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3705 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

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October 02, 2014
This school is a gem! The atmosphere is so positive across the entire campus. The teachers are in touch with students and quite simply amazing! Do yourself a favor, and find a way to get your child (children) into this school. We have not regretted a minute of it! I also agree with another post, that we enjoy the parent work days. We get a chance to meet and mingle with parents and teachers who we tend to see in passing most of the time. Plus this helps to keep tuition costs in check. We are a two parent working family - but we find the time.

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August 07, 2014
Best school in New Hanover County! Great program with the Leader in Me! Teaches leadership within the academic curriculum. I love how the older kids interact with the younger students. As far as the other review about parent workdays, I enjoy those days. It brings a sense of community to the school and helps keep capital expenditures down. My child has exceeded our expectations at New Horizons.

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August 03, 2014
The curriculum is just not that challenging and not a fan of the parents driving the kids everywhere. They also use photos of the children publicly on Facebook to advertise. The school has no custodian, but uses the parents to clean the school on "parent workdays" on which you get to clean toilets and classrooms. Definitely not a good place for a working parent who might not be able to take off every other day for school events.

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September 16, 2013
This school is awesome. Great teachers. Great programs. There is a very warm family-like feel as well.

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June 10, 2013
NHES is a wonderful school! My children have blossomed in the caring environment the outstanding teachers provide.

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June 09, 2013
At the second PTC my daughter was labeled by the second grade teacher as ADHD and referred to a specific psychologist for evaluation. The psychologist did not find my daughter to have ADHD and I informed the teacher and asked that she keep me informed on how I might help my child improve her performance in the class. At the third PTC this same teacher suggested that I seriously consider medication for my child and informed me that should she attend public school that they would insist she be medicated. Additionally at the end of the school year they fired one of the BEST instructors at the school, the first grade teacher.

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February 08, 2013
This school is incredible. Like a comment from another parent, my daughter cries when I tell her she is not going on teacher work days!

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March 16, 2010
This is our first year at NHES. My oldest was at public school for 2 years and his teacher actually recommended NHES because the public schools cannot afford to invest in children who already excel academically. I knew NHES focused on the 'whole child' and was interested in that concept, but unsure what it meant academically. I'm a pretty tough customer when it comes to academics, and can now say without reservation that NHES's curriculum is top notch (Everyday Math, Reading Street, etc.). I also love that NHES recognizes the importance of PE, which is held 3x/week in addition to recess 2x/day--lots of opportunities to work off that extra energy! At NHES, my children have developed a love of learning, a love of and respect for others, a newfound self-confidence and are excelling both socially and academically. I would sell my house to keep my kids at NHES!

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February 27, 2010
NHES is an outstanding elementary school. The teachers are wonderful. My children love their school!

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February 25, 2010
I have had a wonderful experience at New Horizons. My children have learned so much and been very happy. The teachers are wonderful and the atmosphere is warm and nuturing.

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February 25, 2010
New Horizons is a wonderful school. The take a whole-child approach, paying careful attention to citizenship, character, and academics. The focus on kindness and good manners makes it a safe and lovely place to spend the day -- my daughter loves it so much, she cries when she has to stay home. And the program is excellent; my six year old has better handwriting than I do! I can't recommend this school highly enough.

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New Horizons Elementary School
3705 South College Road, Wilmington, NC  28412
Last modified New Horizons Elementary School is a Private school that serves grades K-5
New Horizons Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top