One of the worst schools ever and I mean it. They barley got a playground if you can even call it that they dippers the side walk a nd put fence and wood chips with a barely usable play area. Teachers seem to not enjoy there job. The principal is just a whole different comment on her and needs a major adjustment and it's in the mite of a strip mall everything is breaking down and the school barley has enough money to do anything and everything is out dated and the performances are horrible they need a knew director and try not to cram so many people on the stage and work on neatness over is a horrible school. If could I would have gave it 0 stars
I was fortunate to be involved in the Learning Foundation Alta Mesa Accreditation by Advanced and North Central Association. The caring teachers and principal give 150% to this wonderful school. One of the NCA team members said it is the best he has seen. The entire staff and the principal have a cohesiveness and work ethic that is hard found in the schools I have known. All the parents and students that were involved in the meetings I attended are very pleased that they and their children are a part of this school. Thank you principal and staff.
Worst school ever. It would not be that bad if it weren't for the shrewdness and ignorance of the principal. The owners of the school obiously have their favorites and allow this woman to get away with anything. The best teachers have left due to the principal and the only reason why this school is still standing is because of the new people that sign up that have no idea what they are getting into. PLEASE refrain from signing up for this school!
My niece and nephew LOVE THIS SCHOOL. They have attended there since it opened about 6 years ago.The teachers and Principal are very dedicated and caring. Their mom loves the small safe environment and we enjoying watching the kids in the school performances. The kids love the great choices of electives to choose from, especially ceramics. We have so many beautiful pieces of art they have created. We highly recommend this school to everyone!
LOVE THIS SCHOOL!!! We relocated to Mesa last summer and I researched private school in-depth. My son was enrolled in the Public School system and was lost in the crowd. This school has not only been the best place for my son academically but also socially. He now has the self esteem and confidence to hold his head high!!! The staff is very professional and friendly, they have the ability to teach, mentor and guide the students to succeed. I highly recommend this school.
I love this school!!!! My childrens teachers are awesome. They go way and above what a public teacher would do. They stay after school and before school has long has it takes. They are always there. They give up what they are doing to teach these kids. The staff there is very helpful also. They are always nice and polite ever time I walk through the door!!!! The prinicpal is always willing to help and is very on top of issue also!!! I would recomend this school to anyone!!!!!!
We love this school. We switched from a public school 2 years ago, and chose to go the charter school route and we couldn't have picked a better place for our kids. They love their teachers, and classmates. Our kids seem to be doing much better now that they are happy. There AIMS scores have improved significantly and they just seem to be thriving on the whole environment. Thank you Alta Mesa!
I thought this schol would offer small classes, close community atmosphere, and a great place for my kids to excel. It doesnt. The teachers are lazy. Lessons plans and papers from the internet are being sused. The kids raise their hands to go to the bathroom. No more lining up and going as a class. I bet a lot of kids hold off potting. The kids are in and out of the doors unattended or escorted. Its a strip mall! The lunches are over priced, but who cares. No one makes sure they eat anyway. They have "Reading program" i painted on the doors.
Wow, I'm really surprised by some of the reviews. I brought my children here from a top rated school district. I wanted smaller class sizes, where they could get more one on one attention. I love the "family" feel, that nearly everyone knows my children by name, and will take a moment to check in and let me know where they're succeeding, or where they may be struggling. The staff couldn't be more helpful if they tried. The teachers are top notch. Oh and guess what? My children absolutely thrive in the smaller environment, where they're more than just another body filling a chair - they're actual people.
I am a new teacher at LFPA Alta Mesa. There is very strong leadership and teacher collaboration. The teachers are very committed to their students, and it shows through not only in the classrooms, but also in the staff meetings. The teachers discuss better ways to help struggling students and have even spent their own time creating a "student lounge" for the older students to have a more welcoming atmosphere. I am very pleased to join the LFPA Alta Mesa teaching staff!
My kids have gone to this school for three years and love the teachers and the principal. I was shocked to read a couple of the ratings, but I guess you can't please everyone. My oldest even left and went tried public school at the start of ninth grade and didn't like it as much so he ended up going back. So seeing both sides my kids get much more attention and one on one help. The teachers always e-mail me right away to keep me informed and although my kids have never been in trouble and I don't know the principal on a personal level she is always very nice and I always see the kids running up to her and excited to see her at the end of the day when I pick up my kids. I love this school.
I was told my children could take the bus no matter where we lived, but when it came to school time; "ohh we are full, sorry about that". 8:10 rolls around and there are 2 vans sitting out front of the school. Maybe my kids could ride in those vans? Very misleading, will look for a new school next year
There is a very bad learning environment at this school. The teachers are great, but are not allowed to teach to their best abilities. Students are not all treated the same, and there is a very bad spirit amont the teachers due to an over bearing principal. I would not recommend any one send their children there. They will not get a good education.
I am very impressed with this school, I have seen them take my barley passing child and turn them around in just a few short months, where a 10 school had not.
I LOVE this school! Ratings aren't everything because I transferred my son here from a school rated 10/10. This school is small enough that they really get to know the students and parents. The students' best interest and education are the priorities at Learning foundation. My son went from hating school to excited to learn. I am so appreciative for this school and their staff!!!! Thank you for doing such a great job!
I love this school. My oldest started last year when we lived just down the street-but now we moved further away, but the school is amazing that we are keeping the kids enrolled!
My child had been in a public school for 1st & 2nd grade, he was unable to comprehend basic literature. ! year at LFPA & his Aims tests were remarkable! He is going to stay as long as we live in the area.
I have two children attending LFPA. I have never seen them so excited and motivated about school. Many kids in this school have had a hard time with public school and come to LFPA and really shine.
I have two kid's that have attended this school since they opened. I am very impressed! Both of my children have grown and learned so much, their grades have gone way up and the staff are awesome! They have performances quite often, and we haven't missed a single one. I am so proud of my children, and this school! Way to go Alta Mesa!
I have been working at LFPA for the past two years. I love working there. It is the first school I have worked for that really cares about their students best interest. Education is very important to them. They are always willing to provide me with the necessary tools to educate my students to the best of my abilities. I am also impressed in how much I have seen students improve and become successful since coming to our school. It gets an A+ rating from me!!!
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Learning Foundation And Performing Arts Alta Mesa on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Learning Foundation And Performing Arts Alta Mesa, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.