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K-8
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San Diego, CA
Students enrolled: 300
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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10380 Spring Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92131

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(858) 271-1414
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June 23, 2014
I.A. gets better and better every year! The philosophy is in line with mine: Raising intelligent, conscience and confident children! Great communication with the parents. Always looking to improve. There is room for improvement and I.A. welcomes your opinion. To be clear, "no homework" policy is really, "no MINDLESS homework." You as the parent can and may want to establish homework ritual for your child. We do. But, NO STRESS!

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2014
We just love this school and wish we had found it sooner! My son with ADHD and sensory processing disorder,struggled with social emotional, which effected his academics and confidence in his traditional school. The social emotional curriculum, hands-on project work and minimal homework have helped him love school and excel at math, writing and speaking. He now wants to do some math and journal writing over the summer without being asked!!!! This school makes every kid feel respected and valued and gives them confidence and motivation that makes them know they can do anything!

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2014
Don't do it people! It's seems all great at first. Listen to every bad review on here. They do not prepare your child for anything, children are unsupervised, then when things get out of hand they blame the kids... The Director is very hard to deal with, she will always side with the teachers..after a few weeks there, parents will figure out what really happens there...it's disturbing.. Trust me!

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2014
We are completing our first year at Innovations Academy, and we LOVE it!! Our bias is former teacher in Poway District, and member of a small specialty Command in the US Navy. My reservations in the beginning were if my son, who hated school, would thrive in such and independant, structure. He develoed an amazing unique personality, and confidence soared. Our daughter succeeds in any environment, so naturally she thrived as well. Parent involvement is surprisingly low, especially in financial donations, however, it could contribute to the happiness of the IA Families b/c the school does not pressure anyone about donations. Finally, use discernment in reading negative reviews, you may pick up on lack of communication with the school and their children. The school, and their staff, will accommodate a private meeting to address your concerns with little Johnny or Sally.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2014
We love the environment and community focus here. My 6 year old feels safe and accepted, which makes for a great environment for him to learn and grow in. The no unecessary homework policy allows for family learning time, instead of having to stress and fight about homework during our family time. We are pretty new at the school, but already love it and are looking forward to next year!

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2014
We are so happy with Innovations Academy! This will be our third year with the school...our children will be going into 4th and 2nd. The school seems to improve more and more each year! My children are being challenged academically while developing wonderful social skills and growing emotionally. The fabulous part is they enjoy school...they are developing a love of learning which will carry them through life. They do not have a no homework policy (as some have previously stated), it is a no "meaningless" homework policy. My children have come home with work from time if something wasn't completed for the week, a project needed additional work or home preparation or if a subject needed reinforcement. The difference is there are no daily worksheets that used to cause countless tears and struggle. One of the things I love the most about the school are the enrichment opportunities...art, media arts, gardening, music, PE... Yes, schools have them, but not to the level we are experiencing at IA. Those things are so valuable and important and they are disappearing from our public schools. This amazing school is something you have to witness first hand to fully appreciate.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2014
I am so glad that we discovered IA. We had a very disappointing experience at the neighborhood public school where my son was stressed out beyond belief trying to keep up with the academic pressure placed on him there. It really affected his self confidence. We have been at IA for two years now and my son has blossomed both socially and academically. The teachers and staff here really seem to care about the students and I appreciate that they are tolerant and respectful that kids learn in different ways and at different levels. My son has since been found to have a learning disability, and the staff at IA have been very helpful in accommodating him in the classroom and recommending resources to help him learn. In addition, I appreciate that the students at IA are encouraged to express themselves creatively and also to think critically. I feel that in addition to learning the core academic subjects, they also learn important life skills, like how to work effectively in peer groups, how to give and receive feedback, and how to speak publicly. These are gifts we can give our children at a young age that will help them succeed in the future. Overall, a great school!

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2014
Honestly, half the staff here is incompetent (Just entered high school) and it was honestly was not what i needed. The children are always alone in the class rooms while the teachers wander off (whether they say so or not). The no homework thing sounds well enough at first, but later on your children will come to expect that, what happens in high school? In college when their cramming for an exam all night? The fact is if i could take back from going there i would, I would have a much better time here in the real world if so....

- submitted by a community member
May 28, 2014
My daughter will be attending Kinder this fall and has not yet (and I haven't decided) attended Innovation Academy, my only experience w/ the school is the Info Meeting parents are required to attend in order to submit an application. I live in the Poway school district however was looking for a school that was 'Project Based/Inquiry Based" learning, unfortunately the Poway district does not have. I was excited there was a Charter school nearby that employs this teaching method. I attended the info meeting and left not knowing whether or not it was the right environment for my child. The school director/founder facilitates the meeting and she was very off-putting. The impression I walked away with, and what the director actually said, was that if your teaching philosophy does not align with hers, than this is not the school for you. Keep in mind that the director was a stay a home mom who decided to open her own school. Trying not to judge her, but did not see any sort of real education or child development background that she mentioned about herself. The teachers at the meeting did not impress me when answering questions from parents.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
I know that other parents (including some friends of mine) have had problems with the staff at Innovations Academy, but I never have, and my children are flourishing there. If you are thinking about your children attending this school, you should go there and check it out for yourself. Have your children shadow for a day, talk to the teachers and other staff members. As with all schools, communication is key! I have found that by talking to the teachers directly about my goals and expectations for my children's education, and being open to receiving their help, I have seen huge positive results over the course of the school year. This type of school is not a good fit for many families, but if you are looking for some alternative to conventional classroom education, this school is worth checking out.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
Not what I would consider a good experience. The teacher our child had was very new age, was passive aggressive, and there was a general lack of respect and maturity. Also a lack of structure, discipline, and quality. Teachers seem to have a free reign without boundaries. We discovered this after the teacher called a student a very inappropriate name, slanted his teaching toward his own beliefs, and shared private information from parent administrator meetings with the class on multiple occasions. Administrator will eventually back the teachers, even when serious issues are backed by multiple parents. I do not recommend sending your child to this school.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2013
I have been to this school since I was in 3rd grade it is so amazing there's no homework and you get to learn about the future and math and all that without homework and all that stress dont listen to all thoses silly reviews about not going to this school because you improve ever single day

- submitted by a community member
October 21, 2013
This is our first year at IA. The reason our son is going to this school is because we we didnt feel that our public middle school was right for him so we heard about this school and decided to check it out. So far my son and us love the school. Its great for him since he is more of a hands on learner and they have a no homework policy which we all love since we can spend that after school time together as a family without the stress of homework. So far so good.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
If the school year ended today it would be considered a great year for my two children. We needed an alternative way of teaching and they are enjoying school for the first time. Getting up for school and telling me to hurry up. I love the attitude change. They have other needs that are being addressed as well. So far I am pleased with this school. Also, they have let me be involved as a parent. I really like that they are addressing the children's problem solving skills, thinking for themselves, how to speak up in there education-social and personal needs. So many parents are so controlling there kids are suffering. There is self growth and leadership qualities encouraged daily. I'm excited for this year.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2013
I am a student of innovations and i strongly recommend that you do not send your child here if you are not new age the staff is very unprofessional about complaints and harass you until you give up.

- submitted by a community member
October 22, 2012
My daughter goes to Innovations and she and we love it!!!! She was at Marshall Middle which is an excellent school, but with the budget cuts has gone downhill tremendously. For example, last year her math teacher was literally incompetent. We begged to have her moved out of the class, as did many other parents. The administration knew of this teacher but since he had seniority, he stayed and the new good teachers received pink slips...Way to go teacher's union, you could care less about educating our kids it seems. We spent a fortune on math tutoring and her brother who is a math major at a UC school had to help as did we.... ultimately in spite of the school she did ok in that class. But at IA so far all is going great and the one on one teaching seems to fit our daughter much much better.. They are dedicated to educating your children.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2012
My 2 sons go to Innovations Academy Charter School in San Diego, CA. I can't begin to tell you how positively affected they have been by their experience at this charter school. The whole philosophy of the school is just what they need to realize their full potential as learners. My younger son tested 99% on the GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) test but never got more than B's and C's in his school work. He always just skated through under the radar of his teachers and did just what was necessary. At Innovations Academy the teachers take the time to focus on how every student learns. We took our boys out of public school and moved them to a private school with a traditional approach to learning. They did 3-4 hours of homework nightly, took tests, learned how to take notes in class. They were both very stressed out and anxious during that year. When Innovations Academy opened in our neighborhood my husband and I decided to try it out. Now both of my sons are excited about what they are learning in school,can't wait to go to school every day, and definitely less stressed about "grades".

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2012
This is a review for the Home Learning Community at the school. Up until this last academic year, my daughter was going to a highly-rated public school where she was miserable. Now that she goes to IA, she is so much more happier. It is a lot more balanced, and the school cares more about the kids than how they perform on the STAR tests (to tell the truth, they don't care at all how they perform on this test). It is so refreshing from the push, push, push of the academically-minded public schools.

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2012
I have a late birthday kindergarten student at Innovations. I am thrilled with the mass opportunities the school is offering my child. I am credentialed and know the standards well. My child is exceeding all of them and comes home creating her own homework. My child loves to graph words (by number of letters), show off reading and writing skills learned in class. Comes home telling me all kinds of interesting facts and interests developed through her project based learning days. I can't praise the program enough for offering such a broad based learning forum. As an educator and parent, it pains me to see all the cuts to excellent arts, science, and multicultural education. I.A. delivers these critical programs and intertwines them into core curriculum. 5 Stars from me!

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2011
I know how wonderful IA seems at first. If your child has special needs, please beware. There is initial elation when you experience the no-homework policy. You will feel that your child and his/her gifts are finally being recognized. As a parent whose child's needs were egregiously ignored by IA staff, I urge you to pay close attention to the work your child is (or is not) doing, and to what is actually occurring in the classroom. Though we didn't move to the new site, my view is not sour grapes. The move upset me because I feared -- 100% inaccurately -- that my child could not perform elsewhere. I'd already begun to realize that IA's freeform non-curricula and classroom chaos were not serving my child. We are now at a rigorous small charter. Unlike at IA, my child has close attention, daily assessments (as do all students), and the nurturing and expert help of an experienced Resource Specialist. She is not slipping between the cracks. Unlike at IA, staff is accountable, her goals are being monitored, she feels confident and challenged. Her first report card's GPA was a 3.2. This, after being told publicly at IA that she was "not the smartest girl in the class."

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2011
We are so happy that Innovations Academy has come into the community of Scripps Ranch. This has this given us an excellent alternative to the schools within our own neighborhood and allowed us to give our children a quality education without moving them to the private sector in other areas of San Diego. Our 6th grade son actually said to us last Sunday that he didn t want a weekend break from school as he was having such a good time working on the projects in his classroom. Our 5th grade son, who has an IEP, has become more confident and outgoing as a result of the nurturing, small classroom environment that embraces differences and finds ways of teaching to each child. As a mom, I couldn t be more pleased. That each child is a partner in the IA educational community and accountable for his and her actions to their peers is just icing on the cake. Thank you so much for everything. The Rosens

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2011
IA's approach is so refreshing! They are the first school my son has been to that teaches Critical Thinking and has him apply his knowledge. This is very important to me. So many schools are based on memorizing! Not Innovations! His teachers can even make vocabulary more applicable to his everyday life than his prior schools. Teachers can really do students a disservice when it comes to vocabulary, but not at IA! Their system works! My son has had vocabulary tests for 7 years, but never had it the IA way! He now uses his new words in his everyday language, and finds them in novels and understands them - no more insignificant words. Sometimes memorizing something for a test is actually easier for some students than being on the spot and having to perform with their new knowledge, but Innovations doesn't take the easy way. They take the right way! The students will know more because they live it and don't just memorize something! This Chinese Proverb says it best: Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2011
I just want to thank you for the opportunity you have provided for my daughter who is attending your school. We weren t sure what the expectations were but the limited homework was a real selling point, as you might imagine to a student with ADHD and learning disabilities !!! I wanted to share with you the comments my daughters tutor, a retired elementary teacher in the San Diego Unified School District for over 30 years, had to say about our daughter: I think the new school is wonderful for her. I have never seen her so enthusiastic about learning. They obviously are using strategies that help her and don't keep her confined to a desk for long periods of time. As you are well aware, kids with ADD and ADHD don't do well in that kind of a structure. She is very focused and eager to do what I ask of her. I really think the change to a new school has been a positive one for her and I am excited to see how she progresses this year! To reiterate the words of her tutor, We are excited to see how she progresses this year !!!

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2011
What a disappointing experience in IA last year. The teacher I saw routinely threw fits to express dismay at poor class behavior. There was no regard for safety of kids getting picked up. This school came about with such promise. We had high hopes for innovative ideas and creative experiences. But what we got was chaos, filthy classrooms, and unprofessional staff. I didn't see any promises or programs delivered on. I still don't want a school that "teaches to the test" which is one key tenet of IA (for those who lament their low test scores, just an FYI) but I do want a school that teaches. Their move to Scripps Ranch left a lot of their student body in the dust, but part of me feels glad that the kids will have a chance for a better education by finding new schools for next school year. I don't recommend this school for any type of kid, special needs, athletic, gifted, etc. If hanging out all day doing questionably educational activities is a good fit for your kid, than perhaps IA would work for you.

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2011
I attended IA my 7th and 8th grade year and loved it. I felt very comforable in the small classes. The relationships I had with my teachers were awesome. I felt like the really cared about me and my work, because they had small classes they were able to give us all the amount of care we each needed. I struggled greatly in math, but our math teacher was understanding and worked me through everything. I loved my writers workshop, we all got to write about subjects that intrested us and were personal. My 8th grade class was a family and I loved thghat, I was so close with my class. I may not have had a luch room or playground, but i did have teachers and peers that cared and loved me.

- submitted by a community member
June 15, 2011
High student turnover is a sign that something is very wrong at this school. There is no consistent curriculum, few books, few resources and limited computers. Teachers vary widely in their teaching style, and there is no consistency from grade to grade. Many of the teachers are uncredentialed, or only nominally credentialed. Some of them are wonderful...others less so. Criticism is viewed as disloyal. Many refuse to speak out for fear of reprisals, those who have, have been harassed, until they leave in disgust. The District refuses to do anything about complaints. There is no true oversight, and no one to complain to if your child isn't being served. Small class sizes won't remain so for long. Many former IA families who have left have discovered serious deficiencies in their children's education, despite having come to IA at or above grade level. While IA may not "teach to the test"..they also don't teach much at all.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2011
This is not a great school. We have not been happy with this school. Low STAR test scores say it all. My children chose to return after leaving last year and our family regrets it. Two years too long! Our children are brilliant students. One was challenged while the other was not. One child was bullied repeatedly even though they teach conflict resolution in their social-emotional program. One child was very happy in class. If only they could make all their teachers like that one.

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2011
I have two children at IA (kindergarten and 5th grade). My youngest is doing wonderful considering this has been the first time attending any kind of program away from me ever. I have never seen my child so in dependant and full of confidence on a daily basis. Everyday when leaving for school I get a kiss goodbye, the car door close and walks away head held high. My children have been yearning for a school where they could actually be involved in their classroom and school. They feel like they are part of they school not just a student taking up space. The staff, I have to say as a parent it is wonderful to be able to call (or go in to the school) anytime of the day that they take time with you. If I took the time to think about all the things I didn t like about a school of course I would find things that are wrong. No school is perfect and a school that runs itself along that line is not the type of school I as a mother would want for my children. At IA my children are given a chance to learn, explore and thrive without having all the negative problems of peer pressure and society. We are very happy at IA when the school moves we are moving with them.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2011
If you believe in project based learning, you will love this school. If you don't believe in homework, you will love this school. If the most important thing is that your child is happy, then you will love this school. If you value proficiency on the STAR tests, you will be a stressed out parent. Be prepared to supplement your child's learning if you want them to keep up with academic standards. Parents, please read about project based learning and positive discipline before considering IA.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2011
We were so excited when we enrolled our child at this school. But unfortunately, they have not been able to do the things they proposed in the original charter. The school looks nothing like we thought it was going to be. The first year the direct instruction curriculum was abandoned and now each teacher is doing their own thing. You have some that teach traditionally and some that are using what resemble unschooling. I am not a critic of unschooling, however, it is very difficult to pull off with 25 or 30 kids in a classroom, especially when there is no discipline. And this is not what was "sold" to us originally. Also, there is no character curriculum. The 8 to Great was abandoned too, and never replaced. If we would have known the school was going to be so different then what was promised in the orientation, we would have never enrolled our child here. The school also seems to have very poor leadership and fiscal management. On the bright side, we've had some wonderful teachers!

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2011
Why are the negative reviews being deleted off this school's review page? My unhappy review is no longer showing. My wife and I are very unhappy with our son's class. He will not be returning. I do not recommend this school. For the past two years his STAR test scores drastically decreased each year. He is a GATE student and was not challenged.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2011
The reason why so many kids like this school is because they are not held to high standards. The lower grades are better because these children were brought in from the onset but the upper grades lack discipline and is a school of last resort for many kids. There are no resources at this school, no technology and they don't even try to get any. The director has never once made eye contact with my child or even attempted to get to know her or our family. That's what good principals do at good schools. It only has smaller class sizes because they constantly move and had lower enrollment. The school is so broke that they have to. It's tempting to enroll your child here because of all the promises they make but trust me, it's a crummy school!

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2011
i am a student in innovations academy and i am sooo happy i attend innovations academy insted of a public school that has to many kids in a class room, the teacher not caring if you actually learn or not and they take to many test that makes kids hate school! I know this because i'v been to public schools for 6 years and belive me i hated school but when i had to attend middle school i didnt know whitch one to pick so i decided innovations academy because the teachers care about your learning, your growth, your problems and you! this school may not be perfect, but i would choose innovations academy over public schools anytime! innovations academy makes me want to have school on saturday and sunday because of how awesome this school is and insted of hating school i love school now!

- submitted by a community member
May 20, 2011
As a member of the staff I could boast about the cool projects: Hovercraft Racing, Rollercoaster Physics, BizTown, Earthquake-Proof buildings, Living Museums; or how students who used to miss multiple days of school/year are now in school daily; or how victims of bullying at other schools now feel safe at IA; or the wonderful enrichment programs like Glee, Cooking, Graphics Design, Hip Hop that we still offer when other schools have had to shut them down. But I might be accused of being biased since I work for the school. So let me offer this testament from a parent's perspective. My children attend/attended this school since it opened 3 years ago. It is a a great place of learning for them. They feel safe, have great relationships with their teachers, have been engaged in terrific projects AND they have the tools they need to succeed in high school. This school has served us well. I invite you to visit our campus to see first hand how the school can work for your children.

- submitted by a teacher
May 19, 2011
As a teacher, reading the reviews about us being unhappy or forced to write glowing reviews has been very upsetting. I can honestly say working as a teacher at Innovations Academy has been the best job I have ever had. Our school is not perfect, but no school is. The important thing is that our students are challenged, engaged, and feel emotionally safe. We are a project based school that values student choice and our small class sizes allow us to truly get to know our students strength and interests, both in and out of the classroom. I realize that some families are hurt by the school moving locations, but the negative reviews are simply not accurate.

- submitted by a teacher
May 16, 2011
Innovations Academy is a great school if you are looking for a school that does project based education, places great importance on the community life of the classroom, does not rely on reward and punishment to keep the school going, and does not rely on homework to teach the children. This is really not what everyone is looking for in a school. I am one of those that values the way they run their school, but many people over their three years of operation have signed up for the school without really realizing why they do things the way they do and what is valuable about it. Every year we have gotten better as a school and this this next year will be the best so far. We will flourish with a real school site and people will really get to start to see how great we can be. Parents and teachers will be even more excited to create because we will know that we can build on it for years. If you want to get a better picture of whether or not Innovations Academy would be right for your family, come to the school and check out our school and our folder of testimonials. Many families are grateful to Innovations Academy for the experience they have had with our school..

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2011
As a credentialed teacher with over 20 years of experience in the field of education, I really appreciate Innovations Academy. The director has a wonderful vision for the school where students are respected as individuals. All teachers are trained in positive discipline, non-violent communication and project-based learning over the summer. They are dedicated and work hard to meet the needs of all their students. The moves have definitely been challenging, but the director has fought hard to find us a school that is made for children with our own classrooms, bathrooms, playground, lunch area, etc. We will be able to make this our home next year. Of course, there are always places we can grow and improve, and we are striving to be the best we can be. But, I believe that Innovations is a creative, progressive school with a vision to meet students where they are, work with them on the social skills that are so important in this world, make learning creative and fun and relevant, and join them in exploring the world together.

- submitted by a teacher
May 16, 2011
This is the 4th school I've taught at and, I can honestly say, it is BY FAR the best school I've been at. We have an excellent balance between social emotional learning and academic rigor. The school is not perfect, but the staff collaborates twice a week to improve ourselves as both educators and a school as a whole. Our project based curriculum has made great strides as our students are critically thinking, problem solving, and creating beautiful work. I'm confident that Innovations Academy will continue to grow to be one of the leading schools in California.

- submitted by a teacher
May 16, 2011
My oldest child started at this school two years ago because he needed a smaller school that would allow a more individualized experience for him. At the beginning of this year, I moved my other son to Innovations as well because the neighborhood school was too large and impersonal and he was getting lost there. I wish I had moved him sooner. Both of my children love going to school and absolutely adore their teachers. Both of my children are very intelligent and there has been no problem challenging them here. In fact, I am constantly impressed by the things they are learning and by the excitement that they show. As a newer charter, there are some bumps in the road but it is exciting and fulfilling to be in on the ground level and to feel that you can help shape the direction of the school. I am grateful to have such a wonderful community to send my children off to each morning. Innovations is not for everyone but if you are looking for a nurturing environment where kids will be inspired to learn, will develop a love of learning, and will acquire lifelong social skills, our school is the place to be.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2011
My kids love being part of the IA community and I love this school! IA is a hybrid school program offering 5 day, 3 day and 2 day a week options. My kids attend the 2 day classes and love the opportunities IA gives them to be part of a larger cooperative learning community while we also learn at home. The school's director strives to create a school community based on respect and excellence. I love how teachers and students are taught principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and decisions are made by consensus, rather than the authoritative models in most schools. Teachers, staff and students work together to create, inspire and learn. I love the project based approach to learning as well! There is so much more authentic learning going on here - the kids are learning the skills of HOW to learn as well as keeping the joy of learning alive. I applaud this "innovative" school for choosing learning methods that embrace creativity and divergent thinking!

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2011
Innovations Academy is a really special school. What drew me to this school was the director's vision. What keeps me at IA is my absolute belief that her vision is worth pursuing! Teachers are encouraged to explore their creativity in the classroom and think "outside the box". We are a diverse group of teachers whose dedication to keeping the joy of learning alive for students is paramount. As a staff member, I feel valued. My voice is heard and I can be an agent of change. This is so very different than other public schools that I have worked at where test scores were the bottom line and the principal never got to know me. Come visit us at IA and you will see kids engaged in directing their learning in ways that are meaningful to them while acquiring the skills they need to achieve all of their goals!

- submitted by a teacher
May 15, 2011
I am a teacher at Innovations. I give 4 stars because know our school has room to grow, but the key elements are here and we are passionate about making our school an example for what education should be. I enjoy working with such involved and passionate families. They truly care about their children, are so helpful and involved in the school and support each other. The students are excited to learn and amaze me each day with their ideas and problem solving abilities. They persevere and keep a high level of expectation for each other. I feel honored to be a part of their learning. I also appreciate the collegiality on campus. My colleagues often share new learning websites, books and articles. Our director is supportive and flexible. This month we are reading The Ethic of Excellence, as a staff. Each week, we reflect on the chapter, discuss and plan new ways to implement powerful teaching. I invite you to our director s coffee connection or to a parent tour. My classroom is open to parents who are looking for the right school for their child. After all, this is the most important decision, one that each family needs to make for themselves. Good luck in your quest!

- submitted by a teacher
May 02, 2011
I do not recommend this school. My child attended for 2 years. Dispite the fact that she attended a a great school this year, she may be repeating this grade again next year. She was above grade level prior to her experience with this school. She is now stuggling to keep up. They have some good ideas, but they lack structure, follow through, and know-how. There are just some areas that are really lacking at this school. There are GREAT Charter schools but this is not one of them!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2011
I cannot understand the positive reviews for this school! Isn't the primary purpose of a school to EDUCATE it's students?The BIG picture is told in the terrible STAR test results. Check them out. My child attended IA and it didn't take long to see that the class was all playtime and no learning. I didn't have a problem with anyone at IA, in fact they all seem very nice. But failing to educate my child is unacceptable, no matter what else this school may have to offer! I value education and encourage everyone to think twice before considering IA.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2010
I think Innovations Academy is a wonderful school, but it is not for everyone, for instance, kids who cant handle the freedom we are given or kids that like learning from textbooks. I myself love IA and have progressed in my school work. Instead of getting Ds I am getting As in most of my classes and i feel like i am learning. it is the 3rd school i have been to and the ONLY school that has actually worked with me. I finally found a place that helps me get the work that's being done in class and doesn't pile on homework every night. Now I can have time to do sports and other activities. For the parents that said the teachers were not good, I absolutely disagree. I know all the teachers at IA and all of them are nice and help the kids get what they are learning and let them have a little fun at the same time.

- submitted by a student
November 15, 2010
I think it's a really fantastic school. There are a lot of people that have gone there and decreased in grade level. I think that is because it is a more "free" school. Meaning, you aren't sitting in a class of strict teachers being told what to do every second. Kids something take advantage of this freedom and forget that they are even in school, in a way. I am a student at Innovations Academy and I actually enjoy it a lot. The teachers teach things in a certain way that no other school has done, in my opinion. I understand everything we learn because of the extent that it is explained. The teachers are very friendly and I love out "CAMPS" and "Explorations." I used to be pretty bad at Math and Science and I now am in Algebra and I enjoy both Science and Math. My Humanities teacher also encouraged me to go to College and now I have a bigger plan for myself in the future.

- submitted by a student
October 29, 2010
We are new to the school. We chose it specifically because of the overall philosophy. Our child has specific issues that NO SCHOOL so far was able to tackle. Moreover, NO SCHOOL so far took into account her differences and tried to work WITH her instead of AGAINST her. If you are a traditional parent and/or with a traditional child, IA is definitely NOT for you. You will hate the seemingly big, happy type of what appears to be disorganized sometimes and will be trumped by what you see. BUT, If you seek a system that actually sees your kids as real persons and not test-machines, then IA is the right choice and the right place. It is a place of discovery and learning in a smart way, with a marked stress on critical thinking and lots of real citizen-like type social interaction.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2010
The last two reviews look like they were written by someone who works at the school. The idea of the school is great and some teachers are very nice, but the leadership is lacking and the principal's approach to education is wrong. If they loath the state testing so much and think it is sub-standard, then why is it they do so poorly? In order for one to boast that they are better than the norm, they need to be able to perform better than the norm. Yes, there is improvement in the score, but it is still the lowest rated school in the area. Also, there are a lot parents who are happy about the fact that their kids love going there. There is a big difference between being happy and being productive. I'd be happy to come to work every day too if all I had to do was play!

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2010
where should i begin? the teachers are inexperienced, there is a lot of playing going on in the classroom. what happened to structure? the new site is in a horrible location...they failed to tell u that its next to harmony rehab facitlity (google it) for substance abuse and alcoholism! theres a ministry office and a construction company there aswell...our children are sharing the same restrooms with these strangers. u should look at this school from google maps and see it surroundings. they are extremely money hungry!! the cost for care is so high...for the kids to be in a shed? no they dont have any playgrounds, grass or a yard. our kids are being put in a shed for 2 to 3 hours with a few toys and computers and the are charging us $300 a month! you'll notice at every meeting all they discuss is how to make more money!! i cant wait to get my child out of here....i hear SDCCS is better

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2010
The STAR test scores are still ABYSMAL, even though most grades except for 3rd, and 6th & 7th in math, showed improvement. The scores are below the state average by 36 percent OR MORE in math across all grades except 2nd and 4th. But what do you expect from a principal who brags we don't teach to the test ? That's obvious, but is there actual instruction taking place, or is school just playtime for the students? Where is the proven curriculum for each classroom or are they just letting teachers make it up as they go? It seems this experiment in new age teaching isn't working. IF you keep your children at the school, consider moving to the homeschooling program so that you can make sure they learn from proven curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2010
While the teachers are caring, in the lower grades at least, they are mostly inexperienced. The 8th grade teacher didn't even have a credential! The classrooms are not consistent with some being very non-traditional and others being very traditional. The administration is very unprofessional (arguing with teachers in front of parents, not knowing when and where things are taking place, etc.) and the school is a mess with trash everywhere! They have also moved school sites every year! My child will NOT be returning to this school next year!!

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2010
My daughter attended 1st grade here from October through the end of the year. What a blessing to have a school who really cares for the kids and allows them to flourish and choose what direction they would like to learn in. We are so pleased with the way this year went we couldn't have asked for better.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2010
True, middle school is not as good. That's because there are only inexperienced teachers. Experienced teachers know how to keep control in the classroom & get the kids ready for high school. The kids text, play video games, listen to music and even get up and cook burritos when the teacher is teaching. Their rude to guest speakers too. You don't get any of their tests or work back to see how your kid is doing. The only time you hear from the school is when your kid is absent because they need the money. They'll give you a hard time about your kid missing, but if they are that concerned about learning, why do they spend hours discussing rude kids and bullies? Why are whole afternoons spent cleaning? I should send my kid to school to clean? This is not the education I thought my kids would get.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2010
I think this school is great for lower grades and questionnable for middle school (as seen by the previous rants). My child is learning skills ahead of his grade level and I get constant feedback as to how he's doing (papers home, blog to read, encouragement to visit during class) . The projects are new and interesting and the kids are busy the entire day doing their work. The classrooms are clean and the kids are very polite. If the middleschool teachers do the same: give constant feedback to parents (send home completed work, regularly blog and invite parents to visit); create projects that keep the kids busy the whole day (that means assign more than 10 math problems a day); ban electronics in the classroom; teach good manners & keep the rooms clean and orderly, they too will get high ratings.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2010
I totally agree with the one star reviews of this school dated April 23 and 26. The projects stretch on and on, way beyond being interesting. My child is now definitely way behind in math, etc. I would never recommend this school to friends.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 05, 2010
I am one of the luckiest people I know. I get to work at a place where people care about each other and strive to be their best. Everyday I interact with children who are honest and interesting people. They help me reflect on life and how I can make the best contribution. I also have three of my children close to me. It couldn't get much better than that.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 05, 2010
My daughter has really enjoyed her first year at IA. The school works very hard at giving our children the best education possible using project based learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 04, 2010
We love Innovations Adademy because it is a community where kids learn and enjoy it enough that they apply the learning in other areas of their lifes. My daughter has learned skills like planning out projects and teamwork that will serve her well in life. It isn't most important to be the smartest kid in the class but rather it's important to be growing in all areas including academics. My daughter is appreciated as a student and as a person and the school staff play an integral part in 'the village' that raises her. Se is also displaying a sense of humor that surprises and pleases even me, her mom.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2010
Good communication. Genuine concern for the students! This is a great school for families that care about having a well rounded child!

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2010
We feel very blessed to have found this school. The teaching methodology and viewpoints of the school are right in line with what we were looking for all along. The staff are amazing which is both wonderful for the children as well as the parents and the best part is our children are happy to go to school each morning! Thanks IA!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 03, 2010
My two children go to school here and were here from the first day. I also volunteer here (daily). Going to school here is a happy experience. They have wonderful teachers-- the teachers engage them and also have an interest in them. So much has improved this year from last. And next year will be even better. That's expected. This is a new school. But dispite this being a new school, lots of learning occurs; kids have great projects to show off and wonderful enrichment programs: wood working, ballroom dance, puppetry, yoga, art. My question is are the unhappy ones, the ones who miss a lot of school? show up late? I've witnessed administrators work with teachers to better the learning environment. But, they can't do that if they are not informed. Bottom line, your children will get out of this school what they and you (parent) put into it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 03, 2010
We are deeply happy with I.A.This is our 1st year with IA, after years of just trying to cope with the public school system, we never had a weeknight evening that wasn't full of stress from 2 hours of homework, it would leave us no family time. We are BLESSED to have found IA and their project based learning. I also appreciate that you believe in fostering a positive home life with minimal to NO homework! Our daughter is in 5th grade, and next year, our son will be joining the kinder class. Thanks Danielle and Christine and Bill for the great communication with your students! I couldn't thank you enough.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2010
I love going to IA every day where I get to work with families that understand our mission of respecting the whole child. We're a true community, working towards our goals, celebrating our strengths, and making strides at overcoming our weaknesses (cause who doesn't have those?)...and we do it together. That's what I love most about IA.

- submitted by a community member
May 02, 2010
Great community of committed people at this school. Flexible program options, small classes and innovative program options. Dynamic environment; I expect Innovations Academmy to continually grow and change in it's approach, getting better and better with each year, based on what I've seen thus far.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 02, 2010
Their teaching style has allowed my son to learn more and retain much more!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 02, 2010
We love Innovations Academy! My daughter LOVES going to school and learning now that she is at Innovations. She is actually interested in what they are learning and how things work. They do a lot of hands-on learning and work in groups as a community. It's great.

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2010
We are so greatful to have found this school. This is her first year at IA and it has been the best experience for our daughter, she's in 5th grade and has been in speech therapy since preschool and we have seen a huge positive change in her since we moved to IA. She is EXCITED TO GO TO SCHOOL NOW!!

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2010
We love ia!!! and recommend this school to anyone who is looking for a school that gives your child many exciting ways to learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 29, 2010
I love the project based learning. It is very engaging and gives the child a true understanding of the subject. My daughter is in first grade and has already written several short stories and poems. The atmosphere is very positive and the teachers are caring, respectful and communicative with the students and the parents.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2010
I absolutely agree with the parent below me. This school year has gone from bad to worse for my kids. They started out loving it, loved the projects, loved the no homework but the longer they are there, the more they hate it. I have to fight them every day to go to school. Every time I go there, I am shocked at how unruly the classes are & how out of control all the kids are. My kids are way behind other kids their age, the principal is rude and unfriendly, test scores are atrocious , all this complaining about finding a new facility when education is being so overlooked there is a joke, the kids are rude & the are no consequences for their actions. I've had friends interested in IA and I tell them not to think about it because it's NOT a great place AT ALL.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
Frankly, I grew tired of hearing about this school's 'wonderful community'. My sixth grader did not receive any kind of an education for four months there. The class ran wild and the teacher was clueless. Of course those kids are happy.They don't have to do anything but text and use laptops to play games while the teacher is attempting to be heard above the roar. Be careful before you are drawn in by talk of a 'waiting list', etc. Of course we all want our kids to be happy at school, but let's not forget that getting an EDUCATION is the reason they are there. I'm sure all those who love this dysfunctional school will rush to defend it and repeat the administration's claims that it is infinitely superior to public schools. IA will continue to have rock bottom test scores and the sooner their charter is yanked, the better!

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2010
This is a wonderful school community. I'm not sure why it has such a low score, but I know that the school is developing & does have a low of growing to do, but the community there is what is important. There is so much involvement with the children & families. Project based learning that expands the minds of children & incorporates new methods of teaching (& parenting classes) that have been proven to be more effective not only in learning but in a healthy psychological development.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 01, 2009
It makes me so happy to read all these great reviews! The sentiments expressed here echo my feelings exactly. My daughter and I love this school...everything and everyone about it. During it's first year (last year, 08/09) there were many obstacles to realizing their vision. A major obstacle, for multiple reasons, was it's location. Now that the school has moved, it has changed in such a positive way, (though, honestly, I had been pretty happy last year too), it resembles very much the mission statement that impressed me so much the first time I went to an parent information night. If you have any doubts, shadow for a day. I'm sure you will see what we all see...happy, nurtured, eager to learn students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 01, 2009
To all that care about the quality of education your child receives during a life time of learning, Innovations Academy is providing my son with a great foundation with project based learning in the true 'constructivist' style. He has fallen in love with reading and now writes his thoughts and ideas fearlessly.... my suggestion is to get in while there is no waiting list! A great place for a solid foundation!

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2009
Hi, I transferred my son to IA for 8th grade. Away from friends etc... Hard age to change schools. He and I love the school! He has learned more at this school in the first three months, than his entire 6th and 7th grade! The teachers are amazing! My son is learning and having fun doing it. The kids are supportive of each other. My son loves summer. He told me he likes his school better than summer! Thanks IA for all you do!!

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2009
Hello Everyone; I have been a parent at this school for just this year; However I have never seen a more 'Motivated' & Inspiring atmosphere for learning such as this one. IA has a staff that has gone beyond the 'Regularities' of the Public School System while providing 'Creativity & a love for Learning' atmosphere that Privet Schools only 'Scratch' the surface in their attempts. I can offer this comparison objectively because our 9 year old daughter has been in Privet Schools for her entire school career thus far. While I believe anyone who has taken the time to review our Public School System and their achievements, don't need any explanation other then a 'head nod' to acknowledge the 'Dismal' 47 placement from around the country and one of the 'Worse Rating in the World' for a developed country. Thank you IA for all you've done & continue to do. Vincent & Rosalie Colandrea

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2009
My son attends this school. I rank it as above average because there are so many positives about the school - project based learning, great teachers, great administrative staff, after school clubs, great educational vendors, flexibility ( I love that you can choose between two-day, three-day, five-day or an independent study option.) The school administration has really supported me as I've tried all the options and been able to determine the best fit for my son. I love having choices in my son's school and education. The school welcome's parents involvement, suggestions, new ideas, etc... I'm hopeful for the future of this school! The one thing I think they could do better (as in all schools) is hold parents accountable and responsible for their children's behavior in class and on school grounds. There needs to be zero-tolerance for teasing, bullying, being mean, disruption, How about a 'three-strikes' policy?

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2009
Classes are much smaller than our local school. My daughter only has 18 kids in her class. They offer fun, unique classes for P.E. such as Yoga and African dance. The course work is project based and provides real world teachings. Limited to no homework allows for extracurricular and family time in the evening.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2009
My son attended last year and we were unsure whether this year would pan out. (2009-10). However,the school's new location and change of population,as well as their implementation of a full project based curriculum/philosophy (Constructivism),and some amazing new staff,has brought about an amazing result! Innovations Academy is in alignment with their mission this year,with great extra activities,(yoga,capoiera,puppetry),lots of loving staff (my son truly cannot wait to go to school every day-not kidding. He told me everyone loves this school). Lots of pet show days/nature friendly,daily journal writing and silent reading time,PE/Art weekly. It's going well-love it/them! Children and behavior vastly improved this year. Family friendly,definitely alternative,not as structured to the naked eye as traditional schools. Oh,and the kids-they are so happy. Honestly-i watch them bounce up the stairs each morning. Not just my own,but all that I see. Friendly,sincere place/people. Reviews from 08-09 should be considered in light of many changes.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2009
My daughter has attended I.A. from the very beginning. Sure, there were kinks to iron out that first, but that is to be expected from a school's first year. What impressed me the most was how much input they took from us, as parents, and worked fervently to make those changes. They listened to everyone's voices. This is truly a community. The common goal is that we are all heard and nurtured, even the kids. If you are the type of parent who wants to be involved in your child's education journey, this is the school for you. I purposefully sought out a school that mirrored my own education philosophies and am thankful to have found Innovations Academy.The school continues to grow and flourish. I'm so glad we are here and that we stuck through the growing pains.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2009
Innovations Academy is exactly the school we wanted for our daughters. My husband and I are both educators, so we are very discriminating about the kind of education our children receive. We are very pleased with our experiences at Innovations--the teachers, the staff, the holistic approach to raising respectful, thinking citizens--in short, everything. We love the non-violent communication approach to discipline, the no-homework policy, and mandatory monthly parent meetings (which have become something our whole family looks forward to going to as it has become Family Night at the school). We like the open communication and that we, as parents, are encouraged to (and required) to volunteer and thus, feel more connected to what's going on in the school than we normally would. It is our 2nd year with this school and we love it! Anyone who is curious needs to visit or 'shadow' for a day!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2009
My son is very bright and bringing him to IA was a great decision. He is learning social skills above and beyond what is typical at a public school and he is still at the top of his class. He is in 2nd grade and already ASKING ME to quiz him on multiplication. I recommend this school to anyone who is ready to involve themselves in their child's education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 16, 2009
My son started at Innovations the first day they opened and both of us couldn't be happier. The directors are wonderful! Very caring and attentive. The classes create a nurturing atmosphere and learning takes place in a fun and creative manner. My son feels loved and cared about and is important to the school staff. The teachers are amazing! I would follow Innovations anywhere they moved to in the future. They offer an extraordinary curriculum and a wonderful experience for the children involved. I am very lucky to have my son attend this school!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2009
I absolutely love this school.I transfered my 2nd grader to this School from a school that barely knew his name. He could never remember what he learned and struggled with homework. IA has transformed my son attitude about school from a negative to a positive. He is excited about learning and taking what he is learning and using it in everyday life.He is learning about Geometry and everytime I go pass an object he yells out what the shape is and what happens if you add one shape to another what shape does it equal.. He volunters to read. He actually asked for books for Christmas. The staff work together in teaching the students. My 6 grader saw how much my 2nd grader was learning that he asked me if he could attend. They are both very happy.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 16, 2009
IA is a great school. This is my daughters second year and we cant be more content with our choice. The teachers are amazing from k and up. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I especially enjoy the opportunity to be involved as a parent, there is always something for someone at IA. Communication is constant daily, weekly and monthly. Thanks IA my daughter gets up excited to go to school everyday!!

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2009
My daughter is in kindergarten here this year. I absolutely love everything about this school and am so grateful that this is where we decided to go. The teachers are awesome and the parent involvement is great. The school does what it can to support a community with all of the families involved. As a parent, it is expected that you put in energy to support your kid and your community. I wouldn't have it any other way, I think it really 'takes a village' and I am happy to have them as part of my village and thrilled that they openly let me partake in classroom activities whenever I choose.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2009
This is a terrific alternative to a regular public school. The teachers are terrific and the class sizes are smaller than average. The students are encouraged to be creative and are allowed to excel.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2009
My daughter started school at Innovations this year. I too had high hopes and for the most part they have been met. My daughter had a hard time in the public school system, however at Innovations she has been recognized as an individual. For the first time ever she looks forward to going to the school. Her teacher (3rd grade) is outstanding. He is the most innovative teacher she has ever had. I also feel as though I have 24 hour access to the staff at this school be it through email, phone, or in person contact. Of course this being a new school and a brand new site the school has had its hiccups but I am choosing to look at the bigger picture. My daughter is happy, learning, and becoming a well rounded individual.

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2009
My daughter is in her second year at Innovations Academy, and loves it. The project based learning makes learning fun, and teaches the children to work in groups, as well as on their own. Don't judge this school by it's API score, visit the school and have your child try it out for a day. They are only in their 2nd year. The first year, most of the kids came to the school unable to read, or reading well below grade level. By the end of the school year, over 90% of the students were reading at or above their grade level. The teachers incorporate creativity in all of the subjects, and empower the kids by including them in the decision-making process when applicable. Even the P.E. activities are interesting and varied.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2009
IA is a wonderful alternative for families looking for a less traditional learning environment for their child. I enrolled both of my boys last year, and I was very pleased with the school. As with any new charter school, IA had its bumps along the way, but I am very optimistic about this second year. I believe they will take what worked so beautifully last year and build on that to make a truly exceptional school. I feel fortunate to have found IA - especially for my younger son who has never enjoyed school more.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2009
Innovations Academy has been a blessing for our son and our family. Like everything else in life of value, you must work to reap the rewards. Participation is essential. This can be an adventure filled with hope and promise, for children needing that something extra. When things don't work at the school they don't keep using the same weary paradigm, they change things. You can be heard, as a parent, as a student. What more could you want?

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2009
My children attended Innovations Academy this past year..There certainly were quirks to work out, (what school doesn't have them, especially a brand new one with a new model for teaching) but I watched as my children developed warm relationships with their teachers. And they learned a lot. My children felt safe and nurtured. They also learned a lot. My youngest advanced more than a grade level in Math! More importantly to me, both of my children felt heard and loved. That is something they did not have at a previous school. I would highly recommend Innovations Academy, but only to parents who want to give their children the freedom to follow their own interests and to make their own decisions-allowing them to make mistakes along the way. That is one way we learn.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2009
Every new school has it's ups and downs more so than an established school, what's important is that you have to look at what they are working towards, their goals, the schools philosophy. These children are not 'children' they are equals with the same rights and choices. They learn from everyone around them- teachers, parents, people from the community. This school gives them opportunities to learn in other than traditional ways. These kids are smart, inquisitive and creative! For other parents looking at this school, come have a voice and be apart of the changing decisions to make this school even better than it is, don't sit back and wait for it to get there and then join this awesome community, be a part of making it great!

- submitted by a community member
July 26, 2009
My twin sons attended Innovations Academy and we all loved it. The staff was excellent at differentiating instruction and meeting the needs of my boys. They certainly received individualized instruction both academically and emotionally. While there were some bumps along the way, I have no doubt that Innovations is going to be a great school, especially for parents who don't want there child to be just a test score.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2009
This was the first time my son attened Invovations Academy and a Charter School. He did not attend a full year at the Academy, but he adjusted well to his new school enviroment and the staff at the Academy. They welcomed him with open arms and made him feel welcomed and along they way he made new friends not just with his fellow classmates but with the teachers and the other staff members as well. As a parent I was concerned at first about thier teaching methods but as the year went on I began to to see a change in my son's interest to go to school and get envolved in the many activities they had to offer. There is much more I can say about Innovations Academy but for right now I would recommmend the school to any parent .

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2009
All three of my children attend this school. At first I was impressed with the small class sizes and the access to enrichment classes including, drum circle, legos, mad science, capoeira and drama/dance. I was also excited about the project based learning environment. However, the administrations philosophy of having the children govern themselves, restricting the use of discipline or rewards to any extent, creates an atmosphere of complete chaos. Unfortunately, the kids there know that there are no circumstances for any choices they make so alot of them make the wrong choices. Also, it seems in their sincere philosophy of having of no discipline/circumstance for bad behavior, the worst kids get rewarded, with lunch with teachers and special counseling and down time which equates to play time in the 'cave', (principles office) in order to create better relationship building for the problem children.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2009
Terrible. The students run wild and learn absolutly nothing. I would advise you to not send your children to attend this school. The majority of the time the teachers spend is on dealing with feelings. This is great, but students need to learn. The students I observed had a much lower learning level than anything I have ever seen.

- submitted by a community member
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Innovations Academy
10380 Spring Canyon Road, San Diego, CA  92131
(858) 271-1414
Last modified Innovations Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Innovations Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 101 reviews. Top