Holly Grove Elementary School

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1451 Avent Ferry Rd

Holly Springs, NC 27540

(919) 577-1700

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,096

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Holly Grove Elementary School

My son and daughter both attend HGES. We have only had one bad teacher experience. The other teachers were stars! The school has a loving kind environment. The parent involvement is great but I have noticed that it decreases as the kids age. We have had a wonderful experience and I would highly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/14

Don't believe the hype! Teachers are mostly great, but hands are tied with the common core. HGES also has a policy of "We don't assign a grade of "4" unless the student is in the absolute tippy-top percentile". Grading scale is not in line with other schools in the area. Holly Springs schools are just ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/14

We have been very impressed by the caliber of the teachers and the students at Holly Grove. Lots of good families that are invested in their kids and a good quality education provided by the staff!

Posted by a parent on 02/23/12

Our family has been a part of Holly Grove Elem. since it began. We've been communicating with this Principal since the school began as well. We have found the Principal to be approachable, knowledgeable, helpful and supportive. We also have enjoyed our teachers and believe our children have received ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/24/11

I have two student who attend Holly Grove Elementary School and we have been so pleased with the teachers. They are the ones that make a difference and they are so good at it. I have to say that the princiapl there is terrible. She has extremely poor communication skills and simply doesnt make the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/10

Holly Grove as done some much for my child. This is his first year in a year round school and they have helped him with the transition. They are very informative and always understanding.

Posted by a parent on 04/22/10

HGES feels like a community. The teachers, as well as administration has the best interest of the children at heart.

Posted by a parent on 04/21/10

We have been with Holly Grove Elementary since the very beginning, when they were located at the new High School. We absolutely love this school, we are currently on track 4 and have never had any problems that the school has not been able to solve. My youngest son has an IEP for speech articulation, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/25/10

I have a second grader who has been at Holly Grove since Kindergarten. We also have a rising Kindergartener. The teachers have been great (particularly my daughters 1st grade teacher Ms. Echols), although I feel that they assign too much homework in Kindergarten. The principal, Mrs. Thomas, has been ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/09

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Test scores
Test scores for Holly Grove Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Holly Grove Elementary School
Wake 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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Holly Springs schools — Holly Grove Elementary School is located at 1451 Avent Ferry Rd, Holly Springs NC 27540. 1451 Avent Ferry Rd is in the 27540 ZIP code in Holly Springs, NC The school district for Holly Grove Elementary School is the Wake County Schools. Holly Grove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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