Our daughter has attended Amerischools for the past two years and we love it! This is a small school and that was exactly what I was looking for. Mrs. Fox was my daughter's kindergarten teacher and this year she is the principal. She and the rest of the staff are fabulous. They all know my daughter's name and even my preschool age child's name. They know my husband and I by name and are aware of our different schedules so they know who to call first when she has been ill or needed to be picked up. I'm sad to say that we have to move this summer and we wish we could take them with us :) They have gave our daughter a great basis for her education and I thank them profusely for that.
My Children have went here for 2 years and overall we really like the school. My biggest complaints would be that th ey are adding too many new classes when there isn't room for any more kids. Its a very small school. Trying to pick up your kids is a train wreck!.It's just too many people in a small space. The staff is very friendly, and I love the fact that I walk in and anyone that sees me knows exactly who my kids are. Mrs. Fox has stepped in and done a wonderful job! She is very involved with what's going on in her school.
While Amerischools South Campus does lack in size and for extra curricular activities, the leadership has kept me sending my kids there. Mrs. Fox is a positive, outgoing principal and relates to the children and parents well. She listens to the needs of parents and genuinely cares about the kids getting a high quality education. I have found the school to be a positive place for my kids and most of the teachers are great. All issues and concerns I have had are addressed quickly and I feel that my concerns have been understood and taken seriously. No school is perfect but the smaller class sizes and great leadership at Amerischools by far out ranks other options in Yuma County.
Since I have worked here I have had a fantastic time. The staff is so warm and helpful. The principal, Mrs. F is wonderful and always willing to help in the classroom, yard duty, lunch duty, and even cleaning bathrooms!!! She trusts her staff to do what is expected and if they need direction she is there to lead them in the positive direction.
At the beginning of February we ended our Annual parent survey. Our over all satisfaction rate was 98% with 91% Very to Extremely satisfied. A little more than half of our families responded to 13 questions of which 8 dealt with satisfaction in various areas, such as communication and recommending our school to relatives and friends. Of our 8 satisfaction questions our lowest overall satisfaction percentage was 97%. At AmeriSchools we will always strive to meet the needs of our students and families. Our teachers and staff are very hard working and they are here because this is where they want to work. Many have left other teaching positions to come here and some have taken significant pay cuts to work here. This speaks volumes to their dedication, caring, and hard work. Our academics have been some of the highest in Yuma County, again because of the exception staff we have.
Mr. Wachunas is a wonderful Principal who is optimistic and hardworking! He is always willing to go the extra mile for his students, staff, and families. Great things continue to happen at this school. He values education and clearly understands the critical roles school, family, community, and teachers play in the success of his student's. AmeriSchools Academy administration, teachers, and staff believe every child has value, they nurture the talents and dreams of their student's, make them feel successful, and help advocate for their needs. It s a place where the staff is dedicated, caring, and supportive and where teachers make learning fun which sets the pace for student s love of learning.
I use to think that this school was superior in Yuma. After having my child attend for the past several years I have learned that Mr. W, the principal now at the North Campus is very controlling. He yells at the students and the teachers as though he is still in the Marine Corps. This is an elementary school, not the military! He has proven to me by not only my personal experiences but also by others who use to work for him that his "leadership" is NOT acceptable to be an elementary principal. Teachers, students or parents do not get to speak their opinions without repercussion. If you are looking at sending your child to Amerischools then look into the South Campus or a different school!
As this year comes to an end I am so grateful for all the hard work and dedication that the teachers at Amerischools invest in our children. You can truly see the fruits of their hardwork in our children . I have really had a great experinece at Amerischools with all the staff I think it is great that the Principal puts himself out there and is involved with the children. My children come home happy and excited about what they have learned and are eager to go to school the next day. I think it is awesome that they incorporate ant- bullying lessons throughout the year which is great as they have a zero tolerance for bullying, and we must not forget that they are also exceptional when it comes to academics! Thank you Amerischools!!
Our family loves Amerischools Academy! The principal and teachers provide a warm loving atmosphere where the children can feel safe yet are still held accountable for their actions teaching them to be responsible young members of the community. The academics are outstanding as proven by their "above performing" status. We have experienced the public school system and feel so lucky to be a part of the Amerischools family!
Started at the Yuma Amerischool in 2002, because of the fair and balanced environment, where the my children's minds were allowed to grow. They are encouraged to laugh, they are hugged when crying, and taught how to care for the feelings of others by not bullying fellow classmates. With all of this, Learning remains the top priority, as my children come home excited about doing their homework. With GREAT teachers, GREAT front desk administration, the Principal can keep the school united on the same academic page... ABOVE PERFORMING! Keep up the Great Work! Watching my children smile, put me at ease!
My daughter attended the 1st grade here and it was absolutely the best school! We also have children from the ages of 4-18 yrs old so we've had the experience of going thru many school systems with being Military. The Principal is AWESOME & doing his job! HE'S THERE TO KEEP THINGS RUNNING SMOOTH AND KEEPING THE KIDS SAFE AND INLINE, NO GANGS THERE! The teachers are role models and inspirationalists. We moved on base and I wish we could have stayed with that school! It would have been worth the drive!
We have a Kinder at Amerischools. This school has been a great experience for both my son and my husband and I as parents. We love the feeling of everyone being equal and important. Our son is excelling and excited about school everyday. The faculty and staff are ALL great people, there is a sense of family when you walk through that door. I am looking forward to my son going to Amerischools for the next six years.
The teachers are great. The school itself is small, but it helps the teachers get to know all of the students.
I have 2 children here at Amerischool. We have been to 1 private school prior to coming over to Amerischool. I have to say hands down the best school my kids have ever attened! The school is small. You have a personal relationship with ALL the staff and the Principal Mr. W. The teachers care about your child and their education needs. They are 100% hands on and there is always an open line of communication!!They have really great after school programs for being such a small school. Both of my children have thrived here. Its so amazing how they have just flourished. We will be moving this summer and the kids and I are both so sad to leave!! Great teachers best staff and one awesome Prinical. They truly care.
This is the first year my child has attended this school. I feel that even though the school is small, it makes for a very good environment for them to excel and learn. I feel that the teachers are able to offer more one on one mentoring with the children. Unlike bigger schools that have too many children in the classroom, it wouldn t be possible for the teachers to give them the attention they would need to hone their weaknesses. I liked that my child had homework every day and a project every month. This I believe will help them prepare for the next grade. I have seen my child improve in areas where she was weak. I like the school and the staff overall.
I think this school should be a kids choice because teachers care about you and you get to meet new friends that care for you
I like it here its a great scool with a light atmostphere and good teachers
My daughter attends Amerischool and loves the school and her teacher however she shared with us that the Principal yells at the teachers and makes them sad we hope that what she witnessed was a one time thing and will not be repeated, we will keep checking now that we are aware of the problem.
my children went there for one year and we all really enjoyed it i had one in k,one in 2nd, and one in4th but we had to mmove out of town
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