Cornelius Elementary School

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21126 Catawba Ave

Cornelius, NC 28031

(980) 343-3905

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 635

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

34 Parent Reviews for Cornelius Elementary School

I am an adolescent therapist who works with children daily and visit many schools in the CMS district. My son was placed at Cornelius Elementary due to its positive reputation. My son attended for first through third grade and I took him out and moved him to another school in the beginning of third grade. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/08/13

We have had a very positive experience at this school. We have been very impressed with Principal Garvin and are also impressed with the school's test performance, especially given the income diversity present in the school. The diversity of the school is an added bonus in our mind, as children are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/27/13

I agree with all the negative comments I am having to pull my child and move because of bulling that's is going on towards my child and the principal and councilor are doing nothing about it.

Posted by a parent on 12/15/12

This school is so overly worried about getting high academic reviews that the create a miserable environment for kids. The social, enjoyable aspect of school (that creates a positive learning environment and high test scores) is 100% forgotten and neglected. Kids are unfriendly, teachers make zero effort ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/02/12

I have a grandson who attends this elementary school. My son and grandson's mother did their research and made great sacrifices to send their son to CES. The parents, staff, teachers, and programming have always been outstanding. Unfortunately, the administration's understanding of the NC Anti-bullying ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/29/12

Great School! Great safety system! Caring teachers and principal! My Kid is happy at cornelius elementary school!

Posted by a parent on 08/28/12

We love that our child goes here! What a great place to receive an education!

Posted by a parent on 08/28/12

We love this school it's one of the best in the Lake Norman area as for public schools!!! Our daughter is currently in 3rd grade and has missed 12+ days of school due to her new diagnosis of Type1 Diabetes! The office staff and teachers have been wonderful with her! She still gets A&B's even though she's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/12

Cornelius is a great elementary school, do not let one negative post scare you. Everyone can't always be happy. But, I have had 2 kids in Cornelius for the past 7 years and know many parents who send there kids there. The school gives extra help when needed and is proactive about it. Teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/12

I too have had my child in Cornelius Elementary & I agree with the negative reviews -this school is one of the worst I have ever seen. We have actually made arrangements to pull our children out of Cornelius Elementary. I do agree that every family has a different experience and some feel it is positive. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/12

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School Profile for Cornelius Elementary School

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Test scores for Cornelius Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Cornelius Elementary School
Charlotte-mecklenburg Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Cornelius schools — Cornelius Elementary School is located at 21126 Catawba Ave, Cornelius NC 28031. 21126 Catawba Ave is in the 28031 ZIP code in Cornelius, NC The school district for Cornelius Elementary School is the Charlotte-mecklenburg Schools. Cornelius Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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