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School leader:  Arthur Newton
257 Crossbow Drive
Columbia, SC 29212

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(803) 476-3800
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"HWES is best know for it's supportive staff, who are focused on student success!"

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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    PE classes
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66 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · June 30, 2016
My children attended this school and it is excellent. I suspect that any poor reviews are submitted by parents whose children present problems in any school. There are many ethnicities represented at this school and that makes it a much better... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 10, 2015
My child is a student in the Escolares program at HWES. Prior to tranferring to HWES for Escolares he was bored in his classes. He is now being challenged to learn and do more. I am very thankful for the many opportunities for him that are... more

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 10, 2015
HWES staff gives students many opportunities to be good citizens, through donations of items for those in need, and service opportunities to help others.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · December 10, 2015
Great administration and staff that really seem to care about the needs of the student and the community.

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Families are always welcome to visit our school. We are excited to share the wonderful things happening at Harbison West Elementary! HWES has many wonderful program opportunities included preschool for DD, 4K, K-5 instruction and is the home of Lexington School District 5's Gifted and Talented magnet, Escolares Academy.

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Harbison West Elementary School
257 Crossbow Drive, Columbia, SC  29212
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 66 reviews. (803) 476-3800
Last modified Harbison West Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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