I am so happy with the results in academics at Fair Oaks Academy. My daughter has been a grade ahead since she began at their K-8 school. The teachers are wonderful with the kids and the environment created is safe and sane. I am a very picky parent when it comes to who I leave my child with and these guys are a perfect fit for us. My daughter loves going to school and doesn't want to go home at the end of the day!! I could not recommend any other school more highly then I recommend Fair Oaks Academy.
When my three kids first started at Fair Oaks Academy, they were behind in their reading and math skills. Now they are up to grade level in reading and almost there in math. They have an interest in learning and, in fact, all of them love to read now, whereas before it was so hard to get them to read. They like to study now. They want to learn and they are doing it on their own. I love this school. The teachers are so excited and interested in the kids and learning, and my kids get great individual attention.
"My son attended Fair Oaks Academy from first grade to fifth grade. I chose the school because of the small class size, the music program, the outstanding teachers and the beautiful yard. While the public schools with their big pavements and iron fences in our area looked more like a jail to me, Fair Oaks Academy appeared more like a child's backyard. The school has beautiful trees, a climbing wall and a tire swing which invite the children to play creatively. My son especially enjoyed the music program where he played the clarinet and alto saxophone. The school jazz band performed for parents and local charity events. We are outdoor people and our son loves playing in the woods. At Fair Oaks Academy the children have the great opportunity to visit the school cabins in the mountains. In the wintertime my son went sledding there and during the summer he enjoyed swimming in the river next to the cabins. Academically, our son got the opportunity to work at his own pace and he really advanced in math and literacy skills. Thanks Fair Oaks Academy!"
My daughter is 7 and my son is 4 and they have been attending Fair Oaks Academy for a couple of years now. My family couldn't be happier with the school! Both kids have been able to advance at their own pace and are way beyond their "grade or age level". My just turned 4 year old reads at 1st grade level and my 7 year old is doing 4th grade math! Both are Kumon honor roll which the school offers as part of their curriculum. Not only does the school excel in academics, they offer lots of activities like music, art, dance and singing lessons plus lots of fun field trips and activities. It's an amazing value! The smaller classrooms allow for a lot of individual attention and there's also very consistent rules and expectations from all faculty. I call it the best kept secret in town! Sunday morning my son had a fit when I told him it wasn't a school day, what else could a parent ask for?
Fair Oaks Academy is the best kept secret in education! My daughter & son have attended for 3 years & are both two years ahead in reading & math. The kids go at their own pace and the small class sizes mean a lot of individualized attention. Fair Oaks also offers field trips, band, singing, art, dance & PE from 8:30-5:30 at no extra charge - try getting that anywhere else. Summer school not only has all the above but also swimming - my son was swimming at age 3! If you want a great place for your kid to learn & develop, Fair Oaks Academy is worth a look.
My wife and I decided to send our son, who will be entering Kindergarten, to Fair Oaks because of the superlative work it does with its students. Education is of paramount importance to us (we both attended top 15 universities and have post graduate degrees). While other schools we considered (e.g., Poly, Mayfield, High Point, etc.) may have better facilities, Fair Oaks is unparalleled in what it enables its students to achieve. We spoke with many students in the K class and were stunned by their intellect and maturity. All the students read at 1-2 levels above their current grade. They are already learning fractions and doing multi-number arithmetic word problems. The school allows students to advance at their own rate, so bright kids can learn rapidly (we learned afterwards that Fair Oaks alums not surprisingly matriculate to schools like MIT). I was also pleased with the school s congenial atmosphere. Students spontaneously approached my son and invited him to play. The teacher and administrator made my son, who is reserved, feel comfortable and welcome. If you have a precocious child, you should consider Fair Oaks. You ll be amazed by what your child can become.
This is the best school I have found. The teachers work with your child one on one and really help them to expand and be themselves. My son has been going to Fair Oaks since preschool and he is doing so well! He has been reading since before he turned three. He loves the art, music, out doors, dancing, sports etc. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL!
My son s entire schooling has been at Fair Oaks Academy. He has now been accepted at Harvard-Westlake High School. He is very much his own person, and is very independent as a student, able to learn anything he sets his mind to.
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