The school is wonderful! I have to thank Mr Barham for the automated reminder calls he sends out, those calls are so helpful, sometimes I can't keep track of all the paper work sent home! Recently I received a call to tell us that the next day students should wear orange (against bullying), and had I
... Read more not gotten that call I wouldn't have remembered. Whether the kids need help in catching up with something (my K'er is starting speech therapy), or to be pushed a bit harder with something (my older son was just placed in math enrichment) they are there to help! I am glad to know the teachers take notice of things like this and work to help kids in different areas. The teachers are great, the few times I've emailed them with a question, they were quick to respond! I think the PTA could be a bit more active with things like bake sales, raffles, movie night, yankee candle sales or even good ol' chocolate bar sales. We don't have any friends or family interested in buying from that 'candy man' catalogue they send home. I also think they should push the school clothing and car magnets a bit more. Overall we are happy with this school and all of the faculty in it! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/24/13
My school is WONDERFUL !!!!!!! We have been blessed to have GREAT teachers and a GREAT principal ! Keep up the good work !
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Posted by a parent on 10/08/13
Wendell Elementary is a wonderful school with staff and teachers who want the very best for the students. Wendell is a Creative Arts and Science Magnet school and does a great job of integrating science and the arts into every aspect of learning. When you walk into the building you can see learing happening
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Posted by a parent on 09/30/13
We are a school located in eastern Wake County. We have a higher population of free and reduced lunch students so we are also a Title 1 school. This in no way deters our teachers and staff from making this school the best it can be, producing students who strive to achieve on every level. However,
... Read more due to the poorer part of the population of Wake County living in the smaller communities outside of Raleigh, we have less school funding that is given to us. Watching TVs from the 1980's and struggling with technology due to newer schools being built and improvements in schools in other parts of the county that don't struggle, it's hard to want so much for such a great staff because they deserve to have the same teaching tools as every other teacher in Wake County. Please consider given this money to the school to help improve the technology at this school which has been the mission of the PTA for the last couple of years - donate as much money as possible to the technology funding for improvements at Wendell Elementary. Our principal, Shane Barham, is a former teacher here and understands the needs. I know he will put this money to the best use for the school!! Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/25/13
This school does the best it can with the tools it has been given. The school s positive attributes include the school leadership, interesting opportunities the kids can partake in for the arts and leadership and small school size. I would say the biggest negative is low parental involvement. This
... Read more is a Title I school and so you get kids from all walks of life, which can be good or bad depending on how you look at it. Whether your child is beyond the subject matter or needs extra help, the school offers options for both. Read less
* 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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Speech/Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Special Needs, Gifted Students
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Wendell schools — Wendell Elementary School is located at 3355 Wendell Blvd, Wendell NC 27591. 3355 Wendell Blvd is in the 27591 ZIP code in Wendell, NC The school district for Wendell Elementary School is the Wake County Schools. Wendell Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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