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Queen Creek, AZ
Students enrolled: 1,700
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4567 W. Roberts
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

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December 18, 2014
EDUPrize is an amazing school. I have very high academic expectations for my 6th grader and was briefly lured to another school but was back to EDUPrize within three weeks. Luckily the school is amazing and had just one slot left and my daughter was able to get back into her 6th grade class. EDUPrize teachers are caring yet expect the best from their students. I particularly like the hands-on science curriculum - my daughter was recently learning about hydroelectric power. I feel this year they are really pushing students to write, write, write, which is excellent preparation for junior high and high school. I hear the junior high curriculum is very challenging and prepares students well for transfer to high school. I do wish they offered foreign languages in K-6, but maybe sometime in the future. I wish we could have an EDUPrize high school here in Queen Creek. My four year old will enter kindergarten at EDUPrize this fall. I wouldn't send my children to any other school in the area.

- submitted by a parent
December 03, 2014
This is my son's third year at Eduprize (he is in 6th Grade). He came to Eduprize after attending a local public school, where he went from Kindergarten thru the beginning of 4th Grade. He is in the TOPS program and he LOVES it! I cannot say enough good things about Eduprize! The teachers and staff are wonderful and very approachable. My son enjoys all of the extra classes and programs that are not offered at the local public schools. Thank you, Eduprize for giving my son such an exceptional education!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2014
Eduprize "rocks"!!!! Not only do they have AMAZING teachers and staff, they find ways to bring the whole school together. Just last week, I was so impressed with the "community building" of Eduprize. The students painted rocks to decorate a beautiful rock garden at the school. The students are so proud of their artistic masterpiece!!!! I'm so glad that all of my children have been able to attend Eduprize. The school not only delivers a high quality education (for free), but they also are encouraging productive citizenship!!!! I just can't say thank you enough!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
We recently moved here from Oregon and hoped to find a school that would challenge our children (1st and 4th) academically, help to build strong self esteem and provide a well rounded social and academic environment. Eduprize is all that and more. We are so very happy to have found this school. Both of our children are in the TOPS classes and they love the program and the teachers. So do we! The teachers and staff are wonderful, friendly and caring. I was surprised to see some of the comments below claiming that children who excel are not challenged. Both of our children excel academically. They both read at much higher grade levels and they are both challenged individually by the teachers and the program. I would be remiss not to mention that the efficiency and organization within this school is outstanding. We can't wait for our other two children to get to kindergarten! Take time to visit and you'll see for yourself. This school is wonderful! You can see it on the children's faces as they walk the halls and converse with staff.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2014
I came onto this post to comment on how much I love EDUPRIZE school. I am shocked at the comments from other parents that are complaining about the school accepting ALL students. So you really expect the school to only have robots that operate correctly? It's wonderful that you have children that love homework and excel. Sorry, but that is not always the norm. If educators only teach to those that respond perfectly than what about the rest? If there are no sick people, then we don't need doctors. Some students need to be guided but most need to be taught! Guess, what? Real life has people in it that do not excel in all the same areas. I bet that your child might love homework while the other child who hates it and struggles is amazing at something your child is not! I am ashamed that there would be a post like this. Teach your child to interact with all kinds of children, or better yet, I think you should be the example! Don't feel so entitled! Back to the original reason for this post......I am blown away at the love and support of all admin and teachers at EDUPRIZE, keep up the good work! I appreciate the blood, sweat and tears it takes to do what you do!

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2014
This school is getting worse year after year since they started to fill seats with kids who don't want to do homework. This has had a very negative impact on the overall performances. It is now about quantity and NOT about Quality. I am planning to move my kids out of this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2014
Not the worst but definitely not the best. We have tried this school twice and have been disappointed both times. If your kid is average they will do OK here. If they are very intelligent or high need, look somewhere else. The school is too big to cater to anything other than the majority.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2014
Most of the teachers are awesome and you can tell they love their job. The administration is so-so. They will ask you for money for field trips. You can pay for your child's educational field trips using the ECA credit and get a write off. It is the Extra Curricular Activity donation. They might at first say you can not do it -but ask the Fiscal person and bring with you http://www.azdor.gov/portals/0/brochure/707.pdf I wish they would have realized that I was going to be an Arizona taxpayer a lot longer than I was going to be an Eduprize Parent...if they did and shared this information on the ECA I would still be giving them my money. Teachers are awesome and I would recommend!

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2014
My daughter loves kinder and has learned so much. Her teacher is the best and really shows how important the children are. I look forward to having my children attend this school in the future.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2014
Eduprize is an excellent choice for a charter school. My son attends 1st grade there and there is no comparison that it is better than the public schools out here.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2014
The disgruntled reviews pick on general human behavior seen at any and all schools - Not really critical thinking on the part of these parents. BS on the parents who claim that their kid was too brilliant for Edu-Prize to handle, since kids are encouraged to work ahead (we all know the type - these parents usually believe that their kid is more everything than anyone else). BS on the claim that a kindergartener "painted once", LOL. My kids create so much curriculum related art that we whine about where to put it, LOL! (Now we scan everything and after 5 years at Edu-Prize, we needed to buy a separate hard drive! BS on the claim of no discipline on a field trip! LOL, Exaggeration screams disgruntled and unrealistic. Edu-prize is a great school but not so cunning that they "fooled" the state raters who rate it as an "A+" and "Excelling". Test scores PROVE that these kids perform at high levels.

- submitted by a parent
February 16, 2014
My son went to this school since K and has always been gifted in math. He was not challenged in this school AT ALL and as a result was bored. After many parent-teacher meetings and getting nowhere, we pulled him out and started homeschooling. Now my 4th grader is doing 6th grade math and is THRIVING. If your child is not a perfect little robot, good luck with this school. It has some great teachers, but some TERRIBLE ones too. Mr. Green is awesome, we like the principle too. But unfortunately for us, it was not a great experience. My only regret, is not pulling him out sooner.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2014
Extremely disappointed. We have been making a VERY long drive to take our kids to this school because it is supposed to be "the best." It isn't. Teachers are rude and disrespectful to the parents, condescending to the children, and even late to their own events, leaving parents standing in the hall while their class is locked. Homework goes on and on and on. We are talking 3 hours of homework a night, to the point where our kids don't get to play in the evening. It's come home, work for two hours, dinner, work for another hour, and then bedtime routine. Our kids are good students and smart kids. I feel awful for any students who struggle and have to try to keep up with this. i-Ready is a joke. They do more sitting and listening to someone talk than they actually do work. It is being used to teach the kids rather than reinforce the teaching that their actual educator should be doing. If I wanted that, I would homeschool and get done in a third of the time of what the school day and homework currently take. VERY disappointed. Only one teacher of all of our kiddos has been fabulous. The others have all been horrendous.

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2014
EDUPRIZE is an amazing school. All four of my children have attended EDUPRIZE and we are very thankful that EDUPRIZE chose to open a school in the Queen Creek/San Tan Valley area. The staff is exceptional and truly wants every student to succeed. I have referred many of my friends to EDUPRIZE and they have all been very happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2014
Maybe this school isn't for us. I wanted a school that was way more hands on and encouraged creativity and independent/critical thinking. In Kindergarten, my child has painted only once, they sit the whole time and have 50 mins. of journal writing every day. There is little creative learning/exploring. While she doesn't complain, and is doing excellent in academics, it's not what i wanted her first year of school to be like. The school comes off as being much more hands-on learning than what it actually is. Then the homework is endless, 4 pages a week, plus independent reading and i-ready every night, and a spelling test every Friday. I would be okay with 10 mins of light homework a day and reading, but this is way beyond that. We chose a half day program so we could spend more time doing enjoyable and fun activities after school, not to make my 5 year old sit even longer to do more work. However, I am thrilled she is learning some Spanish in her classroom. The teacher has been great with communications, but some letters sent from the school/PTO asking for money for this or that, doesn't explain exactly how the money is being used or what the program is.

- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2013
Beware. If your child is sick alot. School has mold. Otherwise it is a pretty good school.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2013
I had the displeasure of encountering a group of Eduprize students on a field trip to Sea Life. They were loud, disrespectful, and were knocking down smaller children and physically beating each other up in the play area, and not a single chaperone told them to tone it down. I have never seen such a poorly behaved group in my life. Glad we chose not to send our kids to Eduprize if this is how the children are allowed to behave.

- submitted by a community member
August 14, 2013
Eduprize is a fantastic school! I can not say enough good things about the teachers and staff members. Parent participation is wonderful for the kids and Eduprize supports it completely. Eduprize does a fantastic job communicating with parents. Eduprize keeps up with current technology and makes learning interesting and fun. The school also integrates specials such as tech lab, science, PE, music, and live learning lab. I live on a block where most of the kids go to other schools. My child is the only one who seems to love his school. I think that says it all!

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2013
We have been at Eduprize QC for 2 going on 3 years. I cannot say enough great things about the school. I love volunteering in the classroom and getting to see exactly what my child does everyday. We have had amazing teachers and positive interactions with all the staff. Mrs. Fox and Mr. Green do an amazing job at keeping our kids safe and encouraging a wonderful learning environment. The PTN encourages parent volunteers and raises much needed money that goes directly back into the classrooms. We have never had any issues in the time we have Ben at the school.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2013
This school is Amazing! my son starts Kindergarten July 24th! and i am so proud he gets to go to such an amazing school.. I have just gone through the enrollment process and already have been helped so much with all the kind teachers/ staff and principal!! they are very attentive and helpful and defiantly listen to the parents and children needs and i feel that is very important in a school!!the environment is outstanding! seeing the children so happy and learning hands on made me very happy! i couldn't have picked a better school for my child!! so excited to see what the future holds for my son here at eduprize!!!

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2013
Amazing school. Goes above and beyond for every child that walks through their doors. The staff and teachers truly love what they are doing and it shows!

- submitted by a community member
May 28, 2013
As a classroom teacher, I have to say that the experience that I have had at EDUPRIZE rivals no other. This school has an wonderful family atmosphere within the classrooms, primarily because of the wonderful families that attend! Having taught bother regular day and now as an AM TOPS Teacher, I have never seen families so involved with their children's education, and it speaks loudly to the success of the school itself!

- submitted by a teacher
May 28, 2013
We enrolled our daughter because of the recommendations of our close friends who loved everything about this school. We were pleasantly suprised at the level of communication between teachers and parents and how individualized the learning is for the students. Overall EduPrize has met and exceeded our expectation on every level and our daughter has grown so much in this last year alone.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2013
EduPrize is an AMAZING school. The teachers are very open and the support staff show great care to not only the students but thier family as well. The crossing guards know my children and me and notice when one of my girls are sick. This school goes above and beyond secular education and has an overall wonderful environment.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2013
A great school where my daughter is challenged to do her very best on a daily basis. I am very pleased with the progress she has made and do not regret my decision to enroll her here. Shame on the parent below that used this as an outlet to anonymously criticize a teacher!!

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2013
You should first do some research on what an A+ rating REALLY means! EDUPRIZE is not like other schools that just continue to push students along, even if they fail. Retesting ensures the skill is learned you genius! Also, my son is in Ms Owens' class and she has been professional, respectful, and kind....consider that your child could be the problem (just saying).

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2013
EDUPRIZE is a great school. Calm, professional atmosphere. Fun learning experiences. My daughter is very happy at Eduprize.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2013
I can't say enough about EDUPRIZE. When I came to tour the Queen Creek Campus before my daughter started Kindergarten, I walked the halls with tears in my eyes. I knew then and there that she would be given a private school education for free! EDUPRIZE has not disapointed at all. She is now finishing 3rd grade and I am astouded at all that she is learning daily. I am now working at the school and have seen all sides, the teachers care, the curriculum is fabulous and children are taught to the ability and level. I love the science based curriculum and the differentiated learning that takes place everywhere. I do believe that EDUPRIZE is the only choice for a school in the San Tan Valley!

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2013
I heard about Eduprize from several mothers before making the time to check out the school. Knowing what I know now, I think I wasted a year of my daughter's life at our neighborhood school. She was not pushed everyday because their was not a system for daily volunteers and the security was just horrible...and I let them know it. But nothing changed and I found that Eduprize builds their schools secure (by design) then staffs them correctly. The staff are able to memorize names & faces to the point that 5 staff members could say Hi to my children by name within the first 3 weeks. The school has had NO issues that I can name and I am in the school everyday looking for them! The main things that is different from all other schools is the volunteers. Imagine what you could do with an extra 4 hours of help a day. This not a dream at Eduprize, this is the contract a parent signs ensuring they will help in some way- any way they can work it into their schedule. This changed everything...because now the parents are experiencing the classroom and learning about the students and the assignments. They now relearn it and GET IT! So you have 22 kids in a class, 1 teacher and 30+ volunteers!

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2012
I have been at this school since it opened in 2007 and I think it is the best school around! Even though there are over 1800 students it still feels like a private school. The students are exposed to so much less then what students are exposed to at a regular public school. The school has high morals and ethics and instill it in the students. When there are incidents they are handled very quickly and effectively. Is this school perfect of course not. No school is, but is it the best school in Pinal county you bet it is!!

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2012
Every student and their situation is unique and handled on an individual basis. If any parent needs clarification regarding their child's progress and ability to advance to the next grade level, please contact the teachers directly.

- submitted by a teacher
May 09, 2012
I don't understand how a student can graduate if they have failed most of their 8th grade......Grades were terrible and not turning in assignments....Please explain.. Thank you...

- submitted by a community member
March 22, 2012
We were hesitant to move our 2nd and 3rd graders, mid-year from a great school in our old neighborhood but we received positive feedback on this school, and it was right-on! Great teachers that really care about the kids; apporopriate amount of homework; excellent school-to-home communication; accountability for kids; respectful atmosphere; lots of opportunitites to be involved at the school and participate in school-based activities.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2012
So far I 'm pleased with this school. I've already received much more communication in our 1st week than any other school my children have attended. Another parent complained about homework, but coming from schools with none I welcome it. I know what my children are learning, and I am able to help tutor them in areas they may struggle in. I love the early release TOPS program, our days seemed to go by so fast with a 2:45 release time; we had no time for anything at night. The drop off/pick up is smooth flowing. I am not sure how I feel about the school as a whole as of yet, but I will say that my first impression is very good. My son's teacher offered to meet with me during her spring break, and seemed to really care about what I had to say. I also think it is great that they offer morning and afternoon programs as to allow more children the opportunity to attend a great school, as we were able to enroll very quickly and painlessly. The ladies at the front are very sweet, and other parents seem really caring as well. I am very happy to see I have options other than the very low rating school in our neighborhood. As for wanting $, alls schools have fundraisers. Nothing new!

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2012
My son attends EDUPRIZE and is very excited about the technology that is implemented in the daily classes. He enjoys the Life Learning Labs like Dinosaur Dig, Botanical Garden, the different Labs and the diversity in teaching methods. We are fortunate to have EDUPRIZE..

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2012
Greatest School Ever!!! There were not a lot of good options for our children in this area until EDUPRIZE came to us. We were lucky enough to get in and have continued to be amazed every year since. Our kids not only excel in academics and enjoy the creative science focused curriculum, but they have had great music and physical education teachers. Our kids got to participate in competitive after school sports and the girl's tract team took first in the state. Our boy's football team won his division and had a great experience. This school teaches kids how to care for others and how to become leaders. Our special needs child has been blessed to have the most amazing special ed program ever. If our school only gets 9 points out of ten it is because the school does not practice selective enrollment and is about helping all children. Thank you Eduprize for all you have given our kids and our community.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2012
We love EDUPRIZE! Our children have been at EDUPRIZE since the doors opened. At the time, at our neighborhood school, my 1st grader had been in a class with 35 kids. She was above grade level, but was not being challenged due to the fact that the teacher had to spend more time keeping the large class under control than actually teaching. The next year when EDUPRIZE opened we decided to move our now second grader to this exciting new school. We were amazed! By the end of first quarter our child had had jumped an entire grade level in reading and was excelling in other areas as well. Most of all the was happy to be there and was excited to go to school. The next year our second child entered Kindergarten and we were once again amazed at the teaching and acedemics as she began reading just after a few months. We now have all three of our children attending EDUPRZE and wouldn't change school even if we moved to the next city. Next year our oldest will be entering Jr.High and we are excited about the new sports program offered as well as the extra curricular clubs such as band and choir. Our children are very lucky they have the opportunity to a great school like EDUPRIZE!

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2011
Eduprize has went from a school that really cares about students to one that cares more about $ and they make it very clear that they want to be known as a school that is excelling so if your student struggles academically and needs extra help this is not the school for you, they will be left behind.

- submitted by a parent
December 04, 2011
I recently reviewed this school 9/11/11, since then I pulled out all my children. I felt that There priority is financial 1st rather than the children first. They have the tops program there that condences the day in a 5 hr day removing recess and lunch and the chidren only have a 10 min snack/break and for the school thats great because they can fit another batch of sudents for the second half of the day so there enrollment doubles. However for the kids thats not so great unless the parents can contribute a lot of time at home with home work. The tops program seemed to be ok in the younger ages but when my daughter entered the third grade she was not able to absorb the information because it was moving to quickly and a lot of the work was brought home i was spending an average of three hrs a night helping her with her homework. That was too much for me to do having 6 other children to take care of. So i moved them out of the school and put them in another charter scholl near by and all of my children are so happy and there grades have improved from the extra time they have to absorb the info. I wish I had done this sooner rather than try to squeeze them in the eduprize box

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2011
When the Queen Creek campus of Eduprize opened, a lot of people cheered. The quality of schools in our area is awful and Eduprize is markedly better. However, the school grew to a huge size very quickly and I think it got too big for itself to the point where it's a one size fits all institution. Academically it is excellent but the individualized care is lacking, so if you have a gifted child, or a child that is behind, this school is not for you. There are several kindergarten classes (I think 10+ at last count?) and it's impossible to get to know the teachers your kids are moving up to for the next grade too, which speaks to the size of the school. Unfortunately, academics are not everything, and a school where the whole child is appreciated and nurtured was more our preference so we moved our children out. It was a good school in the beginning couple of years (if you get the right teacher - there are some unfortunate hires there), but the lack of diversity and individualized curriculum were enough to make us seek a different charter school in the area where we have been much happier.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2011
I am overall very happy with our experience so far. I was attracted by the hands on, process learning that integrates state standards as well as several areas of curriculum allowing creativity and a unique memorable learning experience. Children are given the opportunity to be creative and there is individualization of reading and math. I am a huge fan of the TOPS program. The greatest strength is their goal to get parents involved through volunteering. Parents contribute to their child's learning at home but also directly by helping in the classroom. This parent-teacher-child connection is what sets this school above others. I think their carpool drop off system is great btw. There is room for improvement in AIMS scores and I would like to see Spanish offered for grades 4 & up. Just this week the school sent home a sheet asking for feedback from parents. They seem open to listening and the teachers we have had seem to have their heart into teaching even if they have slightly different methods.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2011
I love this school. My child began kinder in the middle of the year, we came from a public school in another state...My child has learned at such a faster pace and has still had more hands on then the other place. The kids seem to be collectively more well behaved and the motivation system to excel is great. The homework is difficult, but the children seem challenged to complete it and given the tools to do so by the teacher before they come home. The SAM books are great, so are the monthly and yearly home reading goals...it seems like a lot but it's really not. They really segment things down so kids can learn a lot over the course of the year but aren't burdened by a ton of things all at once. They take incremental steps toward yearly goals, which are well planned. Overall, love the school. Hope to see sports at the Junior High by the time my kid gets there but love the school.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2011
To the parent who commented that they've never been to a site where so many teachers have rated their school, well I bet you've never been to a school where so many teachers care!

- submitted by a teacher
April 01, 2011
This is hands down the best school in all of San Tan Valley . After trying several public schools and being shocked at the way the children act and no discipline and being afraid to send your children there i felt blessed to find eduprize where you can tell parents that put their children in the school really care. My children love it we feel safe and the school has many wonderful programs. Mrs. Fatka is a wonderful teacher my daughter has had her for 3rd and 4th grade and she is her favorite teacher ever!! we also have a son that went to kindergarten and 1st grade. i would absolutely recommend this school!! And I am a very picky parent...

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2011
Drop-off and uncaring feeling are concerns. 1. 3 double drop-off lanes of car traffic for kids to cross...with minimal safety aides. Kids are only feet away from cars. 2. No safety barrier between cars and school sidewalk - mostly un-attended drop-offs. 3. Use of child door locks are NOT "encouraged" for drop-off. Aides are instructed by management to only initially help kindergarten kids out of cars in the beginning of the school year...parents are instructed not to get out of their car. 4. Aide interaction is about moving the car more than helping your child. More of an issue with younger children leaving their parents. 5. Single lane access to school so driving off-road to get around very long lines of cars is common. 6. Been mistakenly called 2 times this year asking why our child is not in school...after dropping them off at school ourselves! Reason for writing this is after 2 years of repeated safety complaints or disconnected aide/management interactions...nothing changes. Only a lawsuit will eventually get their attention. When you run a school for children yet parents are shown their child is not the priority...something is wrong.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2011
Im amazed to hear such negative comments! I moved to Arizona 3 years ago, for the sole purpose of my son going to this unbelievable school. I heard about this school, came and visited and then moved my family to Arizona when he was offered a spot at this school. I can say that the aides do an amazing job of moving cars through carpool safely with the help of the teachers. Everyone is always very professional and friendly. I feel sad for those that have had a negative experience at this school. I can't even comprehend the schools that they must be accustomed to, if Eduprize isnt a 5 star school. My son has 22 students in his class right now; much different from what I have heard of the neighborhood public schools. Nothing is going to please everyone; but as for me, I could not ask for anything more. My son is safe, he is being challenged, his AIMS scores were amazing last year, the school has wonderful teachers that love their job, and Eduprize hasnt laid off 1 teacher since it opened. That gives me peace of mind in an economy where many schools are laying teachers off and splitting their classes up in the middle of the school year

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2011
I'm bucking the trend here & not gush re: Eduprize. When you have a situation where a child has been called a name by a teacher in front of students, it is clear whose camp the admin. is in. I ask parents to consider that if the staff are blindly defending the teacher, who is advocating for your child? I was told that even though many kids witnessed the insult, none would be asked b/c it wouldn't be "appropriate" & that "teachers are only human." I contend that not interviewing them is inappropriate..it puts all power in the hands of the teachers & zero in the students'. It puts in question that if indeed their policy is not to ask others to get to the truth, who does that empower in cases of assault, abuse, and neglect? This "defend the teacher at all costs" is a dangerous game to play & puts our children at risk for abuse at the hands of the "we don't investigate" policy. And while name-calling of a 5 year is a minor infraction, it doesn't feel that way when it's your child whom is scared of one of the very people whose job it is to protect her. What (in)action would be taken if something serious were to occur? Fair warning: They're on the teacher's side, not your child's.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2011
This school is fabulous! My daughter has been going there for 2 yrs and she has excelled in so many ways. She has scored higher on her AIMS tests since starting this school. She is now in the top 10 in her class. The parent involvement is great! I love getting all the positive feedback from her teacher and helping them out. This school is above and beyond levels of other schools around. Teachers are held to a higher standard, which is great! The students are also held to a higher standard which makes them into great adults. So very happy with this school, my children will never go to another elem. jr high school.!

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2010
I've had 3 kids in Eduprize, One since it opened, a first grader, and Kinder. We love the school. There are alot of other choices out there, and we did try other schools before Eduprize opened.. NOTHING COMPARES! The teachers are great! They are held to very high standards, and truly care about the kids! The administration has proved to really be on top of things, at all times, and as a parent, I have never been so happy with a school! We've even moved, and I choose to drive alot further than I need to, just so that my kids can continue to go to school there. It's worth every minute of my time!

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2010
My son has been attending this school since it opened in 2007 and he is doing excellent compared to the public schools and other charter school he attended prior to Eduprize. I love the fact that they offer different schedules for the students. The T.O.P.S. program makes it easier for working parents. I am and continue to be impressed by this school. Way to go Eduprize!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
My kindergartner is already doing first grade work. There curriculum and staff are awesome! Parents are very involved and this is what helps the school and children succeed!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
My daughters kindergarten year has been fantastic. The 80 hour volunteer committment changes the tenor of school since parents are more like co-teachers and their opinions matter. In an economy where budgets are cut, I feel Eduprize does an above average job utilizing the resources they have. They don't waste on school buses, or lunch programs. It is a noticeable difference between performance of my children and those in another area school. Mainly because Eduprize sets the learning metrics above other schools and state standards. Moreover, they actually teach your child based on their current performance which continually challenges and pushes them to excel. I would happily continue sending my child here and would recommend it way above others in the immediate area.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 23, 2010
I wonder about a school where the majority of the comments are from the teachers that are employeed there. Was there a staff meeting that it was decided to put comments on GreatSchools?

- submitted by a community member
December 15, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2009
Communication is great. Attendance is real strict.

- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2009
This school is excellent. The work atmosphere is wonderful. Everyone is willing to help. There is constant professional development available to become better at the profession. In addition, there are an abundant amount of resources at teacher's disposal.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 21, 2009
I am a new teacher at the Queen Creek Campus this year. I recently moved from a wonderful school district in Illinois and I have to say I am so utterly amazed at the wonderful things going on at our school. The administration is the best I have ever worked for in all of my career. The teachers are professional and supportive. I hope to stay here until I retire!

- submitted by a teacher
October 19, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
October 19, 2009
My children have been attending EDUPRIZE for 3 years now. The Education is wonderful, the teachers are awesome they love the kids. Some of the staff is rather snooty and treat people bad infront of others. The ladies at the front desk are awesome, most of your aides are great with the exception of no leadership. The new copy lady is so rude to the parents, which makes me never want to volunteer. The specialist are wonderful. The education though is what it is about.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 14, 2009
My family and I love Eduprize! This is our second year at the school, and I'm amazed at what they have done in the short amount of time they've been open. My kids are challenged at their level and are able to experience hands-on activities through theme based cottages. The teachers are always in communication with me and I know that my kids are in good hands. Overall, my husband and I are very pleased with the experience we've had thus far. We'll continue to be part of the Eduprize community and all that it has to offer!

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2009
When I first moved out to Queen Creek I looked at the School Districts out here and thought to myself, the housing market better rebound before my little one starts attending school. Once Eduprize was built, everything changed. I can't stress the fact that this school is light years ahead of the public schools in the area. From the curriculum, to the staff, this school bleeds excellence. The teachers at Eduprize are the best of the best, and seem to all come from an experienced background. My only problem with Eduprize is that they only go from k-8, so I have no clue what I'm going to do when my little one has to start high school. I'm worried that the structure, and education that my little one is gaining from Eduprize will be lost in the FUSD system. I guess we'll cross that road when we get there.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2009
I have been teaching five years now. This is my third year here at Eduprize. I feel proud to say I work for this school! I love my career and and it's because of my wonderful students and their terrific families, fabulous co-workers, and superb leadership. The support from the administration is unmatched. They give you the tools you need to help you be successful. I am very proud to be a part of this amazing school!

- submitted by a teacher
October 02, 2009
I am a parent and teacher at EDUPRIZE. I love the support we recieve for students, parents, and teachers. I have never worked for a better school. The administration is phenomenal. Joyce Fox a such a caring, wonderful principal who cares about everyone and wants to help in any way she can. I have never had a better principal for my daughter or as a teacher. The curriculum is fantastic. My daughter comes home happy every day and can tell me many new things she has learned in all academic areas. All the teachers are wonderful and highly qualified. I couldn't be more thrilled to have the honor of working at such a fine school.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
I am a teacher at Eduprize and am proud to say I am also a parent of Eduprize. I feel so fortunate to have my sons attend such an outstanding school with administration and staff that TRULY CARE about my children's academics and well being. I, like other parents get the pleasure of volunteering in my 3 kids classrooms and I realize what a valuable resource and tool I am for their teachers. As a teacher, I feel so blessed to have a wonderful group of supportive parents who want to help their kiddos become successful in their education. They understand the importance of giving time to the classroom and to their child at home. Regarding the Life Fund, I too pay it and without hesitation. I see how that money is utilized and know that it is to help my children experience above average fieldtrips and presentations.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
TOPS is fabulous! This program fits our family perfectly. My son is in 6th grade and the TOPS program has been the best thing for him. It allows him to attend school with a GREAT teacher. He gets home and can take a break and have lunch with his family. Then we work on homework and get ready for after school activities. No more running around like a crazy person trying to get everyone's homework finished and dinner and activities. The TOPS program has allowed our family to function so much better than a traditional school day did. So, if you are thinking about EduPrize, definitely look into the TOPS program and see if it would work for your family.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
Eduprize students and parents are of the highest caliber! As a teacher, I have been completely impressed with the level of interest and support the parents have for their students. The students are hard-working and well-behaved. As a parent of Eduprize students, I appreciate the dedication and hard work of the teachers and staff. Eduprize is and Excelling school that continues to impress!

- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2009
EDUPRIZE is an excellent school with so many opportunities for their students. All four of my children enjoy going to school each day. The school is absolutely beautiful. The halls are adorned with student work which they proudly display. It is quite a sight to see. My children feel safe at school and the atmosphere is absolutely pleasant. The cottage themes add additional fun and learning to an already incredible curriculum. Thank you for making EDUPRIZE a great place to learn!

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2009
I have worked for other public schools before here. I have never got the training and support as I do here. I would and do tell everyone about this wonderful school and the education it provides.

- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2009
I have been teaching in Arizona for five years now, three of which have been at Eduprize. By the end of my second year of teaching, I felt burnt out and ready to find a new career. Now I am loving my career, and it's all because of my wonderful students and their parents, fabulous co-workers, superb leadership...Eduprize's atmosphere as a whole!

- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2009
Eduprize School is the only choice for great education in Queen Creek. I have never witnessed teachers work so hard in my 5 years teaching experience. The students and teachers are happy to be here and it shows in our Excelling School status. Yes, we are a 'for profit' school, but what that really means is the students are the ones ultimately being benefited. The administration, staff, students and parents are here because we care 100% about our children leading the future.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 01, 2009
Having taught in several other schools in the Valley, I have to say, as a teacher, that my experience so far at Eduprize has greatly exceeded my other teaching experiences. I love the parent involvement here and believe it contributes greatly to the overall success of our students. I count it a privilege to part of such a fine school as Eduprize.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 01, 2009
I love the organization of this school, the higher standards, and the determination of the teachers to make sure their students succeed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 01, 2009
My family has lived in Queen Creek for the last 5 years. We switched to Eduprize from another school in the area 2 years ago. We love the structure, teachers and staff that help to make a wonderful learning enviroment for my children. They have learned so much and are far ahead of where they were when we first entered this school.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2009
Eduprize offers my child a fabulous learning environment where she can excell. She loves the cottages and I appreciate the creative original art .

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 01, 2009
Eduprize is an incredible school. The teachers are excellent. Everyone makes you feel part of the team. My daughter loves it.

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October 01, 2009
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October 01, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 01, 2009
Eduprize is a fabulous school. Every day my grandson can't wait to go and learn. Everyone on the faculty is so positive, kind and just happy. You can see that they love what they do. The curriculum is the best. Each night my little guy comes home with things for us to practice that he has been doing in class. We play games to practice the skills and he really is learning at an exceptional rate. The school is safe with no discipline issues and with aides assisting kids on and off campus and a principal who is always available and high profile. Our teacher is creative and compassionate. I love that band and choir are being offered after school and that I am encouraged to be helping in the classroom daily. I saw in the paper that Eduprize got the excelling label and I can see why. Great school!

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
EDUPRIZE is a dream come true. I have visitied many schools, but this one deserves a five star rating. The children are engaged in learning, applying their knowledge to the real world and having fun. Teachers are smiling and enjoying what they are doing. The campus is clean, and welcoming. They offer a variety of schedules to meet families needs. The expectations are high, but the students are given the tools and strategies to be successful. The Junior High program is fabulous. It is on the small side, but a quality instruction with a respectful atmosphore. I am a retired educator and if I was looking for a job, Eduprize is where I would want to be teaching.

- submitted by a community member
October 01, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
September 28, 2009
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September 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2009
I'm a new teacher to Eduprize but not to the profession. I've taught in several school districts and I have to say that this is the most rewarding and exhausting experience I've ever encountered. Althought a lot is expected of teachers, it's rewarding to know that all of our hard work is paying off. We are an excelling school! What other school in this area can claim that same status? The principal is one of the most caring administrators I've ever met. You talk about positive! Not only for students, parents, but also for teachers. I'm proud to be part of this community. Thank you Eduprize!

- submitted by a teacher
September 25, 2009
Eduprize is an excellent school!!! Three of the four of my children attend and they love it. The teachers are amazing!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 21, 2009
I find this school not only expensive, but exhausting! The parent volunteer requirements are ridiculous! I also did some research to find out why they make parents pay out of pocket so much when they claim to be a state funded charter school. It's because they are 'for profit'. Which explains why they pack the kids in! I recommend that you research this school before enrolling your child!

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2009
My daughter is in Kindergarten here. So far, I have observed the front desk staff to be friendly and helpful (even when some parents are rude) . My daughter has 17 kids in her calss and a superb teacher. Her class achieves a great deal more during their day than the average public school class, and the kids get more attention because of the smaller class size (20 Max). I am a teacher myself, and I can really see the difference in the education she is getting here. I have observed a few parents complaining about the supplies they buy for their kids, so I compared the supply list from our local, public school and the Eduprize list and there was no real difference. Eduprize requires 80 hours. yearly of parent volunteering (in or out of class). The parent involvement really makes this school superb. It ensures quality control/good student behavior.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2009
This will be our 3rd year with Eduprize, and I can't tell you how pleased we are. This is a place where you and your child are welcome with open, caring arms excited to help your child reach his or her highest potential. Every Quarter the classes focus on a new a subject and learn the broad to the most minut details of the subject. Music, Art, (real) Science classes are offered for all grades. We feel blessed to have found such a wonderful school. Thank you Eduprize!

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2009
My son just completed his Kindergarten year at Eduprize. His growth has been tremendous! He has learned to read, has a concept of basic Math and has attained many 'life skills.' i am so proud to be a parent of an Eduprize student!

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 09, 2009
When you are good, I guess that you are entitled to be a little snooty. Like any school, you have your good and lazy teachers. Seems to be alot of brand new, inexperienced teachers along with a mixture of Coolidge and Florence teachers. Animosity and resentment is strong towards Dr. Robishotte but Principal, Joyce Fox CARES. My kids enjoy going to school. It's all about what teacher you get and the Parent taking some responsibility at home with homework and some volunteering. It's the Parents job to raise their children, not pawn them off on school. School is not a baby siiter like some Parents believe.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2009
While, i might agree with some of the latest comments about the director/faculty--tell me what school doesn't have problems? Maybe the reason you know about 'problems' at the school is because they do encourage parent participation. As a parent of a child with special needs and two without special needs, I can assure you that my children are receiving the best education available for free. They have a fabulous PTN, and yes, they recently had a turnover of chairperson, but alot of the chairpeople from last year moved on the junior highs. And maybe the front office does say they have a waiting list, that should say alot about a school--they have a waiting list. Way to go Eduprize--keep up the great work!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 08, 2009
There is a serious lack of communication at this school. As a member of the Eduprize community, I have witnessed the Director degrade the faculty and other staff. Morale at an all-time low. Our teacher, gratefully, is dedicated to our child's learning and growth. That has been a positive. The Parent Teacher Network has also been through turnover, which has been questionable. Overall good concept for a school, but have some concerns.

- submitted by a teacher
April 06, 2009
This is a new school with lots of parent assistance.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2009
It isn't the best school in the world, but it isn't the worst. Don't expect miracles unless you plan to make them happen by yourself. The school is probably marginally better than Coolidge District, but that is hardly an endorsement. The office staff and some teachers are a bit snotty and answer any complaints with the comment 'Well, we have a waiting list.' The biggest benefit of attending this school is the group of well-meaning parents who really give their all to help the school. The school needs to take note of this fact, or it will lose its backing and its appeal all in one fell swoop. You may have a wait-list now, but continue letting your office staff/others treat the parents with disdain and you will find out rather quickly what the phrase 'easy come, easy go' really means.

- submitted by a community member
November 13, 2008
This school is a breath of fresh air in our community. My kids are getting a private-school quality education with many hands on learning experiences. Wonderful principal, Mrs. Fox. She is visible and accessable. Overall friendly staff with exception of one head aide who has barked at me and other confused parents at parent drop-off/pick-up traffic lanes. Quality learning environment and family-friendly. They encourage parent-involvement which is assuring. The cottages and fairs are also delightful! Two thumbs up for eduprize!

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2008
This school is amazing !!! My son started in Kindergarden and now is in first grade - He loves it and I too cannot say enough about how much he is learning and excelling !!! He loves it !! School size is perfect and so are teachers, staff , and principal !!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 14, 2008
I cannot say enough good things about this school. My son started here last year in first grade and has continued into second grade with the same teacher. I love the cottages and they really get the children thinking. Walking through the halls, you will notice that most of the teachers posses a Master's degree! Most charter schools don't even require a bachelor's degree, yet this school has attracted teachers well beyond this level. It set a great example for the children and speaks volumes of the school. If you live in this area and your child is attending a local school, shame on you!

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2008
My daughter spend Kindergarten and 1st grade at the local schools...we were SO disappointed in the environment and staff that we were ready to move. Thank goodness for Edu-Prize. I don't want to leave Queen Creek now because I love this school. The Coolidge and Florence school districts could learn a LOT from this school. Maybe now they will get their act together.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2008
Absolutely wonderful school! We are so lucky to have it out here. I too was fed up with the local school districts, and my kids were bored with them. With the eduprize system they are busy learning all day, if they are done early the teacher moves that child ahead to another task. My kids are coming home gitty everyday and full of information to share with us. The TOPS Program is a great idea! I can not say enough good things about this school!!!! Fabulous, Fabulous, Fabulous!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2008
We love this school , our son loves this school The TOPS program is a life saver . Our son gets easily distracted and the pace of this program keeps him focused and loving school . The staff and teachers know the kids names and treat them all as individuals !

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2008
I love it here. My two boys attend here and they love it too. I have one son w/autism and they did better then any Florence school ever did.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2008
I can not say enough good about this school! The teachers are wonderful! The education my children are getting is wonderful! I am so thankful that Eduprize is an option for our community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 17, 2008
I love this school and all of the teachers. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. The teachers do a wonderful job with all the students. My child and I are happy to be part of the Eduprize family. Thank You!!!

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Eduprize School - Queen Creek Campus
4567 W. Roberts, Queen Creek, AZ  85142
(480) 888-1610
Last modified Eduprize School - Queen Creek Campus is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Eduprize School - Queen Creek Campus Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 109 reviews. Top