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Powell, TN
Students enrolled: 568

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2502 East Brushy Valley Drive
Powell, TN 37849

(865) 938-7002
(865) 947-4336
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August 04, 2015
The principal was not very nice and made the teachers teach things worse than they used to.

- submitted by a parent

July 29, 2015
i love this school I went to this school 35 years ago and now my kids go there

- submitted by a parent

August 15, 2013
My older son started attending Copper Ridge in 2006, and my younger son still attends CRE. I fell in love with the school almost immediately. The administration and teachers went out of their way to create a family atmosphere and welcomed parent involvement. My children's teachers have been outstanding. They have been very prepared for testing, but more importantly, they are well-rounded students. The guidelines prohibit naming individuals, but I would like to mention that there is a 1st grade teacher on staff at CRE who is one of the finest and most enthusiastic educators I have ever encountered. One of my sons was fortunate enough to be in her class. Her creativity in lesson planning ensures that students stay engaged. Her students learn all the required skills for 1st grade and many more things that will help them throughout their education and their lives. I am thankful that we were zoned for this wonderful place.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2013
I was a student at Copper Ridge during the late 80s/early 90s. After attending college out of state, I had the opportunity to return to Knoxville for my career, and recently I've had the priviledge of volunteering on numerous occassions at Copper Ridge. This school is just as amazing as it was when I was a student. Granted, my perspective has changed since then, but I challenge you to find a Knox County school with a small community feel and faculty/staff members who are as caring and dedicated as the ones here.

- submitted by a community member

March 16, 2010
Not only is this school amazing, the staff makes sure it is like a little community. I really believe the score needs to be a '10'! It is truly a great environment for children to blossom.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
March 13, 2010
A great community school with the best teachers you can find in East TN.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 08, 2009
I love this school. My girls have been very happy here. The staff and teachers all make a point to remember something about each child and make them feel special. I will be sad to move on to middle school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 16, 2009
They realy care about all the children there. They go above and beyond to make sure they're happy and well educated.

- submitted by a parent

January 21, 2009
This school is awesome. The teachers and staff are wonderful people who actually care about our children.

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2008
I have been teaching here for just a short while and I can say a whole lot about the staff that I teach with. I have worked in many other schools in the county as well as outside of the county and the teachers at Copper Ridge are the most hardworking staff I've every seen. They are always looking for the best interest of each and every child. They go to the ends of the earth to provide a nurturing environment and I am very impressed! Even though I am zoned for another school in the area that has good marks, I will definitely transfer my children here someday!

- submitted by a teacher

May 30, 2006
My girls have been going to Copper Ridge for 3 years now and they love it. I am not originally from Knoxville so when I moved to Powell we were told we were zoned for Copper Ridge...my first thought was I have heard nothing about this school and that made me very nervous. Once visiting I knew it was going to be great.

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2005
I am very happy with Cooper Ridge. When my litte girl started Kindergarten last year, I knew nothing about the school. I had not even heard of it. As the year went I learned to love it. Her teacher, Mrs Ali Umburger, was great. She was what my little girl needed. They encourged parent involvement. This year is going great also. I have gotten to know more of the staff. The office staff cann't be any friendlier or helpful. In my opinion, Cooper Ridge is the best school in Knox County. My oldest daughter will be there until middle school and my two youngest will go there also.

- submitted by a parent

August 26, 2003
This is a wonderful school. The teachers are great! I have been amazed how much my son learned in first grade last year.He ca read almost as good as I can. The curriculum is alot but the teachers really do their best nd above their duty to do their job. Mr. Crossland in my book is the best principal a school could ever hope for. Copper Ridge is a family not just a school. I went there myself growing up and I thought it was a good school then but it has grown and has improved much more. If you are considering Copper Ridge for your Child's School then you are choosing one of Tennessee's finest. I highly recommend!

- submitted by a parent

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Copper Ridge Elementary School
2502 East Brushy Valley Drive, Powell, TN  37849
(865) 938-7002
Last modified Copper Ridge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Copper Ridge Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top