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PK-5
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Columbia, SC
Students enrolled: 406

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2525 Barhamville Rd
Columbia, SC 29204

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(803) 733-4321
(803) 733-4332
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May 01, 2014
I can't believe this is still happening. I taught there in 2000! I felt like I was teaching in 1950. The Principal has little understanding of appropriate child development and teaching. I honestly cannot believe she has lasted this long. She treats staff unfairly and unprofessionally. At lunch time, students were expected to have silent lunches. I am not sure if this is still happening. How can you expect children to succeed when they have no ability to appropriately express themselves or socialize? Collaboration and communication were completely undervalued. How does this prepare children for the new millennium? I could write a novel on the issues regarding this school.

- submitted by a community member
February 29, 2012
Teachers are great and always have a smile. The principal discipline and runs the school likes is 1960. She doesnt allow the students to be expose with nature or life lessons. The teachers are always walking on egg shells there due to her management. The year my student attend, I've never seen the principal being welcoming to the parents.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating February 07, 2010
This is not a bad school the kids just don't listen at all &nd the teachers do not cuss at the kids!

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 14, 2009
This is the worst school to attend. Administration doesn't not treat your children fairly and are very unprofessional!

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2005
Don't send your child to this school. The main problem is the management. Teachers are forced to do busy work instead of truly teaching the children. Also, referring inappropriate behavior to the office is considered unprofessional by the principal, so teachers avoid doing that. That leaves disruptive children hitting, kicking, spitting, cussing, etc. in the classroom with your child.

- submitted by a teacher
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Watkins-Nance Elementary School
2525 Barhamville Rd, Columbia, SC  29204
(803) 733-4321
Last modified Watkins-Nance Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Watkins-Nance Elementary School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top