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Ave Maria, FL
Students enrolled: 204

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4955 Seton Way
Ave Maria, FL 34142

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(239) 280-2450
(239) 304-7033
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December 02, 2014
Hello i am a student at the school im not telling u what grade i am cuz i dont want no one to know who did this review in my school soo yea...... the school is very good at teaching you about Catholicism and encountering chirst but i have one note to all your parents.... BRING YOUR CHILDREN SOME LUNCH AND MONEY FOR GODS SAKE!!!! its anoying how my peers are always asking for food and money when there parents have the ability to afford money for there children to eat!! i carry so much money everyday about 30 or 100 bucks cash in my wallet and in one week it goes down to 20 or 10 or 0!!!!!! PARENTS LEARN TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR CHILDREN LIKE A REAL ONE DOSE!

- submitted by a student

October 08, 2013
As a boarding student who attended this school, I have to say I'm pretty surprised by all the negative comments about the boarding program. Personally I loved it, and I found the experience to be extremely helpful when I got to College. Also, even though I'm Protestant, I didn't fell at all excluded by the Catholic community. The vast majority of the people I met there were very kind, and I would strongly recommend this school to anyone considering attending.

- submitted by a community member

July 29, 2013
Tons of Catholicism, but ZERO Christianity. Horrible boarding program. A new headmaster is BADLY needed. Too much nepotism. Horrible people in general.

- submitted by a parent

December 19, 2012
I've lived in about 10 places and have sent my several children to a variety of schools: public, parochial, homeschooling, virtual academy, and independent Catholic. My wife and I agree that Donahue Academy is the best school we've encountered so far and one of the best we know about. Others must agree, because people who can move, do move, from all around the country to send their kids here. It's important, but not so easy, to know the kids and the parents of those kids at your school--and yet that is the case at the Donahue. The academic standards are high. The teachers are terrific. There is a genuine community around the school, with lots of neat events, like the Steak Cookoff or the trip to the NASCAR championship, or the Scholar Bowl events. (You should disregard that obviously disgruntled parent who wrote the 1 star review. I have no idea how a problem with a boarding situation translates in that person's mind into a problem with the school.)

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2012
As the parent of a Junior enrolled in the boarding program, I cannot say I have ever witnessed a place so bias and so closed-minded towards people outside the school's small community. The boarding program was impossible to cope with, practically no communication from the school, and towards the end of the year, the boarding students had no reliable source of food, I kept hearing reports of my son going to bed hungry. The faculty were unwilling to help the boarders fit in, and as a result, I strongly recommend looking for alternate schools if at all possible.

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2012
My children have excelled here. We are very satisfied with the academic rigor, small class sizes and respectful atmoshphere. We would recommend this school whole-heartedly.

- submitted by a parent

November 06, 2011
A quality Classical Education with high academical moral and spiritual expectations! We are blessed to have our child attend.

- submitted by a parent
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Rhodora J. Donahue Academy
4955 Seton Way, Ave Maria, FL  34142
(239) 280-2450
Last modified Rhodora J. Donahue Academy is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Rhodora J. Donahue Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top