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841 Smith Road
Maysville, NC 28555

(910) 326-5146
(910) 326-5976
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June 16, 2013
Our son attended Silverdale Elementary for kindergarten and 1st grade and that was all we could tolerate. He was bullied on the bus by an older child--witnessed by the bus driver. This child bulliied several children, and when the assistant principal was informed the school did nothing but take my child into the office with the bully and have them talk it out. Absurd. My son was afraid of this older child. The bullying did not stop. We transferred our son to Sand Ridge Elementary. The schools are night and day different. The principal and leadership at Sand Ridge are amazingly wonderful. Silverdale needs to get the bullying issue under control. Offenders should not be tolerated. Riding the bus should be a privilege not a right.

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March 28, 2013
Silverdale is a school with a very diverse student population and I have witnessed the faculty and staff working extremely hard to support student learning. It is unfortunate that certain individuals use websites like this to make negative comments. The school has a leadership theme and encourages the students to promote these habits among themselves and others. As a parent volunteer, I have seen how hard the teachers work for their students. The kids are expected to behave themselves and respect adults as well as other students. These are not only school skills but these are life skills. There are many wonderful things happening at Silverdale and as a parent who is involved in my child's learning I see them occuring. Please before you make any judgements on a school go and take a look for yourself. If you visit Silverdale you will be highly impressed.

- submitted by a parent

March 16, 2013
I also have put a small camera on my son to wear around while at school and let me tell you i have alot on alot of teachers!!! And How can i say this (those brats are bullys!) at that school how about teach the students from right to wrong!!!!!!!!!!! Very UPset!!!

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March 12, 2012
Being a military family, we have experienced many different schools due to being relocated. I have 2 of my children in this school and this by far is the worst school that I have had my children go to and is to the point that I am going to be homeschooling them for the remainder of this school year. The communication between staff at this school is non existent with parents including the principal. The bullying is a major concern as well. The location and surrounding areas of the school is not something that makes me feel comfortable having my children being around.

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February 21, 2012
This school is the worst I have ever had my children in due to the principal. I have had students in the school for 3 years and my kids don't even know who the principal is. She rarely shows up for assemblies, only when she wants to promote the book fair or other fundraiser where she will say to all the military families "spend spend spend, spend all your hard earned money" instead of saying please help our school by purchasing at the fair. The last leadership night she left as soon as she made her appearance on stage to promote the book fair. The parents complain to each other and no one can ever seem to pin her down to talk to her, she is too busy. Its not like I have issues with my kids, I have principal list kids and I'm sure she still has no idea who they are. Besides having a principal who does the bare minimum (this thought has been shared with me by many teachers as well), she is never available. The few teachers we have had have been good though, my kids are doing well. For having a "leadership" based school, this principal does not display any of the habits. Maybe one day before my kids leave the school she will acknowledge them or me, but I doubt it.

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January 04, 2012
This has got to be the worst school in Onslow county, especially for special needs chilldren. It had gotten to point to whereas the principle to me that the school didn't have the same "luxuries" to service children with special needs such as ADHD/ADD as the schools on base. I will be going to the School Board about this school and have my children transferred to a better school.

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March 15, 2011
After having my children attend schools all over the United States I can say that this is the worst experience that we have had. Bullying was tacitly tolerated--the offenders were 'talked' to for repeat violations. Onslow county schools rules and regulations concerning bullying were not adhered to and it came to a point where my child said he would rather kill himself than go back to that school. Enough said.

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October 08, 2010
My child started Kindergarten at this school. So far I have had nothing but problems when dealing with staff and the bus system. She has been sent home without her homework sheets several times, it was a very difficult process to get it set up for my daughter to get her ADHD meds at the school, the teacher doesnt consider she is special needs when assessing her as well. And there have been numerous issues with the bus. My child has been bullied constantly and the principal just tells me "We can't find any information on the child's name you are reporting" which seems to be code for, we don't feel like talking to their parents. Also when there is a problem and I have to call t he school they take forever to respond.

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June 05, 2009
Both of my children attend this school. They both enjoy it. The school is small and all the students and faculty are familiar with one another and I think that is important. The teachers we have had experiences with have all been great.

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October 08, 2008
This principal shows no interest in any parent input nor any after school programs such as scouting. It's sad to me that our school shows no interest in allowing our children to have a place to go for after school programs to keep them out of trouble and also to help them grow as boys and girls.

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October 03, 2008
This school plaes no emphasis on children, rather gossip and bullying.

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October 14, 2007
Two of my children have been attending Silverdale Elementary school for three years. The art and music program are excellent and favorites of both of my children. One of my children has special needs and every single teacher that has worked with him have taken the time and attention needed to take him from below grade level, to on grade level! We cannot be more thrilled with this school!

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September 24, 2007
Teachers do not communicate well or timely with parents. Papers are not graded and returned timely and test are given without sending study information/materials home prior to testing.

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July 19, 2007
The emphasis on this school is to get as many kids to pass the EOG's as possible. This is the principals only concern.

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May 08, 2006
My daughter has been attending this school for almost five years now and she loves it. The staff are very caring and truly want the children to succeed. My daughter has enjoyed going to this school and I would recommend it to anyone.

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April 03, 2006
Excellent school. The teachers and staff care about the children. Obviously the emphasis is on education, however, they also care about character building.

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May 13, 2003
There are a group of parents that block up the front entrance and it is creating problems for other parents and it is creating parking problems.

- submitted by a community member
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Silverdale Elementary
841 Smith Road, Maysville, NC  28555
(910) 326-5146
Last modified Silverdale Elementary is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Silverdale Elementary Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top