Gaines Elementary School

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900 Gaines School Rd

Athens, GA 30605

(706) 357-5338

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 619

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Gaines Elementary School

Gaines School tries hard, the teachers really care about the children and strive daily to make a difference

Posted by a other on 12/04/14

Gaines does not use typical A/B grades, but rather E/M/P type system (Exceeds, Meets, Progressing), so you never truly know what "grades" your child has. Most of the teachers are very nice, knowledgeable, and good with the kids. On the flip side, they do almost nothing to deter bullying. My child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/14

I've heard so much about this school and I'm excited to say my son will be starting pre-k this year!!!

Posted by a parent on 07/27/13

Thi school has alot of behavior problems. The teachers do not care about the success of the students. Teachers are quiting in the middle of the year. Test scores look horrible schoolwide from talk amongst the teachers. The Principal is not supportive at all. I reached out for help for my child she ignored ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/11

My daughter loves her school. The teachers are great!!

Posted by a parent on 10/07/09

My granddaughter attends Gaines Elementary School and they offer things like sewing and clothing design, things we never had until at least junior high, and which many schools stopped offering somewhere along the line. We need more programs like this, to educate kids in lost arts etc.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

We are very happy here at Gaines. We have a wonderful principle and staff. The only problem we have noticed is lack of parental involvement.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/08

This school is the pits! I was so dissatisfied with the lack of professionalism and caring from some of the inexperienced teachers, and principal. If your child has any problems behaviorial or otherwise then please, do no not send him to this school they are defienantly un equipped to deal this your ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/08

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Test scores
Test scores for Gaines Elementary School

CRCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Gaines Elementary School
Clarke County School District
* In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Athens schools — Gaines Elementary School is located at 900 Gaines School Rd, Athens GA 30605. 900 Gaines School Rd is in the 30605 ZIP code in Athens, GA The school district for Gaines Elementary School is the Clarke County School District. Gaines Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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