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East Garner Elementary
Traditional  Calendar: Traditional

Information for the: 2014 - 2015 school year.

Principal, Grades & Calendar

Principal - Kimberly H. Burton

Grades - K - 5

2014-15 School Schedule - 9:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Instructional Calendar

East Garner Elementary runs on the Traditional calendar. Currently, the following Traditional calendars are available for download:

2014 - 2015 Traditional Calendar (PDF)

2014-15 Care Programs

Before School:  WCPSS

After School:    Check with school about third party providers

Contact the East Garner Elementary directly for full information about its before- and after-school care programs. For general information about before- and after-school care programs across WCPSS, go here.


Phone - (919) 773-7411

Fax - (919) 773-7415

Website -


Address - 5545 Jones Sausage Road, Garner, NC 27529

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East Garner Elementary School's staff and parents envision a school where: the environment is safe, inviting, and caring to all, high achievement is a priority, all stakeholders work collaboratively to build a positive and challenging learning environment, staff and students are empowered to take risks and be responsible for their own learning, and diversity as well as unique qualities of all are respected, encouraged, and celebrated. It is our mission to work as a community that will educate all students to become responsible and productive citizens in a changing world.

At East Garner Elementary we celebrate our academic performance and our outstanding character education program. Since opening its doors in 2007, we have maintained our focus on the implementation of researched based instructional practices to maximize learning. As a result, our school has been recognized for achieving High Growth and for being a School of Progress for the last three years. In 2011 we were also recognized by the Center for Education Policy Research, Harvard University Study, for growth in student achievement in math and reading. East Garner Elementary maintains a positive and nurturing school climate by implementing the nationally recognized behavior management program known as Positive Behavior Intervention and Support. Incorporating the tenets of the program on a consistent basis earned our school the Green Ribbon award in 2009 and 2010. To encourage our students to demonstrate good character and the expected behavior, they are coached to apply the acronym MAPS on a daily basis. When you visit our school you will see our East Garner Explorers following their MAPS in every aspect of the school setting:

*M - Make smart choices
*A - Always do your best
*P - Practice self-control
*S - Show respect

Curriculum: Traditional

Traditional curriculum schools offer students high quality instruction, opportunities for advanced studies, creative exploration and extra-curricular activities in a nurturing educational setting. Some of the highest-performing schools in Wake County are traditional curriculum schools.

Bus route information for this school is currently unavailable.

NC School Report Cards

State report cards are produced by the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

2011 - 2012

2010 - 2011

2009 - 2010

2008 - 2009

2007 - 2008

NC EOG Results

NC ABCs Results

Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO) Results

Federal AYP Results (Replaced by AMO)

Academic Highlights

Track Out Academy - remediation services offered during track-out for K-5 students

21st Century learning opportunities to make the curriculum balanced, rigorous and relevant

Integration of technology and media center resources with the NC Standard Course of Study

Use of SMART Boards, BenQ's, Interactive Dual Boards, Mobi's, document cameras, flip cameras, laptops and desk top computers to enhance learning

ESL services

Academically Gifted services

Title I services

Helping Hands Mentoring Program

United States Navy volunteers to encourage the love for reading

Extra-Curricular Highlights


Art Club

Safety Patrol

Daily Announcements Student Leaders

EGYR Student Leadership Team

Helping Hands Mentoring Program