Root Elementary School

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3202 Northhampton St

Raleigh, NC 27609

(919) 881-4940

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Root Elementary School

My experience this year has been poor with how the school structure is run. I feel it caters to the wealthy kids and makes excuses when it comes to taking care of the rest of the class. It is a beautiful school set in a very nice neighborhood, but the rich parents get whatever they want and their kids ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/13

Root is the BEST! We have the best principal, PTA, parents and teachers. I have 3 children and of them have or are attending Root!

Posted by a parent on 06/04/12

Great school! My child has received a great education and we love the small size. Top notch media center specialist and music teacher of the year for the state of NC. Parents that have written negative reviews seem to have special needs children. I can only speak to for my child. He AG and has received ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/04/12

I agree 100% with the parent below who posted April 4. This is a very nice looking school and they have a great PTA. But everything else about this school is not great to my opinion. I would like to point out that a certain group of kids that make up the minority of the school are not treated like the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/11

My children have attended Root as their only school. The new principal is a strong leader and is making positive changes for the bettement of ALL students. The leadership from the administration and parental involvement make this school a great learning environment. The WCPSS overall faces challenges ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/04/11

My children attended here for two years, but have since changed schools. Despite a great cohort of students, a strong PTA, a great new school facility, and a few good faculty members, the leadership (new principal and asst principal) consistently disappoint children and families of all backgrounds. My ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/04/11

We love this school. Staff cares about the students, teachers are wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 04/07/10

This school is full of love, leadership and a desire to learn and educate. Our new principal sings the morning announcements and wrote a school song. Our students are enjoying learning this wonderful song along with the positive energy that he, along with his staff, provide for us all. We are truly a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

I have a child at this school and I do not understand the comments on the 'large' classrooms?? 20 children with a teacher, an assitant and many parents involved everyday does not make for a large classroom! I myself attended a tiny private school and had 18 in our class with one teacher. I also disagree ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/09

This school has a great neighborhood feel and wonderful parent participation. The children seem to all get along well, though there is a big socioeconomic gap. On the downside, the class size is too large for every child to get enough attention. If your child is in the mainstream academically, this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/12/09

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Test scores
Test scores for Root Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Root 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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Raleigh schools — Root Elementary School is located at 3202 Northhampton St, Raleigh NC 27609. 3202 Northhampton St is in the 27609 ZIP code in Raleigh, NC The school district for Root Elementary School is the Wake County Schools. Root Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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