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Gaines Elementary School

1
4 reviews
Grades
PK-5
Students
512
Type
Public
900 Gaines School Road
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 357-5333

Georgia Milestones End-of-Grade (EOG) Assessment

Gaines Elementary School
Based on data from the 2018 school year

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Gaines School tries hard, the teachers really care about the children and strive daily to make a difference
Posted by a community member on 12/4/2014
Gaines does not use typical A/B grades, but rather E/M/P type system (Exceeds, Meets, Progressing), so you never truly know what "grades" your child has. Most of the teachers are very nice, knowledgeable, and good with the kids. On the flip side, they do almost nothing to deter bullying. My child was physically attacked TWICE on the bus! I never heard of the children involved being expelled or punished in any way. There have been 4 bus drivers, and after the second attack bus monitors were put on almost 100% of the time. The school needs to drastically improve how they deal with a child's behavior (or lack thereof) as well as bullying overall.
Posted by a parent on 4/15/2014
I've heard so much about this school and I'm excited to say my son will be starting pre-k this year!!!
Posted by a parent on 7/27/2013
Thi school has alot of behavior problems. The teachers do not care about the success of the students. Teachers are quiting in the middle of the year. Test scores look horrible schoolwide from talk amongst the teachers. The Principal is not supportive at all. I reached out for help for my child she ignored my concerns. The teachers are telling the students they are failures. My child will not attend this school next year.
Posted by a parent on 3/23/2011
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Athens schools - Gaines Elementary School is located at 900 Gaines School Road, Athens GA 30605. Gaines Elementary School is in the Clarke County School District. Gaines Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-5.

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