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Jv Washam Elementary9

Cornelius, NC | Mecklenburg County

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July 22, 2014


My son attended KG & 1st grade here. I think the teachers and the admin staff are great. The new principal is really committed to student success, and I am not sure what she did to ease traffic issue, there are few backups during drop-off/pickup times.

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June 22, 2014


The recent leadership has been at best nonexistent, hopefully the school can move on with a change in leadership and give the staff some much needed direction and support. There are some great teachers at JV Washam who deserve more. CMS has decimated the Special Ed department, maybe better leadership would have stopped this happening! This school has lost its way.

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April 10, 2013


I am very pleased and impressed with the educational background my child is receiving at JV Washam Elementary School. I can't say enough good things about the staff and teachers at this school. My daughter is thriving very well at this school and the teachers are always putting the best foot forward to make sure your child receives the appropriate educational attention my child deserves!!! Kudos to JV Washam

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March 25, 2013


We just moved to the area, and I am ver impressed with this school. My son is thriving!

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February 11, 2013


Exllent teacher's strong principal my daughter is happy the teacher mrs Holly Keller she is amazing. we are so happy !!

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February 29, 2012


My child is currently finishing up her 6th year here (K-5th grade) and we have been very happy with the school, the quality of teachers and curriculum. The principal and staff are very welcoming to parents which many schools want the parent to drop the kid off and leave. I have appreciated the partnership the school establishes with parents.

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February 9, 2012


I relocated with my son to Cornelius, NC this past year and I am very thankful that he is able to attend J.V. Washam. This school is top notch from the principal, Mr. Giovanelli, to his staff, especially Mrs. Nelson, my son's 2nd grade teacher. The caring and positive influence that this school displays is above what I could have ever expected. The various faculty have assisted my son in as many ways as possible to see to it that he gets the extra help he needs to be a successful student. I am also impressed how at the end of each school day the principal sees to it that he addresses the students with positive words over the loud speaker. I give this school an A plus and look forward to seeing my son become a successful student and achieve his academic goals. Thanks so much to everyone there.

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September 30, 2011


My daughter started 1st grade, so 2yrs now at JV. I am impressed with involvement that most staff has with the kids and how everyday Manners, Helping, Honesty, Hard-work is stressed. Yes it's the parents job to teach and implement, but it's nice having the school back you up in your beliefs.

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September 29, 2011


My son just started in this school. The teachers here are really the best. They care about all aspects of learning. The Principal has excellent management skill and he is very easily reachable for any concerns we have. The communication with the parents is amazing, I really wonder how these teachers do this. I happy that we are part of this great school.

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May 17, 2011


I agree that the teachers at JV Washam are well prepared do a very difficult job well. I am NOT however pleased with the way the school as a whole addresses the bullying issues that occur in many classrooms. Sometimes it seems like that Great School rating is so important that the bullying issues are just wished away.

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January 7, 2011


The Principal and Teachers (and other staff) are amazing at JV Washam. My daughter is in the TD program in 2nd grade, My son just started kindergarten and I am serving on the SLT. I am so pleased at how they differentiate to provide each child with curriculum that is suited for their individual ability.

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October 30, 2010


Caring staff, wonderful parent participation. always helpful.

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September 8, 2010


I am very impressed with the quality of education at this school. Great principal, teachers, and PTO/parent involvement. The staff strive for quality academics, but they don't overlook the value in good character . The teachers at this school are also very good at teaching the kids how to be good people and leaders and setting a good example in society and life. They teach and reward good character, values, and behavior. Very happy to have my kids here.

Submitted by a parent

May 19, 2010


Teachers, staff, parents & students are equally committed - thank you!

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November 17, 2008


I moved here from NY and was nervous about the school this is my boys second year and it has been wonderful. The teachers and assistants, the office staff terrific. I have a !st grader who loves to read and my 5th grader is did excellent on his testing we are very happy. This is the best of CMS schools.

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