Southern Elementary School

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5720 Drake Rd

Greensboro, NC 27406

(336) 674-4325

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 315

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Southern Elementary School

Southern was a great school but has declined greatly in the three years our child has been attending. The teachers and staff I have worked with have mostly been excellent, but the new principal hasn't come close to meeting the high expectations set by the previous. Of great concern is the disorganized ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/22/14

I am a parent of a kindergartner and he loves going to this school. He speaks highly of his teachers. I've also had great encounters with everyone I have met with there. Great school!!!

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

Southern is one of the best schools in the Guilford County School System. As a teacher who subbed in many of the GC Schools, I can honestly say the staff works together well and the students are treated with respect. The teachers try their best to meet each students needs. Volunteers are needed to help ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/17/11

I'm a parent of a third grader,and my son loves this school.He's been going since kindergarten and I couldnt see him going anywhere else.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/07

I'm a parent of a 1st grader, and a former student. I'm very pleased with the education my son is getting at Southern. The staff is very committed to having the parent's involved with the kids and their education. The PTA is unbeatable, they have a monthly skate night that allows for the parents, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/06

I like my school because, the cafeteria food is very good, and the playground is alot of fun. My teacher, Mrs. Matier is very nice, and she has taught me about graphic organizers and sometimes she makes me laugh. I like having all of my friends there with me.

Posted by a student on 04/12/06

As a mother who went to Southern myself,I knew first hand that this is the school I wanted my children to go to. Southern is a very close school. The Parents,Staff and students are very close. If is like an extended family. The staff members all get to know the children on a first name basis. I have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/04

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Test scores for Southern Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Southern Elementary School
Guilford County 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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Greensboro schools — Southern Elementary School is located at 5720 Drake Rd, Greensboro NC 27406. 5720 Drake Rd is in the 27406 ZIP code in Greensboro, NC The school district for Southern Elementary School is the Guilford County Schools. Southern Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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