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Signal Mountain, TN

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1301 James Boulevard
Signal Mountain, TN 37377

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(423) 886-0882
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May 16, 2014
My son attended Thrasher from kindergarten through fifth grade and we couldn't be happier with the education he received. There is a very high level of parental involvement that allows the staff to focus on the students. It has a comfortable feel, and the children really seem to enjoy their days there. Thrasher is a truly excellent school and one I can not recommend highly enough.

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February 22, 2014
My son has attended Thrasher for two years, and I have been so pleased with the enthusiasm that the new principal has towards learning. Mrs. Brock spends time in the classrooms and makes everyone feel so welcome each and every day. I have had the opportunity to see her interact with the teachers, and it is obvious that they have a strong working relationship that will continue to build a strong school surrounded by creativity and support for our children. I am so excited to see where Mrs. Brock takes Thrasher in the upcoming years! :) It makes me happy to know that my son's school is being led by a staff that supports one another, as well as the students.

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September 21, 2013
3 boys, 2 principals, and 12 years at Thrasher Elementary. During that time the school has earned several awards: Blue Ribbon Award, National School of Excellence, and 2 years in a row Reward School for both performance and growth. Principals, and Teachers who LOVE what they do along with strong parental support/involvement make this school the BEST in the area!

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September 05, 2013
I read several comments about the former principal and I have to agree, I did not care for her style or attitiude. We now have a new principal starting the 2013-2014 year and hopefully we will be back to a school that cares more about the children than stem labs and test scores. I have sent 3 children through this school and couldn't imagine them going anywhere else. We do have a lot of new young teachers that are just getting started on their careers and hopefully they will be as wonderful as the one we have lost.

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May 15, 2013
The principal leaves a lot to be desired - but overall, we LOVE Thrasher Elem. All four years so far havef been absolutely wonderful and I would not change schools for any reason.

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November 27, 2012
We LOVE Thrasher, both my kids are excited about school every morning, the Teachers and staff are excellent and you can truly tell they care about their students. When our kids came of age we knew that Thrasher was the place to send them so we moved to Signal Mountain. We love it up here, the community and the schools are AWESOME!! A++ Couldn't be happier!

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October 29, 2012
Thrasher is a school that reflects the wonderful community it serves. It has tremendous parental involvement that is encouraged and appreciated. I have 2 children attending and they get up every day happy to be going to school.

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September 05, 2012
I have a 2nd grader and a Kindergartner. The Kindergartner could not wait tto come to school at Thrasher because of the amazingly wonderful three years the 2nd grader had. So far, he is loving it. Teachers are caring. They individualize instruction for my children. Parents are involved. Kids are kind to each other. My children come home happy every day, and they learn something every day. I couldn't be happier!

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August 29, 2012
Principal was rude and short with me about my prospective child. Didn't get a good vibe from this school at all.

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April 20, 2012
Principal leadership is poor. The teacher we had this year was one of the worst we have ever experienced. She was a young, inexperienced teacher with attitude. The teacher and principal were nothing short of bullies. Would not recommend this school to anyone.

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August 14, 2009
I can not say enough good things about this school. It has greatly exceeded my expectations! The principle Mrs. Randolph and first grade teacher Mrs. Williams are exceptional!!! My husband and I relocated here and compared several schools in the area. There is not another school that can compare to Thrasher... public or private! Wonderful community and family environment.

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April 03, 2009
Thrasher is an excellent school with wonderful and caring teachers, high parental involvement, and terrific students!My husband and I both attended private schools growing up and have been extremely happy with the education our children are receiving at Thrasher. Thrasher is truly an A++ school!

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May 28, 2008
Exceptional teachers, Thrasher raceived the National School of Excellance award. I am also very pleased with discipline at this school. A+!

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May 24, 2008
We love Thrasher Elementary. We moved back to my home town of Chattanooga and wanted to have our children in the best public schools in the area. Our son is excited about school each day and has really enjoyed the teachers he has had there over the past three years. We could not ask for more out of a school.

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September 05, 2007
When moving back to the Chattanooga area I knew that Signal Mountain was the ideal choice - because of it's quality education. Thrasher is an amazing school that provides a exceptional education to my son. The parental involvement is outstanding and the education is equivalent to a private school. The teachers are not only qualified, but care about the children. If you are looking for a great education and a wonderful school - then look no further.

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May 04, 2005
National School of Excellence, Blue Ribbon School, many teachers have been named teacher of the year. I couldn't have asked for better for my 3 children. Low staff turnover, great involvement by parents. Very active PTA.

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Thrasher Elementary School
1301 James Boulevard, Signal Mountain, TN  37377
(423) 886-0882
Last modified Thrasher Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thrasher Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top