Vance Elementary School

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8808 Old Stage Rd

Raleigh, NC 27603

(919) 662-2472

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Vance Elementary School

Pros: The principal truly cares about the students. She is a consummate professional, attentive to parental concerns. She works to make things better immediately, rather than becoming defensive and/or paying lip service. This is a small school, with a family-oriented atmosphere, allowing for kids to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/13

This school is awesome. The best teachers in the county. A hidden jewel on Old Stage Road.

Posted by a parent on 05/15/13

I think Vance is a great school, the Principal and Teacher are very professiional and make learning fun for the kids. It feels like a family atmosphere where parents feels very helpful.

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

i am a student at this school i do not this school is a great school becuase people in brasil, peru, i mean any other country is advanced in education more than we are even my cousin in 3rd grade is more advanced than me and i am in 5th grade and what im learning she's learning this school is not good. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/28/11

For our family, was a really frustrating, exhausting and sad experience! The teacher SCREAM to the students and the principal is not helpful. He is old school and is not open to new ideas.... The method of learning is not challenging enough for the children!

Posted by a parent on 06/04/10

I have two sons at this school and have been very pleased. Most of the women in my family are teachers or retired ones and I always check with them about what is being taught and they are right on track and ahead in some cases. I am worried about the middle school and high schools in Garner, but I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/29/10

Excellent school. We have two children that now attend Vance. Mr Rose, and Mr Ware are excellent administrators. We have had wonderful teachers, and we have really enjoyed our new school.

Posted by a parent on 05/27/09

Not such a great environment. The kids are rough, inner city manners and actions. The principal is unresponsive to parent complaints and student needs.

Posted by a parent on 03/25/09

I love this school. I was verey pleased with the experince. The teachers create a safe fun enviroment perfect for kids this age. The staff is all helpful and kind plus the parnets really get involved and know what is going on in the school.

Posted by a parent on 03/04/09

One of the top elementaryt schools in the state! very educated teachers and I love the personal attention they give to each parent when visiting the school. They know the children by name and when it comes to safety....They are on top of it! I reccommend this school way over any of the others!

Posted by a parent on 08/15/08

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Test scores for Vance Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Vance 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 — Vance Elementary School is located at 8808 Old Stage Rd, Raleigh NC 27603. 8808 Old Stage Rd is in the 27603 ZIP code in Raleigh, NC The school district for Vance Elementary School is the Wake County Schools. Vance Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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