Chestnut Grove Elementary School

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3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw

Decatur, AL 35603

(256) 552-3092

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 385

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Chestnut Grove Elementary School

Both of my children have attended CGE. Our current child is in 3rd grade and excelling in every subject. This is a 5 star school with 5 star teachers. Both of our children were invited to the magnet school. We remained at our neighborhood school and have never regretted it. They are both advanced and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/30/13

The principal and teachers are outstanding. They have high expectations for student learning and teachers are held to high professional standards. The school has a wonderful school climate and children are taught to be the best they can be. Student achievement is recognized through national honor programs ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 03/24/13

2nd time around, 8 years later and the teachers are still great. Leader In Me is still going strong. Love the netbooks for the 5th graders. The PTA is still working hard too. Glad to be back.

Posted by a parent on 03/22/12

I like the school and teachers. We moved here from Fairfax County, Virginia, where the schools are second to none. I feel that CGES can compete with any of the schools in that county. However, I do wish there was better communication between the school and the parents. I have received notices only 2 ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/10

My Granddaughter attends this school, and as much as I miss her(I live in LA.) her school is teaching her so much! it is a better school then she would have here. much better!The learning experience for her is awesome! so many opportunities for her, a great school! Maw-Maw Cerny

Posted by a other on 01/03/10

As a second time around parent at Chestnut Grove - I remember being promissed that the trailers would be removed by the time my child was in 5th grade. He is 19 now and my younger child is in the third grade - still there. The school is over-crowded, teachers are stretched to the maximum with in-flux ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/08

As a former teacher, I watch and listen with critical senses. I am forever amazed at the dedication, patience, and passion that the teachers have at CGE! I have two children enrolled and declined invitations to the local magnet school. We have a PTA that is 2nd to none and provides funding for any ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/08

Chestnut Grove is an excellent elementary school, with a dedicated caring faculty and staff! This year they have started an amazing new program for students. Mrs. Angie Whittington is training the students in Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens, as well as coaching teachers to use ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/01/06

My child had Ms. Whittington this year and she is the best teacher I have ever seen. Mrs. Teague is also amazing. I love this school!

Posted by a parent on 05/24/04

Mrs. Teague has done an exceptional job as principal of Chestnut Grove Elementary. She is warm, loving and nuturing to the children in her school. She provides her faculty with innovative professional development training, ensures that students are being challenged academically to meet the Alabama ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/04/04

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Test scores for Chestnut Grove Elementary School

ARMT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Chestnut Grove Elementary School
Decatur City Schools
* In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Decatur schools — Chestnut Grove Elementary School is located at 3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw, Decatur AL 35603. 3205 Cedarhurst Dr Sw is in the 35603 ZIP code in Decatur, AL The school district for Chestnut Grove Elementary School is the Decatur City Schools. Chestnut Grove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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