Students enrolled 373
Hours no info
School leader Dr Pamela Helms
Transportation options no info
District Hickory City Schools
Preschool capacity no info
Before school no info
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366 4th Street Northwest
Hickory, NC 28601

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(828) 322-1340
(828) 322-4980
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5 stars
Based on 6 ratings

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October 26, 2010
Both of my daughters attend Oakwood Elementary and we could not be more pleased with this neighborhood school. The PTA is extremely involved and does amazing things for the school. Oakwood is small enough that all teachers and administrators know every child at the school. This year (2010) we have a new AIG teacher and the PTA has planted an edible garden.

- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2008
I transferred my child to Oakwood from a local private school and have been thrilled with the morals, respect and responsibility this school instills along side teaching regular subjects. Oakwood has wonderful leadership and the teachers are the willing to work with parents to have a stable extended network of support for the students. They have a reading program that encourages all kids to read and learn. My child recently expressed in a speech the love he has for this school, I am so happy we chose this school for our children.

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September 25, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2008
Oakwood is an amazing establishment. My daughter has thrived here. While there are always some short comings, academically I have no issues with Oakwood at all. In other matters, I think that their priorities seem to be not necessarily in the right place. A great deal of money has been spent this year on building a walking track as well as a large wall mural. While I'm sure both will be useful to some degree, repeated request from students and parents to have something as simple as swings reinstalled on the playground has gone virtually ignored. The staff is very approachable and I feel very comfortable coming to them in the event of any concern. Our family loves Oakwood!

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2007
Oakwood Elementary is full of wonderful teachers, administrators and involved parents. However, I think the curriculum is not challenging enough. There is not enough time spent on the average or excellent student because the system as it stands does not provide enough flexibility. I wish there was more language and creative arts and more P.E. classes.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 12, 2007
my family has started our second generation at Oakwoood elementary this is a wonderful school. my daughter now is grown and is a R.N. now her children are on a great start to a good education at Oakwood. Thanks to all the staff

- submitted by a parent
September 29, 2005
The best elementary school I've ever encountered. Beautiful, well-kept campus. Excellent learning environment for students. Fantastic teachers and faculty. Living in this school district, I wouldn't even consider sending my children to any other school... public or private.

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Oakwood Elementary
366 4th Street Northwest, Hickory, NC  28601
(828) 322-1340
Last modified Oakwood 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.
Oakwood Elementary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 7 reviews.