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High Point, NC
Students enrolled: 740

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7605 Florence School Drive
High Point, NC 27265

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(336) 819-2120
(336) 454-5579
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March 19, 2014
This is a really good school. They average EOG scores are well above the guilford county average. My daughter has attended there K-5 and graduates to SW middle next year and I feel she will be well prepared, I also have a son in 1st grade currently and he has learned alot. The teachers there are easily accessible and care about their students. Mr. MAC 5th grade math is excellent having multiple parent seminars on the new common cores standards where he takes 90mins. to teach the parents what the kids are learning so we can assist them in homework and learning the new prosedures. He will also answer ANY questions about it. From the principal Teddy W on down I highly regard this staff and their efforts to educate our children. Thank you all...

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October 18, 2012
We moved cross country and had our choice of schools and districts in the Triad area - but based on reviews and feedback I received from the PTA - we chose to land in the zone for Florence so our 4th grader could have the excellent experience so many other parents raved about - and I'm so glad we did! The office staff, administration and teachers have been warm and welcoming and have gone out of their way to welcome us. The PTA is huge, and a valued and integral part of the school community (which speaks highly of the staff at FES and how much they value parental involvement). My daughter is getting opportunities that we wouldn't have imagined her having at this age and only 2 months into school is already involved in 2 extra-curricular activities through FES. The ONLY reason I didn't give FES a 5 star rating is the fact that it's a large school (we came from a school about half it's size) and unfortunately when there are that many children there are some things that just can't be "ideal" - for instance there are a lot of rules at FES - but they're necessary to keep that many children productive and they don't inhibit kids' well being or development.

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June 21, 2012
My daughter had a fantastic experience at Florence elementary and especially with her first grade teacher, Mrs. York. The staff were always friendly and helpful and the school is very well kept! The PTA here was also the most involved and had an enormous amount of activities for the community and families of anywhere I've lived!

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July 10, 2011
My fiance, daughter and I moved to the area in December 2010. My daughter started in Kindergarted since her birthday was just past the cut off. Her teacher did a GREAT job of helping her adjust to the move and new environment. After a few weeks and some testing, she was moved to first grade. Again, her teacher helped her in every way. We were always welcome to watch or participate and we were kept informed of everything going on when we couldn't. The teachers and staff helped what was a difficult situation become a great experience for my daughter. VERY HAPPY!!!!

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June 22, 2011
2 of my children attended Florence this year after moving from another Guilford county school. Both of their teachers were attentive to their needs pushing them to excel. The AG program which is lead by an enthusiastic teacher has been great in pushing my 3rd grader to advance in math and reading. Communication was very good between teacher and parent. We love the extra things offered here such as drama, the clownettes, and rowdy ropers! I know the teachers truly care and want the kids to succeed. Our move to this school was a great decision!

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September 13, 2010
We just moved to North Carolina and my son started kindergarten at Florence Elementary. We were worried that the new school, change of environment, and education systems would effect his (and our) ability to adapt. Fortunately his teachers (Ms. Cobb and Ms. Miller) have been great. They communicate everyday on his progress and we can tell that he enjoys his class because he talks about all of the activities they are doing each week. The thing I like the best is the reward system at the end of the week where students can pick from the treasure chest if they have exhibited good behavior all week. This positive re-enforcement is very effective and lets our children know that they get attention for doing good things not just when they don't. We are looking forward to 1st grade next year. I hope the school implements foreign language studies into the program

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May 27, 2009
As a parent of a kindergarten student I was very pleased with this school. My son made the transition smoothly. Faculty and staff kept me up to date with all events and it was quite easy setting up meeting times with my son's teacher. The ACES After School Program is top notch. No complaints.

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April 21, 2008
I'm not a big fan of the school after hearing sarcastic comments of the administration, teachers and parents. The way they talk to people is very inappropriate.

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October 25, 2006
My children have been at Florence for the past three years and have had nothing less than a great experience. The staff there are awesome, the teachers go above and beyond to make sure the students are taken care of and that they have all the tools they need to succeed. The office staff are top notch, they have the best car rider pick up process I have ever seen. The other schools in the county could definitely benefit from adopting the same process.

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January 19, 2006
Our daughter has been at Florence for 2 years now and we have had nothing but good experiences there. I have been very pleased with every aspect.

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March 07, 2004
My daughter is currently in the first grade at Florence. Her kindergarten teachers (Mrs. Ketner & Mrs. Russell) set the expectations high and my daughter, I believe, exceeded them. They more than prepared her for the challenges to come. This year she was fortunate enough to, once again, have two motivated and encouraging educators (Mrs. Connely & Mrs. Barr). My overall experience has been a positive and pleasing. If you have the opportunity to reside in Guilford County it would be well worth your while to search for a home in the Florence District.

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September 21, 2003
I would like to take this oportunity to say that my children [who were once all enrolled in Florence Elem.]had some of the best lesrning years of their lives thanks to the staff at Florence and the Guilford County School District. I have since enrolled them in another district in the state and find myself constantly remembering and missing the type of structure and involvement that we once enjoyed while we lived in the Guilford County School District. I feel that it is one of the best in the nation, and also that Florence is one of the top schools to enroll your children in...Keep up the fabulous work!

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July 12, 2003
Florence Elementary is one of the best schools located in the high point school district.

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Florence Elementary School
7605 Florence School Drive, High Point, NC  27265
(336) 819-2120
Last modified Florence Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Florence Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top