Our oldest daughter was on a waiting list for 3 years until she was able to attend (with the help of my youngest daughter winning a spot when she entered kindergarden). My oldest is now in 7th grade and the youngest entering 4th grade. SJEA believe in sharing the responsibility in helping each student succeed by enlists the parent to take an active role in their childrens education. From the informative quarterly meetings with the teachers to asking the parents to commit in making sure that their childchildren (while at home) makes the improvement necessary to succeed in class.
i started sanjose edison when i entered the 6th grade. at first it was hard because no one talked to me. then people would come up to me and talk about stuff. when i was leaving 6th grade, i noticed everyone was my friend.
Just about to have one start in first grade and another in third grade and we couldn't imagine anyone complaining about the staff or education from Edison. Thank you to all who have contributed to our childrens education. Edison is 'one big family!' Craig & Jennifer Wilson
The curriculum and after school activities are exemplary by far. However, the school leadership and experience of teaching staff is somewhat questionable.
Keep in mind that anyone can get on the internet and enter a rating for this school. There is a degree of animosity present from other schools in the district that don't perform as well. There would be resentment, no doubt, from parents who may not have been prepared to make a committment to their children's education. There could be eight-year-olds who were disciplined for bad behavior and decided to enter a review as a 'parent'. Hopefully, I've made my point. That being said, we actually do attend this school, and couldn't be more pleased with the exemplary education provided for our children. This school is rigorous, and if you aren't prepared to take the time and devote the attention necessary to focus on education as the primary goal in your child's life, you won't get everything possible out of this school. Teachers can't enforce a committment to education. Parents?!
I was a former student at SJEA and just graduated 8th grade. I was there since kinder. The school has been wonderful to me all 9 years. They encourage you to be your best and try your hardest. The teachers are very hands on and do do whatever it takes to help a student. They will always be there for you. I could even share my personal problems comfortably. The parents are always involved and know exactly what's going in their child's education. The curriculum is way ahead of what it should be. Especially in math. In 8th grade, I already completed a semester of geometry. I'm now a year and a half ahead of what I should be as a high school freshmen. SJEA has truly prepared me for high school and has pushed me so hard for the last 9 years. I will miss SJEA very much.
I know it is impossible for everyone to have the same opinion. I personally have never had a problem with Administration. I would like to point out to the parent that made the comment that only Core value awards are given to parents because they check homework, donate time, etc. I must say my children have always gotten Core Value Awards and I don't volunteer due to my work schedule. I am proud to say my children attend San Jose Edison Academy.
I'm happy with my child progress at San Jose Edison, I could not find a beter school for him.
This is a wonderful school, almost all the teahers I met are nice and shows interest in the education of each child. I have my own children in this school and they are all doing well and motivated about school. The school is great in math and reading, also doing well in middle school science. I recommend more emphasis in elementary science subjects so the students will be knowledgeable in science from the early stage of school.
I have two children who just started this year at San Jose. 6th grade and kinder. Both of my children were enrolled in private school, which was a wonderful experience in itself, the Christian foundation is no doubt worth the cost and efforts. However, to say the least the cost of private school was rising and we were unable to continue at this time. My daughter was accepted into Kinder and there was an opening for my 6th grader, which was great. It is certainly the next best thing to private school. I love the parent participation expectation and the amount of effort teachers put into daily schedules. The principle is a fine example of a true visionary and wonderful leadership abilities. She believes in the children and believes in the abilities of her staff. We need to have more opportunities like this Charter school in our communities.
This school is way above average, not only for a public school but also for a very new charter school. Normally schools under 20 years old don't do that well. But SJEA is certainly the exception! My daughter has gone from a below average student to a high achiever, because simply the school challenges her. This is exactly what private schools do; sometimes I have to remind myself that it's a charter school and not completely private.
This school is awesome. The school has really nice teachers, great curriculum, an awesome principal, and cool extra curricular activities. They have very high expectations for their students there. Plus most of the students that go there are not that bad,(it's the best word I can think of.) This school brings advanced math classes, activities, such as assemblies and dances. Plus they not only award people for their academics, but for their good attitude,too. It beats and public or private school anyday.
I went to this school last year as an 8th grader and I now attend international polytechnic highschool. I am acing every class there because this school has prepped me to do so well. I love this school dearly. The teachers are nice, they have great expectations, and the whole curriculum is amazing.
Students looking for a school with great academic success, programs, classmates that motivates you,teachers,etc. should come to this school. It is Excellent. Definately a 10 out of 10. It is a great school, I dont think I would achieve as much as I did these past years if I was in another school.
The only thing i can say about San Jose Edison Academy, an A+ quality school. It's better than a private school. I hope the school district negotiate and will consider to renew the contract of this school. Without this school, all the faculty staffs and students will be homeless for the coming years. I have to give them 5 stars for excellence.
We have been in this school since it opened,and we are very pleased with the results.
A tuition free school but students learned a lot.They helped the students boost their confidence and taught a level of self discipline necessary for their personal development.They are learning the value of persistence,time management and independence.
This is like a semi-private school.If your child got an 'A+' at a local public school,that will be a 'C' at San Jose Edison Academy.This school is not for everyone so if you want your child to be challenge enough this is the school to go to.They really had a lot of improvements since they moved here to a new location(Alwood st. West Covina)The office Manager is very approachable.The principal is very Professional and knows how to discipline the students.
My 2 sons are in this school. We really like it. The principle is very aggressive. The teachers work hard with the studends and nice to our parents.
It is a great school with good teachers.The SFA reading program is very helpful.
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