The Beginning

W. W. Estes Elementary
The Beginning

Mr. Estes

Biltmore School

Old Valley Springs School

William W. Estes Elementary School, named for our first principal, was opened as a K-5 elementary school in August of 1980. It was a consolidation of two K-8 schools in this area, Biltmore School and Valley Springs. Valley Springs became the middle school for the Roberson district. Biltmore School was closed as a school and housed the Buncombe County School Offices for several years. W. W. Estes Elementary has been a very recognizable and active part of the South Buncombe community.