About McNair Elementary
1. Children may be dropped off after 7:20 am.
2. Our instructional day is 7:45-2:25.
3. McNair Elementary is not a SMOD school. Students are NOT required to wear uniforms.
McNair Elementary is named on behalf of Ronald E. McNair, a NASA astronaut and graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. McNair earned a bachelor’s degree in physics in 1971 from N.C. A&T.
He also attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he studied laser physics and received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1976. McNair was selected by NASA as an astronaut candidate in 1978. He was a mission specialist on board Space Shuttle Challenger, which exploded after launching from Kennedy Space Center on Jan. 28, 1986.
Our media center is named in honor of Dr. Julius A. Fulmore. Recognized as a long-time community leader and mentor, Fulmore provided 36 years of service to Greensboro City Schools starting as a sixth-grade teacher in 1954. He was also a principal, assistant superintendent, deputy superintendent and member of the Greensboro City Board of Education. He has been a distinguished civil rights leader and has served on many boards and organizations in the community.