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3500 West Pines Road
Greeneville, TN 37745

(423) 234-8022
(423) 234-3190
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August 22, 2013
Open House at West Pines was a rewarding experience - everyone was friendly and nice. Mr. Harrison (principal) was sitting at the front door greeting everyone and made them feel welcome. He was talking to the students, calling them by their name. When you are in a small school like this you can have more time with students. There are only 15 in the 1St grade class and that makes a big difference, especially if a child needs extra help. The school is very clean and very quiet. Thank you

- submitted by a community member

July 09, 2013
My son has been at WP for 2 years now.. both years I cant say I was happy with the teaching staff.. Most of all being his kindergarten teacher. Supposedly, my son was always getting into trouble, but never once did I receive a letter from his teacher letting me know what was going on. I had to hear from the bus driver. In my opinion if it has to do with my son I am the one that should be notified about it.

- submitted by a parent
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February 25, 2010
If i had another school id send them to it id almost pull them and home school if i didnt feel it to be iinportant for them to be with other kids there age

- submitted by a parent

February 24, 2010
I agree with the other parent who says that West Pines is a wonderful school. I grew up with a father in the military and moved every three years, so being at a school like this is a wonderful experience. No the principal may not know everyones name, child or parent, but do you really want the principal to know you 'well'? I have two children that attend WP and they have always been treated fairly by Mr. Harrison and the teachers, and would not accept any less from them. My experiences at the school have been great . There are problems with any school, show me one where there are none and I bet if you dig a little you would find some faults, noone is perfect and no school is perfect but WP is an exceptional school and I am proud that my children attend such a school.

- submitted by a parent

December 27, 2009
I attended this school myself, and now my son is a student there. This is his second year as a Panther and I would not consider moving him. I stay in regular contact with his teacher and as for the principal, I think he does an outstanding job. He's the first one they've had in a while that is so concerned with academics. As for not remembering my name, I hope my kids' do well enough that he doesn't have to remember my name! As for the after school activities, my son was allowed to participate in basketball when he was only in PreK. They do everything they can to involve every student, PreK-8th grade! 5 Stars all the way!!! I love being able to participate in Booster Club and Parent Advisors Board! We love West Pines!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 26, 2009
I am a proud parent of four children who have all attended West Pines. My children have been treated fair, kind and they all consider themselves blessed to call themselves a West Pines Panther. The schools teachers show fairness, kindness, exceptional teaching skills and compation for their students. As an active member of the booster club, Parent teachers association and parent advisory board member I rate the school 10 out of 10. Our family is proud to be a second generation of Panthers!!!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2005
My son has been attending West Pines for 3 years. Prior to enrolling him, he attended a private school. My son was also in the 3rd grade class whose scores were so outstanding. He is learning and is challenged academically . As to the parent who says there are no extra curricular activities, West Pines offers basketball , cheerleading, they participate in the exchange club Field Day each year, and my son also takes piano lessons at the school. As for the principal . How many of the above parents could remember names of all 250 students and parents? The important fact in my opinion is on 3 different occasions, I have brought concerns to Mr Harrison, and they were addressed with 24 hours.I would advise anyone considering sending their child to West Pines to talk to Mr Harrison, don't take the word of a few disgruntled parents.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2005
I officially pulled my kindergartener out before the christmas holiday. Come to find out he had been bullied by three other boys for several months and the teacher never said a word! I found out by accident. My son was being threatened with a gun, among other things. I have never encountered a school as sorry as this. I have been interviewing principle's at private schools. Hopefully my son will be back in school in a week or so. What a shame though that my husband and I pay taxes yet we still have to pay out of pocket for a decent, threat-free place for our five year old. Several folks in my area send their children elsewhere. That tells the tale.

- submitted by a parent

October 19, 2004
I agree with the parent that says this is the worst school! To the parent that loves it(good for you)obviously you're children haven't been treated such as ours and the principal shows partiality. I have been there to discuss issues about the children and have been told ' I don't have time right now' This is a real caring principal. My work schedule doesn't always allow me to just drop in at his convenience. Also, the buses are a disaster. The principal gets pd to take care of the bus issues but what goes for 1 child doesn't always go for another. It depends on whose child it is. Someone ,somewhere will listen. My children used to love school till we moved to this one.They hate this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 23, 2004
Although the other parent has a negative response about West Pines, I think it's a great school. I went there as a child and now my child goes there. My child was in third grade last year and our third grade was ranked in the top 5 in the county on their Terra Nova scores and was one of the top classes in the school. The principal has no problem with my name and I am at the school once a month. The principal always is courteous to me and has positive things to say about my child. I feel he is fair. This school may have fewer students than most but this can be a plus. They are a person instead of a number.

- submitted by a student

August 08, 2004
The scores at this school should tell you everything you need to know. I had three kids enrolled at this school and after seven months the principle couldn't remember my kids' or my name. The school only has 240 students and I was there at least once a week. It is the worst school in Greene County according to the stats amd myself. Try to get your kid into a Greeneville City school. Or at least another county school. This one should be closed. This school doesn't even offer any extracurricular activity either. What a waste of tax payers money.

- submitted by a parent
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West Pines Elementary School
3500 West Pines Road, Greeneville, TN  37745
(423) 234-8022
Last modified West Pines Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
West Pines Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top