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139 Hood Rd
Greenville, SC 29611

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February 10, 2014
The school is fantastic, the principle is wonderful and highly communicative. My son is very happy there.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2013
The best school in Greenville area and one of the best in SC. We moved to Powdersville because of this school.

- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2010
This school is absolutley amazing! No words could ever describe how much this school influenced me! The teachers are great, and they are commited to doing literally everything they can to prove they care. I will never forget my experience here. Any person would be ex. lucky to be here.

- submitted by a community member
no rating March 22, 2009
The Powdersville Family is a wonderful unit of students, parents and teachers, all working together for the best for each child. Love going to work everyday and enjoy watching the children love learning too. I can't think of a better place to teach in South Carolina.

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March 10, 2009
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August 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2008
i think this school is great. the teachers are wonderful and my son has really learned a lot is doing well.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 03, 2008
this school is greatesst school in the world

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2007
this school is wonderful!

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2006
My son was in the Greenville County school district from K4 to 2nd grade. He came to Powdersville Elementary School last year. It was hard for him at first because the schools standards are much higher than the schools that he was previously in. Last year he was offered free after school tutoring which really helped him a lot. The curriculum at PES is complimented by Mr. Moore, and the other teachers style of teaching. The field trips are awesome. The principal, guidance counselor, receptionist, school nurse, librarian and teachers are caring and willing to help my son at any time. My sons self image and self confidence is steadily rising. I am more thankful to the staff of PES than I could ever say. I would never consider moving my son to another school. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2006
I find Powdersville Elementary to be a kid friendly/parent friendly school. I always feel welcome when I drop in with no notice. I enjoy helping with the school activities and find that the teachers and prinicipal are all interested in my son as an individual. I would highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 17, 2005
Powdersville Elementary school would be a better school if they had better leadership ! The Principal doesnt seem to care at all about the students. She seems to want the title without the work. I have had children in the school for the past three years and overall the teachers seem to be well qualified. My only complaint with them is the amount of homework. It takes my forth grader 3 hours to get his work done . whatever happened to teaching the fundamentals ! The students are overwhelmed and put under alot of pressure to make the school look good.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2005
We are not at all impressed with this school. We had given it every opportunity and pulled out to homeschool. The principal is less than helpful and communicative. She does not seem to care for involvement with the kids other than for disciplinary measures, and seems to resent parental involvement in 'her' school. With few exceptions, teachers here do not venture outside of the 'cookie cutter' curriculum. As a typical example, our child once asked for more spelling words and was refused. The explanation was that if the teacher gave him more spelling words, she would also have to give all the other children more spelling words. We have received sticky notes instead of conferences. We do not recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2005
This school leaves a lot to be desired. My son has been there since third grade and needs more advanced classes. They have a Launch program that is supposed to be for the more gifted children but they don't get advanced math, english or science like you would think they learn about Japan and architecture. I feel this should be taught to all kids. An average student can grasp these concepts just like an above average student. The principal is not very helpful either. My son had problems getting bullied on the bus and she told me he probably deserved it! She does not communicate well to the parents, therefore there is not a big parent involvement like we have seen at other schools

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May 02, 2004
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Powdersville Elementary School
139 Hood Rd, Greenville, SC  29611
(864) 269-4431
Last modified Powdersville Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 3-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Powdersville Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top