• Haw River Elementary School

    Haw River Elementary School

    701 East Main Street

    Haw River, NC 27258-9644


    Principal: Jennifer Reed

    Assistant Principal: Curry Bryan

    About our School:


    Haw River Elementary School is located at 701 East Main Street in Haw River, North Carolina.  It is a Title One school and celebrates its diversity of 56% Hispanic, 21% Black, 19% White, 3% Multi-racial, and 1% Asian.

    Literacy Process:
    Our literacy program components include: highly individualized instruction based on student data; highly engaging, hands-on lesson activities; and extensive, targeted teacher training.

    Math Process:
    At Haw River, teachers become facilitators as students share and discover ways of making math relevant to their level of understanding. Students learn how to unpack ideas and concepts in math by using reasoning, manipulatives, and collaboration.

    Technology is used  to strengthen reading, writing, and math skills; conduct research; and  reinforce and enhance the curriculum at every grade level. Each grade level has a tech cart available for use during the day. All classrooms have Smartboards and document cameras are available. All upper grade students utilize Gaggle email accounts. Students also use various web based programs for enrichment. 

    Computers Per Class: 2-6

    Media Center Computers: 8

    Mobile TEC CART: 8 (160 laptop computers)

  • Fast Facts:
    Number of Teachers: 42    
       Teacher Education Level
       Highly Qualified Staff: 42
       National Board Certified: 1
    Teacher Assistants: 9
    Students Enrolled: 555
    Average Class Size: K-2: 19; 3-5: 21
    Free/Reduced Lunch: 89%
    Academically Gifted: 1%
    Exceptional Children: 12%

    Limited English Proficiency: 190
    Fluent Proficiency: 68
    Total ESL: 258

    School Colors: Green and White

    Feeder School To:
    Graham Middle
    Graham High
    Character Education:
    • PBIS
    • Character Education classroom guidance
    • DARE
    • Middle School Transition Day
    • Career Day
    • Student mentoring
    • Student Council

    •Year-Round Calendar
    • Intersession Enrichment
    • Reading 3D
    Special Honors:
    • Battle of the Books
    • District Spelling Bee
    • Quarterly Academic & PBS Character Awards
    • SACS Accreditation
    • Safety Patrol