I absolutely love CTA! - Involved teaching staff my son s teacher is always open and available for quick meetings and takes the time to provide attention to each individual s needs. - Top notch principle he is at each event, knows my entire families names, and is approachable, yet respected, by the students. My son sees him as a role model and someone to look up to (verse fear, as I have seen at other schools) - Great admin staff - Small school all teachers know all of the students and you get to form relationships (verse being a number) - Challenging curriculum I would strongly suggest you understand the learning environment before you make the move to a school like CTA. Be ready for your child to be challenged and very focused. My son seems to have more homework and higher standards than peers at other schools. My constructive feedback is: - I personally don t care for the combo classes and hope this changes in the future - Would love to see a before school program at this location (current it is at another local school and kids are bussed over) - Would like an increase on the security fence to be inclusive of the play area
Combs Traditional Academy- I am so proud of how my son is doing at this school. He has always struggled with confidence and his teacher Ms. Hrubec is always so helpful and finding ways that will help him succeed. I am very Thankful for the school and how hard all the teachers work at Combs Traditional Academy .
I am very happy with this school. I've seen it grow and evolve over the past few years. It stands out as a great school, with great mentors and teachers. My only constructive feedback falls with the AM before school program being at a sepertae location
This school is One of a very limited number of schools in the state of Arizona that has one of the Best Top notch educations and teaching for Az.. I love this School I would drive from super far just to continue my daughters education here. My son will go there next year as well. The Staff is Awesome. The teachers not only care but they want your kid to succeed. The Principal is one of the best I have ever met in the educational system. The school has a small enrollment which makes the learning even more fun and challenging. My Daughter is learning like how I used to learn when I was a little girl growing up in the south. CTA is a Gem, a diamond in the ruff. Check it out it is worth your time and I can't say enough awesome things about them!!
CTA is a great school. I like my sons teachers and I feel the principal does an excellent job. I plan on sending my daughter there when she is old enough.
its a good school i really i like it my daughter is happy there all the personal are very friendly
Combs Traditional Academy is an amazing school! The principal is very hands on and available for parents to discuss any questions or concerns. The teachers genuinely care about each and ever one of their students. The small school environment allows teachers to focus time on each student as needed. I love the ciriculum and how it engages my student!
Combs Traditional Academy has been great for our son. I am so impressed with Mr. Berkshire the principal. He is present at every event. He knew my sons name on the third day of school! He truly cares about this school and it shows. My son has grown so much in the short time he has attended CTA. I love the small size of the and the great communication they provide to the parents. They are always very quick to respond to any questions I have. The only thing I could comment on that could improve is the pick up process. It is long because of the tiny parking lot.
I love CTA! My children have been attending CTA since the school opened in 2010 & I have been very impressed with the curriculum provided at the school. The teachers are very dedicated to the students and their academic progress. I also love the uniforms and that the school promotes parent involvement. The school is small and really portrays a family type atmosphere. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for an accelerated program and that is willing to help their child succeed.
My son loves Combs Traditional Academy. This is his second year at the school, and he has grown so much.He is confident and eager to do his best. This school focuses not only on academics but on building character as well. It's so great to see the principal and teachers outside everyday helping the kids out of cars and into the classrooms. The principal is very involved and knows the names of all the children at the school. Combs Traditional Academy is not just a school, it is a tight-knit community trying to educate and help children be the best they can be.
Our family loves Combs Traditional Academy. First of all, I love the uniforms. It really streamlines our morning routine. This year was our oldest daughter's first year of school. The Kindergarten teacher is awesome! Our daughter is excited about school and is doing very well in all areas of study. She loves her teacher and it is very clear that the teacher really cares about all of her students. The principal is also very involved in the academic success of each student. He shows great leadership skills but cares about each student, and knows them all by name. He even made it a point to express to me how impressed he was with how well our daughter is reading. They seem to strive to help all of the kids keep up, but they also make sure the kids who excel remain challenged, which is rare from what I've heard. They also help in developing students' character; their motto is Rigor, Responsibility, Respect. I feel my daughter will gain so much by learning at CTA. There are plenty of opportunities to be a parent volunteer, with PTO activities and in the classroom. Based on our experience, CTA does not disappoint.
This is a great school. In my experience I have not had any issues with this school. My son loves coming here. He is no longer bored and expectations for him are high. His teachers are always asking the best from him. His teachers are constantly monitoring for progress and providing additional resources for the students. I really like this school and the staff.
I cannot even begin to express how wonderful Combs Tradt'l Academy is! My children are excited to go to school, are engaged in their current studies and enjoy the staff and all of their peers/friends. I currently have 2 children enrolled at CTA, 1st and 2nd grade- this is their 1st year, they came from another school in the area and I have been blown away by the Leadership of Mr. Berkshire (princ) and all of his staff. THEY REALLY GENUINELY care about our future (our children) and it's demonstrated by their actions. I have seen a positive change in my kids from their discipline to their academics. The teachers ( specifically Ms. Sisco & Mrs. Rosenbaum) keep me informed and up to date on my children's progress, return emails/calls promptly and always have time for questions or concerns. I feel like I know what's going on and can help my children at home on the same page. Ms. Tanya (Admin Asst) dedicates her attention and cheerful energy to everyone who enters the school. Mr. Berkshire (principal) has excellent leadership abilities and while he runs a tight ship- you can sincerely feel from him that he cares about every student at his school! CTA should be proud of themselves!
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