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K-8
Public charter
Phoenix, AZ
Students enrolled: 283
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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4707 East Robert E Lee Street
Phoenix, AZ 85032

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(602) 404-1009
(602) 404-5456
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September 19, 2014
We love Milestones and have for many years. The staff is sweet and family oriented. It's like a big family there!

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2014
I would like to start by saying, no matter where you go-there will always be postives and negatives. In my experience and what I tell people I know who are looking into schools/preschool/daycare, this school has been amazing. It is a small close knit community of caring people-faculty and parents. I have met some really amazing families who my children and I have become close with. The faculty has always taken the time for any concerns or issues that I have brought up. My children have some health issues and the school has always been attentive to those issues. I feel like the faculty creates a safe learning environment for my children. The principal and teachers take care of each student as if he/she is their own child-this is something that is hard to find anywhere else. In talking with other families of typical public schools, MCS is WAY ahead of the game. They make learning fun and enjoyable. I am also very pleased with the extra curricular activities that are available on campus. It is so helpful to have everything there to save on the commute back and forth with multiple children in multiple activities! I love this school and am proud to take my children here.

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2014
I am so excited for this new school year. There are so many changes happening at the school for the better. This pass school year there were changes academically that gave the school a better grade rating and they continue to make changes to challenge their students in fun ways. Their acquisition of technology, and quality art and PE programs for the students has also improved. There are also solar panels being installed from a grant the school received. The staff are so friendly and know me and my son by first name. This school is the place to be if you want your child in a safe, caring environment with quality teachers and instruction.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2014
My son attends this school for the 4rth year. He should have been yanked out after his 2nd year, due to lack of education at his grade level. Besides this, the faculty does not address the bullying issue. No policy in place, makes no assurance the children attending this school are safe.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2014
My son has been with the school since Pre-K and has received a great education. I have recommended this school to other at my job and they have their children their also. When the Principal states at the beginning of each year that the Parents are going thru school again it is true. You have to be an involved parent, school is not a babysitting place, to get the most out of any education you have to put time and effort into your child to assist them to succeed. I will continue to recommend the school to others because I believe in the school.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2014
Milestones is a good school. I know that it is run and staffed by caring individuals that work many hours for the benefit of children. Administration has implemented many changes this year for the better. As a teacher, I feel supported by Administration and understand and support the goals in place. This year alone, administration has implemented a new technology program, new lesson planning software, school wide common core software, new laptops, smart boards, and technology for teacher use as well as new picnic tables for the outside. Teachers also meet weekly with administration and collaborate on implementation of programs and resources for the benefits of kids. All teachers communicate administrative thoughts weekly with parents. Parents should be aware of all that goes on behind the scenes for the benefit of their children.

- submitted by a teacher
March 17, 2014
The administrative staff is the worst I have ever seen. There is no communication between the staff,parents or teachers. There are some great teachers at the school however the lack of support from the leadership makes them ineffectve.the capuses is in disaray and unkempt.If the school has goalsthere is no plan being followed to reach them.It looks like the school is run just to make money for a few on the backs of rest, the teachers,parents and worst of all the children, and they can't evern get that right. There is a large turn over and a list of unfulfilled promises. Programs that just went away to cover poor management, there hearts may be in the right place but they have no skills on how to run an effective administrative staff or school. If someone from the school reads this please spend the money, get your self a good management team and plan in place or close. Do it for the Children

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2014
Milestones is a fantastic school that builds the students up both academically and socially. Sad as it is there will always be a student or two who feel that they are behind. The children with learning disabilities recieve much needed attention in the lacking areas. Every child is given the proper education at Milestones, and I find it a sorry excuse to try and blame genetics for a lack of effort on the student's part. Students need to be willing to learn, and yes some people have to put more effort into learning various subjects. I know students who show an understanding of the work taught are then taught more challenging subjects. Graduates from this school are known to thrive in high school and college. Plus the students are loved. That is what makes this school so great.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2014
I go to this school and I am BEHIND in math and science, writing and language arts is no problem I get that from my mom but I learn everyday more and more about writing. The 5th grade writing teacher is probably the best teacher ever. But I wouldn't recommend your children to go to this school.

- submitted by a community member
November 04, 2013
Milestones Charter School is full of fun loving, smart, caring teachers and staff. The expectations of students has been raised in the past few years and I am seeing changes for the better! The upper grades have challenged my child, who is very bright. We would rather see her challenged than bored. I would recommend Milestones to any parent. From preschool through eighth grade, this school is fantastic!

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2013
At Milestones Charter School, the staff knows each student for who they are and hold them to what they can accomplish. They are extraordinarily tolerant to all children and will raise / lower the bar for each and go out of the ordinary to give extra work or explanations. Those who do not understand their lesson the teachers will patiently go over different tactics with them until they get it. All the students speak to each other and there aren't any groups unfriendly to one another despite class sizes of about 25. Students are recognized for their personal abilities and talents. There are many programs to fit student interest and preferences with great activities and sports teams called Milestone Mustangs. Teachers are fair and on a personal authority level with students and will go to all means necessary so that both student and teacher are comfortable. I would recommend this school to anyone, it is very diverse and long lasting friendships are constantly building up on the campus. With teachers whom support their students and encourage them to be role models in character, this school is a best fit for those who are a bright young individual of America's impending future.

- submitted by a community member
July 07, 2013
I attended this school for about three years and it was horrible! There were absolutely no standards and I was always doing someone else's work on top of mine. There is no one paying much attention there because I was a victim of bulling (verbally and physically) and when I told the teacher in my last year he told me to work it out with the child and nothing was done. When I slipped up once by standing up for my little sister (the kid was a teachers kid) I got in trouble. I never even touched the child who was verbally bulling my sister. I didn't say anything at all. I just followed him around silently for two days. Other than social issues, the acedemic program was below my level and I could skip a project and nothing would be done! I was recently looking through work projects and almost nothing was done and completed. The only time I got in trouble was when I was standing up for my little sister. Over all, PARENTS PLEASE DO YOUR CHILDREN A FAVOR AND DO NOT SEND THEM TO THIS SCHOOL! IT WILL CHANGE THEM SO MUCH TO BE BULLIED EVERYDAY AND I SPEAK FOR EXPERIENCE! Thanks for taking the time to read! I hope I might have changed you mind about enrolling your child in this school.

- submitted by a community member
April 17, 2013
For the woman whose son is going to a new school after three years at Milestones, you and I have very different memories of what happened in the parking lot. Calmly telling someone that turning into oncoming traffic would be unsafe is not threatening. Honking your horn excessively is harassment. The cultural arts fee is not just or field trips. These funds are also used to bring plays, musical performances, and other educationally appropriate venues to the school. There have been at least ten of these assemblies during the current school year. Milestones sponsors countless after school clubs and activities for girls AND boys; science club, math club, art club, yoga, basketball, and many others. Information about these activities is sent home all the time. We get at least one or two notices each week in our child s Friday Folder. This information is also posted on the wall in the main office. My daughter has attended Milestones for 7 years. She has received an exemplary education. I do, occasionally, work in the office. There are other members of the faculty and staff with children who attend Milestones. These students, if anything, are held to a higher standard of discipline.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2013
My son has been at Milestone for 3 years now & this will be his last there. My son gets assigned computer work, yet there hasn't been ANY computer classes or access to any computers. They charge roughly $150-200 for the "cultural arts fee" this is supposed to be for field trips, however in 3 years my son has had only 1 field trip. I have witnessed the kids bullying in front of school faculty, & that person ignores it. They do have clubs for girls, but nothing at all for boys. Children of faculty receive special treatment & are not held accountable for their actions.Faculty members don't listen to students when issues occur. I was even harassed by a male that works in the office when he threatened me in the parking lot (I honked my cars' horn at him). Save your childs self-esteem & your sanity.. DON'T ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO ATTEND THIS HORRIBLE SCHOOL!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2013
My son is currently in kindergarten at Milestones and this is his 3rd year there. His curriculum has him learning a 1st grade level. He loves this school, his teacher is awesome, and all the staff knows every kid as an individual. He is very advanced compared to many kids his age and Milestones is perfect for him. The only thing I would feel more comfortable about is if they had a nurse on campus. I recommend this school to everyone I talk to. My second son will enter the preschool next fall and I cannot wait!

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2012
I attended Milestones for five years. The first three years were (though still below my standards) better than the final four semesters. Initially, I had a teacher that made efforts to challenge students who were above the standards for the grade level. The same was true for the following year; the year after that, however, things spiraled downward FAST. Though I adored my teacher that year, I was (at best) moderately challenged academically. The next year, despite excelling in a math class, all the kids in my grade were forced to repeat the same class I had taken the preceding year. My final year at Milestones, there were ZERO standards. I made a game out of seeing how little I could do. And the teachers and administration did NOTHING. In fact, the only grade that suffered was my effort grade. If your child is approaching or far below grade level and you would like him or her to pass a year or two of school with flying colors, I highly suggest that you transfer him or her here. However, if you seek an education at or above your student's grade level, I highly suggest that you continue your search. In conclusion, my educational experience was lackluster, at best.

- submitted by a community member
February 10, 2012
We love this school.My son is in preschool and way ahead of other preschoolers from other schools.They teach a child ahead according to the child's learning skills.We love Ms Jean and Ms Tiffany from PreK.They're very involved with the parents and stay involved with the children on a one to one basis.We're happy with our son's progress so far........

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2012
I love this School my son's teacher is great. The class sizes are small so the teacher has more one on one time with the kids. Remember we as parents still need to work with our kids. It is not all the teachers responsiblty, If any thing we need to teach our kids more manners.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2011
This school is horrible! They lack basis nessesities like a library and computer lab. The principal has a BAD attitude problem and lacks proper communication when it comes to discussing issues with anything. My child cried every day when it was time to go to school. I pulled her out and now my child attends a nearby public school and if growing by leaps and bounds emotionally and academically. I would never reccomend this place to anyone!

- submitted by a parent
November 23, 2011
The school isnt doing much for the kids at all. There is no teacher cooperation with parents. There us not much extra curricular activities for the kids. They are way behind in therir accademics. I wouldnt suggest tis school for kids from grade 1 onwards.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2011
I came to Milestones after teaching in a public school for several years. I needed to find a way out of letting politics run my school and get to a place where I have the freedom to teach the way students really learn. I have found that in this school. I love the entire staff and most of all I love that we are growing leaders in our students. WE as teachers are free to make choices about a child's education and do what is appropriate for each child to learn. As much as one-size fits all education is convenient to fund and easy to train teachers on, it does not benefit the children that need so much more academically. Both to catch them up or equally importantly to advance the children further than expected. At Milestones, I believe we are able to provide a different learning experience for each child and the kids thrive on that. I love teaching here and will never go back to district education again.

- submitted by a teacher
June 21, 2011
Milestones Charter School is both good and bad like all schools. The success of your child does not fall on the shoulders of the staff at the school but yours as a parent. It is your responsibility to work closely with your childs teachers to assure positive growth. A lack of computers and library books does not make the school unsuccessful, most children have access to computers at home and there are public libraries where you have thousands of books to choose from. I found as a parent I simply had to ask and my child received more challenging work, also as a parent when he was slacking I pushed him to do better. The staff has always been polite and courteous however the dress attire puzzled me the children had a dress code, why didn't the staff,? I agree that the play area is in desperate need of work my suggestion is to take the $$ for Jean money and hire a professional ladscaper next year. My oldest son fell behind in public school and caught back up at Milestones he entered high school ready and confident. My youngest son will start middle school in an advance placement program at our local public school. My children excelled yours can too get involved.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2010
Except the reception and the so called principal, everything else is good. Good teachers concentrating on individuals..

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2010
My child went to this school because the principal made it sound wonderful!!! Well it was just the opposite, she was bullied all the time!! The teachers didnt take care of it or anything! So the last week of school I pulled her out and when she went back on the last day to get her things the assistant principal/masth teacher got up in her face, and the 7 grade teacher acused her of lying!!! Never again will I refer it to anyone!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2010
This school has a lot going for it and is a better choice than most public schools. However, it tolerates verbal harassment and abuse and has therfore created a very unkind undercurrent of this behavior that runs rampant in the school.Despite the great reviews (sometimes submitted by the administration pretending to be parents) it is not a school for excelling students. They will tell you each child works at his/her own level, but in reality they all have the same work and the same deadlines and they are geared very much towards the lower standards. It is well suited to children who are a bit slower/behind then those at grade level or ahead. Parents are not welcome at the school.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
Milestones is pleasantly diverse culturally. They are very community minded. They attempt to understand the difference in their students and teach them at their strengths and encourage them to excel. Their number one goal is to give the students a safe environment/community. The next goal is to give individualized teaching yet still be in groups/classroom settings. To give an excelling student challenges to succeed, an average student chances to excel, and a challenged student the necessary help to achieve. They try very hard to work with the students and not kick them to the curb if they don t excel to overachieving standards. They keep the whole student in mind and not just tests scores.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 12, 2010
I am a student here and it is very cool. I excel in math and other subjects so fast it's crazy.

- submitted by a student
no rating January 09, 2010
My 2 kids have been at Milestones for about 2 years now. Overall, we really love the teachers and the other kids/parents. The only downsides: the playground is terrible (wood chips are so disintigrated that the kids are really playing in inches of dirt, not chips. The classrooms are never properly cleaned (and I'm not a neat-freak). Administration is pretty laid-back, a little too much for my taste. I was very disappointed to learn that my daughter was watching movies in her PreK class. That was definitly not on their daily itenerary. Having infant care available on site was invaluable.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
July 18, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2009
When I attended this school I would get good grades but mostly because the work was too easy for me. I didn't feel challenged enough. I also didn't feel welcome in the school. Most students were harsh and others were liars. The teachers didn't discipline students that seemed like a handful. The school lacked a computer room and the library had a little selection of book for children over the age of 9. The school does have a few good points to it. Students are encouraged to be creative. I would say this school is good for average and young students but not much for excelling students.

- submitted by a community member
March 04, 2009
My daughter is in kindergarten this year and my husband and I are really happy with the school and impressed by her teachers. There is a strong focus on literacy in her classroom and we continue to be amazed with her ever growing reading and writing abilities. Milestones is a really nurturing and caring community where kids come first.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2009
I am both a teacher and a parent at Milestones. Our curriculum exceeds state standards and our children have fun learning. What more could you ask for? We have built a strong community filled with trust, love, and support. Our staff is dedicated to our students' academic and social success. We work a lot in small groups and learning centers in the elementary school. The children get a great deal of individualized attention. We offer wonderful 'specials' classes: Spanish, Art, Music, PE. I hope to see you on the next tour of our school!

- submitted by a teacher
March 04, 2009
Milestones is a wonderful school. There is great communication between teachers and parents. Parents are encouraged to spend time in the classroom for activities like mystery reader and I enjoy that very much. The curriculum is good and the kids are happy. :o)

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2009
This is my child's second year here and I was extremely happy with her pre-k teacher. She was beginning to read when she finished. However, they have decided to job share her kindergarten class and the discipline in the classroom has never been acheived. The other concern I have is that there is no PTA and the administration appears reluctant to involve parents in anything but volunteering to help at events. There is no input from parents as to where fundraising dollars should be spent. There are plenty of extra curriculars and the Spanish, Music and Art programs are very good. Cheer, Karate, Gymnastics and various sports are offered after school.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2008
Milestones like any school has its good and bad. There are many extra curricular activities and teachers that care. The administration takes the time to form a personal relationship with the students and parents. The vice principal not only teaches 7th and 8th grade all day but spends time completing other administation duties. She is truely dedicated to this school. Most of the teachers at this school care about their students and work long hours. Does the school lack technology--yes, but I feel they do their best with the funds they receive.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2008
How a school without a computer lab is excelling is most perplexing to me. The computers they have are old and there are only about two per room. Milestone s does not have that many extra activities for students but they do have chess, volleyball, and a school news paper. I also wonder how many field trips the student s experience? The after school pick up in the gym/cafeteria is dangerous and out of control. They put most of the students in there from k-8 and it is chaos. Students run around and throw balls. Smaller students get hit with the balls and also get knocked over. The principal, vice principal and special education coordinator are on a major ego trip and are very controlling. They belittle teachers in front of students and make fun of others including parents. The vice principal is unprofessional as she back stabs and slams dedicated teachers as well as students. The administration does not back up teachers hence the high turn over rate. The older students are well aware that they can manipulate the rules and play the tug of war game between administration and teachers. Some teachers at Milestones are very good but a select few lack couth and enjoy arguing and slamming other teachers in front of students. This school does not prepare students for high school and lacks leadership. I would not recommend Milestones to anyone at all. Not parents, students, or teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 07, 2008
I sent my daughter to this school and loved it. That was untill we moved and she transfered to a P.V public school. She was 'Lost'. This school is about two grades behind public schools in the P.V district. (In 4th grade) Parents you are cheating your children out of a good education if you choose this school.She was a straight A student at milestone and is now a C student and struggling to catch up. This is true.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 02, 2008
My daughter has been at Milestones for 6 years now and for the last 3 years I have been disapointed. Milestones was a great schools until the founding principal left and all of the students and parents were sad to see her go. Also, all of the really good teachers that challenge the students academically seem to leave after 1 year. I have spoken with several parents who have pulled their children out of Milestones and all of them say that now their children are falling behind in reading, math and even spelling. Why is it that our public schools are teaching at a higher level and require more homework than a school committed to the 'Excelling' education of our children? This will be the last year my daughter attends Milestones and she is upset because she likes the teachers, I just wish they would challenge her academically.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2008
I have always known I wanted to send my daughter to a charter school. I am pleased to say I have NOT been disapointed in the leadership, teachers, and parents that are the community of Milestones. THANK YOU!

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2008
I would highly reccomend this School to anyone I know. My son switched from another charter School mid year and is very happy at Milestones. He likes all his classmates and teachers and loves going to school everyday. His teacher Ms. Michelle is amazing. She treats the kids with respect and understands that each child has their own strengths and weaknesses. When we received our sons first report card, we almost fell over. It was a type written three page report on how our son was doing academically as well as how he was doing as a citizen! Communication could be better by using e-mail and through the website but bottom line is that my son is happy and doing well academically.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2008
We just completed a little over half a year in Kindergarten at Milestones before moving to California. Overall, I am very pleased with our experience at Milestones. I am very impressed with the variety of programs (Spanish, art, music, P.E.) even in Kindergarten. I really felt like we were part of a community. Everyone knew my daughter and seemed to really care about her education. We loved Ms. Margot. I liked how there was a variety of cultures and backgrounds in my daughter's class (though that's not up to the school so much). I really think that a lot of the negative feedback here could be from a single person with a bad experience 'stuffing the ballot box' so to speak, and I wish that greatschools would address that problem. I can't speak to their problems, but I know that our experience was a good one.

- submitted by a parent
November 26, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2007
I am extremely pleased with the way things have been going this year. My children are thriving in the small school community. I feel lucky to have found this school. Are there issues that still need to be addressed? Yes, but far less than at the public school that my children attended previously. And aren't there ongoing issues with any school?I say good luck and goodbye to the nay-sayers. I hope they find the perfection they are looking for. This is a new school that has grown tremendously. I have found the administration very easy to talk to. The teachers are, on a whole, fantastic!

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2007
This school year has gotten off to a great start. While I know last year was a transition year, this year thus far seems filled with activities and fun educational days. My kids come home with great reviews of their days. They love their teachers, I would recommend this school to anyone that has a child that wants to learn and have fun doing it.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2007
Make sure you read ALL the review. Babysitting at best. Public school is a safer, better option. They are only out to make money here, education is LAST on the list

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 17, 2007
I'm sure all of these possitive reviews are written by school personal. Read through all the reviews to find out the negative truth about this school. This year has shown us the lack of integrity the school possesses. As parents, coming to the administration with concerns has left us with a great disappointment. Totally unprofessional and uncaring. Would not recommend this school. Our children deserve better.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2007
This school is excellent! My children all have above average test scores and they enjoy going to school. The Administration know my children by name as well as their personality as well as what is going on in their life. It is the personal touches that make this school a great place to be.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating August 09, 2007
Below average at best. Administration is awful ! This school lacks in every way. Poor library no computer program, art , music and pe is nothing more then baby sitting. To much ego from the principal and vice principal.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 07, 2007
This school is deficient in several areas. Library resources are very limited, computer use is non-existent and their class curriculum lacks challenge for most students. It is evident this school offers nothing out of the ordinary. Be open minded that this school has lots of room for improvement.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2007
I love this school. My boys have been here from kindergarten, they are now in 10,5 & 3rd grade. I have seen a few problems but for the most part they are taken care of.If anyone thinks that there are not problems within a school, you are dreaming.Public schools are far worse.There are a few teachers that need to be reminded of their roles as educators and not buddies to the teenagers.I have only had problems with one teacher and one aide, other than that we are very happy. If I have a problem, the admin listens to my issues and we resolve it. Don't complain about something if you are not willing to help with the solution.Be a part of the shcool and the growing, not part of the problem by badmouthing the great people here.Take your concerns to the source & help find a solution. :)

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July 31, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2007
My child has went to this school for two years now. I have been very pleased with her teachers. I would recommend anyone interested in this school to check it out for yourself. I agree with some of the comments brought up in other posts about leadership, but the teachers are great and that is number one for me! I have never worried that my child was not in a safe, loving and nurturing environment.

- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2007
My son had a great teacher. I didn't have any problems with administration, but I know several parents who did. I would not recommend this school. The teacher turnover was significant last year. In music, my son came home many, many days and said they only played freeze dance. In PE, they ran around the gym. No computers at this school because they don't work, they were donated and are old. Unacceptable! Everyone school in the country should offer computer classes, and I haven't come across one yet, except Milestones.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2007
I feel so lucky to be a part of the Milestones community. Administration, teachers and staff have always had the best interest of the children at heart. My child has thrived at Milestones, and his test scores reflect excellent teaching that meets state standards. I absolutely love that the principal and administrators know all students, and many parents and siblings, by first name! I can always be sure that my child is well cared for and looked after while at Milestones. I have been sad to read that some families were not happy at Milestones, but like any school, Milestones could never be a perfect match for all students/families. It is definitely a school that is new and in the process of growing, and that should be kept in mind by potential parents. But is it awesome to be a part of that growth and exciting change!

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2007
I am a teacher and proud parent of 2 Milestone's students. My children have had a wonderful school experience here. They excelled in their aims and terra nova scores and they have made wonderful friends. Milestones teaches to each child individually, and their number one concern is the education and safety of each and every child.

- submitted by a teacher
July 16, 2007
I am sad to say I am pulling my kids out of this school. The leadership and 'truthful' parent communication was & is lacking.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2007
What was once a caring, wonderful teaching environment for our children has become a disorganized mess. The principal and vice principal are doing a poor job at trying to maintain order. Bullying has become the norm in the middle school. School work is minimal. Milestones is not the top notch school it once was. I would advise any parent to consider other schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2007
I have been a teacher at Milestones for many years and I can honestly say that the 2006/07 school year has been the best year ever. Milestones has the best, most committed teachers that feel so supported in any way by administration. As teachers, we are lucky enough to know all the children regardless of their grade. The Milestones philosophy, that everyone is cared for and respected, is understood and carried out by everyone. Milestones is a wonderful school for students and their families. Teachers are given the flexibility to make learning fun and engaging; always meeting standards.

- submitted by a teacher
July 03, 2007
I sent my children to this school last year because of the wonderful reports of their teaching techniques. I was impressed with their patients with the children, but found the school to be a bit disorganized. My children came from an advanced school system, and when I asked them if they learned anything this past year, they told me 'Mommy, I did not learn anything this year.' It is pretty bad when the children tell you that they learned nothing this year. Keep looking if you want your child to be chanllenged in school.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2007
While I am sure it's difficult to please everyone, when I drop my child off at school, I see happy children, pleased parents and a staff that has always been friendly and helpful. My advice is to check the school out for yourself and make a decision based on your feelings.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2007
I have been taking my son to milestones for 3 years. I am very happy with the teachers, and the way they educate my son. He comes home with something new every day through out the school year. I think the school is doing a great job.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2007
My son has been there for 4 years, since he was in preschool. I love it. I have never had a problem with administration and the teachers are wonderful. My son has had the best in education and love from all. What administrative change? The same people have been there from my start and I believe from the schools start.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2007
This year has shown us the lack of integrity the school possesses. As parents, coming to the administration with concerns has left us with a great disappointment. Totally unprofessional and uncaring. Would not recommend this school. Our children deserve better.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2007
We were fortunate to have a great teacher this year, however have been really saddened by what we've seen in the administration. Unless something drastically changes next year, I fear this school will continue to go downhill.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2007
In my opinion, the school has been declining in quality for the last two years. Many of the best teachers have become disillusioned and left. One of the founders, who was a strong asset, has left too. Classes now appear to cater to the lowest common denominator student, with exceptional students failing to be challenged in any real manner. My kids will not be returning after this school year completes.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2007
We were at Milestones for a long time. The administration staff is non-existent when problems needs to be resolved. However, when the school needs money from parents, the administration staff is there with open arms. NOT a top notch school, keep looking.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2007
I searched within a 20 mile radius of Milestones, and thought it was the best school around. HUGE change in admin. Dont expect to see any leadership from administration on any issues at hand. Keep looking, Milestones is not the 'excelling' school it was a year ago.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2007
Have been with this school since its inception. Was great but has lost focus, mission and leadership. Stay away from this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2007
Huge change since last year. No extracurricular activies for the kids. Change in administration. The enthusiam that was once there, is now lost.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2007
What started out to be a great school has been an even bigger disappointment. Milestones has lost its philosophy. Academics and safety have suffered. The past two years the school has experienced a huge staff turnover and the new leadership is not promoting the 'sense of community'. The Parent Teacher Team (PTT)is a group of devoted parents whom's interest is the children and have volunteered hours of time and effort are not appreciated or supported by the administrators. I recommend prior to choosing this school, that one should spend a significant amount of time observing.

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2007
There is zero leadership at the school, education is not the focus. A change in administration has utimately caused the schools demise.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2007
Ask to observe before committing to school. We were really excited about Milestones and then there were alot of changes midyear.

- submitted by a teacher
February 26, 2007
Strong sense of community. Great teachers!

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2007
Leadership is non-existent in this school.Good choice for average kids. Expected alot more.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2006
I researched many public,charter, and private schools. I observed to extent many,many classes and schools for kindergarten. I knew this was the best fit! Everyone is so friendly and welcoming, and the staff has been exceptional in keeping open lines of communication and genuinely cares about each child. This school is not about being 'worksheet smart', they individualize and provide a more than well rounded education. My son has already made a huge leap in learning just in the first month he has been there. His teacher, Ms. Rosy is not only kind and compassionate, she also challenges their learning. Our family is blessed to have such a fabulous teacher and school that we can support. I feel we are getting more than a private education, at this charter school. We have a son who springs out of bed in the morning, excited for a new opportunity to learn! Becky Lewis

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2006
Well as a student milestones it's a very great school! We are well displined, and still have alot of fun. We have an awesome girls volleyball, and girls and boys basketball team . We don't get a lot of homework only because we don't get out of school until 3:30. The teachers are great but can be very strict. P.T.A(parent teacher appreation) is a great way for all the parents to get involed in the school events.

- submitted by a student
September 06, 2006
My daughter started the year in Milestones and I have to command you on the great acceptance and help she received and the wonderful welcome. Apart from that the school has shown extraordinary involvement and openness to the need of the children and the communication with the parents. I must compliment you on the fantastic web site that enables us to follow and keep up with all the new activities that take place.

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2006
Great school,great involvment, great attitudes. Lots of extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2006
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April 04, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 22, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2005
My two oldest children go to Milestones. They have attended there since the school was at its orignal location. They are doing wonderfully and the help that my son is receiving is fantastic. My kids are learning about community and working together and sharing ideas. They are also learning about personal responsibility and all the required things as well. They are truly doing a wonderful job! Becky Moore

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2005
all around fabulous school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 05, 2005
The philosophy of this school is fabulous.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2005
My son attends the preschool at Milestones and I am extremely pleased with how he has excelled, what he has learned and how caring and attentive the teachers are. I love this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2005
I have 3 boys that are at Milestones. My oldest has been there since 5th grade, I would never put him back in public school. The teachers here truly care about the students. They have positive discipline which my 8yr old responds to much better than negative. My kindergartner is very talkative and Ms.Gloria loves him just the same. She listens to him and encourages his learning. they are all thriving here.The Priciple in incredible, awesome and loves the kids as well. Signed: an extremely satisfied parent for 3 years

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
no rating January 29, 2005
I am just looking at the school.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2004
Milestones does a great job of truly individualizing a student's education.

- submitted by a parent
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Milestones Charter School
4707 East Robert E Lee Street, Phoenix, AZ  85032
(602) 404-1009
Last modified Milestones Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Milestones Charter School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 97 reviews. Top