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Spring Hope, NC
Students enrolled: 541

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401 McLean Street
Spring Hope, NC 27882

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(252) 478-4835
(252) 478-4859
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October 29, 2012
My daughter just started school in August. She is in kindergarten and I can say that I really like how things are going so far. I love her teacher Mrs Powell. If I had a question or needed to talk with her about something,m she was there ready to help. I feel that she really is there to help our children learn, she cares alot about her students. Mrs. Owens, teachers assistant, is very nice herself. I really haven't had a chance to speak with the principal yet, but from what I have seen she, too, is a very well rounded person and loves her job also! Overall I think, so far, this is a great school for my daughter to attend. I hope to only be more impressed as time goes on!

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2011
My son is in the 5th grade and has always gone to the school. Mrs.Wall is the best thing that has ever happened to Spring Hope Elementary since Donna Carr was principal in 1995 when my older 2 boys were there.I think they have some great staff members and some not so great.People complain about the way some kids act well they need to see the way some of the parents act and you will know why the kids are the way they are.Instead of hanging around the school gossiping and bullying ,put your time to good use and volunteer.I have done this every year and enjoy it a lot . If parents want better for their kids than start with your actions as a parent and if your child gets his/her card moved for not obeying the rules ,Please do not fuss the teacher out.They are not sitting around thinking up things to make up on your child. I do want to Thank Bebe Wall for a great job .

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2010
I am satisfied with SHES. The principal and teachers are concerned with the children's education. The tutoring program has enhanced the children to become better students. I like the way they recognize and reward the children for doing a good job. All four of my children have attended SHES, and they really like this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 27, 2010
I feel SHES is good school. However, there are some problems with administration that need to be addressed immediately. Bebe Wall is an awesome principal who cares deeply for every child in her school and it shows. But the people under her are a different story. I would just like to warn parents that any confidential information you provide to the school about your child is shared with others in the school as gossip. Information is even shared with teachers that have no contact with your child. Parents please also be aware of questionable behavior of the assistant principal. Be sure to document any contact you have with the assistant principal, sometimes your child's best interest is the last concern. Also information about your child maybe documented in their record one way yet presented to you in a different manner, ask for documented proof.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
February 23, 2010
I feel that Spring Hope Elementary has come along way since Mrs. Wall has become principle. But I also think there are still issues that need to be resolved. In becoming the best school and trying to keep up appearance wise the teachers and dtaff have become more leanient as to kids picking on other kids and getting away with it. Excuse me but just because a child doesn't have any raising at home and has a bad home environment does not mean that it is ok to use another child as a punching bag. There have been a few incidents that I am aware of where this has happened and they are being overlooked because of wanting the school to look good and go without having to write up incidents. This is not teaching our children a good example.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 07, 2010
What a joy to have our child to experience Kindergarten at SHES. Leadership is awesome! The principal, Bebe Wall, is the FIRST face we see in the mornings when dropping her off and in the afternoons when we pick her up. She personally writes notes of encouragement on our daughter's report card; something that we have NEVER know a principal to do. Our child's teachers are also wonderful! Our daughter has learned so much from them and can't wait to go to school to see them. The other faculty and staff are so pleasant and welcoming. And that is even when we are not on the school grounds. We are well pleased! GREAT job SHES! GREAT job!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 02, 2010
I am happy with the school and the teachers at this school. My daughter attends kindegarten and her teacher has helped make her adjustment to school a very easy one. Her teacher is very understanding of the many attitudes of the students and has taken steps to help each student adjust to the new environment.

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2010
I am very happy with this school. My daughter attends Kindergarten and has learned so much this year. There are plenty of opportunities for parents to meet with teachers and be involved in their children's academic career. On every grade level, teachers are committed to outreaching to the students and parents. I am very thankful that I live in this district where teachers allow parents to be involved in every aspect of their children's education.

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2010
I have been very pleased with my child's teachers during his two years at SHES. I am less than thrilled with the principal. Overall low test scores continue to be a disappointment but I am hopeful for increased scores in the future. The horrible snowball effect of No Child Left Behind is not the fault of the teachers by any means! The socioeconomic status of the students should not be an indicator of parental involvement, however this is unfortunately not the case at SHES. Given the circumstances I feel the teachers at SHES are doing a great job!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 27, 2010
This is the second year my son has been at spring hope elementary, we have been very pleased.The principal and staff have all been very helpful when i needed information. His teachers have always informed me by notes in his agenda or by calling me to give me updates. My son enjoys his school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 26, 2010
I give Spring Hope Elementary School 4 out of 5 stars. I feel the teachers are making a great effort to educate the children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 13, 2010
Spring Hope Elementary School is a terrific School. The current principal, Bebe Wall has bought this school from zero to HERO!! She works so hard every day to make sure each and every students needs are met. She is a great leader and we consider ourselves honored to have her. The teachers also care deeply about the students and communicate well with the parents. This school has came a long way, and continues to improve all the time. I would recommend this school to anyone moving in the area. Spring Hope Elementary should be Nash County top school. The Town of Spring Hope should consider itself lucky to have such a nice school!

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2006
This years reading scores for SHES are right at the 90 percentile for 3rd-5th. Please support the school. Don't moan and groan about the problems, try to be part of the solution. Volunteer in your child's classroom. 'It takes a village to raise a child.'

- submitted by a teacher

May 25, 2006
This school is working hard to meet the high standards of NCLB. I'm not saying that I agree with all of the methods, but I support SHES. I know that SHES is trying very hard to not just meet the goals of NCLB, but also to meet all the other needs of the children. Education is more than just teaching reading and math, it involves teaching children how to function successfully in society. Instead of continuing to tear down the school with harsh words, we should all try to build it up with positivity and hope.

- submitted by a teacher

May 03, 2006
I have become increasingly disappointed with SHES. Since the administration changed 2yrs ago, the children have ceased to be the priority. Something -the administration specifically- needs to change before there is a generation of kids who hate school.

- submitted by a parent

January 09, 2006
I think overall the school needs improvement. The school has failed to meet the no child left behind 3 yrs. in a row. I think the biggest problem would be the way the school is run. The principal is never there and passes the buck to the assistant principal when there are issues. The school in whole needs to focus on learning the basics and quit trying to run the school like a army. Some of the rules are too strict (ex.no talking the 1st 10 min. of lunch and if anyone does there will be no talking period.) This is a little extreme. I also think any tutoring needed by children should be done after school and not during as this takes away from other children trying to learn.

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2005
Three of my four students attend(ed) S.H.E.S. and I have found that the administration cares about the children but are not able to control the classroom atmosphere which effects the students greatly. My experience with the teachers is the lower grades K and 1 has not been positive. Students were promoted without meeting the standard course of study and some areas of the NC SCS were not even introduced. This is not the case in every class, but there is a great gap between individual teachers and thus, student learning.

- submitted by a parent

May 02, 2005
Spring Hope elementary school is a wonderful school. Four out of five of my children have gone to school there. We have a very caring staff that goes out of there way to make sure our children succeed.

- submitted by a parent

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Spring Hope Elementary
401 McLean Street, Spring Hope, NC  27882
(252) 478-4835
Last modified Spring Hope Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Spring Hope Elementary Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top