Our experience with Kiva has been outstanding....the teachers and administration have been accessible, helpful and caring. Parent involvement is a key to the success of this school as well, and the PTO is welcoming and effective, with plenty of opportunities for all to get involved. Both of our children have grown academically and are excelling.
I had a two of my children at Kiva. Many of the teachers were exceptional. I did not agree with the philosophy of teaching only to the test. The principal Dr. Helminski is ineffective as an administrator. Our experience was very disappointing due to his inability to perform the duties of principal. The kiva PTO is a very involved group of parents. It was a lot of fun to be a part of that organization.
My son just started at Kiva this year as a third grader. I couldn't have asked to feel more welcome or for a more dedicated teacher. His transition from a Montessori setting into a more traditional one has been smooth because of the dedication of his teacher. We are very happy!
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