Barwell Road Elementary School
3925 Barwell Road    
Raleigh, NC 27610

  School Colors:  Blue and White

  Mascot:  Bear

  Bell Schedule: 9:15 a.m.- 3:45 p.m

Welcome Parent and Students,
The administration, faculty and staff of Barwell Road Year-Round Elementary are excited to welcome you as we begin the 2014-2015 school year!!! We are looking forward to an exciting year of learning and growth. We look forward to hearing about your adventures during your track-out time and to meeting the new families that will join us as new “Barwell Bears”.  Read more...

Kindergarten Enrollment 2015-2016
In order to attend kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before August 31 of the current school year. In accordance with state law, gifted children who are age 4 by April 16 also will be considered for admission.
Enrollment begins on January 15, 2015 at each assigned base school. If your base school is Barwell Road Elementary School to register. For more information about WCPSS Kindergarten Registration click here.

School Lunch Reminder
WCPSS CHILD NUTRITION SERVICES wants to make sure all qualified families are enrolled for free and reduced priced meals. The application must be completed annually. If your family qualifies, we ask that you complete an application now. 
For families who qualified for the 2013-14 school year, we have continued to provide school lunches for students this school year. On October 9th any student without an approved application will be expected to pay full price for breakfast and lunch.  Students without money will be served fruits and vegetables in the serving line.
You can get applications at all school sites. You can find more information on the Meal Benefits Program online at or talk with your school. You can reapply anytime throughout the school year.

Barwell Road Elementary: 2014-15 Bus Routes
                                                  Important: Bus routes are subject to change based on actual student distribution, 
                                                  parent appeals, and other factors. The information here will be updated regularly, 
                                                  but updates may take several days to be reflected online.
                                                  This route information last updated: 7:17 AM, Wed, Jul 2, 2014.
                                                 Stop times: Parents can anticipate a stop time based on the route start time, estimating
                                                 3 minutes between stops. The exact stop time will vary during the first weeks of school. 
                                                Students should be ready and waiting for the bus at least 10 minutes before the bus is
                                                 expected to arrive.
Bus schedules: We urge parents to be patient as routes settle during the first few weeks of school. With students becoming familiar with this new routine, bus routes may take more time.
Questions?: Contact Transportation.

Barwell Bus Routes Click here

Free or Reduced Lunch Meal Program
Barwell Parents,
Here is information regarding the process and procedures for applying for free or reduced lunch meal program.  There are firm dates and guidelines in place for this program, so please read carefully if this applies to you.  
June 27th:  Family application packets are mailed to ALL Year Round and Modified School Students.
July 7th:  Students approved for Free/Reduced meals in 2013-2014 are still eligible to eat at the same status as previous year or until a new application is processed.  This ENDS on 10/08/2014.
July 7:  Family application packets for free/reduced lunch meals are MADE AVAILABLE to all students who did not receive one in the mail.
July 25th:  Free/reduced application packets mailed to parents of families at traditional schools.
August 25th:  Family application packets for free/reduced lunch meals are MADE AVAILABLE to all students who did not receive one in the mail for traditional students.
October 8th:  2013-2014 status no longer applies after October 8, 2014. CNS will provide complimentary lunches of fruits and vegetables for students who failed to come to school with lunch money on 10/09/2014.
November 17th:  Eligibility is terminated for students did not respond to the verification process.
Approval letters are mailed daily when students are approved.  Student status us updated to the school cafeteria data base hourly by Child Nutrition Services electronically.
Free/Reduced meal eligibility is an ongoing process.  Eligibility status is valid for the entire year, except if changed through the verification process.  If denied, families may reapply at anytime.  Child Nutrition Services is available to help families with any part of the process.  Applications area available in the school cafeteria and office throughout the school year. 

2014-2015 Parent and Student Handbook
Dear Parents,
Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year! We are so excited about the learning adventures that lie ahead
for the boys and girls at Barwell Elementary School.
The information contained in this parent/student handbook will help you become familiar with basic
policies and procedures. Please read over the handbook and discuss it with your child. We have also
included a calendar that will help you chart your course this school year.
Your child will bring home a Tuesday folder each week with reminders and additional information
pertaining to our educational program. If you have questions that are not addressed in this handbook,
please don’t hesitate to call our office at 919-661-5405.
Our staff is committed to providing your child with a high quality education. Thank you so very
much for being a part of the Barwell Elementary Family. I look forward to working with you this year!
Read and download the parent/student handbook here

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance 

Parents can enroll their child effective July 1, 2014 in this Voluntary Student Accident Insurance coverage by completing the attached application and mailing their application and check to Bollinger for processing coverage. Their coverage will be effective the date they sign the application and no sooner than July 1, 2014.
Effective August 1, 2014 parents can enroll their child online at Student Accident Insurance options available for the 2014-15 school year include:
School Time Only (includes all sports except football)
24 hour Only (includes all sports except football)