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Calvary Baptist Church And Schools

Private | K-12 | 81 students


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Posted October 27, 2013

The teachers here are not required to have teaching degrees, or even a degree at all. They hire friends and family members of the church. There is also very little options for class selection.
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Posted August 6, 2013

This school lives God"s words and not just preach it . The kindergarten teacher is awesome .Small classrooms meaning more attention to students .They work on fostering skills that come handy in life .
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Posted November 5, 2012

Calvary s curriculum involves critical thinking, analysis, and application. The students participate in fundraisers which helps them build confidence and aquire job skills. Calvary is absolutely one of the best investments I have made for my children.
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Posted July 2, 2012

Great staff, small classes, more one on one attention from teachers. A very caring and safe environment. Their daycare/after-school program is really good, with loving teachers and aides. Our older child goes to this school and our second one will be, too!
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Posted May 21, 2012

Staff is caring and nuturing. Curriculum is challenging in a positive way. Great sports programs with opportunities for everyone to play.
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Posted May 20, 2010

Calvary is a wonderful school with loving, caring staff. I have been very pleased with my child's growth as a person, as well as academic achievements. I am a happy and proud Calvary parent!
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Posted February 14, 2010

Our first year at Calvary has been a wonderful experience. The staff is very loving to our Son's and we are always recommending Calvary to our friends.

Posted November 18, 2009

CBS is a place for students with all abilities. Staff care about students and want the best for all!

Posted August 30, 2009

We thought we found the perfect school for our kids. Small classes sizes and the website states they can help kids with special needs in which two of my children needed. My son's class was very small and he wasn't able to get the help needed' We had to put him back in the public system to receive help with his phonetics and phonology. My daughter's algebra course wasn't taught in the traditional manner rather was based on switched on schoolhouse (SOS) which is a program for home schooled kids. School is decrepit and teachers need to be better educated.
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Posted January 4, 2009

I went to this school for about 4 years, I left before the start of the 8th grade, iI am a junior now at a nearby highschool and well this school was good to me. The teachers and other staff were like family, since it is a small school it is like a larg family, I liked it but, well i have moved on and well I like were i am so yea it was a good school for about 4 years.

Posted June 13, 2008

Our first year at Calvary has been a wonderful experience. The staff is very loving to our daughter and we are always recommending Calvary to our friends.
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Posted April 15, 2005

This school is more than a place for your child to learn and grow. It is a family of teachers and students that cater to your child s needs. The curriculum is not only educational but fun and gives my child the tools necessary to approach life with a Godly perspective.
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Posted May 10, 2004

Very small school in need of repairs. Poor student behavior. Under educated staff. A poor school for a student. This is one unhappy parent.
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Posted February 23, 2004

A very good atmosphere and close family love from staff and fellow classmates. The school produces productive and God Loving students. A good school for parents to investigate for their children.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 27% 26%
Black 23% 6%
Hispanic 23% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 15% 11%
Two or more races 10% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mrs. Taylora Dial
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2990 Damien Avenue
La Verne, CA 91750
Phone: (909) 593-4672


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