I am currently an 8th grader at CPMA middle school and i have to say this is a very great school. Our school has won awards for Choir, we have an excellent band who has also won awards, same with our orchestra. I could make this review 4 pages long telling you how many great programs we have. overall great school.
Cpma is one crazy jungle in there my kid was horrified going back to the second semester of school. Soon as possible we pulled him out the staff is nice and kind yet there students behavior is wild ! Save your kid!
My son attended CPMA for 6th grade (he is now in 9th so things may have changed). We disliked it so much we pulled him out and sent him to SCPA (School of Creative and Performing Arts) which meet our needs much better. While my son personally didn't have any trouble with bullies he had stories about incidents almost every day when he came home. The kids were beyond wild and out of control. Not sure why its so bad but I've never seen such out of control behavior from students. Some of the teachers were wonderful though and we felt bad leaving them. The principal was absolutely horrible but she's left and I don't know anything about the new one. Hopefully much better for the students there now.
WOW what a dissapointment this school is .The only thing my child has learned at this school is how to defend herself,and by looking at past reviews this problem has been around awhile and not at just the new site . my child will not be attending this Creative piece of work next year.
Pretty good school (academic but there's something I don't always agree with the school policy. They call you about every little thing. Let's say your kid picked on someone, they call you. Your kid got in trouble for talking to someone in class, they call you. Your kid just happened to be sitting next to a kid who picked on someone, they call you because they assume that your kid was involved (they don't let kids explain what really happened). BUT they don't call you when YOUR KID IS BEEN PICKED ON. It just doesn't make sense to me. In the beginning, I appreciated that they call the parents about everything but now I know that so many parents feel the same way I do, I just think that enough is enough. Kids do stuff, let the kids BE KIDS for god's sake.
i am currently attending cpma, and i love it. We have currently moved to a new location and that has even been successful. i think that our last year at the cpma campus (07-08) was a very warming community, and wasnt a school. I also love our teachers, because our teachers were there from the start and spend their own hard earned money on events at school but its for things that dont have anything to do with their subject... but just to wrap it up... we are working our way up.... ps- i dont recommend you to send your child if he or she doesnt want to be there because we offer so many things that people wish they could have and that means if they dont take pride in their schooll... i think you get it.
Great school, great staff, and outstanding extracurricular activities. Not over crowded any more. Parents are more involved. My son has learned much more than at a regular middle school.
Wonderful school and staff. Needs a lot more parent involvement. Great availability of art and other extracurricular activities!
Great school! Needs more parental involvement. Staff is caring and attends to the needs of the students. Principle is very accessable.
Was over crowded and very disorganized last year 04/05. Campus was very rough, especailly for new students and 6th graders.
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