W.A. Bess Elementary earns accreditation as a quality school
W.A Bess has been designated as an A+ School by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, making W.A. Bess the only school in Gaston, Lincoln, and Cleveland counties to earn this distinction. The school has eight National Board Certified Teachers as well as more than 450 volunteers who assist in the classroom, mentor, and support the school in other ways. With outstanding teachers, staff, parents, and community support, students are able to achieve in the classroom. This is evident by looking at the end-of-grade science test results. The school had 87 percent of its fifth graders to achieve proficiency. That’s because of the school’s commitment to supporting students and providing a quality education. Congratulations to W.A. Bess Elementary School on earning accreditation as a quality school.