Wakefield Elementary School

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2400 Wakefield Pines Dr

Raleigh, NC 27614

(919) 562-3555

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Wakefield Elementary School

We are SO happy WES. The teachers are absolutely amazing! I volunteer in the classroom on a regular bases so I see first hand the passion and intelligence of the staff and that is being passed onto my child. Every single one is exceptional. WES is a great school in general. We have a wonderful PTA, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/14

Thankfully we have a new opportunity with a new Principle to turn things around by increase testing acores, changing this to a traditional calendar school and implenment a zero tolerance policy along with uniforms. As a parent with 2 children currently attending WES, I think these changes would increase ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/12

My daughter has been at Wakefield for 3 years, and I could not be happier. The staff is warm and nurturing, and the kids on her grade level are wonderful. It makes me excited about her future in the Wakefield Schools.I don't understand what the parent was saying about a bad student community. That ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/12

We have been at WES since 2006. I am very comfortable with the staff at this school. The overcrowding is no longer an issue. The AG teacher is very good, and I feel the program provides a good challenge for both the strong and moderate AG students. I have volunteered in the classroom and the thing I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/14/12

Tax dollars would have no effect on indulgent, aggressive parental influences. Even the excellent faculty and administration at Wakefield Elementary can not override years of social manipulation tactics learned at home.

Posted by a other on 04/10/12

Unlike the parent who previously posted two reviews about her child's social experiences, I have personally experienced a positive social situation at WES. The teachers are quite good and the students are all part of a normalized public school environment. North Carolina as a whole could do better in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/12

We left Wakefield Elementary after my child endured a very difficult social environment for 18 months.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

The social environment at Wakefield Elementary was intolerable. My child was pushed down during PE, excluded from companionship at lunch for winning a Bingo game, and harassed for excelling academically.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

I have a kindergartener. Small class size approx 20 children. She is very happy, learning, and really seems to be enjoying herself. I am extremely pleased w/the teacher and TA. Very organized, caring, and nurturing.

Posted by a parent on 08/17/11

Great school and wonderful subdivision! I have two children attending the school and they are learning well.

Posted by a parent on 06/20/11

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Test scores for Wakefield Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Wakefield 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 — Wakefield Elementary School is located at 2400 Wakefield Pines Dr, Raleigh NC 27614. 2400 Wakefield Pines Dr is in the 27614 ZIP code in Raleigh, NC The school district for Wakefield Elementary School is the Wake County Schools. Wakefield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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