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118 55th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35232

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(205) 591-7600
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March 12, 2015
Beware!!! I would not recommend anyone to send their child to this school. The staff is very unprofessional and the principal does not have a back bone. The kids academic level is extremely low when comparing this school to others. Do your research in the area and find a better school for your kids. Don't be hooked on the word Christian School. There are REAL Christian School out here that will provide a quality education for your kids. I too, wasted my money, time and effort when my child attended this school. There are two locations for this school. One is located in Woodlawn and the other location is in Roebuck. Beware of both locations. The public should protest or find out whose funding these schools and have them shut down.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2015
My children attended Cornerstone from 2008-2014. I was so disappointed when I moved them to another school to find out that they were SO FAR behind. It was truly devastating. It has taken the entire year to get them caught up. IN my opinion this school has an "It's Enough For THEM" mentality. They do not encourage or embrace outside educational activities and there is virtually NO TRUE curriculum. All of the children teach different material and there is little to no continuity. I will advise any parent seeking Christian, private education for your child to PLEASE do a true comparison of schools to ensure that your child is going to receive a good education. I will not bad mouth this school but I will say that after being there for 6 years I regret the day that I ever enrolled my first child. I only wish that The staff and administration will treat the students as their own when It comes to education. It is a key sign when the teachers and staff will not allow their own children to attend the school. These students are not misfortunate, underprivileged needy children that should just be grateful for any type of education.

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2015
Christian or not Christian, I think everyone involved with this school can agree that it is unsatisfactory. I am a high school student who has been treated like a child due to the fact that most of the people here are used to elementary school students. I've only had one issue with the school, and I was treated like a child when I brought it to their attention even though I handled the situation with only respect and grace. The men are sexist towards women and so are the women. There is only one thing scarier than men sexist towards women: women sexist towards women. We are made to wear skirts to school every Wednesday in below freezing weather. Any of the girls who have tried to speak out against this (that aren't on varsity because varsity can basically do whatever they want) have been written up, or sent home to change. Even most of the high school parents agree that this is ludicrous. On another note, I have to listen to people's ignorance day in and day out without voicing my opinion for fear of rejection and condemnation. If you think modernly at all, you will be shunned. You will be black listed. No one knows me here, I blend into the walls, and I'm glad.

- submitted by a student
February 24, 2015
Very poor excuse for a Christian /private school. It's very hard to hold a conversation with the principal. They are very judgmental, if you're looking for a good private school I would suggest looking at some of the Catholic schools in the area. Don't waste your money here.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2015
My grandson attended Cornerstone Schools of Alabama from kindergarten to fourth grade.He is now in public school and he is not where he needs to be academically.I feel we lost money at this school because he was to be getting a quality education and did not.Cornerstone is behind public school

- submitted by a community member
November 29, 2013
If you are looking for a quality Christian environment for your children, please look elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2013
When I originally moved to Alabama I was looking for a great Christian school to enroll my son in, thats when I ran across Cornerstone. Let me just say that for a Christian school they judge and they judge hard. My child was in Kindergaten and he knew how to read better than most 2nd graders. My child was very bored at this school. He has the hyper tendencies of the average 5 year old and it was a major problem for them because he did not walk in a straight line or sit up straigt. They treat these kids as if they are in the military. Sometimes you have to let kids explore and this is not accepting of that at all.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2010
I have two young children at Cornerstone and have been impressed by the great teachers and curriculum. My children are excited to go to school, love learning, and are making great progress.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
My parent works at this school. You can see the positive impact the teachers have on the children. They are really making a difference in the world.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 24, 2010
I have a friend who teaches there; I have visted the school and classes, met the Principal (fine woman) and was most impressed with the work with the most needy students in the area. With this recession upon us, Cornestone school provides ethical, intellectual and moral guidance many of the children do not get at home. It is a most worthy cause; the prize money would mean the world to children in learning materials. My fingers are crossed that Cornerstone wins!

- submitted by a community member
July 27, 2009
Great Christian School the children learn about the bible

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2009
Cornerstone is a great school i love to go there the teachers are great & so is the administration. You go on field trips & if you dont get the work the teachers will be sure to help you. Now we have after school activities also this year we are moving to a new school which is way bigger and I love that. We will also have some new teachers more sports & more extra curilium classes.

- submitted by a student
June 02, 2009
Cornerstone is a great school i love to go there the teachers are great & so is the administration. You go on field trips & if you dont get the work the teachers will be sure to help you. Now we have after school activities also this year we are moving to a new school which is way bigger and I love that. We will also have some new teachers more sports & more extra curricular classes.

- submitted by a student
January 22, 2009
Cornerstone is a nice and wonder school. The only thing is that they all need to be on the same page. They need to be consist with teacher and principal. Other than that I love the school. My child has had the A B Honor Roll since she started in the K3 program. Now she is in the 3rd grade. Overall I feel they are doing a wonder job with my child.

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2008
Cornrstone was a good school at one time, but now they have went downhill finance wise and also socially wise. The school does not have many extra curricular activities for us to get involved in besides student government association. The school has also a lot of other problems that i dont want to specify.

- submitted by a student
August 02, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating April 07, 2008
I am a parent at cornerstone school, and my daughter thoroughly enjoy and look forward to going everyday. The teachers are very good with the students, and they make sure that every student recieves quality education.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2008
This is my daughter's first year at Cornerstone and I love her teacher, Mrs. Ryan and the principal, Mrs. Fields. I have found that a school is what you make it. My daughter is in kindergarten and can read, count by 5's and 10's, tell time, and do a lot of things that are above her grade level. If you think that this school is anywhere near the same level as Birmingham Public Schools you are kidding yourself. I am confident that when I drop her off at school she will be safe and have a eventful day. I think a lot of parents do not realize the quality of education that this school provides along with learning about christian beliefs at an affordable price. The school provides students the chance of not only learning christian values but living them through community service projects. Proud parent, Denise Randall

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2007
My child has attended CSA since kindergarten and I must say these last few years they have went downhill dramatically. They started making progress with the new principal last year but not only did they get rid of her, they got rid of many, many good teachers. I have never seen that much of a turnover with teachers and principals anywhere.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2007
My daughter had a great teacher and the first year principal had great vision, but the school needs much improvement; academically and socially.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2007
This school at one time was great, however today its a waste, your child may as well go to public school. The afterschool program is a babysitting service, the principal talks too much, the teachers have no clue of wha to do.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2004
I have two daughters that have been in attendnance at Cornerstone Schools of Alabama for 8 years. Words can not simply express how much of a blessing to have a school that is biblical based. It is truly an 'in-thing' to speak about the glorious works of God. The staff is a great example of excellence and order. Cornerstone Schools of Alabama has a genuine concern for the spiritual welfare of the students and their academic education. Once your child is in the CSA family, they will never want to leave!

- submitted by a parent

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Cornerstone Schools of Alabama
118 55th Street North, Birmingham, AL  35232
(205) 591-7600
Last modified Cornerstone Schools of Alabama is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Cornerstone Schools of Alabama Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top