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Wilmington, NC
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6510 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405

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(910) 350-2045
(910) 350-2049
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April 23, 2015
We arrived in the middle of the school year and my son got a wonderful 3rd grade teacher. I am so impressed with the hands on learning Blair provides my child. He has learned so much and is excited about school instead of dreading it.

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March 27, 2015
We love Blair! The teachers love their students and are dedicated to providing the best education for them. I love the diversity that Blair offers. We wouldn't want to be anywhere else!

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March 24, 2015
Such an amazing group of teachers and staff is at Blair and they show us everyday that my child is important. They have the best interest of our children as their top priority.

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March 18, 2015
LOVE Blair! The teachers & staff are awesome and truly care about the students. We are so happy to be a Blair family!

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March 18, 2015
Blair is the friendliest and most fun elementary school ever! My kids love it. It's an awesome small town style school where everyone knows everyone's name and watches out for everyone's children. The staff is top notch, from the front desk to the lunchroom crew.

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March 18, 2015
We absolutely LOVE Blair! The office staff, teachers and all faculty are amazing and so friendly. My daughter has a very small class size, similar to preschool! So she is getting lots of attention and I am very happy with all she is learning at Blair. The PTA is amazing, everyone cares so much about our school and our teachers and there are lots of events to keep everyone connected and involved. We are so proud to be bulldogs!

- submitted by a parent

March 18, 2015
We love Blair! The staff is so caring to the children and really care about their education.

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March 18, 2015
Blair is a wonderful school! My children have had such a positive educational experience. Although the building needs some updating the teachers, staff, faculty, parents and children are amazing. Very down to earth and holistically positive!

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March 18, 2015
We are very happy to have Blair as our assigned school. The teachers are knowledgeable, dedicated and frankly fun! They provide appropriate enrichment, based on the children's skill level. In the last 4 yrs. my child never complains about attending school. :) They excel at their grades and are motivated to learn and educate themselves. The office staff are welcoming to parents and approachable for any issues. Under Mrs. Stocks leadership the school is represented in all county level competitions. I love the diversity of Blair at every level; socio-economic,physical handicaps,ethnic diversity. Its a mini version of the world we actually live in. I gave it 4 stars because its facilities are outdated- no dedicated gymnasium & computer room. Even so, the sharing of resources is also so true to the real world lessons I want to expose my children to.

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March 05, 2015
Blair has proven to be an outstanding school! The principal (Ms. Stock) and office staff are friendly and eager to help support your child in any situation. My child transferred there from a Montessori school. The teacher is so dedicated and provides all of the guidance and structure which was desperately needed. My reasons for not giving five stars are the lack of a gymnasium & playground equipment, and terrible building setup (motel style). Keep up the good work Blair!!!

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August 11, 2013
My son has attended Blair since 1st grade. The parent involvement is wonderful, we have great teachers, fundraisers and communication. My son loves it and is challenged in new ways everyday.

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June 17, 2013
I have been at Blair for quite awhile now. We do have wonderful teachers and staff as well as many parent volunteers! We love Blair but.. I have been on campus alot & there are some things that still don't sit well with me. The open campus, children walking around many times without adult supervision. I agree with the buddy system just as much as the next person but it isn't my very young children I don't trust.. It's the people that drive past, walk past, or recycle at the very public recycle center that is right there basically on the grounds. As well as sorrounding neighborhoods and business'. I think people get too comfortable and forget there are many strangers that sorround this school on a regular basis. i also don't like sending the older (still little) students to do recycle at the end of the day, again without adult supervision. This is elementary school not high school.. Adult supervision on some level at least, should be required at all times. In the morning children should see trusted adults on their journey to class, not b alone. On a positive, everyone is very friendly and helpful but that isn't what I would change. Safety is just as important as good education!

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March 23, 2012
I love this school and everything about it! The only thing I don't like is that all the staff members walk inside after 7:55am. I really don't like my daughter walking to her room by herself. I am pretty sure Teachers and Staff keep a good watch, but the school is an open area. I have never had anything bad happen but its just a scary thought. I think they should keep a few staff members out front until 8:05 at least. I'm not one to run late all the time but it does happen from time to time.

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July 06, 2011
Blair is the best school i've ever been to all the teachers are so nice and caring and the school offers great itenerents and wondeful AIG programs and lots of para-educators too. Having just finished my last year at Blair i'm sad but my younger siblings will be starting there next year so me and blair will be able to regroup and visit.

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March 02, 2009
Blair is an amazing school with very involved parents and a large diversity of ethnicities and backgrounds. Prior to attending Blair my son was very shy and reserved. Being at Blair has taught him many lessons about people as well as academics. He has had excellent teachers and made great friends.

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June 25, 2006
My children attend Blair Elementary and it is an excellent school. The faculty is highly qualified and care about their students. They have a wonderful PTA with lots of parent volunteers. My son has some special needs and the teachers there are always willing to accomodate him. We love it at Blair!

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August 05, 2005
Blair Elementary is a 'family' school. The North Carolina curriculum is taught to grades K5 by proficient and caring teachers and Para-Educators. During 2004-2005 90.7% of our 3-5 students were PROFICIENT in Reading and Math according to our state testing. Our strong K2 program provides the appropriate building blocks for the development of our upper grade students to perform their best. Music, Art, and PE are taught once weekly by a certified intstructor, as well as by the classroom teacher. Tutoring, Dreams, 'Boys in the Lead', and 'Girls on the Run' are just a few programs offered after school for students. Our PTA is one of the most active in the county and volunteering at school is constant and 'caring!' Blair staff has a low turnover rate and are friendly, caring and more than qualified to provide an excellent level of education at the Elementary level. My children feel safe, have good friends and wonderful teachers. This year for the first time, Blair will start the school year with less than 600 students and not be so overcrowded. I am looking forward to my children's last year at Blair and know anyone would be priveleged to have their child attend and become part of the Blair 'family!'

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John J Blair Elementary
6510 Market Street, Wilmington, NC  28405
(910) 350-2045
Last modified John J Blair Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John J Blair Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top