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Salisbury, NC
Students enrolled: 409

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1825 West Park Road
Salisbury, NC 28144

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(704) 639-3000
(704) 638-3534
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June 15, 2015
Wonderful, involved staff that care about each child. My kids love their school and have adored every teacher they have had. The one on one IPAD and STEM programs are fantastic!

- submitted by a parent

October 02, 2014
Overton Elementary staff are some of the finest people I've met. They genuinely care about the children & their education. Rowan County is truly blessed to have such an amazing school!

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2014
Overton is a STEM school, a one on one iPad School, exceeded expected scores on it 2013-14 EOGs.

- submitted by a community member

June 06, 2012
One of the worst elementary schools in Salisbury. Principal is clueless. Math instruction is lacking. The reading is substandard too.

- submitted by a community member

June 01, 2012
The kids don't get recess half the time. The principal is a complete dish rag. Lots of behavior problems in the classrooms to the point children cannot learn.

- submitted by a parent

May 21, 2012
Not impressed AT ALL! The principal is not a good communicator and she avoids confrontation and makes empty promises. The science education is lack luster. The AIG classes are a joke this year. If you are a parent who wants to get involved and you are not a part of the clique that is involved in everything, GOOD LUCK. There is a select group who is kept in the loop. I would rather my child exposed to this school but this is my district.

- submitted by a parent

April 24, 2012
The school is going downhill. Communication is poor at best. They bombard families with useless robo calls and omit to communicate the important info about your child's progress. The only thing holding this school together is about 8 families who consistently participate in everything to keep the school afloat.

- submitted by a parent

March 04, 2012
Both of my daughters attended this school and both had an excellent experience. With the new addition of Ms. Dohme and the experience of teachers like Mrs. Rutherford this school will continue to improve with great strides. Mr Johnson's technology programs and his after school marching band have been great additions. Best wishes.

- submitted by a parent

May 17, 2011
I have strong reservations about the leadership at Overton. For example, she rolled out a brand new evaluative tool for grading in the middle of the 3rd quarter. She seems to avoid conflict which means it is quite difficult to have a meaningful discussion with her if you have a problem or even a question. Excellent PE teacher and program -stresses movement instead of just measuring situps and pushups. Weekly Art AND Music - not something many schools offer these days. VP is quite good at relating to kids. They seem to adore him. Everything is highly regulated, which is not always a good thing. Silent lunch? Even for kindergarten? Why on earth would you punish a child who can't keep from talking, with something they cannot do? No outside recess unless temp is above 40F. The PTA is a small group but they work very hard and have been pretty good with fundraising. The Library staff are great! Children who lose a book (it happens!) are not punished by not being allowed to check out books. They do everything to keep books in the hands of the kids. The teachers are exceptional. I have NO reservations about the teachers and staff.

- submitted by a parent

December 17, 2006
The best public elementary school in Rowan County. A high level of parent involvement and a tradition of academic and character development. The facility itself is getting pretty old and there are a few portable classrooms but overall there just isn't any other choice for K-5 in the Rowan public school district.

- submitted by a parent

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Carroll T Overton Elementary School
1825 West Park Road, Salisbury, NC  28144
(704) 639-3000
Last modified Carroll T Overton Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Carroll T Overton Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top