Students enrolled 871
School leader Ms Rebecca Carter
Transportation options Yes
District Forsyth County Schools

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512 West Mountain Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

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(336) 996-1080
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4 stars
Based on 15 ratings

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October 22, 2012
I am a student at KES and I think this school is a great school for children to go to. I am a fifth grade student and I have always loved my teachers and they may have a lot of hispanic people there but it only makes my school better because we get to expirence a bunch of different cultures and the principal is os nice and even if you do something wrong she will always make you feel like you are worth something and the teachers are always so nice and they love what they are doing educating kids and if that is not enough then what is! Andf as far as the hispanic thing goes well lets face it you are not going to find a scholl in forsyth county or even tin the world that does not have a mixture of people!

- submitted by a community member
August 27, 2011
Wonderful school!!!! I am very pleased with the staff and administration. My daughter loves her teachers and wants to go to school every day.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2011
Large school with too many people. This school is located in an older section of town with many rental properties surrounding it. This part of town has a large spanish speaking influence so your children will most likely be rooming with a 50/50 mix. If we can, we will send our kids elsewhere or homeschool. Try for another school if possible.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
This teachers and the principal made us feel like family!

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2009
This is an excellent school teachers there are great! all staff is excelllent and they really care alot about each student! my son has been there since kinder and now in the 1 st grade going towards the 2 grade and great teachers.. He is even in a higher level of reading great reading programs.. Highly recommended! to every parent! kes is awesome!

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- submitted by a student
October 14, 2008
Kernersville is an awesome school. Absolutely on top of Education. Our son finds school usually easy, but he was challenged at K'ville. Their reading program is very uplifting and great emphasis is placed on making study a priority.

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July 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2007
My daughter is now iin second grade at KES and we love it! This school came highly recommended to us by educators who I respect, and our family has not been disappointed. The school has a reputation to bringing out the best in each child and it lives up to it.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2006
My family is extrememly pleased with Kernersville Elementary. I currently have a 3rd grader and a Kindergartener. My 3rd grader has had wonderful, caring teachers and really enjoys going to school each day. My Kindergartener had some adjustment problems at first, but because of his teachers showing him love, support, and understanding, he doesn't mind going to school now. I also appreciate how parents are made to feel welcome to volunteer in many aspects of the classrooms and school as a whole. KES is the best!

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2005
I was not pleased at all with this schools curriculum. My son had learning issues from Kindergarten to first grade that were not addressed even to my stressing these and continuously making conferences with his teachers to find some solution to rectify this situation. To our dismay, these issues were never taken seriously and therefore my son was held back in the first grade...I do not feel that this would have happened had the staff recognized the problem from the beginning as they are trained to do. Where the staffs demeanor is quite friendly, I don't feel that their teaching abilities are up to par.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
This is a Great School to send your children to. I went to the same school that my Children go to and their Principle's Father was my principal. So there are strong community roots at this school. The Staff is fantastic, from the office to the custodians. There is true school pride at Kernersville Elementary! We are Proud to be a Raider!

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2003
Mr Fitzpatrick is a wonderful principal. The staff at Kernersville Elementary is a reflection of his enthusiasm, ethics, and values. The teachers have recognized my daughter's potential and have worked diligently to nurture her towards academic excellence, while allowing her to have fun in the process.

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Kernersville Elementary
512 West Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC  27284
(336) 996-1080
Last modified Kernersville Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kernersville Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top