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Brooks Elementary Overview

3851 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27616 , Tel: +1 (919) 881-1350 Wake County School District

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Brooks Elementary Ratings & Reviews

August 20, 2019 Submitted by a parent
This school was wonderful for both of my children who are different in their social and academic needs. I strongly disagree with the rating of this school as I would say it was a 9/10. My only complaint was the pace of learning for my son as there were a lot of days when half the class was held back to try and catch up the kids who had transferred in or were a part of the large number of refugees the school took in. Despite this, still a great experience.
October 15, 2017 Submitted by a community member
"Brooks claims to have a unique program that places students at the center of it all--they're ""architects of their own learning,"" allegedly. However, this is still a public school, and it is still a public school run by the Common Core. Administration and teachers seem have their hands tied when it comes to any kind of individualization for students and everyone receives the same cookie-cutter instruction apart from special education, which is mandated by the state. Non-mandated services are not worried with and gifted students or otherwise exceptional students are basically left alone. Like I said, their hands are tied but mine are not. We left for a private school that appreciates children more wholeheartedly."
September 07, 2017 Submitted by a parent
Good experience so far. My children love it.
July 21, 2016 Submitted by a parent
"If you have an exceptionally bright child, this school is sadly not for them. If your child struggles with learning or falls slightly above, at or below average, they will do well. As with any public school, the challenges of cut funding, common core implementation and a need to do more with less is obvious. There is a ton of support from the families and this offsets some of the struggles. Brooks has a great community with passionate teachers. However, I have not witnessed a genuine example of teaching to each students' own ability - a lot is done to make sure all who struggle get up to speed, which is fantastic; it just leaves a smaller group to float through without adequate challenges. New teachers, common core implementation, testing, testing, testing are not Brooks fault, but their motto that, ""students are the architects of their own learning"" is not something I've witnessed in the 6 years I've had children there. Again, the community is great, there are more excellent teachers than not, the grass may not be greener on the other side, but for those students needing more - because they are above average - the school (and the AIG program) lacks."
June 10, 2013 Submitted by a parent
There are a lot of school options in Wake County. I have fallen in love with Brooks and so has my child. This school has great staff and a lot of volunteers. If I had a complaint, it would be that it is not year round, and that is more a preference than complaint.
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    Apartments and homes for rent near Brooks Elementary

    Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Brooks Elementary, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Brooks Elementary, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 340 apartments for rent available in this part of Raleigh. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Brooks Elementary is currently at Spring Forest, renting for $725 per month, but if $4,994 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Allister North Hills. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

    Things you should know about Brooks Elementary

    Before you start packing, make sure Brooks Elementary is really the best option for your child. To recap, Brooks Elementary is a well-known public PK-5 school in Raleigh. It is located at 3851 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27616 and it is the second home of 586 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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