« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
Public district
Gatesville, TX
Students enrolled: 452

Contact this school

311 South Lovers Lane
Gatesville, TX 76528

School website
(254) 865-7262
(254) 248-0077
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Gatesville Elementary School address.

October 22, 2013
When my son was at the Primary, I was made to feel very welcome by the staff as were other parents. They still remember my name and ask how my son is. When he began at the Elementary, I was made to feel the exact opposite. They don't want parents up there unless they are subbing. The parties are limited, not by the district but by the school itself. My sons teacher is not friendly towards parents period. She is good with him and good with the other students, but like the majority of the teachers there she treats the children like adults not children. I have heard many complaints not just from other parents but other teachers on other campuses that the one school they had the most problems with next to the High School was the Elementary. They're unfriendliness and their disorganization during dismissal make me wish I had home schooled my son.

- submitted by a parent

October 27, 2005
I am a parent of four children that have attended gatesville elementary and I could not be happier with the current principal and staff. My children range from 7 to 24 and all attended gatesville, and the current staff is by far the best, my questions are always answered with respect, and I feel like I am notified quickly whether his glasses broke or he got a rock in his ear. At 7 and 8 years of age there is no extracurricular aactivities available at gatesville. In other schools parents are incouraged to help in the students classes, and that is the only problem i have with gatesville's school system is that they insist on keeping parents out of the class room. We are discouraged from assisting the teachers in any way, at Temple we made copies or just listened to the children read.

- submitted by a parent

March 24, 2005
Great school to have your kids go to if you want a small class size and a teacher that knows your name.

- submitted by a parent

May 04, 2004
The only concern that I have with this school at this point has to do with occurances dealing with recess and other sporting events. I have had instances where I believe that there are not enough teachers watching the students at recess and this could lead to an injury. I have also had an incident where my child developed an injury from too much activity in P.E.

- submitted by a parent

December 29, 2003
Excellent small town school. The principal really enjoys the students and she understands them. The teaching staff is excellent. We are happy with the entire school system and its leadership.

- submitted by a parent

October 04, 2003
wonderful principal and great secretary! very happy with overall school!

- submitted by a parent

Profile Completeness


Want to improve this school's profile?

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!
for Parents
for Schools
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Find out what parents are saying about Gatesville Elementary School


Nearby homes for sale


Last modified: October 30, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.

GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Gatesville Elementary School
311 South Lovers Lane, Gatesville, TX  76528
(254) 865-7262
Last modified Gatesville Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 2-3. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Gatesville Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top