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Cross Road Christian Academy

Private | K-8


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Posted June 13, 2010

I Love Cross Roads!! My son has been going there since K and now is going to the 5th. This school reminds and forces parents to be responsible for teaching there kids even when there not in school. And that it's all a team effort, to make these kids well rounded.
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Posted June 8, 2010

Great christian based school. Safe environment. Challenging academic programs. Good atheletic program. Execellent field trips that incorperate a learning environment.
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Posted June 2, 2010

I love this school and the church!!! When my daughter and I were struggling, due to loss of my job, the church stepped in and not only brought us food but made sure my daughter got to celebrate Christmas. All of the staff shows what it means to be a Christian organization. And my daughter has received an excellent education. I have found that the changes that have been made have enhanced the program.
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Posted May 29, 2010

Too much change in the past several years, not for the better. The school office staff is great, but the same can't be said for the church office staff, that seem to have control of the school and everything that is done.
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Posted May 26, 2010

We chose CrossRoad as an alternative to the poor schools in Gardena. It started out as a 4-star school, but due to lack of leadership has dropped considerably--4 principals in the last 8 years. One of whom was very disrespectful to the hard-working, low paid teachers. There was a mass exodus of teachers and good students. Things are back on the rise a bit due to changes in curriculum two years ago. There are some good, even great teachers, but overall program is average. Christian approach is good. Not enough programs for high achieving students. Would recommend for good students who want a Christian environment.
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Posted May 22, 2010

I choose this school for my child, hoping to provide the best education. I was very disappointed that not only felt as if I was just wasting my money away, the oldest faculty was always negative, judgemental, and very ill mannered towards children. This school would not last long time. If I knew the truth about this school, I would have never chosen this school for my child.
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Posted May 22, 2010

Both of my children attented CrossRoads, both have gone on to become successful educated individuals.. I believe this is an excellent school with caring teachers and aministrators. I would highliy recommend this school to any parent looking for a quality educatino for their child
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Posted May 21, 2010

My son has been attending Crossroad since kinder. He has excelled each year and continues to be a high honor student. The teachers are loving ,caring and very approachable. My son looks forward each week going to chapel. If you are looking for a christian school with great academics, then Crossroad is the one for you. Thank you Crossroad.
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Posted May 21, 2010

My granddaughter started in the pre-school and graduated from 8th grade at CrossRoad. The friendships she made with both students and staff continue today and are a source of strength for her. Very loving, caring, and strong academic environment that has served her well as she has grown. You can't go wrong putting your children in their hands.

Posted May 21, 2010

I love CrossRoad Christian Academy because I feel it provides my daughter with a very sound and soild Christian education, the teachers are the great and they provide her with love each day and the values she are learning are excellent. The curriculum is excellent and the friendship she and I have established with the other parents and staff is excellent.
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Posted May 21, 2010

The Staff and the teachers are the best! It's the best school to send your kids and teaches the kids God word. I love all the homework and projects they have to do. Keeps them busy. I love this school overall in General
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Posted May 21, 2010

Good teacher/student ratio; creative projects; cheerful staff; constant attention to updated curriclum.
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Posted May 21, 2010

Great school, loving staff and a first rate academic program. In addition, there is a lot of parent involvement. This is a very well rounded school.
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Posted May 21, 2010

I think it's a great school. My daughter has been there since pre school and is graduating from the 8th grade in June. The teachers are always available to speak to both children and parents either in person or via e-mail should there be any issues. Thank you Crossroad for helping her become the young lady tht she has turned out to be.
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Posted May 21, 2010

Crossroad Christian academy has been a great school for my son. I was honestly having a hard time deciding where to place my son in school as I did not prefer to have him in our public school district. I was relieved when I came in to crossroad to get more information. I was very impressed. My son attended first and now second grade at crossroad. I feel their academics is above what you would find in a public school setting. Their rates are affordable compared to other private schools in the area. The only cons would be the school only goes up to 8th grade. There is no grass only concrete and lunch at school is pricey $5/$6 per lunch (which is brought in from an outside vendor). Before and afterschool care rates are very reasonable as well. I love crossroad Christian for my son.
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Posted May 20, 2010

Great place for both the kids and the parents, very loving staff
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Posted May 20, 2010

Crossroad Christian Academy has been a great Christian School for both of my kids. I have a daughter who graduated last year and my son who is currently a student there. Besides getting a great education they will get a good Christian Foundation for their lives.
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Posted May 20, 2010

All three of my children attended Cross Road Christian Academy and received an excellent education, preparing them for high school and college. The school had high academic standards and a strong focus on training our children to live a godly life. My kids have great memories from Cross Road!.
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Posted May 20, 2010

CCA was a wonderful school for my children. The staff was truly caring and supportive, and the kids learned great Christian values.
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Posted May 12, 2010

With the challenges our kids are going to be facing these days it is important to give them an excellent education along with good christian values that will prepare them spritually to be ready to face those challenges and reach their generation for Christ. I fully support CCA and I thank God everyday that my kids get to go where they are going to hear the word of God and get an excellent education.
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Ethnicity This school State average
Black 71% 6%
White 11% 26%
Hispanic 8% 52%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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2818 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Gardena, CA 90249
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