Vision & Mission


As a highly qualified staff, we commit to helping our students achieve high academic growth in a safe, nurturing, and engaging environment. Our students will be lifelong learners and globally competitive.


United we SOAR for success by being: Safe, Outstanding, Accountable, and  Respectful.

Core Values:
*Student and learning focused
*Motivated faculty and Staff 
*Partnerships and Teamwork 
*Continuous improvement focus 
*Results focus  


School Improvement Plan:

Assurances Sheet: CSE Assurances and Team



Cool Spring Elementary currently has about 368 students enrolled.  Our school population is comprised of 72% White, 6% African American, 13% Hispanic, 1% Asian and 8% Multi-Racial.  We have a broad range of socio-economic levels in our school, with 51% of our students on free and reduced lunch. 

Program Offerings:
Our school focuses on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.  We use the Letterland phonics program in grades kindergarten through third grade.  Guided reading is taught in all grades with Daily 5.  Small group instruction is considered key to student achievement.  In addition, we offer Exceptional Children's Services, Robotics, Battle of the Books, School News Video Production, in-school tutoring, Reading Buddies, Accelerated Reader,  Chess Club, Odyssey of the Mind and community involvement with a local nursing home .  We use the MTSS model (Multi-Tiered System of Support) to meet the academic, social, emotional, and behavior needs of all students. We recently received state recognition for our implementation of MTSS.

MTSS Badge

Results: 2018-19  Highest performing title one school in the district

Exceeded growth 4 years in a row and continuing to meet expected growth.

Recently received green ribbon award for implementation of MTSS.


Contact Information:

Judy Hix, Principal 
Cool Spring Elementary School  
1969 Mocksville Highway   
Cleveland, NC 27013  

Phone: 704.873-4949

Fax: 704.873-2661

Last Modified on October 10, 2019