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Trantwood Elementary School Report

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Trantwood Elementary School Key Info

In-depth school information including test scores and student stats for Trantwood Elementary School, Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Name Trantwood Elementary School
  • 8 out of 10 GreatSchools Rating
  • Enrollment 518 students (as of 2012)
  • City Virginia Beach, VA
  • County Virginia Beach City
  • District Va Beach City Public Schools
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Trantwood Elementary School Ratings

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Avg Rating5/54/55/54/54/54/5
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Trantwood Elementary School Reviews

5/5 Rating - Posted June 5, 2014
Great school!!!! My children have excelled in this school despite moving towards the end of last year.
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted February 14, 2014
School had a principal and assistant principal change in the 2013/2014 school year. So far, this appears to be a VERY positive change. Parent involvement is high. Nearly every class has 1 or 2 moms that basically act as assistants (help with copies, help running labs, etc).
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted January 4, 2014
I absolutely love this school. My daughter is in 3rd grade and her teacher is amazing. The school understands that children have strengths and weaknesses and try to work with the children in groups that struggle with certain things. This school is the best elementary school I have ever been a part of. I have 5 children, one in high school and 3 in middle school. I wish all of my children had the opportunity to go to this school. Absolutely amazing! Trantwood keep up the awesome work!
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted August 3, 2013
We are about to enter our fourth year at Trantwood. This has been an amazing experience and we are so impressed with the teachers and administration. The principal and assistant principal know EVERY student by name and probably each parent as well. Each teacher has been instrumental in helping our child to succeed and recognizing special talents and gifts as well as noticing a speech delay that our child was able to get additional therapy for. This was extremely proactive. We are so pleased and are looking forward to our other children becoming future Cardinals!!
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted October 28, 2012
This is our second year at Trantwood. We are extremely satisfied with all facets of our son's educational experience.
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted August 30, 2012
Love, love, love Trantwood! As a mother of three who attend and a former elementary teacher, we have been so happy with this school! It offers a wonderful community feeling along with excellent teachers and a very involved and strong, caring administration.
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted March 22, 2011
We have 2 children (1st and 3rd grade) at this school. We have been here about 7 months and we LOVE this school. Our experience has been really good. They are getting a top notch education. I have been happy with the administration, the teachers, the PTA, and the other kids. Our children have really nice friends here. It is just a great place.
Submitted by parent

3/5 Rating - Posted June 19, 2009
I have to rate average because of a couple of different reasons. The focus on SOL's start in Feb. with sol homework everyday. My daughter has also been bullied since starting 3rd grade. I asked them to move her and they didn't. I have been to see the principle and school counselor several times, while they tried to help the bulling still continued. Test scores are not everything as we found out at this school.
Submitted by parent

4/5 Rating - Posted February 18, 2009
I am a parent of a 2nd grader at trantwood and i thing this is a wonderful school. my daughter is very happy with the other children as well as the teachers and is doing very well. the only downside is there are a lot of wealthy families who go here so it sometimes gets hard when you are one of the few lower to middle class that attend. events at the school as well as 'craft' projects can get pricey.
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted January 17, 2009
This is my third year as the counselor at Trantwood Elementary, and although I interned and substituted at many schools, Trantwood is definitely the best by far! The teaching staff is amazing--all of them go above and beyond to ensure student success, putting in lots of extra hours and planning creative and relevant activities to capture the interest of students. The administration is excellent at responding to parent concerns promptly, supporting their staff, and maintaining a safe and nuturing school environment where all students feel comfortable. It is evident that everyone there loves their job, including me! Go Cardinals!
Submitted by teacher

Posted October 10, 2008
We are very pleased with all aspects of the school. What a wonderful experience our children have had there. The principal, faculty and staff are all top notch! We would give Trantwood 5 stars!
Submitted by parent

Posted July 24, 2007
I am a parent and former teacher. Trantwood is a wonderful school. It has a warm and welcoming group of parents, students and staff. Children are challenged and nurtured. If given the choice, would choose Trantwood hands down!!!
Submitted by parent

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