My children would let me know when they were having trials and tribulations: or if they were just having a good day. the student is always encouraged to get the parents involved in the education. this is the persistence and grit
This School has respect built into it's nature: my children always responded in kind. They did not always act like poor little lambs but the school would always encourage them and help them get along with other students.
Small, family community and good elementary teachers make a good solid start for education.
The middle school curriculum is weak and class sizes shrink for secondary education. Science is taught for half a school year.
A certain staff member has no problem gossiping. Most of what she passes along is harmless, some misinformed, and yet other items are harmful.
My children have attending Zion for several years and up until this year we loved it. The change in administration has left the school disorganized and chaotic. I would still recommend the preschool program to jumpstart education, but the K-8 program is mediocre at best.