What happened to the Phoenix Academy model? What a great loss and disappointment this school has become. Gone are the days of a true 6:1 student/teacher ratio. My children have 14 in a class, the teachers are great but have seem overwhelmed by the amount and the amount of high behavioral needs of the more recent students. This has become the place to go if your child has emotional issues. The highly anticipated high school addition is full of vulgar language that has now spread to the lower grades. No one seems to have a handle on the huge growth. I am sorry to say, if you have an average or above average learner and are looking for the comfort and small feeling the once was Phoenix , this is not the place for you.
Amazing School!! This is the way education should be. The individual student is taken into consideration and each child matters. The Co-Directors each are wonderful and they 'get it' and what they say will happen does. Their heart felt philosopy on how to educate the child as an individual but also teaching how to be part of a community happens. Bravo!!! They really do what they say!
Love the school. I have 2 children that have gone through the school. It has a great balance of structure and play. No other school around like it!
As a graduate, I came back to look at Easton Country Day School's beautiful new facilities. They are terrific. I loved this place - individual attention, interesting school work, nice people. Hope I live near enough to send my own kids.
Phoenix Academy was a wonderful school for my child (who has graduated). The directors and teachers of this school make a point of knowing each child well enough in order to understand how the individual child learns. Some children learn differently, and Phoenix will find the way that works for your child. In addition to excellent academic standards (their high testing score results show this), they teach the children how to be good community members and good citizens. Phoenix teaches children to acknowledge each other's differences, accept responsiblity for their individual behavior (not blaming others for their bad feelings), and to treat each other with care and kindness, no matter what! This is a great environment for learning.
Phoenix Academy has been an amazing environment for my children. One of their sayings is 'there are no cookie cutter kids' at Phoenix. Every child is recognized for their own unique abilities and talents. The academics are definitely challenging but there is always someone to help if needed. The spring dramatic production of 'HONK' was professional material. The students were amazing. Go there and check it out. You will be glad that you did.
I'm a student at phoenix academy and I really really enjoy it there. All of the teachers do there best to keep the students safe and they do a really good job. I remember that before I went to phoenix, I wouldn't really do anything with the other kids in my class. But the thing with phoenix is, that everybody there is nice and will help you no matter what. One of the principals taught me history, science, and math, and I actually understood what she was talking about. All I'm going to say know is thank you Phoenix and I'll really miss you! Ananymous
Phoenix, This year is my daughters last year. WOW! She has excelled extremely post Bridgeport Schools system. Every parent knows when their child is academically different and unique from the ordinary. And as a parent we must do what is necessary to ensure they are place in an environment which will allow them to grow socially and academically in a loving professional environment. My daughter struggled with Math up entry. It is funny because we had conversation the other day and she actually laughed and said 'I didn't know what I was doing with math' which left her frustrated. Now she welcomes Math and every subject achieving honors and presidents awards. Her parents owe this to Phoenix Academy and the wonderful staff over the years. We will never forget Mr. Mastri (Thank you) and Ms. Sue Ellen and Ms. Jodi. Thank you Phoenix ..so long ...never goodbye..Our family .
See our new campus in Easton! My sons are taught at their levels. Phoenix has given us happy children who respect people and have top test scores. At Phoenix my sons are indivuals who are educated as complete children. There is no teaching to the middle or for some national test. As a parent my concerns are always heard by the teachers and principals. For a happy school that will prepare your child well for life inside and outside of the classroon, visit Phoenix Academy in Easton. Tyler - Phoenix Parent
Warm and yet excellent academics. Very willing to work on maximizing curriculum to meet the needs of both of my daughters. We saw their achievement percentile rankings improve 28% and 30% the first year there.Both kids feel sense of community in the school.
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