Elementary School Programs

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Elementary schools build a strong foundation for learning throughout a student's life. It is our goal to make sure that each elementary student receives an equitable, rigorous and relevant education. We offer guidelines, resources and professional development for teachers to make good decisions around student learning. 

A typical day

English Language Arts 
           Reading and Writing -
150 minutes

Reading and Writing –
120 minutes

Math                                 60 minutes     60 - 75 minutes
Science and
Social Studies
                               45 minutes

      50 minutes

Intervention and
                                20 minutes       30 minutes
Healthful Living
World Languages
  30-45 minutes once a week
(Many Media Centers use a                                               flexible schedule) 
      45 minutes
Lunch     30 minutes       30 minutes

Magnet Mini-Fair for Rising K Families

On January 4th at 9:30 a.m., learn more about all the elementary magnet themes available in Wake County Schools. Speak with parents who have chosen a magnet school and let them tell you why they made this choice for their child's education.
Locate at Farmington Woods Magnet ES
1413 Hampton Valley Road
Cary, NC 27511 

Get ready for Kindergarten!

Will your child be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2015? Prepare them for kindergarten.

ES Common Core Program Guides

Support your children with these grade-by-grade parent guides provided by the National PTA: