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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Agree (2 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (2 responses)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (3 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered School leader (2 responses)
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Citizens of the World Charter School 3

Posted July 01, 2016
- a parent
The teachers try but there is a lot of fluff. Most of the staff is young and new to the profession who do not know how to challenge students. Curriculum is easy. Very little technology-related learning. Science is barely taught. The school shares a campus with an LAUSD school. The charter classrooms, hallways and especially the bathrooms are dirty. Very few fifth graders were able to pass middle school entrance exams. I believe this is due to their weak curriculum. I asked to see a copy of what the school used to teach math, reading, science and social studies and never recieved anything other than a one page outline (which had spelling mistakes on it). Lots of room for improvement but until the administration changes it will stay the same. This is not a constructivist school. My daughter is always doing worksheets and when I questioned her teacher I was showed a poster in which the teacher said was a "hands on project".

Citizens of the World Charter School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted March 31, 2016
- a parent
Marissa Berman is fantastic! Can't say enough about her. Her attention to and caring for the students are beyond compare.


Citizens of the World Charter School 5

Posted March 31, 2016
- a parent
Wonderful principal. Great parent involvement. Yes, there are growing pains but everything is headed in the right direction.

Citizens of the World Charter School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted February 27, 2016
- a parent
Teachers are very young, still trying to figure it out. Not sure how this school has short days every Wednesday for teacher development and their skills aren't sharpened. Are they sitting around doing ABCMouse.com?

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Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted February 27, 2016
- a parent
Students should be given more homework to make sure they are understanding the lesson outside of school. My child is in Kumon. THANK GOD! If it wasn't for that program, my child would really be failing at this school. Again, the test percentages fall between a D and F. Giving more homework wouldn't hurt. But, again, this school focuses more on money than developing stronger minds.


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Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted February 27, 2016
- a parent
My child's teacher is like one of the kids, young. His teaching techniques don't work, therefore how can a student feel like their achieving anything? There are a lot of first time teachers here who care more about saving their job than pushing students to succeed. Again, look at the posted test scores. Is 68% a D or an F? Either way, it isn't an A or a B.

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Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted February 27, 2016
- a parent
There are more respectable people in jail than at this school. Kids walk around this school like you can't tell them anything. They don't say thank you, excuse me, your welcome. But it rains from the top. The principal is no exception to being disrespectful.

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Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted February 27, 2016
- a parent
The only care this school has is for the money they can get out of the parents. If this school really developed care, compassion and empathy in it's students, there wouldn't be bullying and other disturbing issues.


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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted February 27, 2016
- a parent
How honest is a school that doesn't tell parents about things they should really know? Parents should attend the Board meetings to find out the truth about this school. Honesty doesn't live here. How can this school help develop honesty in students when it doesn't practice honesty to the parents?

Citizens of the World Charter School 5

Posted January 30, 2016
- a community member
The programs at CWC Hollywood and at CWC Middle School are outstanding. Small class size and aides in every classroom allow for dynamic small group instruction. Instruction is focused on developing critical thinking skills across the curriculum. The school culture recognizes diversity as a great asset, and lessons to support social-emotional development are taught in every classroom. No school is perfect, but we feel blessed to have found this gem of a public elementary school when our son was in 4th grade. Our son has continued to the new Middle School (CWC Silverlake 6th Grade), and it's better than we could have hoped. The principal, teachers and staff at the Middle School are fantastic. My son is developing independence and confidence in a very nurturing and inclusive middle school environment. At a fragile age, the students are supported in both academic and social-emotional development. Small group instruction continues and high expectations remain. Homework is minimal and meaningful. The Middle School will grow each year, but it will always be a small school and a great option for families who want a diverse and challenging public education.

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Citizens of the World Charter School
1316 North Bronson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90028
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 60 reviews. (323) 464-4292
Last modified Citizens of the World Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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