Students enrolled 349
Hours 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
School leader Mrs Mary Paul Beall

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220 Coral Drive
Wrightsville, NC 28480

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(910) 256-3171
(910) 256-4386
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4 stars
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September 26, 2014
WBS is a fine public school with a great staff. But, it is overcrowded, with more children in mobile units and rented space at the church down the street than in the actual school; some staff have offices in the cafeteria. It is a shame that this district has an elementary school that is so far behind facility-wise, considering the tax rates in the district is one of the highest in the county.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2012
WB School is fine. But not the school for any kids that are not completely typcial and average. I have 2 children that went there for 2 years, my kids are AIG (gifted) and have some needs in other ways too. The school was just not the place for them. It thrives on the average, typical child. There are many other excellent schools in the area that specialize in more gifted kids, ADHD, Autism or whatever your needs may be. I am having huge success with my kids now at another nearby school that supports them in AIG and otherwise. They feel good about themselves now and are thriving!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 23, 2009
It is the best school in New Hanover County! With small class sizes, an amazing staff, an environmental and outdoor learning center in its backyard, WBS is more than a school... it's a community and a family!

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2008
I had children at Wrightsville Beach School for 8 years. I don't think that I could be more impressed with any school. The teachers went above and beyond my expectations of a public school. They were extremely competent and, more importantly, loving and thoughtful. The entire school from principal to custodian to teachers and support staff were like an extended to my children. My girls will always be positively influenced by WBS.

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2004
Wrightsville Beach Elementary is a warm and caring environment. It is a small school and the atmosphere is more like a family than a public school. The teachers are dedicated to the students and the learning process. My son was a student at WBS for four years. It was a wonderful, comfortable and successful experience for him which was so important because during his time there his brother was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. The principal, faculty, staff, parents and student body embraced and supported him during this difficult time.

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Wrightsville Beach Elementary
220 Coral Drive, Wrightsville, NC  28480
(910) 256-3171
Last modified Wrightsville Beach Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Wrightsville Beach Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top