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7401 Gibbes St
Irmo, SC 29063

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(803) 476-4200
(803) 732-8035
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October 08, 2013
My family actually moved out of the district, specifically so that we could get away from this school. The teachers may care, but the administration is absolutely horrible. No one knows what anyone else is doing. My son had an IEP and the administrators didn't even know who was in charge within their own school. And if your child has allergies, forget it, they will give you a hard time about everything!

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August 12, 2013
Irmo Elementary used to be an excellent school. However, reading is now taught with almost no emphasis on phonics. The number of kids in "reading recovery" is skyrocketing because of this. The school is very standardized testing focused. This year (2013-2014), many teachers have been forced to teach grades they are unfamiliar with/uncomfortable with after teaching their specific grades for many, many years. Combined with the change to Common Core Standards, I see this school going downhill fast. Our family will be moving and seeking better education elsewhere in the area.

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no rating January 15, 2009
We just moved to the area and my children have been in the district for almost 5mos. And compared to the pennsylvania schools that we're coming from irmo h.S & elem. Are so much more advanced in academics, sports, and college prep (h.S) than the pa schools are!!! both of my children have shown signifigant improvement academically and the support from the teachers has been great also. Keep up the good work irmo staff & students!!! way to go irmo!!!

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no rating February 20, 2008
Excellent environment for my children. The teachers are very hard working, caring and effective at their job. The school makes extraordinary use of technology and parent involvement is overwheming. This school is a gem!

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May 02, 2006
The teachers at Irmo Elementary are among the best in the state. After all, Irmo has the South Carolina Teacher of the Year. My child has attended Irmo for the past 4 years. The love, support, and guidance he has received is pheomenal. Go IRMO!

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Irmo Elementary School
7401 Gibbes St, Irmo, SC  29063
(803) 476-4200
Last modified Irmo Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Irmo Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top