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K-5
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Kinston, NC
Students enrolled: 539

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2148 Falling Creek Road
Kinston, NC 28504

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(252) 527-9470
(252) 522-9714
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June 05, 2014
Not a great choice for special needs students. Much too quick to discipline rather than provide any therapeutic intervention. Very little support or follow-through in IEP.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2012
Lesson plan is no existent for my fourth grader. School is in the middle of no-where and the teachers seem to define a closed society that doesn not allow for outside intervention. Also, Why are only one star reviews on this site taken down. This should be allowable for all reviews not just the 3 and 4 star ones. I will hope that my review will stay up.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2012
My son has been at Banks from k-5th. My son and I have been happy with all of his teachers. They are helpful, caring and welcome parental involvment. My son has been successful and he is now in AIG classes. I hate that we must transfer to another school.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2012
I have a son in kindergarten. I have been very please with his teacher this year. He is learning SO much! When I drop him I off feel safe in leaving him and for me that is a major plus.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2010
My oldest son goes to Banks and he loves it. It is a really good school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 28, 2008
my daughter is in the 5th grade. She has some delays that make it necessary for her to spend part of her day in a self-contained classroom. I have been so pleased with her teacher, Mrs. Sutton - as well as the staff. They all treat my daughter with respect, expect the best from her, and correct her when she's wrong.

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no rating August 28, 2008
my daughter is in the 5th grade. She has some delays that make it necessary for her to spend part of her day in a self-contained classroom. i have been so pleased with her teacher, Mrs. Sutton - as well as the staff. They all treat my daughter with respect, expect the best from her, and correct her when she's wrong.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2008
This is a really great school I have three boys who attends banks, and my oldest is leaving this year. My daughter will be attending this fall. I have really enjoyed the techers that my boys have had over the years. Whenever I needed help they showed my ways that I could help them at home.

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May 28, 2008
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January 16, 2008
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April 18, 2007
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February 07, 2007
This school would rank at the bottom of my list of choices. I am also 36 and attended Banks, as well as my two sons (for the first two years and then I transferred them). Their teachers blamed their ineffective teaching abilities on my sons, as well as diagnosing them with ADHD. After professional evaluation, neither had ADHD or anything near it (according to the doctor). The doctor was also familiar with this school. In short, be very careful and highly cautious with the faculty.

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April 28, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2006
I am 36 and I attended Banks. So did my 25 yr. old sister, my 13 yr. old daughter and now my 5 yr. old son. Next yr. my youngest will be starting Kindergarden and it will be @ Banks! The best school ever!Caring teachers and a very caring and involved principal. If I ever need help with something going on at Banks it is always quickly and very professionally.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2005
My son attended this shchool for 5 years, and my daughter is still attending. This is her 3 year, I have been extreamly happy with both of their teachers. I have always been made a part of their education process. I am always told what is going on with my child good and not so good. I am lucky enough to have been room mom most of these years, and so I have worked 1 on 1 with some of these teachers, we love the music, art computer programs. They have wonderful and loving teachers. The PE teacher is great. Most of all the counsler is a very caring lady. I am very happy with this school.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2004
My son attended banks foe about 3 months, and I really hated, and so did he. The people were not very caring, and it was always a problem to be getting involved in my childs learning. I repeatedly asked to be notified of what i could do to help him reach the level he needed to be at, and all I ever recieved was letters of him not making it. The people at this school were to into their own world for me and my son. So thanks but no thanks.

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August 02, 2004
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Banks Elementary
2148 Falling Creek Road, Kinston, NC  28504
(252) 527-9470
Last modified Banks Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Banks Elementary Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top