I feel our school needs this grant to put a flag pole with a flag in front our school.. I also think this grant would be good to help fund the bus for our school filed trips... I also think it would be great to help buy school supplies and help fix our lamenting machine that cost over 2k to fix
As the Principal of Ida Jew Academies I could not agree more with the parents. The heart of IJA is the teachers, they are what make the school so successful. We are also fortunate to have such active parents. As the site administrator I try to be objective and not have favorites with teachers, students or parents. As a part time Principal sometimes I may be abrupt, but I do not mean to be rude. When I am as a PeaceBuilder I do right my wrong. I also agree that we need a bigger parking lot--hopefully we will get on this year. Sharing a space makes it challenging--but again it is the teachers, parents and of course the students that make IJA such a fantastic school! Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year will begin on February 3rd.
Great teachers! I believe parents are more involved with their children's education than some other public schools and I think it makes a big difference in the overall success of the students and school.
My school is Ida Jew Academies. I love my childrens Elementary School! The teachers and staff are 100% commited to their children!
The teachers and administration are great. My kids are in a bilingual program and they are doing well. I am able to communicate with the teachers with questions or concerns. Overall I am happy that they are in this school. The only thing I wish is that the parking lot was larger.
Our child attends to Ida Jew. The teachers are great and dedicated to their students. The school has an excellent program. The only set back is the principal, she is selective with the people she likes and is some times rude with the teachers. The school lacks organization and some of the materials and information is sent out late.
I really miss this wonderful school. My son attended there from kindergarten through second grade. He was in the Spanish immersion program and the after school program. He participated in so many musical productions as well as dance programs. He found a love and appreciation for the arts. We now live in Stockton and his new school is no comparison to Ida Jew. I highly recommend this school and all it's wonderful teachers!
Ida Jew Academies is a great charter school. The teachers I meet are very dedicated and committed to the success of their students. The school offers a diverse and nurturing environment, inasmuch as I'd expect from public school. IJA has provided an environment for my daughter to thrive. I have another child starting this fall, and I'm thrilled that she's also getting the opportunity to attend the Spanish immersion program at IJA.
I am an involved parent at this school. Like most workplaces you have your mix of teachers that are overachievers, average, and low performers. But I strongly feel that most of the teachers are skewed to the high achiever portion. The core original teachers from the charter are so invested in the school it is a shining light in the district. There are a lot of students in the school which make class sizes a little larger than I would prefer. But it is a testament to what the school is providing in the area. If you are looking for a strictly academic school, then Ida Jew Academies might not be for your student. If you are looking for a school that will provide applied sciences, performing arts, and language immersion then you should strongly consider IJA. As cliche as it sounds, IJA is what you put into it. If you are an involved parent then any school will work for you. IJA has some challenges in academics because of the poor base it is staring in but there are extremely bright stars in the young students and there are given the opportunity to shine. In short, I am involved and participate and IJA is a great school for my student.
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