VPA is the best. I have had three children at the school. They have great teachers, including an art teacher, a music teacher and a PE teacher. The after school program has improved this year. My kids love it. Now we just need a Winter/Christmas program!
Are you looking for a quality education for your children? If you live in Fresno look no further! The teachers and staff at VPA are wonderful. Our son scored high on state tests and he loves his teacher this year and he loved his teacher last year. You will not find nicer or more helpful office staff anywhere. Students are expected to work hard and have good character. They do not tolerate bullying at this school at all so it is a safe place for kids to learn.
We used to have a hard time getting our daughter up for school in the morning. Not anymore. She loves this school, especially her teacher.
This school is the next best thing to homeschool or private school (which we cannot afford) Valley Prep provides the best of both worlds. It has really provided a safe and friendly enviornment which I really appreciate for my kids. Valley Prep teaches and promotes values that we as a family teach at home. Not only do they teach it, they really hold the students accoutable for their character. The teachers really go above and beyond for their students. I have experiences this first hand - my son's teacher does everything possible to help my son do his best. They really do care!! We only hope they start a high school soon!!
I love this school for so many reasons. I really like the dress code and believe it helps the focus to stay where it needs to be...on academics. I love the teachers and staff, who are absolutely wonderful. They really care about the kids and want to see them succeed. I like that music, art, and character development is part of the curriculum. They have sports and other extra-curricular activities are available as well. The commitment to the whole child by providing healthy, well-balanced lunches is another thing to be proud of. VPA is just perfect for our family.
My child has been at Valley Prep since the school opened its doors (one of the first kindergarten students). I am thankful that I can send my child to school everyday and know that my child feels safe and is being taught and held to a high level of character accountability. I appreciate Valley Prep and would not enroll my child in any other school.
My daughter is in 7th grade at this school and she loves it. The teachers are great and she is learning a lot. We are so glad they teach character every morning and that our daughter can play volleyball.
There was a lot of favoritism shown. If you were related to any of the teachers or staff you managed to get away with alot of bad behavior. Two students can commit the offense and have the same history. One will get a harsher punishment than the other. Their no tolerance for bulling does not really apply. one student in particular bullied and hit other students was given many chances one more chance with little regard to the safety of the other students. I am glad I have moved all my children from that school. I also thought that they encourage children to tattle on Everything.
I like that the school is small and personable and has a safe environment. My child feels safe at school. I am happy they have new programs after school. Also, my daughter is excited about cheerleading and going to camp.
this school is very positive and they really teach us about character i love it.
My family is very blessed to have found a school like Valley Prep Academy. Both my children have done very well at this school. The teachers and staff really do care about all the students and do a great job in teaching them about character, trustworthy, discipline, respectfulness, caring and other traits. Having my children at this school has been the best decision our family has ever made. Thanks Valley Prep for all of your hard work and dedication. Many blessings to you all!
I love Valley Prep! There is no other school like it in Fresno. The director, staff, and teachers really care about their students. They are strict and dont allow foolishness. I love that fact that all students wear uniform and there are no 'clicks'.They have a wonderful character program. My child has learned about honesty, trustworthiness, respect and citizenship.
my daughter has attended a short time in the 3rd grade, and she is so happy there, her academic performance has improved and she loves her teacher and principal, I would recommend the school to any parent
My daughter has attended Valley Prep for 2 years. The teachers she has had are great. Very concerned and attentive. The office staff is great and the Principal is on top of things that are going on. Bullying and gossiping are taken very seriously and they are dealt with in a timely manner, unlike Fresno Unified. School lunches are prepared on site and my daughter loves them! The only down side is the traffic and parking lot are very congested.
My daughter has attended VPA for 2 years now. Her teachers have always made sure that she stays on top of her grades. Her grades have improved greatly from her school before. It seemed as if she was lost in the sea of other students at her old school, but not here at VPA. The teachers seem to have a more personal relationship with their students here.
i go to this school and everyone is nice and welcoming but the school is pretty strict,and the education is pretty good but not fantastic.this school will actually help your character a lot.also Its a very safe environment.
Best school, best care and best discipline. Teachers work closely to each students to make them the best they can be. I love to have my kids go to this school
If you are longing to send your child to a school where character, academics, and safety are all important, then you have found the best school in VPA. Both of my children have thrived at this school. The teachers are the most dedicated that I have seen. This school's handbook is clearly written, which protects innocent children from those who do not wish to practice good character. Bullying, cussing, and other forms of unacceptable behavior are not tolerated. These protections are made known through the handbook. As a parent, I am grateful for the devotion of the director and staff for upholding these standards of excellence.
The teachers at this school were very exceptional and helpful, however, personal experience with the leadership and school board thoroughly disappointed me. In my opinion, if your child didn't fit the mold of what leadership deemed acceptable to society then he/she would be forced to change or leave the school. My thoughts are that that type of mentality is a hinderance to such a diverse country.
My daughter enjoyed her 7th grade year and her grades improved. Best of all, she loves school.
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