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Welcome to Fuller Elementary

Fuller GT Magnet Elementary School is nestled near downtown Raleigh. Strong parental support, a talented and committed team of teachers, and positive school climate serve as the foundation of a thriving school community.  As a Gifted and Talented magnet school, our students enroll in an extensive array of elective courses throughout the year that aim to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the arts, and that extend and enrich the core curriculum

A strong community partnership allows Fuller to benefit from many outside resources. Currently, Fuller is a partner with NC State University in both academic and leadership initiatives.  Our staff not only sets high expectations for all students by delivering differentiated instruction, but also embraces Positive Behavior Supports as a philosophy that teaches social responsibility and character development

Fuller is a supportive, inclusive environment where strong communication among staff and administration provides a scaffolding to ensure success for all students and teachers. Come see why Fuller was nationally recognized as a “Magnet School of Distinction”

Upcoming News & Events

Middle School Math Placement session will be held across Wake County Schools in March. To find out more information attend one of the information sessions, or review the information on the Blackboard site.

Congratulations to our Odyssey of the Mind students who were named Eastern Regional Champions and placed in the top ten among all North Carolina schools at the NC Odyssey of the Mind competition at Wingate University in Charlotte! Thank you to Mr. Dunn and Mr. Kebker for sponsoring these teams, and to the Fuller PTA for supporting their participation in these regional and state competitions.

Congratulations to the exceptional students who performed in Fuller's Theater Production of Annie--the Musical. The gifts and talents of upper grades students were on display--singing, dancing, acting, technical production, and art--during this remarkable musical production. Thank you to the many parents and community members who supported the effort to make this such an outstanding showcase alongside our Drama, Dance and Music teachers who worked to make this a success. We look forward to another outstanding performance next year!

Kindergarten registration is beginning. For more information on enrolling a rising kindergartener, please see the WCPSS Kindergarten website, also available en espanol. Information about school assignment is available on the Student Assignment website with forms. We look forward to welcoming a new class of kindergarteners for the 2014-2015 school year! For more information about our school and program, please contact our school's main office at 919-856-7625.

The Magnet School Application period has ended for Wake County Public Schools. If you are interested in learning more about Fuller Elementary School, please contact our front office at 919-856-7625 or our Magnet Coordinator by e-mail ( Any questions can be directed to our Magnet Coordinator, Ms. Kenyann Stanford. See the WCPSS Magnet website for more information

Check out, our guidance counselor, Ms. Black's "Counselor's Corner" website with information about the many ways that she is supporting all students at Fuller through classroom guidance, small groups, and programming. Fuller's Student Support Services department team helps us ensure a safe and supportive environment for all children at Fuller.

Congratulations to our Fuller Elementary School Teacher of the Year, Ms. Courtney Spangenberg, and Teacher Assistant of the Year, Ms. Linda Elder. We are so proud of the great work that all of our teachers and staff members do each day to make Fuller a great learning environment.

The Fuller Walking Club has returned and students are tracking their progress across the galaxy. Students in grades 2-5 and parents will log miles around our track here at the school as we prepare bodies and minds for learning each Wednesday and Friday morning, and during recess. When we begin, please join us at 8:45 AM to walk with your student making a commitment to smart and healthy habits. As the weather grows colder, please remember to dress students warmly for the morning walk

Families and Community Volunteers are essential to our success. Come and join us in supporting our students through chaperoning field trips, reading to classes, assisting with clerical tasks, and helping in the classroom! If you are a current WCPSS-approved volunteer, please go to any WCPSS school (including Fuller!) to re-register prior to October 31st to avoid waiting for new clearance. All new volunteers will have to complete full registration prior to 10-31. The system will re-open to register volunteers on Mondays only for the remainder of the year

Students and Faculty at Fuller participated in a cultural exchange and service program with the Guatemalan primary school Colegio Hope. Ms. Elder and Ms. Kebker provided leadership for this outstanding opportunity for Fuller students to connect globally with other students. See more information here and a short video clip here. Congratulations on presenting at UNC-sponsored WorldView Conference Msses. Elder and Kebker!

Fuller's 50TH ANNIVERSARY has passed and we are getting ready for an amazing 51st year! Thank you to the families, honored guests and members of the community who came to celebrate alongside us. Read more about it here, and watch a video of highlights from the celebration here!

Congratulations to the members of the Fuller Track Team! Our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade runners and jumpers proudly represented our school by demonstrating endurance and determination as they showed off their gifts and talents at Meredith College. Their outstanding performances were guided by Mr. Maldonado's coaching and organization

Welcome to our new magnet families! Please take our Virtual Tour to see and learn even more about our school. We look forward to welcoming all of our families to Fuller for the 2013-2014 school year in August

Fuller Elementary School was recognized as a Magnet School of Distinction by the Magnet Schools of America! The Magnet Schools of America Merit Award Program recognizes magnet schools/programs that demonstrate a high commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs, and parent and community involvement

The annual Fuller Food Drive has just concluded. This year Fuller was recognized as one of the leading public elementary schools in the region. Our students significantly contributed to the 93,209 lbs of food collected across central NC to assist in providing more than 355,975 meals in our community. Thank you for assisting our students as they learn about helping in their community, & responsibility in society, empowering them to make positive local change. The program is an annual partnership with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC

Fourth graders at Fuller are participating in the national "Mix It Up at Lunch Day" initiated by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project. Our diversity is one of our greatest assets at Fuller, and students are learning about how to capitalize on our strengths and learn from one another each day! Thanks to Ms. Langberg for sharing this great initiative with our students

Online credit card payments for school fees, field trips and other contributions can now be managed through an Online Payment System contracted through Wake County Public Schools. Please note that there is a convenience charge for using the online system

Our Fuller Faculty are expanding their educational reach! Ms. Mauze and Mr. Arce, fifth grade teachers at Fuller, served as teachers for the Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program) for 4th-6th grade students. See Mr. Arce here working with students at Meredith and Queens Colleges on a "Crisis!"

Thank you to all of the scientists, parents and volunteers that made Fuller's 10th Annual Science Enrichment Day (SED) an incredible celebration of science this year. Check out the WCPSS video podcast here, and the audio podcast about the event here! With amazing hands-on science learning experiences throughout the day our students learned about everything from cockroaches to digital mapping, and from astronomy to algae. Each experience may be the foundation for our own students' inspiration. Thank you to all of the parents and community members who made this possible for our K-5 students

There are lots of easy ways to Fundraise for Fuller every day. Please consider clipping Box Tops for Education and sending them to school. Or, simply link your Food Lion MVP card or your Harris Teeter VIC card to Fuller Elementary--they will make a donation each time you shop. The same can be done with a Target RED (credit) card. Thanks for your support every day!