I wish I could give zero star for not having High School program with this school. Both of my kids love this school. it's been four years, since my first child started kindergarten. this school has it all. Nice clean facility, low on teachers and staff turn over ratio ( happy teachers makes happy students), strong on academic yet they have a way with children to feel the achievements and makes them want to achieve more..which in results, both of my kids getting good grades and awards. But best of all is teaching children CORE value of christian which kids are applying in to their daily life. I just hope that they will have high school before my kids finished with their 8th grade. That's my main prayer these days.
I'm very fortunate to have my daughter to the preschool at this school she was happy to go to school, The staff and teachers are very friendly and professional, my daughter English no good, but teachers truly care for each child. Thank you very much
My daughter has been attending since pre-school. We love the teachers and the values that are taught and exhibited. We are so blessed to have found this school. They have a great curriculum teaching everything using God's values.
I Love that the whole school staff and teachers are so loveable,professional and is an excellent example of the love of God.Great teachings and christian values.I have my two girls enrolled there and they love it.
Independence Christian School offers education for the individual. I have taught at I.C.S. for several years. My experience previous to teaching at this fine school included home schooling, private and public education. This experience includes my children's education and my own professional career as an educator. The staff at Independence Christian School cares about the individual student. This focus on the individual gives space for the home schooling part of me to be expressed. When public schools could no longer offer classrooms with 20 students per teacher the individual student's needs were not easily addressed. The staff at Independence Christian School responds to our students as individuals who are being transformed by Christ into students who care about developing their character. Independence Christian School is a place where Individuals Can Succeed!
ICS is committed to each and every child. Starting at the top with the principal all the way down to the parent volunteers, everyone has made us feel like family. The teachers are very involved and answer e-mails and phone calls about my student when I need it. I have not been more impressed with any other school for my children or for myself. I would love to see ICS grow and offer High School classes.
My family will be attending ICS this coming school year. From the first day we met with ICS we have felt welcomed and they have gone above and beyond to help us through the transfer. ICS has also worked with us and our children to make sure the fit is good, and they have already worked individually with each child based on their individual personalities and challenges. If this is an indication of what is to come we foresee a blossoming relationship. We look forward to the coming year! Thank you ICS!
Excellent school! My three children all attended ICS. We have loved the teachers, principal and staff.
We moved here 2 years ago and this school has been an answer to prayer. The faculty and teachers truly care for each child. The teachers are helpful and full of live for the kids. My kids have thrived in the environment at ICS. Thank you!
All five of my children have been a part of this wonderful school. We have been blessed over and over again by the respect, kindness, and sense of family that Independence has provided each year. God is definitely the Center in this school and His love shines through especially in the loving guidance of Principal Ron Cushing. My children love this school and so do I!!
I have two children enrolled in the school. My son has attended this school since he was two years old (through the preschool) and is now ten years old and will be in fifth grade. My son has experienced both incredible accomplishments and very difficult times. I can honestly say that this school has been a very positive experience for our family. In our son's accomplishments, he has experienced praise from his teachers, confidence as an individual and encouragement from the school staff as to his future. In his difficult times, my son has received both discipline and love from the school staff, but MOST IMPORTANTLY, he has received prayer, encouragement and guidance to the road of redemption during these times from the school director, teachers and staff. This school not only focuses on academics (and believe me, my son is one intelligent cookie), but the school works on developing character in the children. There have been many ups and downs over the years, but never have the times been so down that we have thought another school would be better for our family. This school has been a very safe place for our children to learn, have fun and grow into leaders for the future.
Im very fortunate to have my son at this school. he attended preschool and will be attending kindergarten, previously at a different daycar/preschool and I noticed the difference in him right away, he was happy and wanting to go to shcool, staff is friendly and professional. and very organized. their itinerary is very organized as well.
We have been lucky enough to have found ICS for Preschool. Our daughter started when she was 2 years old and we stayed once she started elementary. Our entire family has loved each teacher we have been blessed to have and the daycare director Mrs. Dulong! We appreciate the high academic Christian based curriculum and the extra field trips and class projects that challenge the students.
I have 2 children at ICS, one in preschool and one going into third grade this Sept. We love the school. All the staff are awesome!! The staff take the time to make sure all tge children's needs are met fully.
Independence Christian School has been home to our family since my brother and I were about 6 years old. This is school has some of the most amazing teachers and facility working there. My daughter has the same first grade teacher as I did. There teachers are filled with wisdom and knowledge. They have after school daycare on site so its very easy for my work schedule. The school is very clean and I never worry about my daughter while my husband and I are working. I know she is loved and treated so good at ICS. We are forever grateful to ICS for giving my daughter the right education and loving our family as if it was there own. I would recommend this school to anyone.
Independence Christian School is a school that seeks to help students grow and develop in all aspects: spiritually, emotionally, socially, and artistically, as well as academically. I have been teaching at Independence Christian School for a long time, and I know the dedication of the staff and their dependence upon God. These are very important aspects which help to set Independence Christian School apart from other schools in the area.
Our son Has been attending ICS since he was 2 years old, I still remember the very old building many years ago, my son will be going to eight grade now and will need to attend other school next year. I know he will miss ICS because it was practically the place that he has become the young teen now, with values and respect to others, most of all the training to study and maintain his grades, and at the same time participating in sports. Thank you to all ICS teachers, for the wisdom and efforts providing our children the tools of knowledge for tomorrow, not only academics but spiritual values, and the Principal, who is there not only for the children but to hear and support the parents as well. I couldn't find better school to trust the education and safety of our son. ICS is the best. Submitted by a parent
Independence Christian School has been a favorite school of our whole family for over 20 years! We are now in our second generation! My children and my nephews went there back in the mid 1990's. I am happy to say that my granddaughter attends this same school that her mother went to. That really means a lot. Many of the teachers are STILL there! These are dedicated, loving, Godly teachers that truly care about your child. The staff is equally as wonderful. Each child receives individualized attention and thrives in this environment. The daycare and summer program is phenomenal! The fieldtrips are well thought out and they are such an adventure for your child. The Principle, Mr. Cushing has been a huge part of my children and also my granddaughter's life and we are so blessed to have such an influence. I highly recommend Independence Christian School. The Lord has a lot of his "Angels" working there and your children will benefit from that!
A small Christian school that really focuses on giving each student the attention they need. They truly show Christ's love to the students and teach them to be citizens that honor God and each other. This is a close knit family type school full of people that are nonjudgemental and supportive. We are grateful to have our daughter at this school.
My son has been at ICS for 2 and a half years and we are in love! The teachers always take the time to talk with me when I pick him up and they have offered advice from diaper rash creams to potty training tricks. We struggled with potty training at home, but the real turning point is when the teachers told me to just send him to school in his underwear despite any unpleasant accidents. As a parent there is plenty of opportunities to be involved in field trips or class parties or fundraising. A friend with a child at ICS said that her son has been diagnosed with ADHD. He really struggled at his last school and the teachers didn't want to deal with him. But the teachers here have been incredibly patient with him and he's had much fewer problems. He's was even moved up to the Kindergarten class early! We drive from Irvine to bring our son here because we can't bear to part with the wonderful friendly staff.
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