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700 Proctor Street
Zebulon, NC 27597

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(919) 404-3680
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January 10, 2013
School rating of "7" is probably a huge over-statement. Getting a good teacher is hit or miss. The turnover is so high among teachers you can guarantee there is an underlying administration problem. The few years our children have been there have been fraught with multiple problems. We have also spend thousands of dollars for tutoring to help our children hold their own in substandard classrooms. The receptionist is very unfriendly. The school rules are petty and there is an overall lack of common sense ruling. I will be finding my children another school and I advise you to also.

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June 04, 2012
Also with one of my children at ZES I will say that they have lucked out with the best teachers for their primary teachers. I hope that stays the same, but as for my other child not so much. I think my other child has had maybe 2 ok teachers for their primary teacher other then that the other 4 teachers not so much. It was bad thoes teachers were not teachers at all, it was just a bad situation all the way around.

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January 26, 2012
I have two children at ZES. The teachers are great. My children love it. And it is not very often that you see a principal working the carpool line who knows every child by name. Great place to have fun learning.

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January 25, 2012
I currently have 4 kids at ZES and I love it there. The teachers have all been so wonderful and supportive. There is a true compassion for the students that goes beyond the classroom. With 4 kids, I have had lots of teachers I have been in contact with. All of them are top-notch! Since it is a magnet school, there are also many electives available that would not normally be experienced by many elementary aged kids. My children have really flurished at this school and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The administration is right on track with the latest in teaching practices and keeps the staff up to date. Very friendly faces, warm and welcoming enviroment, and most importantly, my kids love going to school there. Yes, there are many other school choices available in a very close proximity, but I wouldn't change a thing! ZES is a great place for those growing young minds!

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January 25, 2012
My daughter is in her second year here. She is very happy! The teachers she has had are great. Very communicative with parents, very big on students taking personal responsibility. A lot of focus on character traits & what they mean & encouraging them by rewarding them. Spectacular enrichment programs. My daughter has had Spanish, gymnastics, newspaper, & anatomy. This semester she is in theatre production and is thrilled.

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February 26, 2007
I have two children who have been students at ZES for 3 years. With the two combined, I have been in close contact with six different teachers and six different assistant teachers. I have been surprisingly pleased with the level of concern from the teachers. I was a little worried about the ratios and the fact that it was a public school, but all my worries were put to rest half way through their first year. The staff is great and if one area needed improvement, it would be parent involvement and participation.

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August 19, 2004
My child was a student at Zebulon for a year and half. I had hoped that the first year was just a bad year but once we entered into the second year, I realized that this was the norm for this school. I have since put my child in a local charter school. Zebulon would be a great school if a new administration was hired that was not so sociable with the staff. The school needs structure for the staff and less gossiping and staff group clicks. The professionalism and friendly enviroment is desperately needed. The staff seems to be poorly trained on teaching methods and correctly assessing students. Teachers need more training in how to deal with discipline problems. Staff should be more thoroughly screened before hiring. I have many friends in the school system and Zebulon Elementary is run poorly compared to other schools in the area.

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August 02, 2003
I feel Zebulon Elementary has a lot to offer the Zebulon community. ZES has excellent leadership. The principal and asst. principal really care about the success of their students. I truly wish there was more parent participation and the teachers need some morale boosting. The school is at capacity so building an addition or an additional school would help alleviate the schools growing pains. The school has so much potential, a wonderful challenge to the parents and community of Zebulon!!!

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Zebulon Elementary
700 Proctor Street, Zebulon, NC  27597
(919) 404-3680
Last modified Zebulon Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Zebulon Elementary Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top