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Frank Porter Graham Elementary

"I was offered a job and I accepted. And I've been at Frank Porter Graham ever since... I was in the classroom for eighteen, nineteen years. Then I became assistant principal. I was assistant principal for ten years. This is my year as a principal, interim principal."

- Stella Nickerson

Frank Porter Graham Elementary School is named for educator and UNC president Frank Porter Graham. It opened in 1962 as an all-Black school with 12 teachers and 240 students serving grades one through eight. In the 2020s, it is an elementary school with a dual-language immersion program in English and Spanish.

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Citation: “Frank Porter Graham Elementary,” From the Rock Wall, accessed July 7, 2022, https://fromtherockwall.org/places/frank-porter-graham-elementary.

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