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School leader:  Shelly Lether
4221 North Hughes
Fresno, CA 93705

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"VPA is best known for its excellent academic and leadership programs. "

BASIC INFORMATION

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  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Service learning, Social justice
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    None
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62 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · September 09, 2015
The school is an excellent place to learn. With the Leader in Me Program, along with high standards for learning, children feel safe and enjoy coming to school each day. The school has a high attendance rate.

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · September 09, 2015
The teachers are caring and work hard to teach the new Common Core Standards in a way that is engaging to students. The teachers have great classroom management at this school.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · September 09, 2015
This year the school is working on a homework policy for the handbook. It gives maximum amount of time children should spend on the work. The school wants to allow for more family time or extra curricular activities after school.

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 09, 2015
The school has rigorous Common Core Standards, including the new Eureka Math Program. MAP Assessments are given to the students three times a year to gauge where each child is at.

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VPA meets the extraordinary needs of our students through a carefully designed and innovative instructional program. After years of utilizing The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as a core of our character education program, VPA has fully adopted the acclaimed program, The Leader in Me, the globally-acclaimed, standards-aligned school culture program that emphasizes critical 21st century skills.

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