Alston Ridge Elementary School

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11555 Green Level Church Rd

Cary, NC 27519

(919) 544-2474

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 800

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

57 Parent Reviews for Alston Ridge Elementary School

This school has been the worst school by far for leadership and communication. We have not been happy with the rude responses we've received from the principal. The teachers are great but it seems that they are just as frustrated as we have been.

Posted by a parent on 12/17/14

Parents, stay away from this school if you can. Luckily, the principal is retiring. I think this is by far the best news for your child's future. She is very childish and unprofessional. My child's teacher is mediocre at best. Given a recent progress report and comments that she made about him, I scheduled ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/13/14

New to this area and being a parent of our first kindergarten child. I love this school The growth I have seen since she has started is wonderful. She's sounding out letters and trying to read. She's talks about students in her class as her friends and I can tell she loves the environment The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/19/14

Diversity, a satisfying mix of ideas, cultures, races, genders, economic statuses and other characteristics necessary for promoting growth and learning among a group. Having variety in religious, racial, cultural, and geographic backgrounds as well as experiences, beliefs, and world view is great. When ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/03/14

enrollment is 1000 + and capped-crowded! There are 10 kindergarten classes now. Teacher retention is not great.

Posted by a parent on 05/07/14

I have the opportunity to witness first hand what is important to school environments that are successful. I am blessed to have found Alston Ridge Elementary. The administration is the most caring to teachers and students. Even with the number of students we have, the administration knows most the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/07/14

The school is pretty engaged. Reports of bullying(if any) are promptly taken care of. Parents are given good feedback on progress. In general, the students who attend this school are from a higher caliber. There is however some pressure from all the Asian kids for academics. Seems like almost everyone ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/14

Amazing school, staff and PTA. So many opportunities to be involved and participate in your childs education. Wonderful communication from both school, PTA and teachers. Kids are very fortunate!

Posted by a parent on 04/01/14

Although this school is dealing with overcrowding, it is evident that everyone from the administration on down care deeply about the students. The support staff have gone out of their way to help my kids with whatever issues come up and the their teachers are just fantastic! My only complaint is with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/14

I was a teacher previously- so this is from my teaching experience. I was expecting fantastic things as we held our child back (who had a late birthday) so he could start kindergarten when we moved here. Immediately the classes were overfull- we started with a temporary teacher and it took them a good ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/14

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Test scores for Alston Ridge Elementary School

EOG* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Alston Ridge 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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Cary schools — Alston Ridge Elementary School is located at 11555 Green Level Church Rd, Cary NC 27519. 11555 Green Level Church Rd is in the 27519 ZIP code in Cary, NC The school district for Alston Ridge Elementary School is the Wake County Schools. Alston Ridge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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