, 2011
Great school with great staff! The teachers meet children at the child's level and challenge the advanced children. I love this school and my children attended this school since it opened.

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June 09, 2010
An amazing school. I moved OUT Of wake to Garner to enroll my children in this school. I do not regret it for a minute. You could send your children to private school and West View will outpace them in a heartbeat. Fantastic school; Yes, they expect a lot from the kids but so what? It is up to us as parents to deal with a little 'stress' and help our children succeed. Bravo, West View!

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November 17, 2009
We have been at West View since it opened in 2006 and have loved every year. I get to volunteer all the time and the teachers are great! Love the staff too. So friendly and warm. Go West View!

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September 16, 2009
I have two kids enrolled at West View and they have been going to West View for 3 years now. It is a very good school with good teachers, but I believe they give way to much homework for elementary school kids. I believe they are trying to improve test scores by piling on the homework and teaching by giving repetitive work which in the end stresses kids and parents.

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December 10, 2008
Wonderful facility, teachers and staff!!! PTA is very involved and does great things. Only complaint I have is it's hard to 'get in' unless you know the right people. Love that I can volunteer in my child's class!!

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October 02, 2008
West View is a great school. My children have been going to this school since they opened. Really nice staff, very friendly, caring. I volunteer in my childrens classes and at the school and always feel welcome.

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August 15, 2008
I have 3 children who have gone thru/ or are going thru west view. We have been lucky enough to get loving and supportive teachers . Mr Vertrano and Mrs Johnson go above and beyond to make sure your children are safe, healthy, and in a supportive learning enviroment! Mrs Refick is the best and any child who has her is very lucky!

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April 29, 2008
Great school, great teachers, great support from the parents. My son enjoys going to school and is doing great. PTA is very involved and great at raising money, but can be a little 'cliqueish' to get into. I still plan on nosing my way in, but it seems new comers have a ways to go.

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May 12, 2007
West View Elementary is a school of which we are proud to send our child too. The high caliber of administration, teachers and staff is priceless. Each member of that staff is dedicated to helping our kids grow and succeed and it shows! Our school is one in which the parents, staff and community work together every day to support and help our children succeed. Thanks you West View!

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May 07, 2007
Great school! Wonderful teachers!! Parental involvement (PTA) is unmatched! My child loves to go to school now and is doing very well. Need playground equipment and more books in the library, but I guess that could be expected at any new school.

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West View Elementary
11755 Cleveland Road, Garner, NC  27529
(919) 661-6184
Last modified West View Elementary is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
West View Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top