Williamsburg Elementary School
2830 NC Hwy 87
Reidsville, N.C. 27320
Grades Served: Pre-Kindergarten - 5th
Mascot: "Willie" the Wildcat
Colors: Blue and Gold
Student Hours: 7:45 am - 2:45 pm
Office Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mr. Gary Pyrtle - Principal
Mrs. Jamie Hunt - Assistant Principal
Williamsburg Elementary is a rural, community school in the southeastern corner of Rockingham County. There are approximately 501 students in grades kindergarten through fifth. In addition, there is one pre-school classroom funded by Rockingham County Schools. Also housed in the building is one Head Start classroom.
As a Title I school, Williamsburg receives additional federal funds to provide extra instructional support for the students. This funding makes it possible to reduce class size in many of the grade levels which helps the students receive more individualized assistance.
When the new building opened in 2003, personnel from many different schools came together to form the new Williamsburg School. These dedicated, well-qualified individuals work together to provide a stable learning environment for the children of Williamsburg School.
National Board Certification = 7
Master's Degree or Higher = 30
Licensed with 20+ years = 12
Licensed with between 5 & 19 years = 26
Licensed with 0-4 years = 7
At present we have teachers pursuing National Board Certification and Master's Degrees, as well as teacher assistants working on their teaching degrees.
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The school day for students is 7:45 to 2:45. No student is to arrive before 7:30 without the principal's permission. Any student arriving after 7:45 will be considered tardy. Parents must accompany students entering school after 7:45 to sign in at the front desk by office personnel using the card system. Students must take a tardy pass to enter the classroom. ALL STUDENTS will receive breakfast and lunch at NO COST. Adult meals will also be available. Adult breakfast will cost TBD and an adult lunch will cost $3.75. Parents are asked to respect teacher planning time in the morning and refrain from entering the classroom until 7:30.
Parents must report to the office to sign their child out of school if they are picking them up before the 2:45 dismissal. No students will be allowed to check out after 2:00. Students must be picked up by 2:45. Students need to stay until 11:25 in order to be counted present for the entire day.
Williamsburg Bus Drivers
Bus # 30 Mrs. Debra Haskins (am & pm)
Bus # 44
Mrs. Regina Gunter (am)
Mrs. Lena Cook (pm)
Bus # 59
Mrs Faye Thomas, Driver
Monitor, Sub Monitors
Mrs. Melissa Stanley (am)
Ms. Joyce Pinnix (pm)
Bus # 103
Mr. Jamie Allen, Driver
Bus # 117
Mrs. Kay Huffines (am)
Ms. Norma Flacks ( pm)
Bus # 125
Mrs. Cherrie Madren (am)
For bus concerns contactMrs. Jamie Hunt, Assistant Principal
Williamsburg Elementary School
Cafeteria manager: Denise Henderson
ALL STUDENTS will receive breakfast and lunch at NO COST.
Adult meals will also be available. Adult breakfast will cost $2.00 and an adult lunch will cost $3.75.
With the beginning of our Universal Breakfast Program students will enjoy breakfast in their classrooms.
Breakfast time: 7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast includes: students will receive a choice from a planned menu
Parents are welcome to have lunch with their children. School system guidelines do not allow food items from fast food chains to be brought into the cafeteria. Also, please do not send soft drinks for a child's lunch. Milk, water, or juice are preferable.
Student insurance is available upon request. Parents will be given the opportunity to sign up for the insurance at the beginning of the year if they do not already have medical insurance for their child. Enrollment brochures are available throughout the year. There are several options available, inlcuding school day coverage for $10.00.
When bad weather threatens, listen to the local TV or radio stations to find out about delays and closings. The Weather Line for Rockingham County Schools is 623-1385 (Spanish: 349-5476) For more information: Rockingham County Schools - School Closings
ABC Scores and Honors
1996-1997 - Exemplary / School of Distinction
1997-1998 - Exemplary
1998-1999 - Exemplary
1999-2000 - Exemplary / School of Distinction
2000-2001 - Met Expected Growth - missed Exemplary by .4 of a point
2001-2002 - Met Expected Growth - missed High Growth by .2 of a point
2002-2003 - Met High Growth / School of Distinction
2003-2004 - Met Expected Growth / School of Distinction
2004-2005 - Proficient Growth
2005-2006 - Priority School
2006-2007 - Met Expected Growth / School of Progress
2007-2008 - Met High Growth / School of Progress
2008-2009 - Met Expected Growth / School of Progress
2009-2010 - Met High Growth / School of Progress
2010-2011 - Met High Growth / School of Progress
2011-2012 - Met High Growth / School of Progress
2012-2013 - Met High Growth / School of Progress
2014-2105-Met Expected Growth
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Results:
2003-2004 Met AYP - met 3 of 3 target groups or 100%
2004-2005 - Did not meet AYP - met 16 of 17 target groups
2005-2006 - Did not meet AYP - met 16 of 17 target groups
2006-2007 - Met AYP2003-2004 - met 17 of 17 target goals or 100%
2007-2008 - Did not meet AYP - met 14 out of 17 target goals
2008-2009 - Met AYP - met 19 of 19 target goals or 100%
2009-2010 - Did not meet AYP - met 20 of 21 target goals
2010-2011 - Did not meet AYP - met 21 of 23 target goals
2011-2012 - Did not meet AYP - met
2012-2013 - Exceeded Growth - met 27 of 31 target goals
2013-2014 - Exceeded Growth - met 29 of 35 target goals
2014-2015- Met Growth
Grades and Report Cards
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All visitors must enter by the main entrance at the center of the building and report to the school office. Visitors are required to present a NC ID or NC Driver's License, login using the Ident-I-Kid computerized system and to wear a visitor's badge while in the building. This is to ensure the safety of our students and staff.
2015-16 Student #'s and Ethnic Composition
540 as of January 2016
White - 39.3%
Hispanic - 31.5%
Black - 22.5%
Multi-Racial - 6.7%
The Reidsville YMCA provide an after-school care program at our school for all students who wish to enroll. The cost of the program is set by the YMCA and all fees are handled there. For more information, you may contact the Reidsville YMCA at 342-3307.
The computer lab at Williamsburg School contains thirty Dell computers. A fixed schedule gives each classroom time in the lab on a weekly basis.
Our Kindergarten through first grades have Ipads (Color) which not only have access to books to read, apps with educational games as well as access to the internet.
Second graders have Netbooks in the classrooms which not only have access to books to read, apps with educational games as well as access to the internet.
Our Third graders will have access to Chromebooks in their classrooms to use for reading, educational games as well as access to the internet.
Our Fourth and Fifth graders have a 1:1 Chromebook in their classroom to use for reading, educational games as well as access to the internet.
Williamsburg School also has thirty-four Activboards, all but twelve of which were received through grants won by the teachers. All classrooms in grades K-5, as well as the computer lab and the enhancement classrooms have an Activboard, Activslate and digital document camera.