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Quick Facts About Falkener

  • Falkener is the Home of the Dolphins 

    School: IB - Primary Years Programme Magnet School 
    Grades: Pre-K - 5 
    School Mascot: Dolphin
    Colors: Blue and White
    Number of Students:506
    Number of Teachers: 40
    (27 classroom teachers and 13 resource teachers and specialists)

    About Falkener

    Waldo C. Falkener IB World School was built in 2000 and was authorized as an IB school in May of 2007.

    Waldo C. Falkener History

    Waldo C. Falkener served on the Greensboro City Council from 1959 until 1963. While on the council, he pursued better roads, public utilities, recreational facilities, and more public employment.


    Principal: Mrs. Olivia Lattimore
    Hours of Operation: 
    Office Hours: 7:20 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    School Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Elementary Learning Area 3

  • There are seven elementary learning areas, each with a designated School Support Officer (SSO). Families are encouraged to address questions or concerns first with their child's teacher(s), then the school principal, before reaching out to the SSO. Falkener is part of Elementary Learning Area 3.

    Elementary Area 3 

    120 Franklin Blvd 
    Greensboro, NC

    SSO:  Dr. Angela Draper

    As School Support Officer, Dr Draper oversees nine schools and their administrators and ensures accountability for academic expectations. She works with school leaders to design and implement short- and long-term goals for school improvement and overall performance.