Arden Elementary School is nestled in the south area of Buncombe County
in Arden, North Carolina. Our dedicated staff prepares 500+ students
from Kindergarten to Fourth Grade to be ready for the challenging
academic courses in the North Carolina school system. We are a part of
the Buncombe County Public School District.
Glen Arden was
constructed in 1971 and was unique in that it was the first elementary
school built in Buncombe County in 20 years and it featured an open
In 2001 Glen Arden completed a 14 room addition along with enclosing the open existing classrooms.
Arden is a School of excellence and has achieved Exemplary Growth for
seven years consecutively. It is one of only two schools in North
Carolina to have achieved this honor.