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Leesville Road Elementary
Traditional  Calendar: Traditional

Information for the: 2014 - 2015 school year.

Principal, Grades & Calendar

Principal - Ari Cohen

Grades - k - 5

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

Instructional Calendar

Leesville Road 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:    WCPSS

Contact the Leesville Road 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) 870-4200

Fax - (919) 870-4188

Website -


Address - 8402 Pride Way, Raleigh, NC 27613

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Leesville Road Elementary (LES) opened in August 1992 as the elementary school portion of the three-school Leesville complex.

Leesville Road Elementary School is known for fostering a sense of family among the staff, students, and parents. As the staff welcomes the continued parental involvement and support, teachers are able to apply varied teaching styles, which are adapted to meet the needs of students' various learning styles. With such support, Leesville Road Elementary has been noted for being a School of Excellence since 2001.

LES offers Spanish, Science Resource Lab, Technology, Media, Art, Music ( only computerized Yamaha music lab in WCPSS), P.E., Problem - Based Learning Lab for accelerated K-2 students plus many more highly effective learning opportunities.

Leesville Elementary is a Green PBIS (Positive Behavior School), who has won many awards. Trophies from winning in state chess tournaments adorn the trophy case. Other trophies honor students who were winners in Science Olympiad and Odyssey of the Mind. A nice combination of academics and afterschool activities makes Leesville Elementary a child-oriented collaborative learning environment.

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.

Academic Highlights

One - to one Tutoring

ESL Afterschool Tutoring

Problem -Based Learning Lab

Scribbs Spelling Bee

Pick Up a Book and Read Program sponsored by Hurricanes

Crystal Learning Program

Odyssey of the Mind

Science Olympiad

BARKS Program

Extra-Curricular Highlights

Cubs Chorus

Lego Club

Large Art Club

Chess Club

Science Olympiad

Odyssey of the Mind

Safety Patrol

Student Council

Los Campaneros

Science Club

Green Club

Yearly Production(Musical)

Athletic Club

WLES( Daily TV Show)