Dear parent from previous comment: I am sad to learn that you were not happy about the conditions in our school, It would have been appreciated if you had come to speak to me or the Principal personally. We have never promoted our school to be the one with best Facilities, and I wish we had the funding to build the best facility, we have 99% Parent satisfactory rate from the last official survey sent to parents, obviously you were that 1% , schools are not measured by buildings but by what programs they offer to the students, I can tell you that kids who are not in our school to learn will have a hard time living up to our school rules and regulations, we are very disciplined school, have very high standards, score 783 at API last year and have great teachers, staff and parents that their hearts in the school, it is unreasonable to trash a great school because your son did not have shade for PE. You knew what our campus was like from the beginning, and yet enrolled your child. Please be objective in your judgment and try to support more funding for schools and education.Thank you for being one of the Gator Family in the past. Executive Director Kamal Al-Khatib
I think others should know that this school is not up to par. The director does not have the best interest of the students at heart. My son was a student there and I was not happy with the conditions in which he was under as a student. There is no shade for the students to have PE, nor is there any real playground so to speak. The education is so, so....I would not recommend this school to anyone looking for a smaller, private type feel . The school really is a joke, and the classrooms are too small. My son is at a public school now and is getting all his education needs met and the culture is what I had growing up in the Antelope Valley.
The Attendance Clerk Mrs. Selina is the best employee in the school. Thanks for all you do Mrs. Selina you are much appreciated by the parents.
This is the best Charter School in Palmdale! Excellent teachers and really good leadership. My kids love it.
This Schools is a HOAX, they are not into making sure that the Student is in there best intrest, instead they are busy worried about the next fund raiser, I think there are people that live on site, what kind of school is this? There Principal Mrs.Keene is probably the worst person there to get a hold of to discuss issues, They are always trying to have you see someone else, so she does not have to deal with it. I think Charter School should be closed, and reopen the other Elementry down the block.
This school is absolutely terrible! Do NOT send your kids to this school! The administration is horrible and does not follow state laws!
Actually look at the API and CST test scores here on Greatschools.org....they aren't that great....and they only got a great schools score of 4 out of 10........not good.......the school may have potential, but it"s not as great as some claim it to be....it has a long way to go......
I love GCS. I moved my child from a PSD school that was so big that my child was lost in the shuffle. She struggles in some subjects and was not receiving any help. At GCS her teachers volunteer their own time after school to tutor her. My only major complaint is that GCS added another 134 students this year. I just hope that they don't forget that a small student population is part of what makes them great.
Well... there are not cameras in the classrooms just on the playground and in the cafeteria, not very odd. As for the strict rules, many schools in the area have behavior issues that Guidance does not, maybe because of the rules? I am glad the children are protected. However, the website does need to be updated and more information added but this issue does not bother me at all. The way a website looks is in now ay an indication of the quality of the education the students recieve.
The Guidance Charter School continues to amaze me. The school continues to boast small class sizes, a high API, and a very safe and secure campus. The staff is amazing and all work together for a bright future for our children...an all around outstanding school!
Me gusta esta escuela por la seguridad que tiene esta sercas de mi casa y por que tiene muy buenas calificasiones y la dedicacion de las maestras gracias por aceptar a mis ninos
The Guidance Charter School has given my kids the opportunity to have the freedom of speech. My kids voice has been heard and not just thrown to the side. Teachers and staff have aways made themselves available to my kids. My son who receives resource has been given the chance to stay in a school that is going to help him with his disability. We love The GCS......
The Guidance Charter School has high educational standards with an amazing learning environment. The teachers, administration, and parents work hard to provide an outstanding education for all students.
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