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Cleveland, TN
Students enrolled: 515

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3119 Varnell Road
Cleveland, TN 37311

(423) 478-8800
(423) 478-8850
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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
July 26, 2015
After sending 2 students all the way through Black Fox, I can certainly attest to the focus and development of character issues and why they matter. Students are rewarded often and disciplined when necessary.

- submitted by a parent

July 26, 2015
The principal, teachers and SRO make the students feel safe, important and encouraged. The sense of community that they create and sustain is unmatched anywhere else. I wish the school still went through 8th grade like it did in the past. Black Fox quickly becomes part of your family - and the principal is second to none! I have never known one person to care so sincerely about so many students every need, inside of school and out. Priceless!

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
July 26, 2015
I have 2 kids that spent all of their elementary years at Black Fox. As a parent, the teachers we had went way beyond the extra mile to get to know each of the children in their class. They care about what is going on in their lives. My children learned so many formative qualities while at this school. One quality was definitely compassion for others - modeled by their exceptional principal! Each teacher we had was accessible by phone & email & I was never turned away when requesting a one-on-one conference. Several teachers, including the reading recovery teacher, went far and above in working with our son & his challenges in learning. We loved the atmosphere of Black Fox and still return for events because of the amazing sense of community that still exists there.

- submitted by a parent

November 21, 2014
I have family that goes to black fox and they love the teachers. They learn a lot but the school in general is horrible. The cafe staff is horrible. They give kids that are allergic to stuff to eat for lunch. They write on them. The principal is horrible. They need a new one.

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September 26, 2013
We are grandparents who have a granddaughter in the first grade at Black Fox. We went to the Grandparents' Day Night and loved her teacher. We were very impressed with the learning materials available for students and individual student's work displayed on the hall walls. We were impressed with the computer lab also. Everyone was friendly and enthusiastic. We could tell our granddaughter really loves her teachers, friends, and has learned so much already. Keep up the great work Black Fox Elementary! You know a school is great when your granddaughter looks forward to climbing the bus steps each weekday to begin another exciting day of learning with teachers who really care.:)

- submitted by a community member

September 26, 2013
Great school! Granddaughter loves it. Great teachers. Wonderful learning surroundings in the classrooms. Displays of work in hallways indicate an effective learning environment.

- submitted by a community member

September 26, 2013
Great school. Energetic and enthusiastic teachers who love teaching children. The cafeteria has very healthy food. The after school program is fantastic.Friendly, safe bus drivers .

- submitted by a parent

August 04, 2011
My family LOVES Black Fox. When my oldest graduated from 5th grade last spring, he was so upset that he wouldn't be able to come back to Black Fox. The teachers are wonderful and very caring. The principal is amazing. She really makes it feel like a family. She knows every student's name and which parent they go with. Kudos! My youngest will bein second grade and I look forward to more wonderful experiences at Black Fox.

- submitted by a parent

July 12, 2011
I have three grown children who attended Black Fox, and now my grandchildren will start in the fall. My children have excelled in academics through college and in their careers thanks to their excellent education base at Black Fox Elementary School. I look forward to my grandkids achieving even greater heights!

- submitted by a parent

October 30, 2009
we moved from the UK to TN. to Black fox school.. Every School should be like this school. Its a wonderful school, the teachers are happy, the kids are happy, happy kids are keen kids. I recommend the school to everyone.

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October 09, 2009
Black Fox is the very best school in the whole wide world. I sent my daughter to a Christian School until Black Fox. This school is as close to a Christian School as the one she attended to prior. I appreciate the love the teachers have for the students. Keep it up. You are blessing lives of many.

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2008
I love Blaxk Fox School. The teachers there really care about the childern and the academic standards are top notch. If this is not a magnet school I do not know what ones is....

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January 29, 2008
I have two children at Black Fox one in Pre- K and one in third grade! They both are very excited to go to school every day! Black Fox is the Best! Mrs. Fisher works hard to get our school the best of the best! The teachers are great, they work hard at teaching on each individual learning level. They are all about the children and how smart they can make them!

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2007
We have had 3 boys already attend Black Fox school and hated for them to have to leave when their time came.we have one that started this year.We don't have to worry at all about the way he will be treated or if he will be taught everything he needs to be. We know that anything from the academics to sports,arts,and any other activities our son will receive the very best that is possible.When it comes to activities involving parents we have always been treated with respect and encouraged to participate.Thankyou Black Fox from the principal to the school officer,again thank you.

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2007
Black fox is by far the best school in the county! My son went to a private school for 4 years(which we also loved) then transferred to black fox (because he has family and friends that he wanted to go to school with) and what a shock! We love it! Mrs. Fisher talked with us and answered all of our questions and addressed our concerns about moving him to a public school from a private school. It is hard to believe that my son can get the same level of education from a public school for free! Black Fox has changed our view on public schools. Thanks to Mrs. Fisher and all of the teachers!

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2006
Kim Fisher is the best principle in the world.All 3 of my boys did not want to graduate from 5th grade and leave Black Fox. It is a warm, loving and atmosphere that promotes growth no matter what the child needs.All the teachers are wonderful and love the kids. I woundn't send my kids anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent

December 06, 2005
There are not enough great words to say about Black Fox! My daughter is in the 4th grade at Black Fox this year and we could not be more pleased with he the level of education and support and attention she receives on a daily basis. From every support person at Black Fox up to the teachers and principal there is no comparison to any other school around. We are very happy to be a part of such a high class and highly educational school.

- submitted by a parent

May 13, 2005
This is a great school. The principal (Kim Fisher) always has her door open for parents or children. The teachers are great! The kids get encouragement and love from principal, teachers and staff. My children always feel comfortable and special. Parents are encouraged to participate in any way they can but no pressure to do so in case they are unable. There are so many extra events/programs for the children to learn and participate in if they can and want to and most of the time these extras are provided because the teachers volunteer. You can't go wrong if your children are at Black Fox. Come some day for a grand tour (which the principal will give if she can). Your children can't get a better education and learn more about life than at Black Fox Elementary. I highly recommend this exceptional school.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2005
My daughter attended Black Fox from K-5 and I could not have hoped for a more wonderful experience. The teachers at Black Fox treated her as if she were their very own. Mrs. Fisher strives tirelessly to provide as many opportunities to the students as possible. the faculty work hard to improve their school in any way. In my opinion, it's hard to improve perfection! Parents are always welcome at the wonderful school which I happen to believe to be the best school in the state!

- submitted by a parent

November 17, 2003
I could not be happier with this school. Kim Fisher (principal) is always there for any questions or comments. Her door is always open! The Teachers are out of this world! My kids love this school, they are always happy to be going to school, which says more than I ever could about Blackfox Elementary.

- submitted by a parent

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Black Fox Elementary School
3119 Varnell Road, Cleveland, TN  37311
(423) 478-8800
Last modified Black Fox 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.
Black Fox Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top