Kingswood Elementary School

519 Ferrell St, Cary, NC 27513 | (919) 460-3481
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 364
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 364 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 519 Ferrell Street, Cary, NC 27513
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Sherry Schliesser
  • Fax: (919) 460-3387
  • Website: kingswoodes.wcpss.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 364
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 207 (56.9%)
  • Females: 157 (43.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 49 (13.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 125 (34.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 174 (47.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kingswood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black12133.2%
Asian4612.6%
Hispanic8222.5%
White11331.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kingswood Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten236.3%
Kindergarten4111.3%
1st Grade5916.2%
2nd Grade6818.7%
3rd Grade5815.9%
4th Grade5916.2%
5th Grade5615.4%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Kingswood Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 17, 2011
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school has the finest principal in Wake County! She inherited a nightmare from a principal who tried to scare a student "straight"... Mrs. Schliesser managed to move Kingswood from a crippled state to a much, much happier, successful place for children. Many of the teachers who came with the school when Mrs. Schlisser arrived mid-year needed a lot of managing and attitude adjusting. I have seen Mrs. Schlisser try to make this happen. She is all over the school, in and out of classrooms and knows every child's name. The building is delightfully decorated and the front office people are by far the nicest I have met in any of my 7 children's schools.

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